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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2013
The gun and badge of an off-duty Baltimore police officer were stolen from a personal car Monday evening, police said. The officer's car was parked outside of the YMCA in Waverly, at 900 East 33rd St., when the gun and badge were stolen at about 5:30 p.m., police said. Police are searching for a suspect who is believed to have fled in a burgundy car. cwells@baltsun.com twitter.com/cwellssun
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2014
A Baltimore police officer will plead guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge after he fatally beat and choked his girlfriend's Jack Russell terrier, his attorney said Tuesday. Alec Eugene Taylor, 28, a five year veteran of the department was charged in March after the dog's body was exhumed and analyzed by animal services. Taylor's attorney, Warren A. Brown, said his client regretted what he did. Brown blamed the attack on the puppy to the stress of Taylor's work and daily life, a combination that led him to act "in a way that customarily he wouldn't.
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Tricia Bishop | May 16, 2012
A Baltimore police sergeant was suspended and criminally charged with perjury and misconduct after a months-long investigation into allegations he used false information to obtain a search and seizure warrant. Sgt. Dennis W. Workley, who's been on the force since 1996 assigned to the Eastern District, was charged Wednesday by the Baltimore state's attorney's office via criminal information. No details were immediately available. Police union lawyer Michael Davey, who expects to represent Workley, said Wednesday afternoon that he  hadn't yet seen the charging documents and couldn't comment.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2014
A Baltimore police officer was charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors say he struck a 14-year-old boy who was already apprehended. Baltimore prosecutors charged Baltimore police 14-year veteran Serge Antonin on Tuesday. He is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 22. He also faces two counts of misconduct, prosecutors said. "We will not tolerate the actions of any officer that breaks the law, in order to enforce the law," Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said in a statement.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2012
Baltimore police officer Daniel Redd was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 20 years in federal prison for dealing drugs, bringing a close to a years-long probe into corruption accusations against the Northwest District veteran. Redd's sentence came as part of a plea deal on charges that stemmed from wiretapped phone conversations of drug transactions between February and May of 2011. Prosecutors alleged that Redd and a Ghanaian man named Tamim Mamah, also known as Abdul Zakaria, headed a drug organization that imported drugs from West Africa.
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By Justin Fenton and Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2011
Baltimore Police Officer Teresa Rigby was handling the most routine call on one of the city's most treacherous roads. Just three years out of the academy, the officer was watching a tow truck driver hook up a disabled car on the northbound Jones Falls Expressway — an elevated, curving highway with narrow breakdown lanes and lined with Jersey barriers marred with scrapes from cars whose drivers veered out of their lanes. It's a stretch of road where, a former police official says, officers hesitate to pull over speeders because it's too dangerous to stop.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | August 8, 2011
A former Annapolis and Baltimore police officer is facing manslaughter and drunken-driving charges in a car crash last year that left one man dead. James Salyers, 52, of Gambrills was indicted last week by a Baltimore grand jury in the October death of Andrew Arnold-McCoy 19, of Glen Burnie, according to court records. He is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 9 in Baltimore City Circuit Court. Charges against Salyers in the 10-count indictment include running a red light and speeding, according to court records.
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June 12, 2011
A Baltimore Police officer was injured early Sunday morning during a car accident downtown. At about 2:18 a.m. the female officer, who was not identified, was entering the intersection of the 800 block of W. Pratt Street in a marked Chevy Impala police cruiser when it was struck on the passenger side by a 2002 Ford Crown Victoria. The officer was transported to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries and complained of back, neck and stomach pain. The operator of the Ford, who police did not identify, complained of back pain but was not taken to a hospital.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2014
Police investigating an alleged domestic dispute at the Bel Air home of a retired Baltimore police officer last month found a gun that had been seized by city police and stored as evidence, authorities said Wednesday. Officers were called to the Dunsinnan Trail home of retired Baltimore Police Lt. Col. Dan Lioi on June 15, according to a spokeswoman for the Harford County sheriff's office. Following standard practice in cases involving allegations of domestic violence, spokeswoman Cristie Kahler said, police took five guns from Lioi's home.
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By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | June 22, 2014
Nala, the 7-year-old Shar-Pei killed when a Baltimore police officer slit her throat earlier this month, will be memorialized Tuesday at a city establishment where the dog's owner works. The event, Justice for Nala, is slated for 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Midtown BBQ and Brew, according to the establishment's staff and a listing posted online. A portion of the restaurant's sales for the entire day will be donated to two foundations: the North American Shar-Pei Rescue, Noah's Arks Rescue, and Defenders of Animal Rights, Inc., according to the event listing.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | June 9, 2014
A man who was shot by a Baltimore Police officer on Friday morning in West Baltimore was at the time fighting with a man who had just robbed him at gunpoint, police said Monday. Both have been criminally charged for their roles in the incident. Police said Friday that officers were handling a domestic violence call around 7 a.m. when they heard gunshots nearby and rushed to the scene to find two men struggling in the street, at the intersection of North Fremont Avenue and West Fayette Street.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | June 2, 2014
Baltimore police plan to deploy officers around city schools until the school year ends to ensure student safety amid recent racial tensions, while school officials joined civil rights leaders to urge students of different races to peacefully resolve differences. The actions followed recent threats and violent attacks on Latino students as well as the Memorial Day robbery and murder of a 15-year-old Mexican student who had dropped out of high school to help his family. Black and Hispanic leaders called for peace at a news conference Monday afternoon, before police deployed several officers to Federal Hill near Digital Harbor High School to deter groups of students from fighting in the streets.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | April 15, 2014
A Baltimore city police officer and Columbia resident was indicted last week on multiple sex offense charges by a Howard County Grand Jury, a county State's Attorney spokesman announced Tuesday. Charles William Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose Landing Circle, was indicted on three third-degree sex offense charges, a charge of sexual solicitation of a minor, and three counts of prostitution, according to court documents. Hagee was arrested in March by Howard County police when they received a tip regarding the prostitution of a 14-year-old girl in Columbia.  Police said detectives believe Hagee contacted the girl through a phone number posted to an online prostitution advertisement, and that the two exchanged text messages before meeting at his Columbia home and engaging in sexual activity.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2014
One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations Bureau, plans to leave the agency. He has served as a second-in-command under both current police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and former commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. "After many years of distinguished service, Deputy Commissioner John Skinner has announced his intent to retire," Baltimore police spokesman Lt. Eric Kowalczyk said, adding that no exact date had been determined.
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