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January 5, 1996
A 14-year-old South Carroll High student was arrested on charges of possessing a deadly weapon after showing an 8-inch knife to students on the school bus yesterday.Police said the boy, whose name is not being released because of his age, did not threaten anyone with the knife. Students on the bus reported the youth to the principal when they got to school, police said.Carroll County public schools' policy calls for automatic suspension and notification of police when students older than 7 bring weapons to school.
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By Justin George and The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2014
A man who was shot in a Northwest Baltimore robbery in 1993 died last week, upgrading his case to a homicide, Baltimore police said Monday. The robbery took place on Aug. 2, 1993, when Baltimore police say Kevin Lamar Coley shot Donald Gillums in the torso during a robbery in the 3000 block of N. Hilton Street in Forest Park. Gillums survived and lived 21 years until he died Aug. 24 at the age of 57. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Oct. 7 that his death came as a result of complications from his gunshot wound.
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By MATTHEW DOLAN | April 29, 2006
A grand jury indicted two people yesterday in the shooting of a police detective last month in Westport. Sherray Q. Douglas and Jobrea Lodge, both 20, have been charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted robbery with a deadly weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a deadly weapon. Douglas is accused of working with Lodge to lure Officer Dante M. Hemingway to a street in Westport and then rob him. Hemingway was shot three times in a gunbattle. Hemingway was listed in critical condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a Police Department spokesman said.
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September 4, 2014
Regarding a reader's question about why police officers shoot to kill, Baltimore City police and most other departments train there officers to shoot at the target's center of mass, which is the largest part of the body and where the bullet has the most stopping power ( "Why do police always shoot to kill?" Aug. 29). Shooting at the center of mass does not always result in the suspect being killed. Officers assigned to specialized units such as SWAT teams and given additional firearms training may attempt to shoot a suspect in the leg or arm. However, these units are usually the last ones on the scene and most police involved shootings are over in a matter of minutes.
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By Jamie Manfuso and Jamie Manfuso,SUN STAFF | February 27, 2001
A Littlestown, Pa., man was being held at the Carroll County jail yesterday after he was arrested on charges of threatening a former girlfriend - identified as Sara Feezer, also of Littlestown - with a 2-foot-long sword during a trip to Westminster, authorities said. Donald W. Bange, 21, was arrested Sunday on charges including kidnapping, first- and second-degree assault, concealing a deadly weapon, using a deadly weapon with intent to injure, malicious destruction of property and violating a protective order, according to court documents.
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,Staff Writer | July 22, 1992
A Circuit Court judge who sentenced Kevin Michael Briscoe to life plus 30 years for the April 1990 murder of a Columbia woman reduced his sentence yesterday by 20 years.Briscoe, 27, who was convicted of felony murder in the April 1990 death of 44-year-old Pamela Mary Barker, was sentenced to life in prison in April by Circuit Judge Raymond J. Kane Jr. Judge Kane also imposed the maximum sentences of 20 years for robbery with a deadly weapon and 10 years for burglary, to be served consecutively.
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By Ashley Powers and Ashley Powers,LOS ANGELES TIMES | September 19, 2007
LAS VEGAS -- O.J. Simpson and three other men were charged yesterday with 10 felony counts, including kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon, in the purported theft of at least $80,000 worth of sports memorabilia from a hotel room. If convicted, Simpson, 60, could face life in prison. The former football star is being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center. Simpson - who was acquitted in the 1994 killings of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman - is scheduled to be arraigned this morning.
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January 25, 1998
The unloaded revolver an East Middle School student brought to school Thursday was stolen from a Hampstead woman, Westminster police said.The boy, 12, was charged Friday with possession of stolen property and also faces charges of having a concealed deadly weapon, possessing a deadly weapon on school property and reckless endangerment. The revolver was found inside a taped box in his possession at school.Mary Wyatt of Hampstead called police Friday to report a .22-caliber revolver was missing.
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By Jamie Manfuso and Jamie Manfuso,SUN STAFF | January 30, 2001
A Baltimore County man was arrested and charged Saturday by Maryland State Police in the armed robberies of two Eldersburg fast-food restaurants. Loushawn Adaryl Robinson, 23, was arrested in Woodlawn, in Baltimore County, in the armed robbery Jan. 22 of a Wendy's and the robbery Oct. 10 of a Roy Rogers. Baltimore City and Baltimore County police assisted state police in the arrest. Authorities are seeking a second suspect in the Wendy's robbery, in which two restaurant employees were assaulted.
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By A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 23, 1998
An East Middle School student was released to his parents yesterday facing deadly-weapon charges after a teacher became suspicious of a taped-up box and an officer found it contained an unloaded revolver, according to Westminster police.The officer responded to a call from the school at 2: 30 p.m. yesterday and found a short-barreled, .22-caliber revolver in a box, police said. The weapon was not loaded, and police were trying to determine its origin last night.A 12-year-old boy from Hampstead was charged with having a concealed deadly weapon, possessing a deadly weapon on school grounds and reckless endangerment.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2014
Anne Arundel County police have charged a Glen Burnie man they say stabbed his neighbor after the two men got into an argument Thursday. Police arrested Nicholas John Pappas, 40, of the 100 block of Martha Road, after officers were called there around 5:00 p.m. They found the 51-year-old male victim in the front yard of his home, suffering from minor stab wounds to his upper torso. He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma. Police said the two men had been arguing with Pappas produced a knife and stabbed him. They found Pappas at his home, and took him into custody without incident.
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By Ian Duncan, Yvonne Wenger and Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2013
As he lay on the floor of his Southwest Baltimore grocery store, Benjamin Rubin's last words to his wife were "I've been shot. " Moments earlier on that April day in 1972, Welford Monroe and another young man stormed into B&S Food Market, ordered Rubin to empty his pockets and stole $125 from the cash register. Schoolchildren were huddled in the back of the store when Monroe shot Rubin in the chest. On his way out, Monroe turned and fired his gun at Shirley Rubin. She was leaning against a wire newspaper rack to steady herself when the bullet went through her arm and lodged in her hip. Shirley Rubin, now 89, has been forced to confront those memories again with the recent, unexpected release of Monroe.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | June 12, 2013
An Aberdeen woman is facing assault charges after allegedly stabbing a man in the torso early Saturday morning. Harford County sheriff's deputies were called to the 1800 block of Mitchell Drive in Aberdeen around 3:20 a.m. Saturday for a report of an assault with a knife. It's unclear how the victim, Ronnie Graul, was stabbed, but Heather M. Carlton, 32, who lives at the Mitchell Drive address, allegedly admitted to doing it, according to charging documents. When deputies arrived, Graul was lying on his back in the driveway, with what appeared to be a stab wound to his upper torso.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2012
An 11-year-old student was charged with bringing a deadly weapon to Holabird Middle School, after a "starter pistol" that shoots blanks was found inside his locker, Baltimore County police said. The student has been charged as a juvenile and faces disciplinary action by school administrators. Police said another student informed the principal that the suspect might have a gun in his locker, and that he brought it to school to show it off to his friends, not to harm anyone. A starter pistol is commonly used to start swimming or track events.
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By Tricia Bishop | May 24, 2012
Samuel Renard Queen, of the 3500 block of Elmley Ave. in Baltimore, was sentenced to two consecutive life terms for rape, kidnapping and related offenses this week for assaulting a woman at knifepoint in his unlicensed taxicab, the Baltimore state's attorney's office announced. The victim hailed the “hack” taxi after work on Dec. 6, 2010, prosecutors said. Queen picked her up on Belair Road and agreed to take her downtown, but instead took her to Clifton Park, where he forced her to engage in sexual acts and raped her. A jury convicted Queen in the attack on April 12, and he was sentenced Wednesday.
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By Peter Hermann | April 4, 2012
Edward Lamptey walked out of a fast-foot restaurant in Park Heights in May of 2010 and got carjacked. But it's what happened next that sets this case apart. Prosecutors say he was forced to drive to ATMs, dragged into an alley, beaten, shot, stripped and left unconscious. Then, authorities said his assailants set his car on fire. The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office said on Wednesday that the main suspect, Terrell Scott, 21, of the 3500 block of West Garrison St., was convicted by a jury of armed car jacking, robbery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping and several other crimes.
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October 13, 1998
A Howard County police officer responding to a possible drug deal seized a handgun from an Oakland Mills man during the weekend, police said.About 12: 20 a.m. Saturday, several men standing in the 9600 block of White Acre Road in Owen Brown fled when they saw Officer Michael Jones' car approach, police said.Jones chased them and stopped a suspect. The officer discovered an automatic handgun in the man's pocket, police said.Charged with carrying a dangerous and deadly weapon is Marcus Antonio Davis, 18, of the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road.
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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | January 28, 2012
A Baltimore jury convicted a 27-year-old man of first degree rape for using a rouse to lure a woman into his car and then raping her at knifepoint. Michael D. Glenn was found guilty of first-degree rape, first-degree assault, use of a deadly weapon and other sexual offenses in the May 8, 2011 incident, the Baltimore City State's Attorney's office said Friday. Prosecutors say Glenn posed as a hack taxi driver and picked up a woman, offering to transport her to her destination in exchange for a fee. But he drove her to Leakin Park instead, and put a box cutter to her neck, repeatedly threatened to kill her and raped her. Glenn will be sentenced on April 4. He faces a maximum of two life terms plus 38 years in prison.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | October 4, 2011
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with robbing another of his cellphone Monday, then shooting him in the arm on a wooded path near Social Security Administration headquarters in Woodlawn. Gary Stokes of the 6700 block of Richardson Road in Gwynn Oak is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center on charges of attempted first-degree murder, assault and armed robbery. The lunchtime shooting prompted authorities to lock down the sprawling Social Security campus off Security Boulevard for more than an hour.
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