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Schneider appointed to two-year term on County Commission on Women


A Crofton business executive has been appointed to the Anne Arundel County Commission on Women, a volunteer group that advises the county executive on women's concerns.

Sheila D. Schneider, executive director of the Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce, founded the Greater Women's Information Network Inc. in 1990. The nonprofit group advocates women's personal safety.

County Executive Robert R. Neall has appointed Ms. Schneider to a two-year term ending May 31, 1995.

Since 1987, Ms. Schneider has owned and operated Crofton Computer Services. A University of Maryland graduate, she is a member of the Crofton Civic Association's board of directors.

Man, woman charged with drug violations

County police arrested a man and a woman Friday morning behind the Citizens Bank on Fort Meade Road and charged them with narcotics violations.

Recovered from each suspect were two pipes used for smoking crack cocaine, police said. Residue in the pipes field-tested positive as crack cocaine, police said.

An officer stopped the suspects and another man around 2 a.m., as they crossed the parking lot in the rear of the bank in the 3300 block of Fort Meade Road, police said. The woman dropped a purple bag. The officer retrieved the bag and found the pipe in it, police said.

The second pipe was found when the officer searched the male suspect, police said. The other man had no drugs or narcotics paraphernalia on him and was released, police said.

Leslie Carol Reynolds, 35, of the first block of Physter St. in Laurel, and Larry Collins, 36, of the 14000 block of 4th St. in Laurel, were each charged with possession of crack cocaine and narcotics paraphernalia, police said.

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