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By NICK SHIELDS | January 4, 2006
Four male suspects have been arrested and charged in a home-invasion robbery and rape last week in a Woodlawn apartment, Baltimore County police said yesterday. Being held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center are Donte Lanard Ross, 20, of the 2900 block of Essex Road in Woodlawn, Devon Mardell Ross, 17, of the 2800 block of Gatehouse Road in Baltimore, Raymond Antonio Vernon, 17, of the 6700 block of Townbrook Drive in Woodlawn and Michael Anthony Long, 16, of the 800 block of N. Luzerne Ave. in Baltimore.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
A Glen Burnie man has been charged in connection with five burglary and theft incidents after a homeowner saw him and chased him down early Sunday morning, Anne Arundel County police said. Police said that about 6:45 a.m., a resident of Margate Drive heard a loud noise and a car alarm going off in the driveway. The resident went outside and saw the window was smashed, the inside of the vehicle was in disarray and a man was standing behind a nearby fence with a book bag, police said.
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NEWS
December 6, 1996
Police arrested a homeless man Wednesday on charges of breaking into two Glen Burnie homes and trying to break into a third, county police said.Brian Keith Merico, 23, was charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, attempted first-degree burglary and two counts of theft.Linda B. Johnson, 40, of the 8000 block of Foxwell Road told police she was in her home shortly after 11 a.m. when she heard a knock on her front door.She did not answer but saw a man walk to her back door and push it, police said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 14, 2013
Baltimore County police on Wednesday identified a man fatally shot by officers and a second person who was charged following a burglary in the Woodlawn area. Police identified Allen Harvey Jr., 23, of Fairfax Road in Baltimore as the man who was killed Tuesday. They said he was attempting to flee after a burglary on Dogwood Road. As he got into a green minivan, an officer tried to stop him by reaching into the open driver's-side window. Police said Harvey drove forward, hitting a parked car and dragging the officer with the van. The officer and two more who responded as backup opened fire.
NEWS
September 17, 1999
A Howard County grand jury indicted a Baltimore man and the mother-in-law of a slain Elkridge woman on murder charges yesterday, authorities said.Sara J. Williamson Raras, 33, mother of a then 1-year-old child, was stabbed to death at her home on Meadowfield Court in November.On Aug. 24, Howard County police arrested and charged Raras' mother-in-law, Emilia Raras, 63, of Parkville, and Ardale D. Tickles, 19, in the slaying.Yesterday, the grand jury indicted Raras and Tickles on charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | September 26, 2000
A Westminster man was sentenced yesterday to six years in prison after he was convicted of burglary, theft and assault in five cases. Carroll County Circuit Judge Raymond E. Beck Sr. imposed a 20-year term for first-degree burglary on Nicholas R. Stonesifer, 22, of the 600 block of Littlestown Pike before suspending all but six years and recommending the defendant for boot camp, court records show. The crimes, including incidents in Hampstead, Eldersburg and Westminster, occurred between February and May, when Stonesifer was arrested after state police linked him to stolen items he had pawned in Baltimore County, court records show.
NEWS
May 15, 2005
BALTIMORE Two city men fatally shot in separate incidents Two Baltimore men were fatally shot yesterday in separate incidents, city police said. Police said they found Terrance Smith, 20, about 2:50 a.m. in his car in the 5000 block of Norwood Ave. in West Baltimore, about three blocks from his home. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene about 25 minutes later, police said. Police said they had no suspects and knew of no motive for the shooting. The second fatal shooting, involving a man in his 40s, occurred shortly before 8 p.m. in Cherry Hill in the southern part of the city, police said.
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By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun | December 20, 2011
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday sentenced a man to life plus 20 years in the slaying of a Milford Mill man during a botched home burglary, the county state's attorneys office said. Kelly Shird, 28, was convicted in October of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary, and was sentenced by Judge Michael Finifter. Shird shot and killed Craig Bouie in Bouie's home during a struggle. Bouie confronted Shird, who had broken into the home through a rear basement window, after leaving his wife's side as she fed their one-month-old son on the second floor.
NEWS
February 13, 1996
Police arrested a Glen Burnie man and two friends Sunday and charged them with stealing more than $4,000 worth of jewelry, cash and other items from the house next door, county police saidRobert Davis, 57, of the 400 block of Crain Highway, Frank Ross Smith, 42, of the 1800 block of Hawk Court in Severn, and John Anthony Gaither Jr., 34, of the 2100 block of Presbury St. in Baltimore, were charged with first-degree burglary, destruction and theft.Gordon Tyler III, 25, of the 400 block of Crain Highway, called police shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday and told them someone had broken into his house and taken jewelry, two televisions, a shotgun and coins, police said.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,Sun reporter | March 7, 2008
A man who burglarized a Bolton Hill home in November and was tackled by a retired 80-year-old judge as he tried to flee was sentenced yesterday to 6 1/2 years in prison. Paul McClaine Jones, 40, pleaded guilty in Baltimore District Court to a count of first-degree burglary and two counts of attempted first-degree burglary after a series of events Nov. 2 that culminated in his being pinned face-down on a West Lafayette Avenue sidewalk. The knee in his back belonged to Thomas Ward, a former city councilman, retired Baltimore Circuit Court judge and Army paratrooper during World War II, who yesterday described the sentence against Jones as fair and appropriate.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | July 12, 2013
Two people were arrested earlier this week and charged in connection with a burglary at a Fallston home, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's detectives arrested Joseph H. Wright, 32, of the 2900 block of Andover Road in Forest Hill, and Krystal M. Derlunas, 29, of the 2600 block of Kenwood Drive in Joppa, on Wednesday for a burglary that occurred in the 1400 block of Falls Crest Drive in Fallston, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release Friday. Both have been charged with one count of first-degree burglary and one count of theft between $1,000 and $10,000, according to court records Using surveillance, the Sheriff's Office release said, detectives tracked the pair as they went to several houses in Forest Hill and Fallston.
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By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun | December 20, 2011
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday sentenced a man to life plus 20 years in the slaying of a Milford Mill man during a botched home burglary, the county state's attorneys office said. Kelly Shird, 28, was convicted in October of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary, and was sentenced by Judge Michael Finifter. Shird shot and killed Craig Bouie in Bouie's home during a struggle. Bouie confronted Shird, who had broken into the home through a rear basement window, after leaving his wife's side as she fed their one-month-old son on the second floor.
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August 25, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Willie Lee Gordon, 40, of the 800 block of Oxford Avenue, was arrested Wednesday on two bench warrants in cases in which he was charged with alcoholic beverage in prohibited place and trespassing. Mary Eileen Schmidt, 27, of the first block of South Law Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with theft more than $500. Christopher Michael McFarlin, 27, of the 400 block of South Stepney Road, was charged Tuesday with attempted second-degree burglary, two counts of attempted fourth-degree burglary and vandalism less than $500.
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August 16, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Jessica Marie Rogers, 20, of the 800 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Monday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with possessing a suspended license, failure to notify administration of address change within 30 days and driving while her license and privilege were suspended. Timothy Spurgeon Mauck, 20, of the 100 block of Poplar Hill Road, was arrested Monday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with driving while his license and privilege were suspended.
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By Melissa Harris and Melissa Harris,melissa.harris@baltsun.com | January 14, 2009
A 17-year-old Baltimore boy out on bail after a jury acquitted him of murder but deadlocked on a burglary charge is back in jail after police say he shot another man through the thigh. In June, David James Marshall of the 200 block of S. Calhoun St. was acquitted on all but one charge - first-degree burglary - related to the killing of Robert Atkinson, 47, during a 2006 home-invasion robbery. A former co-defendant was convicted of Atkinson's murder during a separate trial. Immediately after the acquittal, prosecutor Theresa Shaffer began the process of retrying Marshall on the burglary charge.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,Sun reporter | March 7, 2008
A man who burglarized a Bolton Hill home in November and was tackled by a retired 80-year-old judge as he tried to flee was sentenced yesterday to 6 1/2 years in prison. Paul McClaine Jones, 40, pleaded guilty in Baltimore District Court to a count of first-degree burglary and two counts of attempted first-degree burglary after a series of events Nov. 2 that culminated in his being pinned face-down on a West Lafayette Avenue sidewalk. The knee in his back belonged to Thomas Ward, a former city councilman, retired Baltimore Circuit Court judge and Army paratrooper during World War II, who yesterday described the sentence against Jones as fair and appropriate.
NEWS
By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | November 7, 1999
Baltimore County police charged six people Friday with stealing at least $100,000 in electronic equipment -- and a German shepherd puppy -- from 10 homes in the county in the last two months and suspect them in at least 20 other burglaries.Michael E. Hayes, 21, of Baltimore, surrendered Friday night to police on the air during a WBAL-TV newscast. Hayes, who told the reporter he was innocent, said he turned himself in on camera because he feared police abuse.After the interview, city police arrested Hayes, who was charged in a warrant with first- and second-degree burglary in connection with the burglary ring.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | November 15, 1995
Archie Wannamaker, a standout running back at Mount St. Joseph, has been charged with burglarizing a Baltimore County home, police said.Wannamaker, 18, a record-setting running back and a potential All-Metro Player of the Year, was arrested Nov. 5 by Baltimore County police, who allege he broke into a home in the Randallstown area. He was charged with first-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property, according to court records.Mount St. Joseph football coach Mike Working would not comment.
NEWS
By NICK SHIELDS | January 4, 2006
Four male suspects have been arrested and charged in a home-invasion robbery and rape last week in a Woodlawn apartment, Baltimore County police said yesterday. Being held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center are Donte Lanard Ross, 20, of the 2900 block of Essex Road in Woodlawn, Devon Mardell Ross, 17, of the 2800 block of Gatehouse Road in Baltimore, Raymond Antonio Vernon, 17, of the 6700 block of Townbrook Drive in Woodlawn and Michael Anthony Long, 16, of the 800 block of N. Luzerne Ave. in Baltimore.
NEWS
By NICK SHIELDS | December 3, 2005
A personal assistant to a 17-year-old special-needs student from Catonsville High School has been charged with carrying a gun in the school, and the student was charged with burglary and illegal possession of a handgun, police said yesterday. The student's grandfather reported a burglary at his Halethorpe home last month, telling police that $2,000, a pistol, a rifle, and his sport utility vehicle were missing. The grandson admitted to detectives to the burglary but said he took only one gun, which he said he gave to the personal assistant, police said.
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