WEST COUNTY/Crofton * Fort Meade * Gambrills

November 03, 1992

Odenton man uses rifle to kill dog in front yard

An Odenton man shot and killed Sunday what appeared to be a wild dog that had been terrorizing his neighborhood for several days.

John Yates, 52, of the 900 block of Patuxent Road, told officers he saw the dog in his front yard at 9:45 a.m. and knew it was the same dog that had killed a neighbor's goat a few days before.

He got his .22-caliber rifle, shot the dog one time and called police.

A neighbor, Barbara Routzahn, told police that the dog and several others running around the neighborhood had attacked and tried to eat her goat on Oct. 23.

Mr. Yeats and Ms. Routzahn said they had called the animal control office several times. Animal control did come to the neighborhood Sunday and caught one of the wild dogs, police said.

Severn man, 39, charged with assault

A Severn man was charged with assault Friday after an altercation in a bar on Telegraph Road.

Officers were called to Nannie's Place, in the 7900 block of Telegraph Road, where a man was said to be armed with a gun.

When officers arrived, they searched the man but found no gun. During the search, the man was abusive and tried several times to escape, police said.

Robin Lewis Humphrey, 39, of the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive, was taken to the Western District and charged.

High school concert band gets a superior rating

Archbishop Spalding High School's concert band received a superior performance rating at the recent 1992 Dixie Classic Festival in Williamsburg, Va.

The event is designed to foster musical growth in students.

The Spalding band's boosters are offering Entertainment '93 coupon books to raise funds for the band. The books contain discount coupons to area restaurants and businesses.

Information: 969-9105.

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