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City/County Digest

February 19, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Witnesses are sought to vandalism of cars in Kenwood Park

ROSEDALE -- Eighteen cars were vandalized early yesterday, police said, with windows smashed and tires slashed.

The damage occurred on five streets in and around the Kenwood Park complex, police said -- Talc Drive, Manger Court, Clementine Court, Dutrow Court and Havenoak Road. "There is no pattern other than geography," said Baltimore County police spokesman Bill Toohey.

Police are asking anyone who might have seen or heard something that could help in the investigation to call the White Marsh Precinct at 410-887-5000.

Garden plots are available at park in Cockeysville

COCKEYSVILLE -- Garden plots are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the county Department of Recreation and Parks' County Home Park in Cockeysville, at the end of Gibbons Boulevard.

Interested gardeners can register for a 20-by-30-foot plot, which will be available from April 5 to Nov. 1. The registration fee is $10.

Anyone with questions should call Cockeysville Recreation Council at 410-887-7734 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Police seek possible victims of man accused of theft

TOWSON -- Police are asking the public's help to locate possible victims of a man accused of defrauding two families.

Kirk Russell Bryant, 29, of the 1300 block of W. Saratoga St. in Baltimore was arrested Monday in Howard County on a Baltimore County warrant and charged with petty-theft scheme. Two families told police that a man arrived at their homes asking for money for Woodlawn Recreation and Parks Council, and that they had given him checks.

Police say other recreation councils' names might have been used for solicitations. Possible victims should call county police at 410-887-2198.

In Baltimore City

Man fatally shot at home in Brooklyn during argument

A man was fatally shot early yesterday in his Brooklyn residence during an argument with another man, who fled after the shooting at 1 a.m., police said.

Anthony Henson, 23, of the 4200 block of Audrey Ave., near the Anne Arundel County line, was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple gunshots, said police spokeswoman Agent Angelique Cook-Hayes.

Cook-Hayes said detectives were searching for a suspect. Investigators did not know what caused the argument.

800 student musicians to play at Convention Center

More than 800 student musicians from across Maryland will perform this weekend in a series of concerts at the Maryland Music Educators Association meeting at the Baltimore Convention Center.

The All-State Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. today, followed by the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus.

Performances tomorrow include a 2: 30 p.m. concert by the Junior All-String Orchestra, the All-State Junior Chorus at 3: 30 p.m. and the Junior All-State Band at 4: 30 p.m. On Sunday, the Senior All-State Orchestra will perform at 2 p.m., the All-State Senior Chorus at 3 p.m. and the All-State Senior Band at 4 p.m. These concerts are open to the public. Tickets are $5 at the Convention Center.

Man found in shopping cart might have died of overdose

A man found in a shopping cart in West Baltimore yesterday might have died of a drug overdose, police said.

Detective Kenneth Welsh speculated the man, who weighed about 285 pounds, died about 6 a.m. yesterday in a house near where the body was found in an alley in the 800 block of N. Carey St. He said others were apparently unable to carry the body so they put it in the shopping cart and covered it with a blanket.

Welsh said a resident called police about 8 a.m. after he saw the man's feet sticking out from under the blanket. Police found needle marks on the body and the death was ruled suspicious, pending an autopsy, Welsh said.

Pub Date: 2/19/99

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