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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Arundel Nap McCallum ties the knot. SEE PAGE 25 t- HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL Ml Tomorrow's For page 7. VOL. Cl NO. 153 JUNE 25 Cents UOOD DON T FORGET THE RED CROSS Bloodmo- bile wffl welcome donors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Department of Public Works on Harry S. Truman Parkway. AREA THE COUNTY zoning hear- ing officer warns Crofton that the alternatives to rezoning golf course open space might be worse. Page 25. ACTION LINE THE CAPITAL'S consumer advice column helps a reader with a magazine subscription. Page 25. FOURTH OF JULY fireworks and picnics are among the special events planned for July 4. Page 12. SCHOOLS ST. ANDREW'S Elementary school and child development center wound up its opening year recently. Page 13. STATE UNIVERSITY of Maryland begins an inquiry today into troubling questions raised by the death of Leo Bias. Page 4. SEN. JOHN EAST killed himself. Page 2. THE NUMBER of American households touched by crime falls to the lowest level in a decade. Page 3. SPORTS ARGENTINA takes the World Cup. Page 17. PEOPLE An arts supply salesman wouldn't take 'no' for an an- swer and after flooding Johnny Carson with requests finally j got the part I he had long I dreamed 'Heeeere's John Sear- I of intro- duced Car- son on Tonight Thursday night He first wrote Carson in asking whether he could do the traditional- ly done by Ed McMahon. He received a photo of Carson but that was it He renewed his efforts in November. knew more letters would be so I had to do something a little bit something a little biiarre. to get somebody's be said Statday. His attempts to win the rote inclnded sending SOO tetters aad a tape. certainly was fee high- light of my because I'd watched the show for so many said Searing. LOTTERY drawn Saturday Three-digit Pick 4 MR. Lotto 1114 8 INDEX 4 12 pages Calendar CkcstftodAds eofcuuu 10 OMtearies a 27 I 14-15 7 7 I7-C IS Photo by Bob OIHMrt TWO LARGE abandoned boats rest on the bottom of Cadle Creek near Mayo. GRAVEYARD Abandoned vessels still a hazard By JUDIPERLMAN Staff Writer Anne Arundel County may have more boats these but fewer abandoned vessels are clogging area waterways. used to have boat grave- yards. People just left their boats like a said William chief of the county Road Operations Bureau. At one workers would pull 60 to 80 derelict boats from coun- ty waters each year. Now it moves eight to 12 a Baldwin said. used to be a major problem but the problem is he said. take out 20 to 30 boats at a time. Lately it's been just one or The process for removing an abandoned boat can take from one to three Baldwin said. But for some communities that want their creeks free of getting someone to remove junk and derelict boats has not been so easy. Since last year residents at the tip of Mayo Peninsula have tried to rid Cadle Creek of up to seven derelict boats. Many of the ves- sels are still there. boats were piled full of junk screen barrels much of it floated Mayo boater Alfred Berndt said. Two of the junk-laden boats have DO lights and easily could be struck by another residents say. But after repeated calls to the county and to Department of Nat- by M. WUBamt MAP SHOWS Cadle site of several abandoned boats. ural Resources frustrated residents of Beverly Beach and Cedarlea can still look out the window and see the sunken ves- Maj. Woody Willing of the Nat- ural Resources Police admits that removing abandoned boats may take some especially if po- lice are trying to locate an owner process is good as we can get It's a little time-consuming he said. But one Police said they still are looking for the owner to cite him. the county says it is on the case. The problem of derelict boats will never totally dissolve. So what is the best way for residents to get junked crafts out of their Natural Resources Police say they should be informed about the problem first. They will inspect an abandoned attempt to locate the owner and ask him to remove the boat within 30 days. If he doesn't move they will charge him with abandonment. If that fails or an owner can't be police will contact DNR's Waterway Improvements Division. Baldwin said the Road Opera- tions Bureau should be contacted first. Workers will inspect the vessels and decide whether to remove them or have DNR police locate an owner. County workers can remove boats if they are near the shore. To retrieve vessels from the wa- the county must bid for marine engineers to do the work. Waterway Improvements then reimburses the county. One catch is that the abandoned boat must be located within navi- gable waters to be considered a hazard. Being stuck in the middle of a channel is an obvious hazard but sitting in a cove area such as Cadle Creek may not be consid- ered dangerous. Baldwin is quite happy that most of the county's waterways have cleaned up. Sediment controls lag But survey finds most violators are caught By EFFIE COTTMAN Staf Writer A survey of county construction sites shows that while most builders ignore environmental inspec- tors are keeping close tabs on the violators. The annual June survey by the watchdog group Save Our Streams showed that more than half of the sites they visited lacked adequate erosion control measures. But most sites in violation already had been ordered to correct the problem. The SOS survey is designed to measure compliance with sediment and erosion laws and gauge how the county enforces those laws. Erosion laws are designed to pre- vent soil from washing from building sites into nearby streams. The laws call for the installation of straw sediment ponds or other types of traps to stop the flow of soil. If it reaches a the soil clouds the water and covers the bottom with silt. It blocks sunlight and kills the insects that live on the stream bed. It also carries pollu- tants that may be lethal to fish and shellfish. The survey results show that the county is doing its job to curb soil but builders still aren't com- mitted to protecting the environ- need stiffer penalties. We need an enforcement procedure that is quick and exact. We need support from the Thomas Director of Inspections according to SOS member Lina Vlavianos of Mfllersville. does not reflect well on because 19 of 37 sites had violations of some sort or anoth- Mrs. Vlavianos said. That means 51 percent are break- ing the compared to percent in a similiar survey last she said. long as the construction com- munity feels short-term financial profits are more important than long-term environmental the job of inspections and permits will not be Mrs. Vlavianos said. on Page Col. Police shoot holdup suspect Robber threatened family By DAN CASEY Staff Writer A 21-year-old Cape St. Claire man was shot by a county police officer Saturday following a hit-and-run ac- a robbery and two car county police said. The crime spree began with the accident on Route 50 at p.m. It ended an hour after the sus- pect allegedly robbed a St. Marga- rets tied up the homeowner and stole his fleeing north on Ritchie police said. The Teddy Tyrone of 1235 Hilltop Cape St. was in satisfactory condition this morning at University Hospital in a spokeswoman said. Jones was transferred to Universi- ty Hospital from North Arundel Hos- pital Saturday evening. He suffered a broken hip and leg. and several deep pellet wounds to the legs and said Kevin North Arundel Hospital spokesman. Charges of car theft breaking and entering and robbery are pending against Offi- cer V. Richard county police spokesman. Jones was shot once with a shot- gun by Officer Robert S. Asher at in a field off southbound Ritchie Highway near Waterford police said. Police gave this version of the afternoon's Jones and a Clarence were allegedly driving a stolen 1985 Camaro Z-28 west on Route 50 wbem they tried to make a U-turn near Old Mill Bottom Road. the stolen Camaro struck an eastbound 1982 Camaro driven by Barbara L. of Prince George's police said. Jones and Cromwell then headed east on Route 50. stopping the car io front of Busch's Chesapeake where both jumped out and fled on police said. Ms Finucane was not seriously police said. Police caught Cromwell near the intersection of St Margarets aod Pleasant Plains roads a short time on Oi. Housing repairs get mixed review By BOB MITCHELL Stuff Writer Harbour Botuw Apartments reti- deat Patricia Taylor isn't wtth the job the Aoaapolis Housing Authority in keeping the place up frequently most be icbed- mart than once before prob- lem feu Hxed. said Ms an laVyetr Hartew Beast rerideoL tot of M it tfat to fee Batote- wen who area't experienced to their of she tatd Fraak an 11-retr ef fee EaUport A JUMflMMBlA w4dMlf oasiaiex. aem a evnraai aavoaM can ITl caB maintenance and they'll come right Brewer think K might be all right' he said of the quality of maintenance at the tfiartmeot complex there teem to be at many optnkMU about tbe overall maiDti record at Harbour House there arc restteets st the 273-unit talk to you get one tttag. Yon taA to yen get leotber said RosaUe Mitch ell. priiiidiBl of the Harbour House CeoBcfl. Maiateaaaee of the Eattpert apartauMts a sabject of Mayer Cal- la ban decried in two di- lapidated there earlier But maintenance records of 30 aptrtneots at the Eastport complex that workers almost always respond wtttta a day to reported problems that pose potential threat to socb as cloned toOett or leek of beat About 75 percent of rovtsoe oa Items mdh as leaky or repUdfeg floor tiles are completed vttirie two said Director of Maiataaaaee Drrtd OMs Ike teaaats caD aad an to tkefl get to them thai day or the next Mitchell said But the that there are At one it took 17 to get hallway according to the records. At the show Uut watt- ed nine for wtadow screea to be Installed Although be the record of tbe maintenance department. conceded that some reptirs tbe occasionally the amount of manpower I at way I can give Page ft. Some repairs slip through the the amount of manpower I there's no way I can give everything immediate Director of ;