The body of an unidentified man was found about 7 a.m...

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

December 01, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON — The body of an unidentified man was found about 7 a.m. yesterday in the parking lot of a Northeast Baltimore bar. Police believe he had been beaten in the head hours earlier in a fight with a bar patron or patrons.

A passer-by found the body in overgrown grass at the edge of a small gravel lot behind Hubcap Inn in the 6000 block of Belair Road, police said. They said the victim died about 1 a.m.

Investigators reported few leads yesterday. Robert W. Weinhold Jr., a police spokesman, said patrons reported seeing the victim leave the bar about 1 a.m., arguing with one or several other men.

Police to hold open house tonight to recruit Explorers

The Baltimore Police Department is holding an open house tonight to recruit teen-agers and young adults for its Explorers program, designed to get young men and women interested in policing.

Officers will be available in each of the nine district stations from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to explain the program in which youths age 14 to 20 work directly with officers in a variety of functions.

"Police Explorers form a vital link between police and young adults in the community," said Lt. Mary Eilerman, a member of the youth bureau. "The positive interaction with police officers and citizens prepares young people to become responsible."

TOWSON -- Bail was denied yesterday for two people accused in the fatal stabbing of a Rosedale couple Thanksgiving Day.

Lawrence Michael Borchardt Sr., 46, and Jeanne Sue Cascio, 39, remained at the Baltimore County Detention Center, jail officials said. Both are charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Joseph and Bernice Ohler.

The couple's neighbors found Mr. Ohler, 82, in a flower garden at his home late Thursday night. Police found Mrs. Ohler, 81, in a hallway off the kitchen. Both suffered multiple stab wounds, police said.

Folders available to help family track medical history

TOWSON

TOWSON -- Folders to help families keep track of their medical and genetic histories are available free at county libraries, senior centers and at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, which paid $30,000 to print 250,000 of the promotional folders.

"The GIFT" -- short for Genetic Intergenerational Family Tree -- folders will also go to all 27 county high schools for their health education programs. The folders contain a chart that enables families to fill in members' names and illnesses.

It is an offshoot of the medical center's new genetics research center, spokeswoman Vivienne Stearns-Elliott said.

Youth diversity conference to be held Friday in Dundalk

DUNDALK

DUNDALK -- More than 150 middle school pupils and adult leaders are expected to attend the county's "Sixth Annual Middle School Youth Conference on Understanding and Appreciating Diversity" at the Dundalk campus of the Community College of Baltimore County on Friday.

The conference is sponsored by the community college, the public schools' Office of Multicultural Education and the county's Human Relations Commission. The guest speaker will be Adrienne Watson, national coordinator of the NAACP Back to School/Stay in School Program.

Sarbanes will address police academy graduates

TOWSON

TOWSON -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes will speak at the graduation of the 104th Baltimore County Police Recruit Class at 8 p.m. today, police said.

Thirty-nine graduates of the six-month academy on the Dundalk campus of the Community College of Baltimore County will receive diplomas. Thirty-six are county officers and three are BTC members of the Housing Authority Baltimore City Police.

Graduation ceremonies will be held at Notre Dame Preparatory School, 815 Hampton Lane in Towson.

Pub Date: 12/01/98

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