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January 07, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

Dundalk teen struck by two vehicles dies; police charge 1 driver

DUNDALK -- A Dundalk teen walking on the shoulder of North Point Road died late Saturday when he was struck by two vehicles, and county police charged one driver with operating under the influence of alcohol.

Douglas Jormen McNeil, 17, of the 8200 block of Gray Haven Road died at the scene after being struck by a Mercury Cougar and a Ford Ranger. A former student at Patapsco High School, the youth worked at a fast-food restaurant on North Point Road, his family said yesterday.

Charged and being held at North Point Precinct yesterday was Richard Thomas Warlick, 47, of the 6800 block of Dunhill Road, who police said was driving the 1984 Cougar. Police said that McNeil was thrown into the road by the initial impact and hit by the second vehicle, driven by a 34-year-old Baltimore man who was not charged.

County Police Department promotes 11 at ceremonies

TIMONIUM -- Eleven members of the Baltimore County Police Department were promoted recently in ceremonies at Maryland State Fairgrounds.

Those receiving promotions are: Lt. Melvin L. Blizzard Jr. to captain; Sgts. David J. Naimaster and Roman D. Zaryk to lieutenant; Cpls. Richard J. Bergin, Douglas J. McManus and David M. Rose, to sergeant.

Also, Officers Darren L. Anderson, Mark K. Ensor, Lawrence D. Glick and Randy Williams, to corporal; and Patricia M. Elliott, to management assistant I.

Board of Education sets meeting Jan. 14 in Towson

TOWSON -- Baltimore County Board of Education will meet Jan. 14 at the Educational Support Services Building at Greenwood, 6901 Charles St.

The board will meet in open session at 4:30 p.m., go into closed session to discuss personnel matters, then resume the public meeting at 7:30 p.m.

In Baltimore City

Man robs 2 elderly people in Northwest Baltimore

City police were seeking a man who entered the homes of two elderly Northwest Baltimore residents Saturday -- one by ruse, the other by force -- and robbed them. The victims, both 79, live a block from each other on Shelburne Road in the Cross Country neighborhood, police said.

In the first robbery, the man entered a house in the 3200 block of Shelburne Road about 9 a.m. after asking the female occupant for permission to use her bathroom. On leaving the room, the man grabbed the woman around the neck, robbed her of $250 and forced her into the basement before fleeing.

Police said the same robber, armed with a knife, forced his way into a house in the 3300 block of Shelburne Road about noon and ordered the male resident into the kitchen, where he removed $40 from a wallet. Neither victim was injured, police said.

Driver sought in hit-run that killed teen pedestrian

A teen-age boy died early yesterday, several hours after being struck by a hit-and-run car as he crossed a West Baltimore street, city police said.

The victim, Eric Maurice Baker Jr., 16, of the 2600 block of McElderry St., was crossing the eastbound lanes of the 3600 block of Edmondson Ave. near Allendale Street about 10:40 Saturday night and was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by an eastbound car. Witnesses told police the driver continued for five blocks to Hilton Street, stopping there momentarily for a red light.

Police said Baker died shortly after 5 a.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The driver was being sought last night. The make and model of the car were unknown, police said.

Woman charged with murder in boyfriend's stabbing

A 43-year-old woman was charged with first-degree murder yesterday in the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend at their Brooklyn townhouse Saturday night, city police reported.

The victim, Donald Gervin, 41, of the 900 block of Dantrey Court, was pronounced dead at Harbor Hospital Center about an hour after suffering multiple stab wounds to his torso, police said. Charged and being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center was Diane Green.

It was the second stabbing homicide of the weekend. In an unrelated case, Yavonda S. Jones, 32, was charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing Friday night of Laronda Jones, 33, a neighbor who lived several doors from her in the 800 block of N. Chester St., police said.

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