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By Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun | July 20, 2012
For sale: painstakingly restored Vietnam War-era Marine helicopter. Records missing, but mounts, gun replicas and rocket pods included. The blades spin, but the 1965 UH-1E Huey gunship is not flyable. To view, visit Cevon McLean's backyard in Lothian. "Everyone said, 'Why'd you buy that?'" McLean said. "Well, because I could. " Last month, McLean posted the "pinnacle" of his collection on Craigslist for $175,000. So far, a man has offered to trade him a Learjet for McLean's piece of military history.
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By Lily Hua and The Baltimore Sun | June 4, 2014
Anything and everything can be sold online these days from cars to boats including Maryland's gem of the sea, the skipjack. Skipjacks are boats that leap in and out of the water, very much like fishes in the sea. The owner of what's being called one of the few remaining Chesapeake Bay skipjacks has posted an ad on Craigslist to sell the boat for $10,000. The skipjack (not the one pictured above) by the name of Ada Fears was formerly known as Lady Agnes in the late 1970s-1980s when it functioned as a wooden oyster dredger.
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By Liz F. Kay | May 4, 2011
Shopping on Craigslist can yield bargains, but here are two tools I discovered via Lifehacker to help with your search. Rather than click through each individual listing that shows up in your search, use Craiggers to quickly navigate. The site displays your results in the same window, so you can quickly click down the list until you find a viable option. Lifehacker also recommends HeyCraig , a site that lets you set up email alerts for searches in your city.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2014
"You were originally supposed to appear in Northwest Baltimore at 8pm tonight, but never arrived. You are 52 year old male, five foot something tall, and reside in Prince George's county. " After Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown skipped last night's debate on Fox 45, someone posted a " Missed Connection " for him on Craigslist. The post accuses Brown of being "last seen raising funds from special interests. " "You also have a hobby of failing assigned tasks in your job as Maryland's Lt. Governor," it continues, chastising the gubernatorial candidate for the shortcomings of the state's health exchange, which he was tasked with implementing.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | September 30, 2011
A 34-year-old La Plata man pleaded guilty Friday to peddling phony Viagra on Craigslist, after the four-month scheme was discovered by an undercover investigator working for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Corp. Dwayne Alan Skiles faces up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine at his sentencing, scheduled for Dec. 20, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office said. His 28-year-old co-defendant, Sarah Ann Basley Knott, of Waldorf, was sentenced to two years probation in August. She marketed the counterfeit "little blue pills," which were masked as the erectile-dysfunction treatment Viagra, and handled their shipping, court records show.
NEWS
June 22, 2009
BOSTON - - A former medical student accused of killing a 25-year-old masseuse he met through Craigslist has been indicted by a grand jury. Philip Markoff's indictment on charges of first-degree murder and other crimes moves his case from district court to Superior Court, where he is scheduled to be arraigned today. The indictments were returned late Thursday and announced Sunday. He was indicted for the April 14 shooting of 25-year-old Julissa Brisman of New York, who advertised on the "exotic services" section of Craigslist at the Boston Marriott Copley Place hotel.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2014
"You were originally supposed to appear in Northwest Baltimore at 8pm tonight, but never arrived. You are 52 year old male, five foot something tall, and reside in Prince George's county. " After Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown skipped last night's debate on Fox 45, someone posted a " Missed Connection " for him on Craigslist. The post accuses Brown of being "last seen raising funds from special interests. " "You also have a hobby of failing assigned tasks in your job as Maryland's Lt. Governor," it continues, chastising the gubernatorial candidate for the shortcomings of the state's health exchange, which he was tasked with implementing.
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By Lily Hua and The Baltimore Sun | June 4, 2014
Anything and everything can be sold online these days from cars to boats including Maryland's gem of the sea, the skipjack. Skipjacks are boats that leap in and out of the water, very much like fishes in the sea. The owner of what's being called one of the few remaining Chesapeake Bay skipjacks has posted an ad on Craigslist to sell the boat for $10,000. The skipjack (not the one pictured above) by the name of Ada Fears was formerly known as Lady Agnes in the late 1970s-1980s when it functioned as a wooden oyster dredger.
NEWS
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2012
A 20-year-old man was assaulted and robbed at gunpoint of $4,500 in cash after responding to a Craigslist advertisement for a vehicle for sale Saturday, according to police. After communicating with the person who posted the advertisement, the man and two of his adult male relatives arrived about 3 p.m. at the intersection of Eutaw Place and Laurens Street in the Bolton Hill neighborhood for an arranged meeting, police said. There, two men with guns robbed the man of the cash and assaulted him and his two relatives, police said.
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,Sun reporter | April 5, 2007
A pregnant woman and her husband have been charged with prostitution after advertising sex on a popular Web site with the mother-to-be for $300, Anne Arundel County police said yesterday. Diane Carmine Cornwell, 34, and Jesse Woodrow Cornwell III, 32, had posted an ad on Craigslist that described the woman as pregnant, said Cpl. Sara Schriver, a police spokeswoman. An undercover officer arrested the couple Monday after Jesse Cornwell welcomed him into their Pasadena home. The arrests stemmed from one of two prostitution stings set up by the department's vice unit that day. Craigslist and other online classified sites have become a popular marketplace for sex workers and their clients; fees are established after the two parties make contact.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
A Craigslist user and a 7-Eleven clerk were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents in Anne Arundel County this weekend, police said. A 24-year-old man was robbed in Severn about 4:50 p.m. Saturday outside a home at the 1800 block of Oriole Ct., where he had planned to buy a dirt bike he'd seen on Craigslist, police said. Before the man got to the door, one of four suspects pointed a black-and-silver handgun at him, and another demanded everything out of his pockets, police said.
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By Samantha Iacia, For The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2014
Date: Dec. 31 Her story: Julie Russell, 31, grew up in White Marsh. She is a pediatric nurse on a neuro-behavioral unit, where she works with autistic children. Her parents, Bettyann and Robert Russell, live in White Marsh. His story: Eric Gullett, 32, grew up in Metamora, Ill. He moved to Maryland in 2006 to be near his mother, Patricia Johnson, who lives in Bel Air. He is a sales account manager for an engineering team at Aerotek Inc. in Hanover. His father, Christopher Gullett, lives in Las Vegas.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | January 22, 2014
It's a snowy night.  You have a few drinks, play some video games and then it hits you -- an overwhelming desire for a taco.  That's what apparently happened to one Baltimorean last night who posted on Craigslist under the title "DRIVER WITH 4 WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE NEEDED FOR EMERGENCY TACO BELL RUN. " The poster said his or her vehicle, a "little hybrid douchemobile," wasn't up for the two-mile round trip to Taco Bell through the snow. ...
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2013
A 28-year-old Mouunt Vernon man selling items on Craigslist was robbed and pistol-whipped in his apartment late Wednesday, police said.  The victim, who lives in the unit block of W. Biddle St. across from the University of Baltimore campus, told police that he sells televisions on Craigslist.com and was contacted by a potential buyer, according to an incident report.  Three people came to his apartment at around 11 p.m., the report shows....
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2013
A teenager from Ferndale has been charged in a series of robberies in which he allegedly lured people to an elementary school under the guise that he was selling them an iPhone 5, according to Anne Arundel County Police. During the past week, several people responded to posts on Craigslist advertising an iPhone 5 for sale, police said. The seller, a juvenile male, would arrange to meet at George Cromwell Elementary School in Ferndale, where the potential buyer was then robbed of money and phones, police said.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | July 18, 2013
An Ellicott City teen has been charged in connection with using Craigslist ads in a robbery scheme. The 17-year-old, who has not been identified, was charged with three counts of theft, robbery, second-degree assault and operating a theft scheme. He is being detained at The Charles Hickey, Jr. School in Baltimore County, Howard County Police said. In the first incident on June 23, a woman responding to a Craigslist ad met an unknown man in the 5300 block of Kerger Road to buy an iPhone 5, police said.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,peter.hermann@baltsun.com | June 12, 2009
Wesley Myers used Craigslist to sell his $8,000 Honda motorcycle and watched as the man who came to buy ended up stealing it. The victim's mother, Barbara Myers, used Craigslist to get the bike back a few days later. The middleman was a Baltimore County police detective who uses the Internet swap-shop to hunt for tips on everything from stolen cars to stolen tractors, finding a treasure-trove of pilfered vehicles popping up for sale in the unregulated world of cyberspace. "People steal and post it on Craigslist," said Cpl. Steve Sunderland of the Baltimore Regional Auto Theft Team.
MOBILE
By Simon Habtemariam | November 1, 2011
Since opening his Dreamteam Ink tattoo and piercing studio in 2009 in Randallstown, James "JJ" Joseph, 26, has kept an open mind as to what customers could use for payment. In addition to cash, he's received flat-screen TVs, car audio equipment, jewelry, laptops, cell phones and more. About four weeks ago, a happy client not only helped spread the word on his business, but gave him a $1,200 Teacup Yorkie puppy he named Tank. This does not strike him as unusual. "Bartering has become very popular lately.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and The Baltimore Sun | June 12, 2013
Subletting  is never easy.  It can be difficult to find someone to live in your place while you're away for an extended time. But with a combination of inventiveness, whimsy and honesty, one Baltimorean may be on to something ... Aladdin Lee Grant Rutledge Collar (he goes by Aladdin) was trying to find someone to stay in the Hampden home he shares with two roommates -- and was having little luck. He's going to be away at a Quaker summer camp for two months, and was looking for someone to stay there  for $250 a month while he was away.
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By Kit Waskom Pollard, For The Baltimore Sun | June 7, 2013
Ellen Zipper's summer Saturdays start early. Throughout the season, the Owings Mills resident rises around 5 a.m. She checks her computer, visiting Craigslist for the umpteenth time that week, making last-minute adjustments to her plans for the day. Around 7, with a strategy in place, she boards her white minivan, heading out for a warm morning tour of Baltimore County and Baltimore City yard sales, consignment shops and flea markets, hoping...
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