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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 1, 2003
Charges were filed yesterday in Baltimore County Circuit Court against a Rosedale man alleged to have acted as an unlicensed gun dealer in the illegal sale of firearms in the Baltimore area, the state attorney general's office announced. Gerry James Hege, 30, of the 8000 block of Roslyn Ave. was charged with one count of selling regulated firearms without a dealer's license and nine counts of illegal transfer of weapons. Charges also were filed in area courts against three men accused of purchasing guns from Hege without completing required paperwork: Ronald Gorman Frank, 41, of the 3000 block of Prospect Road in Harford County and Travis Todd Bynaker of the 1000 block of Anglesea St. in Baltimore, both of whom have criminal records, and Scott Kreh, 33, of the 600 block of Mace Ave. in Essex.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | August 3, 2014
A Prince George's County man was arrested in Virginia Saturday and charged in the deaths of two women in Maryland, police said. About 8 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to a house in the 5500 block of Chloe Drive in Oxon Hill and found two women dead inside, Prince George's County police said. Detectives said the victims - who were not identified - likely knew their killer and quickly issued an arrest warrant for Malcolm Paul Thomas of Oxon Hill. Thomas, 54, was later found in Wakefield, Va., and was charged with two counts of first degree murder.
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July 20, 1995
A Pasadena man was arrested on a weapons charge Monday night after an undercover detective saw him pull a knife on a motorist during a quarrel, county police said.Detective Scott Gall was parked near the Royal Farms store in the 2500 block of Mountain Road about 9:40 p.m. when he saw a man pull out a 9-inch silver butterfly knife and wave it menacingly at a motorist. Detective Gall radioed a description of the man to the police dispatcher and said the man had put the knife in his right-front pocket, police said.
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By Justin Fenton and Justin Fenton,justin.fenton@baltsun.com | March 20, 2009
City police have arrested a man in the stabbing death Tuesday of his estranged wife's boyfriend. According to charging documents, police were called about 11:15 p.m. to the 1300 block of Dundalk Ave. in Southeast Baltimore, where William L. Smith, 24, was sitting in the passenger seat of a Pontiac Sunfire, unconscious and suffering from a wound to his upper chest. Smith was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center just before midnight. About the same time, another officer responded to the 6500 block of Cleveland Ave. for a report of an assault and learned that Smith and girlfriend Christine Jeddock had just left after visiting Jeddock's husband, Matthew J. Jeddock Jr. Matthew Jeddock, 45, is alleged to have told the responding officer that his "wife's boyfriend beat the [expletive]
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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF | December 21, 1995
A Glen Burnie man was arrested Monday on charges of assaulting a police officer, county police said.Four officers responding to reports of shots fired went to a house in the first block of Broadway Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. on a tip that the man who fired the shots was there.Officers did not learn anything about the gunfire. But the owner of the house, whom police did not identify, said he and the man who had been suspected of firing the shots, had been out drinking most of the evening.
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March 9, 1994
An Arbutus man has been arrested and charged with sex offenses for allegedly attacking a 23-year-old Elkridge woman while she slept in her bedroom Saturday morning.The victim said that she and some friends had gone out the previous night and had returned to her home.Police said the suspect, who had met the victim through mutual friends a few hours earlier, entered the victim's bedroom at 6 a.m. and woke her while kissing and fondling her. The woman screamed and resisted the attack, freed herself and called police.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 9, 2001
Howard County police charged an 18-year-old resident of Savage with attempted murder yesterday, as the injured victim recovered at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Terrance Pearson, 19, was shot in the stomach outside an apartment building on White Acre Road in Columbia about 10 p.m. Wednesday, police said. He was reported in serious but stable condition yesterday. Pearson, who lives in the 5800 block of Stevens Forest Road in Columbia, identified the assailant yesterday, police said. Police said that Andre Jamal Gadson, who lives in the 8800 block of Howard Hills Drive, was arrested Wednesday night on drug-related charges.
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June 15, 2004
Howard County police arrested a Seabrook man after an attempted carjacking Sunday afternoon outside a Giant Food supermarket in Elkridge. Marcellus Guy Baylor, 35, was charged with robbery, multiple assault counts, resisting arrest and drug and fraud counts, police said. His companion, Aisha Jamilah Lawson, 27, of Washington, was also arrested and faces fraud and drug charges, police said. The incident began about 12:30 p.m., when police responded to a call about a couple attempting to cash a stolen check at the Giant in the Lynwood Shopping Center at 6020 Marshalee Drive.
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September 19, 1994
An Edgewater man was being held without bond in the county jail on charges that he raped a 13-year-old girl.The girl told police that he forced her to have intercourse while she was visiting a friend's house on Silopanna Road on Aug. 14.Gary Michael Hayden, 20, who lives in the 500 block Fairmont Drive was arrested about 9 p.m. Thursday and charged with second-degree rape and third-degree sexual assault.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 8, 2001
A Cumberland man was charged yesterday with trying to run over a Maryland trooper and leading state police on a high-speed chase that ended at a train crossing in Pennsylvania, authorities said. State police Sgt. Robert Farrell said troopers had responded to a 3:34 a.m. report of an altercation at a Denny's restaurant in LaVale when a man apparently involved in the disturbance accelerated his 1990 AMC Eagle at Trooper James Costa, who was approaching the vehicle on foot. Farrell said the man led three patrol cars on a 20-minute chase on a two-lane highway through LaVale and Corriganville in Allegany County and into Pennsylvania.
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By Melissa Harris and Melissa Harris,melissa.harris@baltsun.com | October 8, 2008
A Montgomery County man accused of drowning his children in a bathtub at an Inner Harbor hotel is competent to stand trial, dismiss his attorneys and plead guilty to the killings, a Baltimore Circuit judge ruled yesterday. Mark Castillo, who is charged with three counts of first-degree murder, requested and was granted time to decide what he wants to do. Judge Gale E. Rasin, however, said that she was reserving judgment on whether she would allow Castillo to represent himself at a trial, should he choose to plead not guilty.
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By Annie Linskey and Madison Park and Annie Linskey and Madison Park,Sun Reporters | June 14, 2008
The owner of a Harford County plumbing company was arrested and charged with attempted murder after offering to pay an associate $20,000 to beat and kill his wife, city police said yesterday. Homicide detectives arrested George Thompson, 37, on Thursday night, said Agent Donny Moses, a Baltimore police spokesman. Thompson was charged with first-degree attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder. He is being held without bail.
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March 8, 2008
A Southwest Baltimore man who was soliciting services as a home-improvement contractor has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl after forcing his way into her Gambrills home, Anne Arundel County police said. The victim told police that she was home alone when she answered a knock on the door at her family's Winterhaven Drive home about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, expecting to find her cousin there. Instead, an unfamiliar man asked if he could use the bathroom. She refused, and he grabbed her by the shoulders and began kissing her. Police said he continued to sexually assault her until she was able to push him out of the house.
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By Tyeesha Dixon and Tyeesha Dixon,Sun reporter | January 6, 2008
The Howard County Sheriff's Office will take extra security measures for the capital murder trial this week of Brandon T. Morris, who attempted to flee a Howard County courtroom in May during jury-selection proceedings. His trial is scheduled to begin tomorrow in Howard County Circuit Court. Morris, 22, of Baltimore is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of corrections officer Jeffery A. Wroten in January 2006 during an attempted escape from Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, where Morris had been taken for treatment of self-inflicted wounds.
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By Madison Park and Madison Park,Sun reporter | November 14, 2007
A Harford County golf course owner faces charges after being accused of firing shots near homes, state police said. Samuel C. Smedley, 50, was charged with one count of having a handgun in a vehicle, one count of disorderly conduct and two counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the incident Saturday, according to police. Smedley was a key figure in an Aberdeen annexation proposal. Last year, the Aberdeen City Council attempted to annex 524 acres to make way for a development of more than 1,000 homes.
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September 22, 2007
A Baltimore County man has been charged in a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian this week, police said yesterday. William Edward Lentz, 38, of the 600 block of Orpington Road was being held in lieu of $125,000 bail at the Woodlawn precinct, police said. Anthony Banks, 52, was walking across Ingleside Avenue south of Charles Street about 8:30 p.m. Monday when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle traveling southbound on Ingleside. The driver of the SUV got out of his vehicle and went over to the victim.
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By Lynn Anderson | September 4, 2007
Annapolis police charged a man with first-degree murder and assault yesterday in the shooting death of another man Sunday night. Police arrested Anthony N. Jackson, 20, about 4:30 a.m. yesterday, six hours after Andre E. Johnson, 18, was shot in the first block of Marcs Court. Johnson was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Jackson, of the first block of Parole St. in Annapolis, was being held last night pending a bail hearing scheduled for today.
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By Annie Linskey and Annie Linskey,sun reporter | August 1, 2007
Baltimore police said yesterday that information from neighborhood residents enabled them to quickly find and arrest a 26-year-old East Baltimore man who they believe opened fire on a police cruiser and wounded two officers. "From the beginning we were getting very good cooperation from local residents - helping their Police Department to identify the suspect and recover evidence," said acting Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III at a brief news conference yesterday. "When we get [cooperation]
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