Girl dies from injuries received in car...


Girl dies from injuries received in car crash

A 16-year-old girl died yesterday from injuries she suffered in a car crash Friday morning in front of Centennial High School in Ellicott City.

Andrea S. Barlow, of the 3800 block Font Hill Drive, Ellicott City, died at University Hospital from massive head injuries. Two other students were injured. One of them was released after hospital treatment, and the other was reported in fair condition at the trauma center yesterday.

Police said Andrea was driving a Honda Accord, heading for the school parking lot about 8 a.m., when it was struck broadside at the intersection of Centennial Lane and Waterford Drive by a Ford pickup truck driven by Larry Mark Hilton, 37, of the 6600 block Pirch Way.

Howard County police said yesterday the accident is still under investigation, and no further details were available.

The injured students, who were passengers in the car, were identified as Jodi Meitl, 16, of the 10000 block Galahad Court, Ellicott City, who remained hospitalized, and Theresa Tadros, 16, of the 10000 block Mass Gate Court, who was treated for minor injuries.

Heroin found in car; 2 city men arrested


Two Baltimore men were arrested yesterday outside a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant after police found 511 bags of heroin in their stolen car.

Sgt. Russell Shea, a narcotics detective, said an undercover officer saw the two men dealing drugs at the corner of North Pulaski Street and Edmondson Avenue about 4 p.m. and followed them as they drove off in a 1985 Buick.

The car stopped at a Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-by window a few blocks away and the detective radioed for another police officer. But Sergeant Shea said the suspects had a police scanner in their car, heard they were being followed and tried unsuccessfully to drive away.

Seized were 511 bags of heroin found in the car -- each stamped with the words "Knight Stalker" and worth $25 -- along with

scales, a calculator, some marijuana and $10,000 in a shoe box in the trunk. Several bags of heroin also were found in the men's clothing and underwear, police said.

Charged with multiple drug offenses were Harry Smith, 26, of the 500 block of North Pulaski Street, and Anthony Evans, 24, of the 2200 block of Sidney Avenue.

3 being sought in roller rink slaying


Three youths were being sought yesterday in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man following an argument Saturday at a Clinton roller skating rink, Prince George's County police said.

The victim of the 9 p.m. shooting, 24-year-old James Mills, was pronounced dead at Southern Maryland Hospital. A companion, Michael Mills, 24, was grazed by a bullet and released after hospital treatment. Police did not divulge whether the men were related.

Man shot to death in wake of robbery


A 20-year-old man was shot to death early yesterday near his Hyattsville home after three gunmen ordered him to lie on the ground and demanded money, Prince George's County police said.

Michael Jerome Gray of the 6700 block of New Hampshire Avenue was standing in the parking lot outside his home talking to his girlfriend just after midnight when he was accosted by the bandits and ordered to lie on the ground.

Mr. Gray complied, then was shot several times, police said.


A 74-year-old Glyndon woman was killed yesterday morning when her car ran off a road near her home and struck a telephone pole. Baltimore County police said the driver, Ada R. Bowers, of the 300 block Butler Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Worthington Avenue south of Sagamore Forest Road

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