Glen Burnie

January 27, 1993

Library branch is closing for ceiling repair

Book borrowers will get a three-day reprieve on returning books to the North County branch library next month while the library is closed for repairs.

The 23-year-old library across from Harundale Mall will be closed Feb. 4 through Feb. 6 while much of its ceiling is replaced. It will reopen at 1 p.m., Feb. 7.

The ceiling was damaged from a leaking roof that was replaced in March 1991. Clumps of ceiling tiles have fallen and have been replaced.

The new drop ceiling is part of a $25,000 project to repair the branch, said Diane M. Rey, library spokesman.

No library materials will be due back at the branch while it is closed. North County branch is the busiest in the county; about 381,000 items were checked out there in the last six months of 1992.

Automatic doors were to be installed at the same time as the ceiling, but that is being postponed because the materials were not ready.

Police arrest 2 men on drug charges

County police arrested two men on drug charges yesterday after they received a tip that crack cocaine was being shipped to an address on Quiet Hollows Court in Glen Burnie.

Police charged Marcus Gerald Dixon, 19, of the 7900 block of Summer Rain Court in Glen Burnie with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. His bail was set at $9,500.

Derek Cornell Lilly, 23, of the 7700 block of Fairbanks Court in Hanover was charged with possession of PCP. He was released on his own recognizance.

Police stopped the suspects at 12:30 a.m. on Quiet Hollows Court. They seized $430 in crack cocaine and a small amount of PCP.

POLICE LOG

* Harris Heights: Someone broke into a 1993 Jeep parked in the 6500 block of South Charter Road Friday night and stole stereo equipment valued at $300.

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