CENTRAL COUNTY--Arnold * Broadneck * Severna Park


Crownsville subdivision proposed

A county developer has proposed building a 14-lot subdivision in Crownsville near the Severn River.

The builder, Amos D. Carr, hopes to build 14 single-family homes costing between $250,000 and $300,000, said a spokeswoman. She added that Mr. Carr thought there was a market in the Crownsville area for such dwellings.

The development is planned for the north side of Herald Harbor Road at Chambers River Road.

Plans for the subdivision will be reviewed at 8:45 a.m. April 15 by the county's Office of Planning and Zoning.

The subdivision would be called Carrs Landing at Plum Creek.

Police search van, seize marijuana

Police seized a half-ounce of marijuana from a van they stopped on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and arrested two Rhode Island residents early Friday morning.

Police said they stopped a 1976 Volkswagen bus with Rhode Island license plates on the parkway near Route 175 shortly after midnight. The driver agreed to let them search the bus, and police found the marijuana.

John G. Prcyous, 23, and Shonna Jene Conery, 23, were taken to Western District to be charged.


* Chartwell: Thieves stole a compact disc player and other property valued at $590 from a 1987 Toyota truck parked in the first block of St. Andrew's Crossover Saturday.

* Millersville: A $140 bicycle chained to a fence was stolen from the back yard of a home in the 500 block of Belmawr Place Wednesday.

* Severna Park: A shoplifter took a $127 Singer sewing machine from Jo-Ann Fabrics in the 500 block of Ritchie Highway Monday.

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