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Frederick News-Post (Newspaper) - March 17, 1990, Frederick, Maryland Weather rain today and highs in the lows in the 50s. Western Maryland map on.a-2 the great Southern printing and manufacturing company Good then take the Shamrock from your hat and cast it on the it will take Root and flourish though under foot it s trod. Boucicaut vol. 82 Maryland 21701 March elect on Post news total 25 police Zero in on murder suspect by Susan c. Nicol and Teresa Franklin news Post staff Frederick City police think they know who stabbed Tracey Lynn Kirkpatrick to death. Have a Man we consider a Strong suspect. But we Don t have sufficient evidence to charge said maj. Richard j. Fred Erick City police chief. Since the Man has not been chief Ashton said he could not identify him. But he said the suspect is an adult and lives in Frederick not the City. Definitely identified the voice on the he added. A suspect and getting the right one Are two different says Diane Tracey s Mother. Will be a Relief when they finally have the right but right now the police Haven t told us much yet. I expect that when they finally have him in then we will be informed of she said. The tip about the suspect came exactly one year to the Day that the teen Ager s bloody body was Dis covered in the storeroom of Aileen ladies sportswear at Westridge shopping Center. A blood Sample was taken from the suspect Early Friday morning. Investigators obtained a search warrant from District court judge Herbert l. Rollins. Police served a search and seizure warrant and collected articles from his House that May link him to the March killing of the Brunswick High school Honor student. Chief Ashton would not say what articles were found at the Man s Home during the search that was conducted about 1 . Friday. Sent the items and the blood to the lab for chief Ashton going to wait for the results before we charge investigators said there was a tremendous amount of blood at the murder scene. Chief Ashton said the Man was advised of his constitutional rights under the Miranda but he would not talk to investigators. Has the right to remain he added. Chief Ashton said Frederick county states attorney Lawrence a. Dorsey advised the investigators to wait on the lab results before preferring charges. It could take two weeks to a month before lab results Are Back from the Maryland state chief Ashton added going to ask them to put a Rush on he want a Quality Case. We just Don t have enough he said he doubts that the suspect will leave town in the meantime. Doubt he would want to leave his family and his friends and his he said. Chief Ashton said the Man has been on a Short list of possible suspects since about the first of the year. The tip investigators say they were hoping for came less than two hours after a tape of a phone confession to the fatal stabbing was aired on local radio stations. A suspect called a hotline in Las vegas last year and confessed to killing the teen Ager with a knife he said he always carries. Police released a tape of the confession on thursday. The person who called police said he had listened to the tape played on a local radio station and recognized the chief Ashton said. He referred to the caller As an acquaintance of the suspect. Is no indication that anyone else was he said. Is. Kirkpatrick was found stabbed to death about . Last March in the Back room of Aileen ladies sportswear at West Ridge shopping Center in Frederick she had worked there part time As a cashier for less than a month. She had planned to use the Money for a trip to Ocean City. About 9 police believe she on Page staff photo by Kelly Halm Jeremy Blickenstaff does t have to worry about catching a bus to by his have started making the trip to Walesville Elemen school since he and his cinnamon accompanied tary school. Trading the bus ride for horseback by Carolyn Hakes news Post staff Wolfville Jeremy has a better Way to get to school than the school bus. Starling last Jeremy rides his Little sister s cinnamon to the Wolfville elementary school in the mornings instead of the traditional bus trip. Like Riding cinnamon to said a third grader at Wolfville Elemen tary school. A Good and it s fun to ride while the school is Well within walking Dis Tance of the Blickenstaff Home on Harp Hill there Are no sidewalks along the Road and the school Board requires children in this area take the bus instead of walking. But there is no requirement that prohibits Riding a horse to school. Sure beats Riding the said Jeremy s Brent Blickenstaff. Is the Only kid there to ride a horse to cinnamon an 18-year-old belongs to Jeremy s 4-year-old Amy. Jeremy rides the horse to school in the mornings with his and or. Blickenstaff takes the horse Home. In the How Jeremy usually takes the bus Home. Enjoy her a said or. Blickenstaff. Has a Good disposition and she s been a lot of at or. Cinnamon and two family dogs set off for the school. As the procession trots along Smithsburg they Are passed by the school also headed toward the school. As Jeremy Riding a horse to school is much More fun. It s not Over yet by . Shuey and George Dorsey news Post staff Kathleen Schrodel said she was pleased with the agreement reached thursday Between her and her Hus band and Frederick county on drilling test but she said it does not release the hold the condemnation Issue has on her life or take the Issue out of upcoming elections. It Means to our life is it still puts us on she said. And she said that her family and the committee to save the Schrodel organized against county attempts to condemn 230 acres of the farm for the will continue to press the Issue during the upcoming election Campaign. Are going to keep up the mrs. Schrodel said. The agreement thursday will allow the county to Drill test Wells on the Schrodes farm on Reichs Ford Road to find out if the farm s soils Are suitable for a proposed Landfill the Schrodes and the county were million apart in negotiations for the property. Documents in the court file Indi Cate the Schrodes set a value of per or for the land sought by the county. The county s highest appraisal was a difference of million. The county filed to condemn the land and the Schrodes in turn sued the county. Thursday everything was put on hold until test Wells Are drilled to see if the land is suitable. Until now the Schrodes have refused to let anyone from the county on their land. The county has sought to condemn 230 acres of the Schrodes farm for use m expanding the Reichs Ford Hoad expected to be full by 1991-93. The Schrodes have fought the on Page anti abortion forces continue filibuster Annapolis As an anti abortion filibuster aimed at blocking passage of a Liberal abortion Bill entered its second Day Friday with Little sign an end was a Leader of the pro Choice forces swiftly shot Down a proposed Compromise. Sen. Thomas p. D Prince an anti abortion lawmaker considered by some to be a possible swing confirmed that he has suggested a possible Accord to end the although he declined to discuss the proposal. The Leader of the pro Choice sen. Barbara a. Was t As reticent. Know what his Compromise was to put both pro Choice and Bills on the ballot. There is no no no is. Hoffman said. She added that or. O Reilly wanted to place the pro Choice Bill and four anti abortion Bills already rejected by a Senate com Mittee on the ballot this november and let voters decide the Issue. For the first time in the or. O Reilly took a turn holding the floor for the anti abortionists and delivered an impassioned speech against the pro Choice Bill under consideration. Abortion is a moral we have dragged it out onto the floor As a political o Reilly adding that the Senate is facing a decision the moral correctness and the social convenience of he said a vote for the pro Choice Bill is a vote against adding that Here to protect not to destroy anti abortionists easily beat Back efforts Friday to shut off the although pro Choice on Page Index classified ads. F-l-6 comics. F-12 letters.a-6 funerals.a-5 Church services.f-9-11 sports. B-l-4 to movies.b-7-8 school Board needs More space for attempted murder Montgomery policeman indicted by grand jury by Ruth w. Ellis Montgomery Bureau chief Rockville Montgomery county police officer Darryl s. Has been indicted by the grand jury for attempted murder. Officer Austin has been accused of leaving his Silver Spring driving to the Home of a former Girlfriend in Wheaton and then shooting an unarmed Man there on feb. 27. He has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of his Case. The grand jury also indicted him on a second use of a handgun in the commission of a felony. Attempted murder carries a maximum Fine upon conviction of life in prison. Use of a handgun is punishable by five to 20 years. Officer Austin is being held at the county detention Center in Rockville in lieu of Bond. The victim of the Willie Lee Jackson of is recovering at suburban where he was admitted in critical or. Jackson was shot in the right Temple and the Bullet remains lodged in his head. A police Rookie who was on duty in the patrol vehicle with officer Austin has been exonerated of any guilt in the shooting. He waited in the car during the police said report backs planned move by Karen Gardner news Post staff working at the Frederick county Board of education s Central administration building in downtown Frederick Means working in cramped double parking in the rear lot if parking is at All available and putting up with inefficient heating and air conditioning. The school Board wants to move its Central office building functions to Hayward Road in North where it would build a new Structure to House its 125 and another 20 who work on Sagner a few blocks away. The 105-year-old Headquarters at 115 e. Church Long ago outlived its school officials say. Whole building is intensively said Jeffrey director of facilities. Was that Way 10 years he added. The building has of with Square feet unusable for actual office according to an administrative facilities study the school Board ordered. Board meetings Are held in a Square foot one that should be at least twice that according to the report. Staff photo by Kelly Hahn the offices of the Frederick county Board of education May be moved to this site on Hayward solving space problems but causing a dispute with City government who consider the move people stopped coming to the Board meetings because there s no or. Bresee said. For the people that do there s still not enough people in wheelchairs have Access Only to the first floor of the building. No elevator moves Between the three floors. Most offices Are Short of the study said. The superintendent s for has no Confer ence about a third of the filing space and no room for a computer. The Home to school Board offices for half a was once a and is not suited for office according to the report. Some hallways Are too others Are too while Many office areas Are in rooms never meant for it said. The building s poor ventilation and poor insulation make for High heating and air conditioning costs that should run 30 to 40 percent lower for a modern building of comparable the report said. City officials have criticized the Board for considering a move out of saying the presence of the Board contributes to the downtown Economy

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