Police arrest man, 21, and teenager on drug charges
A man and a teenager were arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with multiple drug violations after police stopped a 1994 Lexus that the man was driving with a fraudulent temporary tag in the 1600 block of E. Monument St.
When the driver fled the vehicle, he was chased by Sgt. Dennis W. Workley and arrested near the scene. The teen, who attempted to flee with raw heroin valued at $2,000, was arrested by an off-duty city police officer working security at nearby Johns Hopkins Hospital, Workley said.
St. Matthews Evans, 21, of the 2800 block of Oakford Ave. was charged with possession of raw heroin with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia, including cutting agents; he was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center. The teen was charged with the same drug offenses and was being held at the city's Juvenile Detention Center.
- Richard Irwin
Two men sustained gunshot wounds Saturday night
Two males were shot at 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening in the 2300 block of Harford Road. According to Detective Nicole Monroe, one victim was shot in the legs, and the other in the lower back. Police did not release the names of the two victims who were being treated at area hospitals.
- Frederick N. Rasmussen
Man fatally shot, is year's 6th fatality
A man fatally shot early Saturday on a busy street in West Baltimore has been identified as Darnell Taylor, 48, whose address had not been confirmed, police said. No arrest had been made.
Western District uniform officers responding to a report of a shooting in the 2300 block of W. North Ave. between North Bentalou Street and Wheeler Avenue about 5:30 a.m. found Taylor lying in the street and bleeding from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
Metro Crime Stoppers, at 410-276-8888, is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and an indictment in the slaying, the city's sixth this year.
- Richard Irwin
Man indicted in the deaths of two at park-and-ride in June
Maryland State Police say a 26-year-old Pikesville man has been charged in connection with a June crash at an I-70 park-and-ride that killed two.
State police say Donneil Raeburn, 26, was indicted on charges including negligent manslaughter by auto, negligent homicide by auto and driving under the influence of alcohol. State police say he was arrested at his Pikesville home Sunday and is being held on $100,000 bond.
The crash killed Mary-Kathryn Abernathy, 21, of Columbia, and Jonathan Henderson, 20, of La Plata. Both were hit as they stood next to his car on the shoulder of I-70. Witnesses told police a crowd had gathered to watch an early-morning drag race on the eastern end of the highway.
- Associated Press
MLK memorial events might tie up traffic in D.C.
Marylanders heading to Washington today might run into traffic jams tied to Martin Luther Jr. King Day events, Metro Police caution.
A peace walk is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. The walk starts in the 2500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., heads south on South Capitol Street and ends at the Covenant Baptist Church in the 3800 block of South Capitol St.
A procession for a wreath-laying ceremony will start at 12:30 p.m. at the 10th Street Baptist Church at 11th and R Streets, Northwest. The procession heads north on 11th Street to Vermont Avenue, Northwest before turning northeast on Vermont Avenue and ending at 2 p.m. at the African-American Civil War Memorial.
An event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Public Library will also close the 900 block of G St. Northwest from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Associated Press