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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               20 Emmy YOLJ NAME IT If not your child will struggle with it forever Cl Twins crack O's Gross says Terps in nowin spot QC.TP ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 20.707 MUGGY PAGE THURSDAY JULY MD 35C Car slams into 5 die A State Police official takes pictures of tins car that plowed through a bus stop this morning In Woodlawn. AF pholo 4 kids among the dead in Woodlawn ASSOCIATED PRESS car plowed into axrowd of people waiting at a bus stop this killing five four of them Baltimore County police said. The children apparently. Wed to the red Mazda MX6 as it jumped the curb shortly after 7 a.m. at a bus stop next to the headquarters of the Social Security Adminis- tration. Bodies and tiny children's shoes were scat- tered in a 150-foot minute I saw and in blink of an eye they were all said John Mr. a witness A 24-year-old woman and two of her children were Baltimore County police spokes- man Jay Miller said The woman's who was also at the bus wasn't but her two children also Miller said. The three girls and a ranged from 3 to 8 years old. A fifth an 8-year-old was at John Hopkins Hospital in Mr. Miller said. Another woman unrelated to the family was in serious condition at Sinai he said. Names of the victims and the driver hadn't been released this Mr LaVeek said witnesses told him the car was speeding and weaving through traffic before the accident. Mr. LaVeck said his car was hit by. the Mazda before it plowed into the children knew anything happened I got rear- and when I turned around to see what was running into my I just kind of stopped and saw the kids getting hit by this red car behind us They all flew about 10 feet in the and they were going faster than my car was LaVeck said. lady calling it quits squabble WlfeemsCreek span on schedule ByJOHNKEILMAN StaffWrfter wilting heat and interminable r hours in her 12 years as the keeper of the Weems Creek Those she could endure. A neighborhood squabble she could Mrs. Bellinger will quit her job at the end of the month because she's tired of hassles with a woman whose land borders the bridge. To get to Mrs. Bellinger must trudge down a grassy slope belonging to Phyllis Dixon of Anindel Place. time Annie goes down to her hut under the she's Ms. Dixon said yesterday. A few times a Mrs. Bellinger goes to a control box above the bridge to swing it open and let sailboats through. The rest of the time she's down or napping or doing crossword puzzles on an old car backseat She breaks the boredom by talking to neighborhood children or friends who happen by. Sometimes she has picnics with pals. That doubly irritates Ms. wno has lived on Arundel Place for abourfive years. is inviting people to trespass on my Ms. Dixon in turn has the of the State Highway Administration. just a bad situation. It's not By J. Henson The Capital For 12 Annie Bellinger has come to her post under the Weerns Creek Bridge. The only way there Is down a grassy slope belonging to Phyllis who calls that trespassing. Mrs. tired of the wUlijutt herJob at the end of the month. something she Yesterday an elderly man in sky blue pants and a blue and yellow plaid jacket came ftflHfne- He sat next to Annie and complained about an ingrown toenaH and Medicaid payments. is the extent of our wild Mrs. Beffinger SHA spokesman Chuck Brown acknowledged that the path to the hut is not state but Annie is doing is walking to her She is allowed to have he added. Despite the many in the neighborhood have befriended the bridgekeeper. Rosestelle Adams has often had Mrs. Bellinger over for breakfast at her house overlooking the creek. was very sorry to see her she a very nice and I've enjoyed her and her Boaters have liked too. said Richard who pilots his powerboat under the bridge. there all the time. If you're coming back at night you can tell her and she'll be back to open up the bridge. very reliable. She's like an institution That reliability has a cost. The arguments with Ms. Dixon pushed her over the but she was getting Page Driver in rock By BRIAN WHEELER StaffWriter .....A to driving the car while a friend pelted several oncoming vehicles with rocks was -jailed yesterday after being charged with murder. William M. of 4526 Owensvjlle Sudley was ordered held in the county detention center after a judge set his bond at million. Before being he pledged to help in the prosecution of Jason W. a 16-year-old Lothian youth who prosecutors say hurled rocks at south county motorists and killed a Deale man. case is not entirely contingent upon his said Warren W. Davis assistant state's attorney. cooperation has been and I'm considering Mr. Donley has already detailed to county police the 19 and April when authorities say Mr. Wyvill hurled rocks at 11 vehicles. Kevin M. was killed April 3 in Tracys Landing after a rock shattered the windshield of his Dodge which rolled off East Bay Front Road into the woods. Like Mr. who was indicted Mr. Donley faces as many as 118 years in prison if convicted of the 36 charges against including second-degree 10 counts of assault.and two counts of conspiring with his friend. For the first time prosecu- tors contended that the who Harwood resident William M. Is led from county Circuit Court yesterday by sheriffs deputies after a Judge set his ball at minion. both dropped out of high went out looking to cause an accident. Mr. Davis said in court that the two searched for large stealing ri- prap stones from the roadside. Page 4. kilos of cocaine seized in city raid INSIDE Staff Writer Federal narcotics agents and area police raided an Annapolis townhouse yesterday seizing about 4 kilograms of cocaine and arresting two people in one of the city's largest drug busts ever. Officers swept into 1806 B Copeland St. in the Bywater Homes Mutual Homes public housing community at around 5 p.m. Veda Dorsey. 48. of that and Marshall Hall of no fixed OKM. unMted 4n ft- hfdffMWl eWHncSHv wcnr HT tr win near three duct-taped wrapped pack ages of powdered cocaine. The 4 kilograms or pounds of cocaine has a street value of city police said. County estimated its worth at The seiznre was one of the largest made in said Cpl. James Doran. a detettive with the city's Vice and Narcotics Unit can't say for nul il ranks up Cpl Doran. a year city The raid was a joint operation in- volving federal Drug Enforcement Ad- ministration agents and officers from and Prince George's County police departments. An informant provided a tip yester- day about the presence of a large cache of cocaine. Cpl. Doran said. Police put the townhouse under sur- veillance but had a difficult time watching it without being observed in the he said. So investigators got a search war- rant con ducted a rail didn't want to lose that Cpl Doran said Mr. Hall and Ms. Dorsey were each charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine They may face other charges Bond for each of them was set last night at J100.000 by a District Court commissioner Both suspects were scheduled for a bail review hearing in District Court today. RAID. Page ARUNDEL Slain club own- er's family sues Odenton gun shop. Bl Serbs capture second safe haven. A2 SEVERNA Regester land may on trail'.'M Man must pay for bomb joke SOUTH Drum Pomt traffic raises concerns. B7 40 Arundef Report 61 Military reunions Calendar B8 Movies Campus News B3 Obituaries Capital Camera.. C12 Police Beat. Classified W Sailing Comics 86 Sevema Park Crossword CIO Soutti AlO Sports Family LMng Cl 3 Television For the fteoxd B2 Tides Lottery A4 Bf The rapffat we BflWftJ eacTi jay on recycled oaoer The newsoaoer also is recyclable 268-70OO Circulation..................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 Afl other departments .288-5000 By ERIN COLOMB Staff Writer A District Court judge yesterday delivered the final punch line in a -family practical juke gotig sum. Columbia man who sent his brother a sinister-looking box in the mail must repay the cost of calling out the bomb squad. Franklin P. was found guilty of a look-alike explosives but given probation before judgment. His conviction will be removed from the record if he repays state and federal agencies and does 16 hours of community service. think you recognize what a horri- ble mistake you made. Jzuhis day and you can't do something like Judge James W Dryden said in his Glen Bumie courtroom. Mr Weisberg immediately turned over a check for to cover the cost of investigating the incident He mnst also pay a 4200 fine and J50 in court costs. deeply regret what we did. and it will never happen Mr. Weis- berg said. On Dec. a secretary at the Gten Burnie law offtees of Dennis Weisbefg. Photo eouttesy of county fire Department County firefighters last year carefully ooeq MM that Colombia nun to Ms law hi Qton a practical Joke. A Dtetitet Court Judge yesterday convicted Franklin P. Weteberg of Mr Weisberg's discovered a brown paper package addressed in letters cut out of z magazine and mistakenly thought it was a bomb. The package had skulls and a swastika on it and came soon after several other hate acts in the county Six agencies responded and at least three buildings were evacuated. A block-long stretch of Baltimore Anna- potis Boulevard was shut down for more than two hours Authorities evenruatty took the Page   

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