January 31, 1995
County police have issued an arrest warrant for a Beltsville man charged with shooting a Freetown man early Sunday during an argument, authorities said yesterday.Police said Derrick Lamont Jones, 25, whose address was not disclosed, told them that he and another man had been drinking together Saturday night. The other man came to Mr. Jones' girlfriend's house in the 7800 block of Shirley Murphy Court shortly before 3:30 a.m., and the two began arguing, police said.The other man pulled out a .380-caliber semiautomatic handgun after the two argued and fired at Mr. Jones as he ran down the stairs, striking him in the waist, police said.
February 7, 1994
A Beltsville man was in fair condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday after being stabbed during an argument with an acquaintance in Millersville, county police said.Matthew Lovett, 23, told police he was stabbed after arguing about a personal matter with Nathan G. Brown III about 2 a.m. outside the man's home in the first block of Nancy Ave.Police said Mr. Lovett was stabbed three times in the back and the right hand as he tried to run to the nearby Knollwood Nursing Home for help.
July 11, 1994
A 50-year-old Beltsville woman died yesterday after the car her husband was driving hit the right shoulder barrier of southbound Interstate 95 near the Patapsco River, state police said.The stretch of I-95 south near the Baltimore County line was shut down between 1:19 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. as emergency vehicles and a helicopter arrived. Sharon Jean Sweeney of the 4200 block of Taunton Road was pronounced dead at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center about 4 p.m., police said.John Douglas Sweeney, who was driving the 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity station wagon, was following a gray 1979 Cadillac that headed off the road because of a flat tire.
November 6, 2012
Baltimore prep basketball star Aquille Carr is on the move again, this time back to Maryland, where he plans to play his senior season at Princeton Day Academy in Beltsville, said the school's coach, Van Whitfield. Just last week, the two-time Baltimore Sun All-Metro Player of the Year enrolled at Arlington Country Day, a private basketball power in Jacksonville, Fla., according to that school's coach, Rex Morgan. But Whitfield said Carr merely visited Arlington Country Day before deciding it was too far from home.
November 27, 1997
Christopher R. McCleary, the man widely credited with transforming Digex Inc. of Beltsville from a small regional Internet service provider into a company with a national reach, is stepping down.McCleary, 45, said yesterday that he would resign from the company by the end of the year. His posts at Digex -- president and chief executive officer -- are being eliminated by Digex's new parent, Intermedia Communications Inc.The Tampa, Fla.-based telecommunications company, which bought Digex in July for $150 million, said the president and CEO posts at Digex are being eliminated as part of the merger.
June 14, 2008
Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, which provides pipeline infrastructure and building materials for the construction industry, is moving an operations center that will employ about 100 workers from Beltsville to a redeveloped warehouse in Southeast Baltimore. Construction is to start at the Holabird Industrial Park on Monday to redevelop the 15-acre site of the former Lesaffre Yeast Corp. manufacturing plant, which closed in late 2005. Principals of Baltimore brokerage firm Corridor Reznick LLC acquired the property for $2 million in December 2006 and have been doing environmental cleanup and marketing, Michael B. Glick, chairman of Corridor Reznick LLC, said yesterday.