A District Court judge ordered an Annapolis

City/County Digest

September 14, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Arundel man charged in rape of student near Loyola College

A District Court judge ordered an Annapolis man held on $50,000 bail yesterday after his arrest on charges that he raped a Loyola College student early Saturday at an off-campus party.

Johnathan Wellington Cline, 21, of the 200 block of Nottingham Hill was charged with second-degree rape and two counts of assault. Cline, a former Loyola student and lacrosse player, transferred this year to Anne Arundel Community College.

Police said the alleged attack occurred between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. after a party in the 5200 block of Gallagher Court, near the school's North Baltimore campus. Police said the woman was sleeping when she was attacked.

Missing woman case turned over to homicide unit

The disappearance of a 25-year-old Northwest Baltimore woman on Aug. 19 has been ruled suspicious by police and turned over to the city homicide unit.

Raquel Workman of the 3600 block of Clarinth Road was last seen by friends standing outside her home. Police said that on Sept. 4, they recovered her daily planner from woods near Northern Parkway and Metro Drive, near Reisterstown Plaza.

Police said they found her 1999 Nissan Altima on Sept. 7 at the Townhouse Motel in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road. Anyone with information is urged to call the homicide unit at 410-396-2100.

Polish heritage group to celebrate 25th year

The Polish Heritage Association of Maryland will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a banquet Sept. 24 at the Mt. Vernon Hotel.

Organized in 1974 to promote Polish heritage and traditions, the group has sponsored more than 130 college scholarships of $1,000 each. It also has played a leading role in collecting medical and hospital supplies for Lodz, Baltimore's sister city in Poland.

The banquet will begin with a 6: 30 p.m. reception at the hotel, 24 W. Franklin St. at Cathedral Street with dinner at 7 p.m. Speakers include Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Information: Stanley Ciesielski, 410-377-6008.

Homicide detectives seek suspect in fatal shooting

Detectives were searching last night for a suspect in the Friday night shooting death of an East Baltimore man who was killed as he talked on a pay telephone in the 1200 block of N. Milton Ave.

The victim, shot about 10: 50 p.m. Friday, was identified by police as Tavaris Williams, 22, of the 1100 block of Comet St. in the Pleasant View Gardens community off Fayette Street in East Baltimore. Williams was declared dead at the scene.

Detectives said he knew the assailant, who approached him from behind and shot him several times. Anyone with information about the case should call the homicide unit at 410-396-2100.

In Baltimore County

Fire-safety demonstration for children at libraries

TOWSON -- Demonstrations on fire safety that include magic tricks and music for children will be held this month at Perry Hall, Pikesville and Towson branches of Baltimore County Public Library.

"Fire Safety with Chief-O the Clown," for children ages 2 through 6, will be held Sept. 20 at the Perry Hall branch library; Sept. 21 at the Towson branch library and Sept. 23 at the Pikesville branch library. All three demonstrations are scheduled for 10: 30 a.m.

They are sponsored by the Baltimore County Fire Department.

Perry Hall High students honored for musical talent

TOWSON -- Five Perry Hall High School students were recognized recently for their achievements in music and singing.

Students honored as Distinguished Scholars in the Arts by the Maryland Higher Education Commission are: Samantha Baglin, a finalist in the category of orchestra; Sarabeth Baglin, also a finalist in orchestra; Meghan McGill, a semifinalist in vocal music; Courtney Brown, honorable mention in vocal music; and Peter Goldwine, honorable mention in instrumental music.

Pub Date: 9/14/99

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