Goucher College completed its investigation this...


October 27, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- Goucher College completed its investigation this week into anti-gay graffiti that was scrawled recently on doors in the college's four dormitories.

One unidentified student has been charged in nine confirmed incidents. The matter is being handled internally and confidentially in accordance with the college's judicial code, said spokeswoman Deidra Hill. Two other incidents were unfounded, she said.

Candidate's stolen truck recovered on street in Essex


ESSEX -- The campaign truck belonging to Democratic candidate for county sheriff Anne Strasdauskas -- reported stolen in Essex on Wednesday -- was recovered Sunday by the candidate and a campaign volunteer as they put up lawn signs in the Essex area.

Strasdauskas said they found the black pickup on the first block of Ridgemoor Road about 6: 30 a.m. Missing were three 6-foot campaign signs attached to the truck bed, 200 lawn signs and lists of campaign volunteers.

Strasdauskas, running against two-term Republican incumbent Norman M. Pepersack Jr., told police that the truck was ransacked and her credit cards strewn inside. Police said they recovered no fingerprints from the truck.

County Council will meet 3 1/2 hours earlier next week


TOWSON -- Because of the general election the next day, the Monday meeting of the County Council will be begin at 4 p.m. rather than at the regular 7: 30 p.m. starting time, said Council Chairman Stephen G. Sam Moxley.

"The night before is a crazy time," said Moxley, a Catonsville Democrat. Because five council members are running for re-election and others may be involved in last-minute campaign details, the members requested an earlier meeting.

Two men have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a woman who was shot several times when she answered a knock at the door of her Southeast Baltimore home on Wednesday, police said.

Police said Khalil Malik Taylor, 19, of Wilmington, Del., and Alan Tobias Crum, 19, whose West Baltimore address was not available, were arrested Saturday and were being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center. It was not immediately known where they were arrested or what led police to them.

Mercedes Jiminez, 31, of the 1700 block of Dundalk Ave. was shot about 6: 45 p.m. in the doorway of her home and died at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, said police, adding they knew of no motive for the slaying.

No suspect, motive known in killing of bicyclist

Police said yesterday they had no suspect and knew of no motive for the fatal shooting of an unidentified bicyclist street Sunday night in West Baltimore.

Detective James Shields of the homicide squad said the victim, who was about 30, was riding a bicycle in the 1000 block of Argyle Ave. about 11 p.m. when he was shot in the upper torso. Shields said the man died at 11: 33 p.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

He said police were trying to identify the man through fingerprinting.

Pub Date: 10/27/98

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