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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Couple fights confiscation of 'deerest' pets By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer A Hanover couple who nursed two injured deer to health face possible charges for refusing to return the animals to the wild State Department of Natural Re sources police this week confiscated the Lady and from a pen at the Ohio Road home of Walter and Sharon Wieland Wieland found the fawns last sum mer after they were injured by a nursed them back to health and bought goats to provide them with milk He said they have become pets and cannot survive without him like little puppies If something scares they for us Soon as they see they follow you They kiss your cheek or nibble on your he said Wieland and his who live on a 13-acre farm with 14 11 two chickens and said he has hired a lawyer to try to get Lady and Giselle returned He will meet with wildlife officials Tuesday He also has been told that DNR police will come to his home today to cite him for violating state wildlife laws not to be said natu ral resources police Capt Frank Vvood who confirmed thdt charges are pending We're just trying to show our concern for the wildlife The law banning people from keep ing deer reared in the wild is de signed to protect both humsfts and the state's he said The Department of Natural Re souces tries to preserve wild animals for the benefits they provide to nature and he said Wild he be long to any individual in the state State biologists frequently learn of well meaning citizens who spot a fawn in the woods and assume the animal has been Wood said But mother deer leave their babies while they he said Often people who take in young wild animals get tired of caring for them and release Wood said Domesticated deer usually can't fend for themselves when they are returned to the he said Many are killed by dogs or die of starva he said Those kept permanently can be come particularly during breeding he said are dangerous They've caused a lot of injuries and death in some he said Wieland was warned last summer that he could not keep the healthy deer Wood said At the he said the couple told officials that they had moved the deer to a farm in Virginia Even though it's illegal to trans port wild animals over st'ate no charges were he said Police learned that the deer were back in Maryland after Wieland filed an application for a permit to keep the animals The application apparently was sent to him by mistake in when the DNR mails out license renewal forms Wieland said he as sumed that it meant he could bring Capital the deer back into the state But Woods said game permits are issued only for animals raised by breeders The deer were tranquilized and removed from the Wielands' farm Thursday he said He said they were placed with a state rehabihtator They may eventually be used in a state experiment to return deer raised in captivity to the he said They will not be released un less state biologists are convinced that the animals are capable of surviving without he said Tomorrow's forecast' Milder For see page 9. VOL. Cl NO. 33 FEBRUARY 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET Flutist Ransom Wilson will be featured at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra concert at 8 tonight at Maryland Hall for the Creative Constitu- tion and Greenfield streets. Tickets are sold at the door HOME OF THE WEEK Much has been written about single parent families but little has been reported on their homes and living arrange- ments Page 25. MOVIES and Out in Beverly was the top-grossing film last week. Page 21 ENTERTAINMENT Peter the well-known will be the featured performer at a concert in south county. Page 23. STATE A federal agency gives Maryland another chance to challenge plans for the burning of hazardous wastes aboard an incinerator ship. Page 4. Both candidates claim victo- ry in the Philippines elections. Page 2. The Supreme Court will have to decide on Gramm-Rudman. Ptge3. SPORTS The Midshipmen's wrestling team has their biggest match of the year today against Lie- high. Page 13. PEOPLE star Tom SeDeck says his detective se- ries has improved because of competition from NBC's block- buster comedy Cosby don't deny the fact that Cosby Show' is setting ratings but this only has made our show Selleck adding that there has been a rigorous behind-the- scenes effort to upgrade CBS' scripts and pro- duction values spending 5 million per episode in Hawaii he said a lot of money and a lot of jobs Selleck said talk that the Hawaii based senes in its fifth year might be canceled was without foundation I just don't honestly a clue how such awful things start but left unchallenged get out of hand he said For a look at other people in the news page LOTTERY Numbers drawn vesterdav Three digit 8X9 Pick 4 OW7 INDEX 4 sections 48 pages Calendar Classified Ads Comics columns Editorials Entertainment Homes Movie listings Obituanes Religion Sports Stock listings Television listings 27 1011 21 23 25 23 9 5 1320 26 22 RECENT EVENING rush hour traffic lines West Street in Parole. Photo by Bob Gilbert HEAVY TOLL Traffic levies personal cost By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer From the front window of the restau- rant where he Mike Marquardt watches as potential customers drive past It's not that they don't like the food or the prices at English's Family Restaurant on Riva Road near West Street and Route 50. It's just that they frequently can't fight the traffic to turn into the restaurant parking said the assistant manager. management lowers prices and runs promotions in an attempt to lure customers. But the gimmicks don't deal with the congested traffic that keeps customers he said. than building a new highway or an exit ramp off of Route SO straight into our parking there's not a lot we can Marquardt said. Whether they drive in work or just live near local residents end up paying in a variety of ways for traffic experts say. The costs Higher vehicle maintenance Lost More frequent road experienced by motorists who do battle daily with the bumper-to-bump- er traffic. Nothing touches the lives of so many people in so many different ways as traffic said County Council- woman Maureen T. D-Annapolis is something everybody has to deal with almost every she said. the effect on your temper to the effect on your children because you come home and you're in a nasty it is a very big Just how congested have local roads According to figures provided by the State Highway Route 450 near the Annapolis Mall averaged vehicles daily in 1983. That's an increase of almost 88 percent since 1974. On West Street near Riva a daily average of cars and trucks was counted in 1983 a 44 percent increase since 1974. Route 2 north of College Parkway averaged vehicles every day in up 27 percent from 1974. On Forest Drive near Hillcrest Me- morial a daily average of vehicle's was counted in 1983. That's an increase of 54 percent from 1974. To combat the rapid growth in traffic in the Parole the state plans a variety of road said Ronald SHA interstate coordinator. Those projects include a wider Route construction of Interstate 97 Unking Route 3 and Route and the Patuxent Boulevard to bypass the Parole he said. If all goes the various projects OB Page Col. Senator bids for park aid million sought for Quiet Waters By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer Anne Amndel County would get million in state funds to buy Quiet Waters Farm under a bill drafted by an Annapolis legislator. To help protect the waterfront state Sen. Gerald has proposed a bill to provide million toward the acquisition of Quiet Waters Farm for parkland. The county would be required to match the sum. The bill slated for introduction would be assigned to the Senate Budget and Committee for tourings. Both toe aftl the House of Delegates could act on the legislation bjr late Winegrad said. Continental Investment Corp. recently signed a contract to buy Quiet Waters from Mary E. Parker for more than million and develop 250 homes there The developers intend to seek annexa- tion of the 357-acre property on the South River in return for city utility services. is a very sensitive piece of property that should be preserved I hope we can put some money in the pot so the county can at least begin negotiating to buy Winegrad said. Annapolis Mayor Dennis a proponent of the proposed said appre- ciate the senator trying to get million for his own county for a park. I can't imagine that the state has an additional million to spend Beyond that I really have no Yesterday county officials welcomed Winegrad's legislation. The county for years has hoped to buy Quiet Waters for a major regional yet has been unable to budget officials have said. we'd welcome any additional reve- said Robert chief aide to County Executive 0. James Lighthizer. The bond if would have no direct effect on the proposed which needs only City Council approval The developers are expected to apply formally for annexation to the city next Callahan said. He said the matter would be quickly introduced to the City Council and scheduled for public hearing per- OB Page Col. Bay protection bill passes first test By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer A resolution approving develop- ment guidelines for the Chesapeake Bay's shoreline passed its first hur die Voting 9-2 the Senate Economic and Environmental Affairs Commit tee approved and sent to the floor for voting a resolution appro the guidelines proposed bv the Cnti cal Areas Commission Sen Frederick C Malkus D Dorchester compiained that the de velopment criteria are unfair to the undeveloped prime waterfront land on the Eastern Shore and this is the greatest fraud ever perpetrated on the state of Malkus said really is a fraud to say this is going to clean up the bay Committee Chairman Sen Norman D Baltimore said the critical areas bill is onlv one part of a package of legislation aimed at cleaning up the bav The critical areas bill was the centerpiece of Gov Ham Hughes 1984 legislative package that began the bay cleanup. The bill required the 25-member Critical Areas Commission to pro- pose development criteria that local jurisdictions must follow in devising tieir development plans for a foot area surrounding the bay and its tributaries Annapolis and Anne Arundel Coun are among the 16 counties and 44 municipalities that are affected the criteria It s for vou in the metropon tan areas to talk about land use Your land has gone to said Sen John who with Malkus cast the dissenting votes The General Assembly this year must approve or reject the critical areas resolution The not be but legislators introduce bills changing the criteria at time If the resolution is approved ioca governments will ra.e about '8 months to devise t p ans and have thrrr bv commission. If the resolution fails this the criteria must be revised and will automatically take effect next year. The Senate is expected to approve the but Eastern Shore legislators have already begun lob- bying the House of Delegates to change requirements in re source conservation areas The s House delegation terday morning heard a request from Eastern Shore legislators to C ontlnued on Page 12 f ol McMillen backs strong defense TOM McMILLEN has to be strong BOB MITCHFl I Staff Writer Democratic congressional randi date Torn McMillen called xesterdav for a strong national defense based on supportable and cost effective defense spending in creases McMillen issued a position paper outlining his stand on a anety of defense related issues at a breakfast at the Holiday Inn near Baltimore Washington International Airport in Lmthicum Among those attending the affair were t S Sen Sam Nunn D Ga US Rep Beverly Byron D F-eder and a number of defense indus try representatives a brsket ball plaver is seeking his partv s nomination for Congress from the 4th District The district includes all of Anne Arundel Countv and parts of Pnnce Georges and Howard roun ties On defense spending MrMillen told the audience of that the roller coaster approach to defense appropriations of recent vears has served no one well I would like to reiterate mv support for a strong national defense through sustainable supportable and cost real in defense spending McMillen said in posi tion paper This growth should be sufficientlv managed and economical in nature f be to source s Too Tiurh of 'he 'f defense foe jsed on kr T c w op riefe-sc said Not rrf igK fcC'tint 'ui f A Tier to cle'end r b f-eedoT Bi' make is stro-g get fr- in the paper McMnlr- v ence he .ss 131.6 bil 10' df'e-T b jdcet earner this week bv Presidert R gan The proposed spend re p anrea.istic ard based on t --s about 'he economy he it Rfagan defense budget calls spending of 6 vear and a 12 percent r b jdfcft a jthontv or rfg tfrrr spending bjdget predictions about the econo T. are 'oo optimistic and rtr accomt the constraints p ongress bv the Gramm -i Hou ncs deficit reduction said -ir- t s sv i don t ss.fr1 s 'vsp'1 r d i M' Noting lwe .rpor'sice of the de 'eise T the 4th 'Continue 4 on Page 12. 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