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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Burglars enter home again Cl Indians' Nagy hopes to shut down the Braves. AT THE JAKE Indians return to hope to turn things around on Braves D1 Tis the season for HMO shopping SEE BUSINESS Bl TUESDAY OCTOBER MD TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT Br MafK Davenport The Capital Pariwr cradles hit dot TutkefM at the end of hit ptor on Btaekwamut where recent encounter with duck punter residents upeet that allow recreational to homes. Hunters take to the suburbs By MARK DAVENPORT Staff Writer Early morning shotgun blasts weren't quite what the residents of Blackwalnut Creek expected to awaken them one recent Saturday. But David Gaskins had bought a state permit to hunt from his boat on the quiet creek near his Annapolis Neck home. The birds are he and the scenery is beautiful He wasn't too when residents called the Natural Resources Police to make him stop. it's completely legal what I with houses in that close proximity it would be alarming to those he said In a county where shoreline development has put pressure on hunters also are feeling a push to find new waters And this the number of hunters seems to be up because of a better duck season. really prefer to be m a creek where there isn't a home in Mr Gaskins said. the way the bay has been it's almost extinct at this The county population has grown 54 percent since much of that due to growth of the Baltimore and Washington suburbs With a more urbane residents are increasingly less comfortable with the sights and sounds of hunting around them the there are fewer people hunting and more people opposed to said Clif regional wildlife coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources Over the last 10 years the number of permits for hunting blinds statewide has been constant at about according to the DNR There were 382 issued for the county in the most recent figures available. This the number of permits jumped to because of an extended duck with longer hours higher bag limits. Page Dead man blamed for '93 slaying By BRADLEY PENISTON and P.J. SHUEY Staff Writers A 21-year-old D C man killed in a Shootout earlier this year is believed to have gunned down a gas station attendant out- side Annapolis nearly two years ago County police said this morning that detectives had identified the attendant's murderer following a series of interviews with another armed robbery suspect The gas station Bruce William Maddox Jr of Silopan na Road in was shot to death at Chesapeake Exxon on De- fense Highway across from Annapo- lis Mall around 12'30 a m on Dec Mr. Maddox was shot outside the attendant's booth Investigators said he may have stepped outside the booth during a confrontation with two men On March 21 of this county police arrested a suspect in a series of armed robberies stretching across Anne Prince George's and Charles counties The suspect said he had been told of a murder at Chesapeake Exxon around Christmas of police said Detectives Ronald Sappington and Todd Young of the Crimes Page Video helps nab shooting suspect By P.J. SHUEY and ERIN COL0MB Staff Writers County police yesterday arrested a 23-year-old Lmthicum man for a random shooting aboard a light rail tram in Ferndale after identifying him from security camera video- tape of the attack Horace Bernard of 203 Midland Ave was apprehended less than nine hours after the shooting and charged with attempted first- degree murder Police have not established a motive in the shoot mg was a cowardly said Lt Harry supervisor of the Crimes Against Persons section shot her in the back at point- blank Rosalyn A of Balti- was shot once in the shoulder while dozing aboard a southbound train at 8 15 a m yesterday The assailant fired at her from behind a clear Plexiglass partition Mrs Jukes said she didn't realize what had happened turned to him and said Can you help she said said 'Can I help you' Are you OK9' said 1 feel like someone hit me or I'm not feeling too Mrs Jukes said. At that she said she looked down and saw a gun in the man's hand The man aimed the gun Page Underage drinking coalition has tough task to tackle By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer Sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Payne of Odenton walked into the re- stroom at Arundel Senior High School yesterday morning and saw two classmates drinking a beer was using eye drops to cover up bloodshot the high school junior told teen-age and adult members of the Maryland Underage Drinking Prevention Coa- lition later in the day Such instances remind her of how much work is afiead m shaping public attitudes about underage she and others said dur- ing the group's first meeting as a private organization in Annapolis Yet recalling the coalition's suc- cesses remind them they are mak- ing a members said we just affect one that makes our job said Ms. president of the county's Student Alcohol and Drug Advisory Council. Members cited laws requiring keg registration and their efforts to convince a manufacturer to change its packaging for a flask-shaped juice product as evidence the work is worthwhile The coalition is a spin-off of the Governor's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission and recently moved from Towson to the Pathways Treat- ment Center on Riva Road Funded primarily through a state grant over two the coalition is applying for status as a tax-exempt organiza- tion and elected its first slate of directors yesterday have evolved to a new said Bonnie coalition exec- utive director Ms Holmes said educating the public is as important as targeting children and youth kids don't she said the adults who believe it's a rite of passage The group also recently surveyed law enforcement officials to find out why they issue citations for alcohol violations to said Lynn coalition education chairman Based on their the group helped devise a training ses- sion so police officers will be more likely to issue a citation rather than telling teens to dump out their alcohol The coalition is also work- ing with state's'attorneys and local judges to make sure punishments are uniform Including Ms 12 of 25 board members are from Anne Ar undel County Others on the board are Brenda Barnes of executive director of the Maryland Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving Ronald Barrier of Arnold Del Michael W R-Glen a member of the House Judiciary Committee Eric Danielson of Annapolis Hala Durrah of Beverly UNDERAGE. Page WHAT'S FOR By Mark M The Capital ANto defcetM whether to the from the Ghoul Gourmet at the Obouto Cafe hi ttw haunted bom at tho Ante Arandel County Fetogramb. Tlu lunjunn lleppenhg ronttouet from T tn 1ft e m Themliy ttinnejti flirt r 11 INSIDE AMUNDEL Domestic vio- lence council to help silent victims Cl 4 Arundel Report Business Calendar Classified Club Notes Comics Crofton Crossword Cl Editorials B13 Lottery B5 Movies C2-B Obituaries. B6 Sevema Park 06 Sports 64 Television C7 Tides A6 A4 B5 A7 A5 D15 85 A7 Portions of The Capital are printed each day on recycled paper The newspaper also is recyclable Classified...................268-7000 Circulation...............268-4800 From Ksnt 327-1583 All other departments..268-5000 IRS will scrap feared random audit program ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Bowing to the will of the Internal Revenue Service says it will drop a feared and hated program of conducting exhaustive and random audits of tens of thousands of taxpayers each year IRS spokesman Frank Keith said yester- day that the agency decided to ly the Taxpayer Compliance Measurement that was sched- uled to start Dec 1 for taxpayers marking an end to what he said is a 30-year-old program The audits already had been delayed two months while Con- gress reviewed the IRS budget. The comprehensive which take up to 30 were designed to spot trends to help the IRS target regular audits to where they'll do the most good But the Republican-run Congress is moving in a House-Senate conference committee to cut the IRS' 1996 budget from billion to prompting the agency to cut back on its enforcement programs Eliminating the TCMP audits will save the IRS according to Mr. Keith. our point of view as tax adminis- it's a regrettable but unfortunately a necessary he said. But taxpayers who underwent the ran- dom which required them to prove every item on their return even ;