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Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland y J 268-7000 HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 2O707 More clouds B- VOL Cl NO. 87 APRIL 25 Cents Bellistri cleared in drug case Academy must reinstate mid ByEFFffiCOTTMAN Staff Writer The Secretary of the Navy has ordered the Naval Academy to rein- state Midshipman Jeff Bellistri of Several saying there is insuf- ficient evtttiaee to expel him on drug charges. Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. yesterday rejected the academy's recommendation to discharge Bellis- tri after the 21-year-old lacrosse star passed a polygraph test Lehman said he was satisfied that Bellistri not knowingly used proud to be in the Bellistri said yesterday afternoon at a press conference at a Crofton tavern. going to make the Navy. he said. surrounded by his fami- said he still couldn't explain the positive drug test. U.S. Representative Marjorie S. who appointed Bellistri to the said Lehman rule out the possibility that somebody put something in his Mrs. who serves on the GOOD PONT FORGET From 9 a.m. to l p.m. to- free shuttle service wffl take BAY BRIDGE walk- ers to the bridge from parking lots at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and Anne CommmiHy College. Walkers must be off the bridge by 4 p.m. For call 5W-71M. STATE CIRCUIT COURT judge yes- terday denied Jeffrey A. Levitt the proceeds of a real estate deal Page 4. 2 FBI AGENTS were killed in a blazing gun battle yester- day in Miami. Page 2. SPOUTS NAVY FACES off against Maryland today in a battle of lacrosse powers. Page 22. PEOPLE Former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos is an who incited island resi- dents to attack the Beatles after they played a concert in in the guitar- ist GEORGE HARRISON re- calls. in an interview to be broadcast Wednesday on NBC-TVs said Marcos was angered by a mix- up in which the Fab Four did not appear at the palace fol- lowing a concert. didn't have any engage- ments anywhere. But... some smart guy had I'll get the Beatles to the pal- Harrison said. Harrison said the story was played up as Snub First which I'm glad It did. even in those days we bad Harrison said. Marcos was angered by the Harrison and made the group give back the nooey they earned at the con- cert. For a look at other people in the see A. LOTTERY Nwnbsrs draws Three-digft Mt. Pick 4 nil. House Armed Forces Committee and chairs the academy's Board of Visi- which oversees academy poli- said she set up meetings between Bellistri and Leh- man. Bellistri said didn't harbor any resentment toward the which barred him from classes five weeks while Lehman considered the case. But his eyes welled with tears when he said he wished his father who died last be here today. This was his dream that I graduate from the Bellistri said he will meet Monday with teachers and academy officials to determine when he will move back on campus and resume classes. But academy officials said he al- ready has missed too much course- work to graduate with his classmates in May. The standout midfielder will not be able to join the academy's lacrosse team for a game today against the University of Maryland. Collegiate athletic rules require that he be formally reinstated before playing. He said he hoped to return to the team later this season. Bellistri was the first mid charged under the school's random drag test- ing in which urine samples arextaken weekly from about 250 students. A case still is against a second .mid whose test showed traces of drugs. Bellistri steadfastly maintained his innoncence after his Nov. 12 specimen revealed. high levels of cocaine. He suggested that his sample was mixed up or tampered with or that he was unknowingly'drugged. And he said a lie detector test arranged by Us attorney proved his innocence. But Navy officials ruled that the test was inconclusive. A second given by Naval Investigative Ser- also was ruled inconclusive. The NIS claimed Bellistri deliber- ately attempted to distort the test results. Lehman allowed Bellistri to take a another test Thursday ad- ministered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. on Page Col. Photo by Bob OlMwrt MIDSHIPMAN JEFF Bellistri smiles during press conference yesterday as his sister Joyce Chesson and mother Marge look on. flashing nets loss of witness' protection INDEX 5 sections. 50 Calendar Classified Ads cohmns Crossword...... Mttorials.......... Pete if 7749 17 4S .....I t ....IS 7 7 ....IS .14 By JOANNA RAMEY Staff-Writer A Circuit Court judge yesterday refused to give a former federally protected witness another imprisoning him for 10 years for slashing the face of a Glen Burnie man. Judge Martin A. Wolff said he could not question that Daniel Revelez who stood erect with his hands clasped behind was a family man and hard worker. But a lengthy criminal record in California and two convictions for violent crimes in Arundd County show a distinctly different side to the judge said. a -flireat to toefctjy'-Wolff said. Dressed in green- Army Resales apologized for drawing a knife across the right cheek of an 18-year-old Glen Burnie man. Resales said he could not half that and that it really eats me I'm here to pay my he told the judge. The federal government moved to Glen Burnie in 1880 as a participant in the Witness Security Program. then known by -another was given a new identity and home for testifying against fellow members of a violent California the Nuestra Resales lived in obscurity for about three years with his wife and two children while working at a local Hechinger's. But in while he slashed the throat of a 19-year-old Glen Burnie for which he was convicted of assault with intent to murder. According to Resales lashed out unprovoked. Yet he avoided imprisonment. Circuit Court Judge Eugene M. Lerner said a U.S. marshall lobbied for Resales' saying that the crime was an aberration and that he helped convict several notorious gang leaders. Judge Lerner gave Resales a 90-day jail term and placed biro on five years probation. After that Resales remained a protected witness because far as the U.S. government was it involved two individuals who had too much to U.S. Marshall Michael Alexander testified. said Resales was warned to stay out of trouble or else he would- be dropped from the program. Seven months Resales knifed another person. In a jury convicted Resales of slashing the face of Glen Burnie resident Gary on July 1985. Rosales was found guilty of assualt with intent to for which Judge Wolff yesterday gave him the on Page Col. Late Tardiness policy triggers sit-in By JACQUELINE TENCZA Staff Writer In one of the most determined shows of activism hi recent some 200 Broadneck Senior High School students held a brief sit-in yesterday to protest a recent crack- down on tardiness. A sea of students flooded the social studies hallway at until school administrators who learned of the sit-in from flyers distributed throughout the school directed the teen-agers to move on or risk disciplinary action. By the hall was empty. dispersed without any prob- said school principal Lawr- ence E. Knight 1 sit-in was just a way to get the attention of the said senior Craig who organise the effort A student calling itself the Broadneck Liberation was formed earlier this week to protest numerous referrals to the principal's office for tardiness. Students say sending them to the office after one late arrival is ex- treme and violates the school's usual practice. In the past students have been given two warnings before being sent to the they say. referrals don't mean any- said senior Todd a BLO member. Headings was sent to the office twice in the last week for being he said. almost game now that so many students are being toother student lo a BLO students claim teacben have referral quota. But Knight denies that And if they are in tbt hall only secondi after the btfl they are to the office. Knight ftdmiu that initi- ated a on UrdtaMi about two tfo wn becomiof Mrioas prob- tbe principal yos ftt five or six kMb class It's Yesterday aftonM If deate sttaatfH aa ____OJr W aVEBMam. Ajaulatioa the Is- AT VICTIMS' WAKE Warren Klug whose daughter and mother-in-law killed earlier this month in the bombing of s TWA Jet over arrives at Taylor Funtral Home ytsts-rday whtre a prayer service for the victims was last night. Emerging from car at right Is Psul brother of Damttrs Mr. Klug's Funtral services will be heJd st 11 this morning st Sts. Constantino and Church with burial tn St. Dtmttrtos Cemetery. LaRouche backers file here By BOB MITCHELL guff Writer Four county retuteata wbo belong to Lyndon LaRoucbe Jr.'a National Democratic Policy Committee are ronfiinf for aeati on the Anne Arun- del County Democratic Central Com- Caaaidatefl wjth to the NDPC kavt advocated a a poUti- esl tfeada tint iactvots qtiaraatta- iaf AIDS victim atd boltag tor dnif trsf- fiekm. a sfeff-Myttd ass eattsd Zaoaans s believes tat aWasaaat to aad has tat Qasta tf i CM. lit HWC to Mt affiliated waft EOta i running for central committee the Maryland or Democrat- ic Party The group ttunnwl many political month when of ill candidates woe Illinois Demo- cratic primary to for bettteo- ant governor tod secretary of state Local Democratic Party otfletali say Uwy want to make surt La- loocbe't do act simi- lar victories bere appear to be aa attempt to take over tat party reflect tte said 0. a BMBbsr of ttw county central committee. LaRoucbe'i strategy it to screw up the Dtnceratk Patty at best be sttt Jim a member of the party's Aaaapolis central committee Aruodel County Democrats wtU be votiaf for men ben of the party's central consilttet in tbt Sept I primary. Three cntral com- nrittst BMotera aft sstoctsd from OsMrtt tttdMaftas wfco bttoOj ts IX LiKucfci liana Carol MeCtrtkf of Aaaapolis. Htvtrty of a worries ferment By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer Maryland officials said yesterday there is no evidence that tainted Italian wine has been shipped into the state. customers are shying away- from Italian wines at Mills Wine and Spirit Mart in said com- pany president Hillard Donner. He said one customer called to order wine for a but cau- 'iPlease don't give me any of those Italian The county Health Department re- ceived a call from a woman wbo complained of feeling ill after drink- ing said Dr. J. Howard the county health officer. The woman was told to contact her he said. Those consumer reactions followed a warning Thursday by the federal Bureau of Tobacco and which told consumers not to drink Italian wine until the gov- ernment completes tests. The BATF also said that it will embargo imports of Italian wines that lack certification of being un- tainted. Twenty-two people have died in Italy from drinking cheap wine laced with methanol since March 22. Tbe federal government is continu- ing to test samples of imported Italian but no wine exported to tbe United States has been found to be tainted with BATF spokeswoman Dot Koetter said yes- terday Wine importers and wholesalers also have been ordered to test aB Italian wines in stock A survey of tbe largest wine dis- tributors in the state yesterday iaaV- cated that none of the tainted wtat to in stock a ipokttmaa for tat Maryland Alcohol and Tobacco Tat DhrisiMMid of right now. I know of in the Maryland pott health be Mid. Doooer said he was cootiaotag tt set Italian wiats btesttM tat wtats wt ban lure art OK. beta wNh suppers for 41 years. Ikatw my peopte. Tbty art rtspteiaaK sat at added. Mary of ClrC Lioaen ta stM afl asr ta Cat ;