County police are looking for witnesses to a...

TOWSON --

January 16, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- County police are looking for witnesses to a traffic accident that killed a pedestrian Dec. 27.

Kenneth Lloyd Evans, 39, of the first block of Melanie Court in Carney was killed when a pickup truck backed out of a driveway in the 2400 block of E. Joppa Road. The truck's driver told police he did not see the pedestrian.

Police are looking for the driver of a white station wagon who, according to witnesses, blew the horn several times before the accident in an effort to warn the truck driver. Anyone with information is asked to call the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-887-2198.

2 delegates to hold forum on health care issues

RANDALLSTOW

RANDALLSTOWN -- Two members of the health subcommittee of the House of Delegates are planning a public discussion of health care issues Sunday at Northwest Hospital Center, Old Court Road west of Liberty Road.

Calling the 3 p.m. meeting a "town hall" discussion, Dels. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, a nurse and Democrat who represents the Woodlawn-Randallstown area, and Dr. Dan K. Morhaim, an Owings Mills Democrat, will give residents an opportunity to speak about health issues as the General Assembly is getting under way.

Community colleges offering several boating courses

CATONSVILLE

CATONSVILLE -- Boating courses -- ranging from boat purchases to navigation -- will be offered the rest of the school year and into the summer at the Community Colleges of Baltimore County at Catonsville, Dundalk and Essex.

Included in the program will be basic boating, introduction to sailing, purchasing a boat and practical navigation. The colleges will be working with Getaway Sailing Center in Canton and Baltimore County Sailing Center at Rocky Point.

Information: 410-869-0296.

A 19-year-old man has been charged with four rapes, and police said he is a suspect in as many as 12 other assaults.

Corey Simmons of no fixed address was arrested Wednesday in the 1500 block of Aisquith St. and charged with four counts of rape, aggravated assault and related robbery, abduction and deadly weapon charges, said Robert W. Weinhold Jr., a police spokesman.

Weinhold said that in four incidents from Nov. 30 to Monday, Simmons allegedly approached women on the street, brandished a knife or handgun and forced them into a vacant house, where they were robbed and raped.

Cemetery owner offers burial for five fire victims

As Fire Department officials continued yesterday to search for the cause of a Northwest Baltimore blaze that killed five people Wednesday, an area cemetery owner offered free burial for the victims.

John Armiger Jr., president and owner of Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium, said he would waive burial charges for Francine Roy, her children -- ages 23 months, 3 and 4 -- and her 20-year-old niece, who were killed in the fire in the home in the 5200 block of Norwood Ave.

Antoinette Manago, Roy's daughter, said she was not sure if the family would accept the offer. Manago said services for the victims will be at noon Tuesday at Greater Bethlehem Temple Church, 8334 Liberty Road.

Pub Date: 1/16/98

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