One man was charged with auto theft yesterday in...

TOWSON --

September 18, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- One man was charged with auto theft yesterday in connection with a multiple car chase that sprawled across two interstates and several county roads Wednesday and ended with a suspect shot by police.

Antoine Brisco Roy, 22, of the 5600 block of Norwood Ave., was held on $15,000 bail after Wednesday's car chase. Roy was a passenger in an Isuzu Trooper, listed as stolen, that led county and state police on a lengthy chase.

The chase ended near Reisterstown, when a Baltimore County police officer shot and wounded the driver of the Isuzu. That man, who is at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, has not been charged or identified by police.

Absentees give Minnick, Arnick added primary edge

DUNDALK

DUNDALK -- The razor-thin vote margin that appeared to preserve the political careers of Dels.John S. Arnick and Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick on Tuesday got a tad thicker yesterday, after absentee ballots were counted.

Arnick -- who won re-election in 1990 by a six-vote margin over Minnick -- padded his 12-vote unofficial lead over William C. Batton in Tuesday's primary with 72 absentee votes, compared with Batton's 69. That left him 15 votes ahead of Batton.

Minnick, with 73 absentee votes, is now 114 votes ahead of Arnick in the 7th District. Fellow incumbent Jacob J. Mohorovic Jr. led all others in the Democratic primary, in which the top three finishers will face three Republican challengers in November. The official count is today.

Planning Board approves St. Timothy's development

STEVENSON

STEVENSON -- St. Timothy's Bridle Ridge Development passed another hurdle yesterday, winning approval from the county Planning Board, which found that the proposed housing development would not harm historic structures near the project.

The development plan for the project, which calls for 53 homes on the 90-acre site near the school, is scheduled to go before the county hearing officer Sept. 29.

Although neighbors had opposed the development, which originally called for 64 homes, the school and community have reached an agreement on a scaled-back project.

Police to hold auction for confiscated property

TOWSON

TOWSON -- The Baltimore County Police Department will hold its annual auction tomorrow.The sale, which begins at 10 a.m., will be held outside the lobby of police headquarters at 700 E. Joppa Road in Towson.

Offered for sale are those items that have been confiscated, stolen or abandoned. Owners of the items could not be located. Bicycles, stereos, hand and garden tools, clothing and jewelry are among the items for sale.

The auction is free and open to the public, and items for sale can be previewed starting at 9 a.m. All sales are cash only and the proceeds go to the Baltimore County general fund.

A 19-year-old man was sentenced yesterday to 12 years in prison for fatally stabbing an inmate in March at Baltimore City Detention Center.

Anthony Walker of the 2300 block of Callow Ave. was sentenced vTC by Circuit Judge Evelyn O. Cannon after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter for stabbing Purnell Barnes with a homemade knife during an argument about 6 p.m. outside Walker's cell. Barnes, 33, died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

At the time of the slaying, Walker was awaiting trial on narcotics and handgun charges and Barnes was awaiting trial on narcotics charges.

Apartments atop 'boatel' to be discussed Tuesday

A public hearing on plans for a proposed 80-unit apartment building atop a "boatel" at the Lighthouse Landing development on Boston Street will be held at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday at Canton Harbor Nursing Center, 1300 S. Ellwood Ave.

The hearing was scheduled after community groups in Canton raised concerns about fire safety in apartments constructed atop a structure where boats are stored. Representatives from the city's fire and planning departments are expected to attend.

Medical school selected for reproduction research

The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Studies in Reproduction has been selected by the National Institutes of Health as one of four sites to run a program in reproduction research.

The five-year, $3.6 million program will fund specialized research in female reproductive biology.

Workshop will detail genealogical research

A three-hour workshop on conducting genealogical research using Civil War records will be held at 8 a.m. tomorrow at the Baltimore Civil War Museum in the 600 block of President St.

The workshop will be conducted by Marie V. Melchiori, a genealogical expert with 20 years' experience. Admission is $75. Information: 410-385-5188.

Pub Date: 9/18/98

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