Third man was arrested yesterday and charged...

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September 23, 1997|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- A third man was arrested yesterday and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of an Edgemere man in January.

James Robert Fitzpatrick, 27, of the 900 block of N. Marlyn Ave. was being held yesterday without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center, police said.

Edward Ferdinand Fissell, 56, of the 7700 block of Hintzewater Road was found dead Jan. 27, according to Baltimore County police. His nephew Timothy Edward Blair and former 2nd Congressional District candidate John Michael Fleig were arrested and charged with first-degree murder shortly after Fissell's death.

Free seminar to be held on caring for aging relatives

TOWSON

TOWSON -- A seminar on the issues faced by families coping with the care of aging relatives will be held from 6: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Thursday at Sheraton Baltimore North, 903 Dulaney Valley Road.

Featured speaker will be Dr. Sue Gallehugh, author of "Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups." She will discuss topics such as becoming a parent to your parents and health care options. The event is sponsored by ManorCare Health Services.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. Reservations: 800-428- 0084 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Master plan summaries are available at libraries

TOWSON

TOWSON -- Summaries of the draft of Master Plan 2010, the county's nonbinding guide for development, are available in county libraries for public review.

Hearings on the proposal will be held in each of the County Council districts through next month, starting with a 1st District meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at Catonsville High School. The document will be presented to the County Council late this year and voted on next summer.

26-year-old man pleads guilty to narcotics charges

BALTIMORE

BALTIMORE -- A 26-year-old man who was being tried in U.S. District Court in Baltimore has pleaded guilty to narcotics charges and could be imprisoned for at least 10 years without parole, the Maryland U.S. attorney said.

U.S. Attorney Lynne A. Battaglia said Curtis Ricardo Gordon, 26, of the 6500 block of Sanzo Roadadmitted in a plea agreement during his trial Wednesday to his involvement in the distribution of 700 to 1,000 kilograms of marijuana.

Battaglia said Gordon used female couriers to transport the marijuana from Los Angeles to Baltimore between April 1995 and September 1996. When police raided his home last September, they seized 315 pounds of marijuana worth more than $300,000, three firearms and $6,000.

A man charged in warrants with shooting a man and a 10-year-old girl during a street robbery last week in Southwest Baltimore was arrested Sunday, police said yesterday.

Police said Lamar Knight, 27, of the 200 block of S. Calhoun St. was arrested on warrants charging him with two counts of attempted murder, armed robbery and a handgun violation. He was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Police said a man robbed Robert Edwards, 35, a Pigtown resident, of $125 in the 800 block of Reinhart St. about 9 p.m. Wednesday, then fired several shots at Edwards, wounding him in the right arm. Jessica Jones, who lives on the block, was shot in the left leg as she ran from the gunfire.

Pub Date: 9/23/97

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