Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Defense crashed by Ho Only 2 Fuhrman excerpts allowed BAY'S Sandy Point preparing for seafood festival INSIDE Larcenies push up crime Cl Peace accord at Woodside DCTD ARCHIVES LAUFEL MD PAGE A7 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER MD High crab prices coming down By MICHAEL CODY Staff Writer A summer of high crab prices is clawing toward a lower-cost conclusion in time for the Labor Day even as the county's watermen com- plain about restrictions proposed yes- terday. Budget-conscious parents have spent their money on back-to-school supplies rather than crabs in recent -wqie watermen say. once- scarce crustaceans suddenly are being caught in greater numbers. supply went and the de- mand went said Mike assistant manager at Shoreline Seafood in Crofton. Prices aren't being lifted just for the either. For buyers who don't mind if their blue crabs come from the Delaware Bay or Albemarle bushel after bushel is available. But if it's Chesa- peake Bay crabs from smaller outlets you're shortages are projected by tomorrow afternoon. had people call up a month ago that wanted to reserve crabs for this said Suzie who runs Robert H. Evans Seafood in West River Large male live crabs at her shop are CRAB PROPOSAL Restrictions on crabbing proposed yesterday by the governor No crabbing anywhere In Maryland on Wednesday or Sunday beginning Sept. 15. This applies to commercial and recreational i wril close Nov. 15 Jot Dec. 31. restrictions wHI go Into l If approved by the and Legislative Review Committee. The committee has .scheduled a Sept. 13 public hearing. crabbing- one day each week. I be chosen but tt on the weekend. l wlfl close Oct 31. selling at a and small males at Mr. Evans and his crabbing col- leagues have stacked 70 bushels into a walk-in refrigerator in anticipation of a surge in demand Ms. Robertson thinks they'll be turning people away by tomorrow night-and again Sunday night. sell local so we'll sell out daily she said. Parris N. in res- pond to reports of a shrinking female proposed an end to crab- bing on Sundays and Wednesdays be- ginning Sept. and wants to halt this year's season on Nov. more than six weeks early. The proposal will be the subject of public hearing Sept. 13 in Annapolis before a General Assembly committee that reviews emergency regulations and can make recommendations for changes. Local crabbers are objecting to the Sunday sanction on the grounds that with metropolitan markets Sun- day afternoons and Monday holidays such as Labor Day make for solid sates. They also believe that migrating females will be caught and sold by watermen in where similar rules haven't been imposed. Page Virginia officiate say crabs are protected. M In Shady Side. Mr. Olacatone demand. HIM Ml walk-In freezer wtth cribs In anticipation of the By Dsvld W. The Capital i Forecast will remain dry By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer There's no rain in sight for the Labor Day weekend and for at least a week after that. That's good news for vacationers and those planning back- yard but bad news for plants and firefighters. A cold front is expected to move through producing delightful weather and teasing farmers with temporarily cloudy skies but bringing no rain to parched crops and lawns. High temperatures will stick in the mid-80s and lows will be in the comfortable according to the National Weather Service. What forecasters don't see is any chance for rain a real problem for gardeners and anyone who still has a blade or two of Igft in the yard Rainfall is down 6.82 inches this And although August saw 2.96 inches of almost all of it fell in a single day. you take that one day we're at about .31 of rain for the and that's close to a record low said Richard a forecaster for the National Weather Service at Baltimore-Washington In- ternational Airport. The weather all summer has been strange is out of phase When was the last time you could look at a weather map and see four hurricanes puttheje at Mr. Diener said. The next chance of getting wet won't come until Thursday or and very Mr. Diener The dry summer has damaged some crops especially on the Eastern where yields could be down more than 25 state agricultur- al officials said. Soybeans and corn crops could be severely damaged if the dry weather said Richard Ditt- a statistician with the Maryland Agricultural Statistics Service. Page Police patrols reinforced ByP-J.SHUEY Staff Writer With good weather and heavy traffic forecast for the Labor Day reinforced police patrols will keep a close watch on local highways and waterways including the possible use of floatingjobriety checkpoints. Administrative personnel will be on the water to supplement regular pa- trols and increase said Lt. Mark assistant commander for the Natural Resources Police south- ern region will have a big concentration of patrols in the area around he said the discretion of patrol comman- Natural Resources Police may set up sobriety checkpoints near Annapo- lis Haftow They would be -patt-Of a continuing alcohol enforcement pro- going to be a primary tar- Boaters at parties or other events are strongly urged to use designated opera- Lt Sanders said. On the state police admin- istrators also will reinforce normal patrols through the said First Sgt. Kevin Lambert of the Annapolis barrack. just gearing up for the heavy he said. Additional motorcycle patrols will operate out of the Annapolis Bay Bridge officials afc objecting an increase' Beach of 55 percent to 6.3 percent over last said Lori spokesman for the Maryland Transportation which operates the bridge. The traffic' patterri from last year showed almost vehicles crossing the bridge eastbound on the Friday leading into the with the figure dropping to just over on Ms. Vidil said. Page Dangerous riptides reported at the A Itot of holiday closings. Bl A very special family reunion After 27 local woman and her daughter have reunited By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY StaffWriter jamoxanne Winkler spent every mf Feb. 26 wondering about the she up for adoption 27 years ago. '1 wondered if she was whether she had a birthday cake... Tbat'd be the day I'd thmk of her the 47-year old Annapolis-area woman said her daughter will meet the extended family she never knew she had A legal Ms Winkler was nuntted with her Tammy Davit of San for the first time on March 31 _ Back in Ms Winkler was 19 years old and just two years out of high school when she got pregnant. She grew up in and was working for the Veterans Administration Her boyfriend was separated from his but not yet divorced Her father was a strict Roman and he gave her two move into the St Anne's Home for Unwed Mothers in or move to Del and live with her sister She those Texas Daring the pregnancy Ms Winkler was visited by workers from Catholic Charities hi nearby San Antonio 'They would come out and counsel me about this horrible mistake I had and that the only way to rectify tt was to give this child up for Winkler said. taJDcjdttDthe injajt J i u fix Nit 1V .1- J The experience was followed by years of silence about the baby from her family. I came back from it was never really mentioned she said. felt a lot of guilt and shame about giving up my A little more than a year after she gave up her daughter for she married the Robert Winkler. In those trying to get the baby back wasn't an option. I signed those that was it back she said. She and her husband were married for 10 years and had two more Christopher and Philip.but then divorced in 1979. The journey back to the baby she named Regina Lynn began in December when her sister wrote a letter detailing how Texas had loosened its laws on adoption information She wrote to Catholic got the application for information and sent it back All she received in return was the name given to her daughter by her adoptive Tammy their first names and her daughter's birthdate Using that she put a classified ad in a San Antonio newspaper in February. A cousin of Ms. Davis' read the _______ recognized the names and called Winkkr's daughter. When Mi DaviscaJled late one Winkler was so she could Church Circle bank robber disappears By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY StaffWriter A middle-aged man robbed the Na- tipnsBank branch in the city's Historic District yesterday morning before dis- appearing into the stream of pedes- trians on the streets outside. The man walked up to a teller in the bank at 10 Church Circle and de- manded money at around said Officer Shelley city police He didn't brandish a but teller was under the impression he had one. The robber got away with an undetermined amount of and the teller wasn't able to slip a dye pack in with the money to mark it. The man left on walking toward Main Officer White said. This was the 15th bank in Anne Arundel County since June 15. But bank robberies in the Historic District are said FBI Agent Hank a 10-year veteran of the AnnapolistJffice. reaBy kind of because it's not an easily accessible and escap- able area. There's no place to park your he said Yesterday's holdup man isn't be- lieved to be linked to any other bank Ctty police and FBI looking for this who wftnMOMt described as the robber wfto held ua robberiefc _ The robber was described as standing 5 feet inches to 5 feet 9 inches weighing between 150 and 160 pounds. Page INSIDE course. M Orioles streaking on wrong .................268-7000 Circulation..................26ft4tOO From Kant 32746M AflnapoHt............ Cl Awndel Report..... Bl CloiMM.......... C2 Club Notes......... B3 B4 CfMMMwJ......... 04 DMOi 04 Lottny......... PoNceBett..