Columbia East

September 28, 1992

Phelps Luck man, 26, killed in fiery car crash

A 26-year-old Phelps Luck man was killed early yesterday when his car struck an embankment, overturned and caught fire at Tamar Drive and Snowden River Parkway, police said.

Police said Jeffrey Robert Jones of the 5500 block of Phelps Luck Drive was driving north on Snowden River Parkway at 2:16 a.m. when he failed to halt at a stop sign. The car continued across the intersection and into the embankment, police said.

Mr. Jones, who was alone in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Classes for children include drama, art

The Department of Recreation and Parks is offering three classes for children in eastern Howard County beginning Saturday at Thunder Hill and Phelps Luck elementary schools.

"Lights, Action, Curtain" teaches onstage performance. First-, second-- and third-graders meet at 10 a.m. at Thunder Hill Elementary School. Fourth- and fifth-grade classes meet at 11 a.m. The cost is $24 for six weeks.

Line dances, jumps, kicks and other basic cheerleading maneuvers are featured in "Youth Cheers" for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders from 11 a.m. to noon at Phelps Luck Elementary School. The fee for the six-week class is $16.

"Basic Drawing" introduces third- fourth- and fifth-graders to beginning techniques in a variety of arts. The class meets from 11 a.m. to noon at Thunder Hill. The cost is $21 for six weeks.

For information on any of the classes, call 313-2762 (TT 313-2723).

POLICE LOG

*Long Reach: 8300 block of Silver Trumpet Drive: A 1987 Mazda 326B was recovered on Elliots Oak Road Sunday. Joseph Franklin Casper, 25, of Baltimore, and three teen-agers were charged with felony theft.

*Oakland Mills: 9500 block of Transfer Row: On Tuesday, someone forced open a door and stole a TV, a VCR, a computer and a printer.

*Owen Brown: 7200 block of Talisman Lane: Someone tried to steal a 1989 Ford Probe early Tuesday. The steering column was broken.

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