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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 3, 2011
Mildred E. "Millie" Bradin, who was the first female deputy sheriff for Baltimore City and who was active in Democratic politics, died Saturday of cancer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 77. The daughter of farmers, Mildred Estelle Mathais was born and raised in Huntsville, Ala., where she graduated from high school. She met and fell in love with Martin Kevin Bradin, a Baltimorean who was stationed with the Army in Huntsville. After a whirlwind courtship of 56 days, the couple married in 1950 and moved to Baltimore.
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RECORD STAFF REPORT | September 12, 2013
A Harford County Sheriff's deputy was recognized this week for his community service by the Maryland Sheriff's Association. DFC Shawn Forton, a seven-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office, assigned as a K-9 officer at the Harford County Detention Center, was recognized as the 2012 Deputy Sheriff of the Year for Community Service for a large agency by the Maryland Sheriffs' Association. The award was presented Monday during the association's annual conference in Ocean City held the week of Sept.
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January 9, 1991
Charles A. Cave, 53, was sworn in as chief deputy of the Sheriff's Office in Howard County last Wednesday evening.Cave will serve forthe next four years as commander of operations at the Waterloo Barracks.Cave is a 27-year veteran of the Maryland State Police, having served 21 of those years in the county.Prior to his appointment, Cave was the criminal investigation supervisor at Frederick for two years.Cave lives in Columbia with his wife, Diane.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | February 14, 2013
Anne Arundel County officials say they will appeal an arbitrator's decision that the county must give deputy sheriffs pay raises from 2009 that were negotiated in their contract - but which the county cut, saying it needed help to solve a budget crunch. "We feel that the arbitrator did not get it right," said John Hammond, acting county executive, who added that the county will file for judicial review in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. Last month, arbitrator Andrew M. Strongin found in favor of the deputies, saying the administration punished the union in a 2009 dispute when it held back the raises.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 13, 1998
A Talbot County deputy sheriff has been released on a $25,000 unsecured bond after he was charged with rape, assault, false imprisonment and misconduct in office, a state police spokeswoman said yesterday.Sgt. Laura Lu Herman, the spokeswoman, said an investigation began in February after requests from the state's attorney's offices in Talbot and Caroline counties. The accuser is a Caroline County woman.Herman said Jimmy D. Hackett, 26, of Easton surrendered to state police Monday. She said the alleged incidents occurred between January 1997 and April, when Hackett was a deputy sheriff.
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November 29, 2002
Thomas Dewey Abshire, 59, city deputy sheriff Thomas Dewey Abshire, a retired deputy sheriff in Baltimore, died Tuesday at Mercy Medical Center after suffering from pancreatic cancer for eight months. He was 59. Mr. Abshire was born in West Virginia and raised in Baltimore. He was a resident of Severna Park. He attended Loyola High School and Loyola College and served in the Army with the 82nd Airborne Division in the 1960s. A deputy sheriff for more than 25 years, Mr. Abshire retired from the Baltimore sheriff's office in June 2000.
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March 16, 1995
An off-duty deputy sheriff arrested a jail escapee yesterday after she saw him walking along the shoulder of Route 214 in Davidsonville, police said.When Cpl. Kathleen Corbin called in the report, she learned that the man had failed to return from his work-release job Monday night, police said. Corporal Corbin told police she was in the courtroom when the man was sentenced to one year in the Anne Arundel County jail Feb. 12.Corporal Corbin, a nine-year veteran of the sheriff's department who is assigned to security in the Circuit Court, radioed for backup shortly after 8 a.m. She arrested the escapee and turned him over to county police.
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By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,Staff Writer | August 31, 1993
Howard County Deputy Sheriff Rodney Eugene Stem is great with kids, sympathetic to people in trouble, and can take care of himself in dangerous situations.Now he's Maryland Deputy Sheriff of the Year.A 17-year veteran of the Howard County Sheriff's Office, Sergeant Stem will be honored at the Maryland Sheriffs' Association Conference in Ocean City Sept. 11.He and Officer Bruce Lohr of the Howard County Police department made headlines last October when they rescued one of the most decorated troopers in the state police force from a pair of drug suspects on Interstate 95 near Havre de Grace.
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BY A SUN STAFF REPORTER | February 16, 2002
A Queen Anne's County deputy sheriff shot a man he said was attacking a fellow deputy with a metal rod during a traffic stop yesterday morning on the Kent Narrows Bridge, authorities said. James T. Melvin, 21, of Grasonville was shot once in the abdomen by Deputy Brian Isaac, according to Maryland State Police. Melvin was in critical condition last night at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. Cpl. Morris Jones Jr., 30, who was hit in the head with a bar from a dumbbell, was in fair condition at the Shock Trauma, authorities said.
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By Gregory P. Kane and Gregory P. Kane,Sun Staff Writer | July 12, 1995
The Thomas brood has law enforcement in its blood.Two of Dale R. Thomas' brothers were Baltimore City police officers. His son, Michael, is a criminal justice major at Anne Arundel Community College. Mr. Thomas, a 25-year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, retired June 30 to the rustic peace of Centreville in Queen Anne's County.But he didn't stay away long.Yesterday, Circuit Court Clerk Robert P. Duckworth swore him in as the county's first chief deputy sheriff.Sheriff George F. Johnson IV created the position, which became effective July 1."
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | January 26, 2012
A Pasadena teenager pleaded guilty Thursday to two murders after prosecutors and defense lawyers belatedly learned that he admitted several months ago to a deputy sheriff that he had shot one of the victims. The plea by Vincent Ethan Bunner, now 18, ended his trial on first-degree murder and related counts in the Nov. 12, 2010 fatal shooting of Misael Flores during a botched robbery. Prosecutors said Bunner's disclosure to an Anne Arundel County deputy sheriff came as he was being transported within the courthouse for a pretrial hearing.
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October 24, 2011
Taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Oct. 26, 1961: The life of a local farmer was saved this week 50 years ago by two young boys. The boys, Burton Brock, 15, and Kenneth Daughton, 14, both of Phillips Mill Road in Forest Hill, used techniques they had learned in the Boy Scouts to free a man whose hands were both caught in a corn picking machine. The boys heard the screams of Frederick Keyes and ran a half a mile to reach him. When they arrived they immediately shut off the machine, used their belts as tourniquets and summoned for help.
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By Raven L. Hill, The Baltimore Sun | May 22, 2011
Slowly they trickled out of sheriff's cars — a grandmother grimacing from back pain, a band of young women trying to hide their faces, a bewildered-looking middle-age man with a scraggly beard — each with their hands cuffed. There were 40 in all — suspects arrested in an early-morning warrant sweep Sunday conducted by the Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office. The sweep was conducted in honor of Christopher Jones, a 14-year-old who was fatally beaten by gang members in May 2009 while riding his bicycle.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 3, 2011
Mildred E. "Millie" Bradin, who was the first female deputy sheriff for Baltimore City and who was active in Democratic politics, died Saturday of cancer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 77. The daughter of farmers, Mildred Estelle Mathais was born and raised in Huntsville, Ala., where she graduated from high school. She met and fell in love with Martin Kevin Bradin, a Baltimorean who was stationed with the Army in Huntsville. After a whirlwind courtship of 56 days, the couple married in 1950 and moved to Baltimore.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2010
A Baltimore teenager was convicted Tuesday of assaulting an Anne Arundel County deputy sheriff whose leg was broken in a courtroom scuffle that began when the youth refused to stop texting in the courtroom, then swore at the deputy, officials said. Demonte T. Jones, 18, was found guilty in District Court in Annapolis of second-degree assault on Deputy Brian Schwaab. A five-year prison sentence was suspended in favor of one month in jail followed by three years of probation, according to court records.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | July 3, 2009
Daniel V. Leftridge, a retired veteran Harford County police officer who was later a deputy sheriff, died of cancer June 24 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Street resident was 65. Born in Havre de Grace, he was raised on a Forest Hill farm and graduated from Bel Air High School in 1961. He initially worked on his family's farm. After the death of his parents, he joined the Bel Air Police Department. He also worked at times for his brother in a cinder block-laying business.
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By Roger Twigg| | May 23, 1991
A Charles County man whose speeding car crossed the center line and slammed into another vehicle May 9, killing him and five other people, had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit prohibiting driving while intoxicated, police said yesterday.Tests done on the body of Ernest Lee Knight, 27, of Nanjemoy showed that his blood alcohol level was .33, said Capt. Gary Draheim of the Charles County Sheriff's Department. Under Maryland law, a motorist can be charged with driving while intoxicated if tests indicate a blood alcohol level of .10 or above.
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By Josh Mitchell and Josh Mitchell,Sun reporter | February 17, 2008
A search for a man accused of shooting a Washington police officer in the face ended early yesterday in a shootout at a Howard County motel that left the suspect dead and a Prince George's County sheriff's deputy seriously wounded, authorities said. The incident happened about 3:30 a.m. at the Econo Lodge on Washington Boulevard in North Laurel. Officers from a regional fugitive task force investigating the shooting of a police detective in Northeast Washington hours earlier forced their way into a room at the motel, said Sgt. Mario Ellis of the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office.
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