In Baltimore CountyInformation sought on woman missing...

In Baltimore County

Information sought on woman missing since mid-January


REISTERSTOWN -- Police are asking the public's help to find an 18-year-old woman who has been missing for three weeks.

Hae Min Lee, who lived with family members in the 7300 block of Rockridge Road, was last seen about 3 p.m. Jan. 13 at Woodlawn Senior High School, where she was a student. After school she was supposed to pick up her 6-year-old niece and go to work, police said, but she did not do either.


Police described Lee as an Asian, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 110 pounds with shoulder-length black hair. She was last seen driving a gray 1998 Nissan Sentra with Maryland tags FSV 645. The car is also missing. Anyone with information is asked to call county police at 410-887-2198.

Library sets demonstration and talk on Internet sites

RANDALLSTOWN -- African-American Internet sites will be the subject of a program at the Randallstown branch of the Baltimore County Public Library system at 9: 15 a.m. Saturday.

The demonstration and talk will feature the library's African-American Information centers, including homework help and history-related sites.

Registration: 410-887-0770, or visit the library at 8604 Liberty Road.

UB, community college begin plan to ease transfers

TOWSON -- The University of Baltimore and Community College of Baltimore County have started a program that will assist graduates from the two-year school who want to transfer to the university and earn a degree there.

Community college students who have completed at least 56 credit hours and have maintained a grade point average of at least 2.0 will be eligible for the program, called BRIDGE.


Information: 410-837-4803.

In Baltimore City

Fire Department worker wins $5,000 for cost-saving idea

A Fire Department employee was given a $5,000 bonus yesterday for saving the agency $130,000 a year in laundry costs.

Theresa Amrhein, who works in the fiscal services unit, suggested that firefighters wash at home the sheets and pillowcases they use at firehouses. For her initiative, a municipal suggestion committee awarded Amrhein the bonus.

"It was her idea," Fire Chief Herman Williams Jr. said. "It was nothing I told her to do."


Police, FBI arrest suspect in Virginia bank robbery

A Virginia man wanted in a robbery Jan. 27 of a Richmond, Va., bank was arrested by city police and FBI agents yesterday afternoon after a chase that wound through several west-side neighborhoods.

Officials identified the suspect as Dannell Jamond Johnson, 19, of the 1400 block of Armfield Road in Richmond. Johnson was held in Baltimore by federal authorities last night and is charged with using a handgun to rob a First Union Bank North on Parham Road last month in Richmond.

Johnson and two men allegedly got out of a 1998 Lexus shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday after police began tailing the vehicle near Mondawmin Mall. The lengthy chase ended at Wabash and Sequoia avenues in the northwest part of the city. The other men were not charged.

Ethnic unity competition is seeking contestants

"Universal Ethnic Unity," an essay and beauty competition designed to promote unity among ethnic groups, will be held May 6 at the Hyatt Regency in the Inner Harbor. The charity event is sponsored by GlobalMax, a local entertainment company.


The contest is for women ages 18 to 35 from the Baltimore-Washington area, who must submit a photograph, $30 application fee and a one-page essay on the contestant's ethnic heritage. The deadline is April 15. The winner will receive $1,000.

Proceeds will benefit Bea Gaddy Family Centers, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income families. Information: GlobalMax, 410-563-0817.

City extends deadline for proposals for museums

The city Department of Housing and Community Development has extended the deadline to noon Feb. 19 for proposals to redevelop the former Baltimore City Life Museums properties along President Street, including the Shot Tower, Carroll Mansion and Blaustein Exhibition Center.

The deadline was extended two weeks at the request of prospective bidders, officials said.

Pub Date: 2/04/99