OFFICIALS STILL LOOKINGFOR CAUSE OF DEATH
The woman who was found dead Tuesday, slumped over a bathtub in her home in Cape St. Claire, has been identified as Janet Susan Earle, but police still do not know how she died.
The State Medical Examiner's office performed an autopsy yesterday, and are waiting for tests results before determining a cause of death.
The 35-year-old woman, who lived in the 1000 block of Sun Valley Drive, was found by her boyfriend at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police said that the death does not appear to be a homicide and there was no evidence of foul play.
BOY ACCIDENTALLY SHOT BY FRIEND WITH BB GUN
A 16-year-old boy was shot accidentally by a friend with a BB gun Tuesday evening while the two were target shooting in Pasadena.
The boy, Brian Edward Norris, of the 200 block New York Avenue, was hit in his right shoulder and treated at North Arundel Hospital.
Police say that a 13-year-old friend fired the shot after Brian tossed a bottle in the air. The friend accidentally fired the gun as he was raising it to aim at the bottle, police said. No charges were filed.
CROWNSVILLE MAN, 19, NABBED IN DRUG CASE
A 19-year-old Crownsville man was arrested on drug charges Monday after police stopped the rental car in which he was riding.
A police report says the officer pulled over the 1991 Ford Thunderbird on Route 178 west of Route 3, after noticing that the driver looked too young to rent a car.
Although the driver turned out to be 18, neither he nor the two passengers were listed on the rental agreement. Police called Hertz at BWI Airport, and company officials said they wanted to retrieve the car.
As the occupants were getting out of the car, a bag containing suspected marijuana fell to the ground. A search of the car turned up no other drugs.
Leslie Turrell Sewell, of the 900 block Johnson Grove Lane, was charged with possession of marijuana.
The driver of the car, Daniel Starliper, 18, of the 7800 block Citadel Court, Severn, was charged with a motor vehicle violation for driving a rental car without arental agreement.
The second passenger, a 24-year-old Crownsville man, was not charged.