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May 11, 1998
The 37 troopers who have died in the line of duty will be honored by the Maryland State Police today as part of National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Week.The name of Raymond G. Armstead Jr., a state trooper killed in a car accident in March, will be added to a permanent memorial in a ceremony at 11: 30 a.m. at Maryland State Police headquarters, 1201 Reisterstown Road.Gov. Parris N. Glendening, Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Col. David B. Mitchell of the Maryland State Police and the families of the officers will participate in the remembrance.
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By Ginger Thompson | September 29, 1990
After working for 13 months to identify two female bodies found in a trash bin behind a Joppatowne supermarket, Maryland State Police detectives not only found out yesterday who the women were, but learned that the suspected murderer was a police officer from New Jersey.The break in the case came when a Philadelphia police officer matched composite pictures of the women made by the Maryland State Police with Teletype descriptions of two missing women from Gloucester County, N.J.The suspect, Sgt. Andrew J. Woodrow, 26, a six-year veteran of the police department in Woodbury, N.J., was already under arrest and in jail in New Jersey.
NEWS
May 1, 2007
A 15-year-old Westminster High School student was charged as a juvenile with second-degree assault after punching a fellow student between classes yesterday morning, Maryland State Police and school officials said. The victim, also 15, was taken to Johns Hopkins Children's Center "as a precaution," said Trooper A.J. Hall of the Maryland State Police. "Everything appears to be fine," said Hall, who spoke with the victim's father about her condition. The incident seemed to be part of an ongoing argument, apparently over a boy, Hall said.
NEWS
September 16, 1999
PoliceWestminster: An employee of Ritz Camera in Cranberry Mall told city police Monday that a video recorder was stolen from the store. The loss was estimated at $200.Finksburg: A resident of Summerfield Drive told Maryland State Police Tuesday that a gas grill was stolen from outside the home. The loss was estimated at $1,600.Westminster: An employee of Timonium developer James Keelty & Co. told Maryland State Police that someone entered a residence under construction in the 1100 block of Chandler Drive between 4 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday and stole 20 sheets of plywood.
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By JUSTIN FENTON and JUSTIN FENTON,SUN REPORTER | June 20, 2006
The details surrounding the deaths of Lillian Abramowicz Phelps and Sheila Ann Turner were strikingly similar - both were in their early 40s and disappeared late last month, and their bodies were found near train tracks in southeastern Harford County. Yesterday, police said they believe the two shared another similarity: They were prostitutes. A spokesman for the Harford County sheriff's office said the agency and Maryland State Police are jointly investigating whether the killings are connected.
NEWS
By Hanah Cho, The Baltimore Sun | January 2, 2011
The 24-year-old woman killed in a crash Friday in Howard County was identified as Ashley Marie Matthews, who died at the scene of the single-vehicle accident, Maryland State Police said Sunday. Authorities said Matthews was driving a Ford Expedition that overturned off westbound Interstate 70 near Bethany Lane in Ellicott City. A passenger in the truck told state police that the vehicle was approaching an unknown white SUV that was traveling slower than the Ford Expedition. Matthews swerved to avoid the SUV and lost control of the vehicle, authorities said.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 14, 1997
Maryland State Police have obtained an arrest warrant against a Lakeland, Fla., man in the slaying of a Detroit woman whose body was found in the Chesapeake Bay off Cove Point in Calvert County in August 1993.John David O'Meara, 32, was arrested in Lakeland this week for violating an ex-parte order. A check of records showed he was wanted in the death of Nancy Lynn Manni, 23, who was at seamanship school in Piney Point.Extradition proceedings have begun, police said.Pub Date: 2/14/97
NEWS
July 21, 1995
Maryland State Police are investigating the theft of $1,100 from High's Dairy Store, 1912 Liberty Road in Eldersburg, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.One man distracted the store employee while a second man stole the money, according to a police report.
NEWS
January 27, 1991
The Maryland State Police recently presented the 3M Co. with a safety award in recognition of the firm's assistance in promoting the Carroll County Crime Prevention Unit.First Sgt. Steve Reynolds and Tfc. Jim Emerick made the presentation to Pat Kotten, plant manager forthe 3M Commercial graphics division.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2012
As Maryland State Police disbanded an anti-abortion rally along a crowded road near the center of Bel Air, a sergeant told a colleague that the 18 arrested protesters could "sit in a cell for an hour ... and two or three or four and rot. " The same trooper, during another conversation from the Bel Air barracks, said of the group holding signs depicting gruesome images of aborted fetuses, "I am about ready to tell them to get the hell out of this...
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