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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Capitals try to clinch tonight Dl GAS ATTACK Leader of Japanese cult city on alert A2 Police officers confer before raid. Insurance updates are necessary pain SEE BUSINESS Bl DCTD ARCHIVES 31 LAUPEL AVE LAUREL MD Olamtal TOMORROW HUMID DETAILS PAGEA7 TUESDAY MAY MD 35C Attacker has violent streaks Man high on PCP at time of Annapolis woman's beating By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY Staff Writer A 25-year-old Annapolis man charged with brutally beating a woman in her home yesterday morning during a burglary has a history of drugs and according to court records. Larry C Turner of 416 A Captains was charged with assault with intent to first-degree robbery and two counts of battery after a violent attack on a resident in the 100 block of Granada Avenue He was taken before a District Court commis- sioner early this morning and ordered held on million bond at the county detention center A bail review hearing was scheduled for later this afternoon The attack occurred when the 45-year-old wom- an turned around and saw Turner standing in her kitchen at 7 50 according to charging docu- ments prepared by city police Detective Pete Medley The woman told police she had just brought her garbage cans which probably allowed the assailant to slip in through the unlocked kitchen door. Turner was high on PCP at the time of the attack and intent on robbing the said Lt Stan commander of the Criminal Investiga- tive Section Lt. Malm said Turner confessed during ques- tioning yesterday admitted that he did what he's accused he said According to the charging the victim asked him. are you doing in my Turner then allegedly began striking her in the knocking her to the floor twice. During the Turner was allegedly stran- gling her with his to the point that she began to black out. The woman's screams alerted neighbors Eric Smith and Tim who ran to the house to help her. Turner allegedly hit Mr. Smith and Mr Elliott with a wooden cutting board while attempting to flee. Mr. a columnist and cartoonist for The suffered a cut on the head that took 20 stitches to close The assailant was caught a short distance away Page ByJ Henson The Capital Holding some of the Impromptu they used to hold a attacker at bay yesterday morning from Erti with BUI Alexis Elliott and Tim wrth Inn flower pot hook. The assailant was captured a short distance away by police. 20 new teachers 'priority' Or class sizes could grow By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer School officials implored the County Council yesterday to restore funding for 20 new teachers next warning that without class size could reach 30 students or especially in elementary schools are the top said Superintendent Carol S Parham struction is what we exist In the first day of budget talks with the school officials said that of the million County Executive John G Gary Jr cut from their million spending getting the money back for new teachers is most impor- tant The Board of Education asked for 61 teachers to keep the teacher- student ratio constant The teachers are needed to handle more stu- dents expected in the school system by next said. Nancy assistant superintendent of instruction But Mr Gary budgeted for only 41 saving With 20 fewer class sizes would increase an average of 0 5 school offi- cials said Classes could have as many as 40 board President Michael Pace told the council is the most basic of our Ms Mann said Most elementary school classes have 22 to 28 and most middle and high school classes have 21 to 30. Without new each class would have several more students Class sizes could increase by two to Page ABSENT TEACHERS If the County Council does not restore 20 teaching positions cut by County Executive John G. Gary the following elementary schools will not get more despite Increased enrollment Freetown Oakwood Broadneck St. Claire OaKHill Shipley's Choice Sunset Be iCr WestMeade Central Deale I Eastport Lothian Tracey's The following elementary which currently have a reading teacher two or three days a would not get a full-time reading teacher as Brock Bridge Brooklyn Park Ridgeway Crofton Maryland City WestMeade Pasadena Annapolis High Potntilementary would lose funding for a reading teacher Crofton bypass plan leaves raceway and farm unscathed By MICHAEL CODY Staff Writer State highway engineers last night introduced drawings of a western Crof ton bypass for Route 3 that leaves Capitol Raceway and the Naval Acad- emy dairy farm intact And some Crofton-area residents liked the plan to has always been the most said Katie Kelly whose late Francis served on the Crofton Civic Association board in the 1980s just get this thing done The bypass would begin near St. Stephens Church Road It would skirt the eastern edge of the dairy farm and an electrical then cross Waugh. Chapel Road behind a commer- cial center proposed by Annapolis de- veloper Robert DeStefano It would swing west of the traverse the Little Patuxent and Patux- ent and pass between a landfill and a historic church before rejoining existing Route 5 near the Prince George's County line The bypass reportedly would damage fewer wetlands than other proposals that have been and seems competitive at least with a plan for a wider road on the existing route Cost has not been esti- mated would definitely prefer this if it won't choke us said Del. Janet who at tended last night's presentation at Crof- ton Elementary School Page hooks record rockfish Devin Nolan can't believe he landed the big one. didn't think it was anywhere near a the 12-year-old Hampstead boy said yesterday. is just the fish of a lifetime The 67 8 ounce striped bass was caught Saturday in the shipping channel between Thomas Point and Bloody Point in an area called The catch was verified and officially weighed at Clyde's Sporting Goods in Baltimore County. It eclipsed the old record of 64 11 ounces set on May 1992. That fish was caught by Allan SosslauofEdgewateroff Chesapeake Beach in Calvert County. Devin was with his and a friend of his when he hooked the big fish about 9.45 a.m. just grabbed the rod and started fighting and it took me an hour I would reel in 5 yards and it would take out 10 My arm got real tired. I was said the 97-pound boy. Devin caught the fish with a parachute lure and a rubber eel ____'-_____J INSIDE ARUNDEL Clay Street resi- dents came out in force last night to ask the City Council to fund new and expanded services for the poor in the troubled Annapolis neighborhood Cl 4 Arundel ReporT Cl Editorials A6 Business Bl Lottery A4 Calendar 06 Movies 05 Classified C2 Obituaries A7 Club Notes B3 Police Beat A7 Comics B6 Severna Park B5 Crofton B4 Sports 014 Crossword C8 Television 05 Death Notices 06 Tides A7 Classified..............268-7000 Circulation................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments .268-5000 Maryland State State attend a memorial eenrke yeaterday hi Mkeevtte for elahi In the line of duty. officer killed on the Job last year hi 187 were killed nationwide In the line of tragedy Police officers facing greater disrespect ASSOCIATED PRESS PIKESVILLE For State Trooper Michael part of being a cop is living with danger and fear that accompanies every call always In the back of your said Trooper who attended a memorial-service here yesterday in honor of fellow officers killed In the line of dirty since 1921. just can't let it get to But that's getting harder to do. Some of the dozens of troopers who attended the service say they have never before encountered so much public hostility and disregard for life. don't value their their possessions. They don't value said Trooper Wesley For- don of the College Park barrack. 10 percent of the people who are out there Dicing all this nothing matters to Since Capt Dick Brown became a state trooper 29 years he has watched the level of respect people hold for authority steadily erode. not Capt. Brown said as he gathered with colleagues around a memorial inscribed with the names of 34 fallen Maryland Page