The FBI is seeking a second suspect in Friday's robbery of...

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September 24, 1998|By From staff reports

GREENSPRING — The FBI is seeking a second suspect in Friday's robbery of $59,149 from the NationsBank branch in Roland Park, which was held up by armed men who made a high-speed getaway on Interstate 95.

Jay Michael Goodman, 26, of the 4200 block of Towanda Ave. in Northwest Baltimore is charged in an arrest warrant with armed bank robbery, the FBI said yesterday. Goodman, who also uses the name Kevin Scott, is considered armed and dangerous, the FBI said.

Another man suspected in the robbery, Dante Carrington, 22, of Baltimore, was arrested Saturday and is being held in lieu of bail. A third accomplice has not been identified.

Bank robbery suspect surrenders in California

A man charged in a warrant with robbing a North Baltimore bank in January was arrested yesterday in the parking lot of a Southern California restaurant, the FBI said.

Agent John Iannarelli, spokesman for the San Diego FBI office, said Damian Angelo Shepard, 20, surrendered about 1: 30 p.m. PDT after agreeing to meet with the FBI and San Diego police at a McDonald's restaurant in Otay Mesa, near the Mexican border. Iannarelli said Shepard will be arraigned before a U.S. magistrate in San Diego before appearing at an extradition hearing.

Baltimore City police said Shepard was wanted for the armed robbery of the First Union Bank in the 1700 block of E. Northern Parkway on Jan. 2.

Man dies after shooting; suspect charged with murder

A West Baltimore man shot Monday night died Tuesday and city police have charged a suspect in custody with first-degree murder.

Detective Vernon Parker said Clifford Scovens, 19, of the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave., was near his home about 9: 35 p.m. when he was shot in the back during an attempted robbery. Shortly afterward, police arrested a suspect on North Fulton Avenue and recovered a handgun.

Parker said Scovens died at 2: 15 a.m. Tuesday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He said Dana Antonio Brown, 22, of the 700 block of Allendale Road, was then charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Police seek driver of Jeep after fatal collision

Police were searching yesterday for the driver of a Jeep Cherokee that went out of control on a wet road Tuesday afternoon and collided with a 1985 Peugeot, causing the death ** of a passenger who was thrown from the car.

James Love, 68, of the 3900 block of Ednor Road was killed in the 2: 30 p.m. accident in the 3100 block of Reisterstown Road, police said. The Peugeot's driver, Justine Jones, 68, of the same address was injured and treated at Sinai Hospital. A 2-year-old girl, Joyce Ugokwe, of the Ednor Road address was not hurt.

Police said the Jeep was speeding north when it spun into the southbound lane. They said the rear of the Jeep hit the front of the Peugeot. Police said the driver of the Jeep and two occupants ran from the scene.

Group plans workshop on anti-poverty grants

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development will hold a free workshop at 7: 30 p.m. Oct. 13 for nonprofits and other groups planning to apply for the campaign's annual self-help grants to attack causes of poverty.

Grants totaling $184,500 were recently awarded to various self-help projects. Recipients have focused on issues such as housing, community organizing, the environment, employment

and education.

The workshop will be held in the hall of St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, 3615 Harford Road. Information and application forms: Monsignor William Burke at 410-235-5136.

GREENSPRING -- Villa Julie College dedicated a new, 16,316-square-foot science center yesterday, the third addition to the growing campus in the last two years.

The science center completes a $31.5 million expansion that included an academic center/theater and a student union/gym, which opened last year.

Former Gov. William Donald Schaefer, a candidate for state comptroller, was the guest speaker at the ceremony. Henry H. Lewis was the general contractor, and Marshall-Craft Associates Inc. was the architect.

Community forum will offer ideas to discourage drug use

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TOWSON -- Sheppard Pratt Health Systems once again is sponsoring a free program intended to help community leaders learn about ways to discourage drug use in their neighborhoods.

Sponsored by the county's Bureau of Substance Abuse, the second annual Community Action Forum, to be held Oct. 3, will include workshops and will feature speakers such as religious leaders, police, drug counselors, school and health officials.

The program will take place from 8: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. at the conference center at Sheppard Pratt Health Systems, 6501 N. Charles St. Information: Nancy Kotova at 410-887-3828.

Pub Date: 9/24/98

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