Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
Friday New Zealand falls to Stars Stripes. SEEPAGE 18 ready If U uth r follows jBHftPir HGWELL MICROFILMS BOX 1558 MD 20707 Tthe Tomorrow's Pleasant For 13. VOL. Cl NO. 245 OCTOBER 25 Cents GOOD DON'T FORGET A RUSSIAN der will be shown at tonight in Pascal Center at Anne Arundel Community and Michael Come- netz will lecture on and the Poetry of at tonight in Key Auditorium at St. John's ARUNDEL ARTIST THE AURORA Gallery is launching its fall season with an exhibition of figurative Pige ARiA THE STATE medical society will investigate three recent incidents of women developing complications while receiving abortions at the Planned Par- enthood clinic in officials said yesterday. Page STATE THE SENATE ended a year- long battle over the transfer of Washington National and Dulles International airports handing final ap- proval to a compromise mea- sure designed to bring f TOO million in safety and terminal NATION A MISSING crewmen from an Israeli fighter-bomber shot down during a raid on Palesti- nian guerrilla bases was re- ported alive today and in the hands of Shlite Moslem fight. ers. Page 2. THE FEDERAL government told a half-million federal all classified as to go home at noon today because Congress failed to pass a spending bill to keep their agencies running. Page SPORTS DON designated hitter for the Boston Red is heading back to New York in style. Page 18. PEOPLE A HORSEBACK rider charged with drunken driving in was found innocent because the prosecu- tor could not prove that the man had control of the horse's reins. Ronnie Dale whose address was was charged with driving while im- paired Sept. 1. Mount Airy Patrolman Rog- er McCreary said the horse was walking straight but Coins was leaning to one hold- ing the saddle horn. Goins registered 0.17 on the Breathalyzer. A reading of 0.10 is considered drunk according to state law Surry County District Judge Jerry Cash Martin on Wednes- day found Goins say. ing it was not clear that Goins was the of the horse For a look at other people in the news see pafe 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit 713 Pick 4 INDEX 2 32 pfgei Calendar 5 Cltltified Adi 22 31 Comici. columni 12 CroHword 23 Editorials 14-15 Entertainment 1011 Obituaries Police Beat 13 South county M Sports 11-21 lining i H South county raid nets 31 Bigger narcotics unit sought Beach drug dealing charged By JUDIPERLMAN Stiff Writer Hoping to attack street-level drug County Executive 0. James Lighthizer this morning announced plans to expand the coun- ty police narcotics unit by a third. The reinforced unit would be used to crack down on communities plagued by drug prob- lems where an increasing number of children are becoming Lighthizer said. Lighthizer said he will propose that five new one sergeant and one chemist be added to the department's narcotics divi- sion under the fiscal 19S7 The announcement came just hours after city and county police begin arresting 31 suspects charged with allegedly dealing drugs in the Woodland Beach area of Edgewater. It was the fourth major drug sweep con- ducted by a recently formed task force com- prised of narcotics officers from city and county police. is a two-pronged attack. We're going after the big boys and after the street level Llghthiter said. this team policy we can afford to put people out to infiltrate and obtain the confidence of the will focus on street level primarily those who are selling to he said. County Police Chief George Wellham called drug enforcement his and prom- ised to increase the street-level crackdown. hope to Increase our efforts not only at the major level but at the district level. We will try to eliminate street Wellham said at today's news conference. level drugs have a definite bearing on Page By DAN CASEY Staff Writer A police task force began rounding up 31 suspects this ending a four-month undercover investigation into alleged drug dealing at an Edgewater area beach. The including four spent summer nights selling marijuana and methamphetamine in the Woodland Beach section of London police said. Police said most of the drugs were sold at Londontowne beach which winds along a small cove off Shore twenty-three of the suspects live By late this 24 suspects were in and police had seized one van and five cars. The vehicles were used in the sale or transportation of said Officer Rich- ard county police The investigation was triggered in part by residents of Londontowne and Woodland who have repeatedly called for police action against suspected drug dealing in their communities. been getting complaints for said undercover Detective Mark Morgan. South county community association offi- cials this morning praised the crackdown. said Maryellen president of the Londontowne Property Owners know the community has participated with the police in an effort to rid Us of this mess. Now we're reaping the fruit of our It's but long said Patricia presi- dent of the Southern District Police Communi- ty Relations Council. on Page Col. UP IN SMOKE Employer snuffs W workers9 habit By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Business Writer For 20 Bill Vlpperman smoked where and when he but lately he can feel the walls closing in on him. His wife won't let him smoke in her new His kids are bugging him to quit. Now even his employer has laid down an ultima- Cardinal Industries Inc. in Glen -Burnie has told its employees that no one will be my position here at the i hope that if I'm able to I'll be able to set an example. I've got faith that I'm going to do Bill Cardinal Industries Inc. permitted to smoke on company property starting Jan. 1. And that means no one. Even the plant manager with his own corner must too. Halfway through a company-arranged stop-smoking hypnosis Vipperman is down from 40 to 14 cigarettes per day. I take a few minutes during break time and lunch time to go out on the patio and grab a smoke with the he said. Cardinal has begun gradually phasing out factory smoking areas. The only area left is a patio behind the where everyone from the board room to the broom closet must go to indulge his habit. based in Columbus. is the nation's largest manufacturer of modular housing units. It opened a Glen Burnie plant last year on Hammonds Ferry Road The company began hiring only non- smokers earlier this year and plans to be completely smoke-free by 1987 For Vipper- man. the goal presents a formidable chal- lenge BILL VIPPERMAN is trying hard to quit smoking since his employer. Cardinal Industries announced a smoking ban. my position here at tht I hope that if I'm able to I'll be able to set an he said. got faith that I'm going to do A growing number of private companies are adopting no-smoking policies like Cardi- according to the American Cancer Society Non-smoking employees tend to he absent from work less studies show They cost less to maintain on company health insurance and they don't offend other workers At the majority of the plant's 210 employees do not smoke. They support the new policy and. so do most of the said Greg company spokesman thought there would be a lot of com- plaining But we really didn't have TenEyck said a workplace smoking ban is the 'extra that many hard core smokers need to quit But it doesn't make the actual process of quitting any whether it's accomplished through therapy or going cold turkey is a difficult thing simply because is an said Elena coordinator of the cancer society's Fresh Start program tn Baltimore 'Most people quit several times It sort of applies to any kind of whether it's heroin or alcohol or nicotine. People fall off the wagon and then get back on.' Despite the difficulty. Americans have been kicking the habit in droves Officials M Page K. Col. 13 of 20 road projects flunk erosion check By EFFIE COTTMAN Sun Writer 97 earned a clean bill of but other highway were bUsted by an environmental group surveying pollution Save Our Streams yesterday laid 13 of 20 highway surveyed last week failed to meet legal ero control absolutely slop- said Lim VUviARos of Millers vflJe. who coordinated the survey Sediment control laws are de- signed to prevent toil from flowing off construction litei. filling and threatening fish and plant life Every dollar ipent on sediment control K3 in dredg- ing com and other repairs to the according to a SOS study The highway survey was prompted by repeated violations at an inter- state construction weit of An she Mid A segment of wai shut down seven times this yesr for violating state sediment control laws The contractor now faces criminal charges of polluting a state stream and if convicted could i fine of up to 125.000 Since the last the bat been of proper sediment itate said State Highway Administration offi ciali maintained that they have a successful record of controlling erosion and that the problems ilong were isolated incidents But made environ mentahiu question if pollution viola tioni were widespread at state highway projects. Mrs VU via not laid So last eifcht trtmeo teen inspected 2p of eigm highways being built in coun tiei Of '.he aonjiMte to prevent mud pollution the-laid Three had marginal con- trols and seven complied with state to protect from con- struction she laid. record is not very Mrt Vlavianoi md Showing ihdei of broken nit and eroding slopes on the an ion Mrs Vlavianot the SHA wai coocen- iu at the highly visible and controversial project. Four of the seven sites aioftg 1-17. stretch of new highway linking Annapolis and Balti- more M Page CM.