August 19, 2002
Four young people swimming in the Patapsco River late yesterday afternoon spotted a man's body in the water near Interstate 895 in Brooklyn Park, Maryland Natural Resources Police said. The youths alerted authorities shortly before 5 p.m. Police from the Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Transportation Authority and Anne Arundel County were investigating. DNR spokeswoman Heather Lynch said last night the man had not been identified, and that the body appeared to have been in the water for several days.
May 21, 2007
A recreational boater discovered a body floating in the water about a mile north of the Bay Bridge yesterday, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police, which is investigating the matter. Sgt. Kenneth B. Turner, a spokesman for the police agency, said the boater radioed the Coast Guard after finding the body, and the Coast Guard, in turn, alerted his agency at 11:23 a.m. "Maryland Natural Resources Police and the Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to the scene," Turner said.
August 20, 1993
5 boats found; link to 3 other thefts suspectedMaryland Natural Resources Police recovered yesterday five more boats reported stolen since last weekend, all linked to three other stolen vessels found this week, including Pat Sajak's 26-foot Sea Ray cabin cruiser.Police said yesterday that they think all eight thefts are related. The five boats were recovered yesterday in Stoney Creek, some adrift and others beached on private property along the shore.Three 25-foot Bayliners owned by Pasadena and Glen Burnie HTC residents had been stolen from the Stoney Creek Bridge Marina.
June 3, 1994
John W. Rhoads Sr. will take over as superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police July 5, Department of Natural Resources Secretary Torrey C. Brown said yesterday.Mr. Rhoads, 58, is chairman of the Prince George's County Planning Board and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The Bowie resident was Prince George's County police chief from 1975 to 1979 and has had 22 years of law enforcement experience.He will replace Col. Franklin I. Wood, who announced his retirement May 25 amid complaints of racial bias and sexual harassment on the 223-member force.
December 21, 1994
Maryland Natural Resources Police continue to investigate the shooting of a Baltimore man who is accused of illegally hunting deer in Carroll County over the weekend.Police have determined that the injured man did not shoot himself during the incident that occurred on private property near Reese, said Bob Graham, spokesman for natural resources police.But police still want to interview the man.He remains in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, Mr. Graham said.Brian Edward Johnson, 36, who suffered a shotgun wound to the chest, had been hunting with a 20-year-old man and two juveniles, age 15 and 16, Mr. Graham said.
August 14, 2002
Maryland Natural Resources Police have recovered the body of a man who was reported missing after his boat capsized Saturday near the Bay Bridge. James Thomas, 44, of the 5600 block of Whitby Road in Baltimore was boating with four family members in a 16-foot runabout when the vessel began sinking late Saturday. The others aboard -- including three children ages 8, 11 and 12 -- made it to shore safely early Sunday, police said. Early yesterday, an angler spotted a body in the Chesapeake Bay, west of Love Point.