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By Dail Willis and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | January 9, 1999
The Maryland State Police have fired a probationary trooper charged with raping a female acquaintance after a party celebrating his graduation from the academy, a spokesman said yesterday.Jonathan M. Pilch, 26, of Myersville was fired Wednesday after an internal investigation of the criminal charges by Maryland State Police officers, said Capt. Gregory M. Shipley.Pilch is charged with second-degree rape, a felony, and his trial has been scheduled for early next month."The information contained in that investigation was cause enough to terminate him," Shipley said.
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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 Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | February 28, 2014
George B. Brosan, a former Maryland State Police superintendent from Annapolis, died Thursday, according to the state police. Brosan served as state police superintendent from Nov. 1, 1985 until April 22, 1987. Before leading the state police, Brosan had worked in law enforcement for 26 years, including with the New York Police Department, the U.S. Customs Service and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, incuding as deputy assistant administrator of the DEA. Brosan was appointed Maryland State Police superintendent by Gov. Harry R. Hughes following the retirement of Wilbert T. Travers Jr. The current Maryland State Police superintendent, Col. Marcus L. Brown, said in a statement that Brosan served "with a diligent commitment to excellence.
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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.
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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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April 10, 2012
Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Stephen Edwards Scott Jr., 36, of the first block of Robin Hood Road, was charged Thursday with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol per se, driving while impaired by alcohol, failure to drive right of center, failure to obey properly placed traffic control device instructions, negligent driving and failure to...
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2014
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal car crash in Davidsonville Friday morning. The crash happened on MD 50 westbound near MD 424, Anne Arundel County police said at 6:45 a.m. Maryland State Police at the Glen Burnie Barrack said they had few details immediately available on the crash. It was not yet known whether a storm that dropped more than an inch of rain across the region before 6:30 a.m. contributed to the crash. Two lanes are open on MD 50 but traffic is delayed, county police said.
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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
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By Liz F. Kay | July 1, 2009
Maryland State Police were investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that closed lanes on Interstate 97 Tuesday afternoon. No further details were released pending notification of family members. A caller reported the incident about 2:23 p.m., saying a motorcycle had slid under a truck on I-97 between Crain Highway and Quarterfield Road, said Capt. Debbie Bowen, an Anne Arundel Fire Department spokeswoman. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, she said.
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By Dail Willis and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | January 14, 1999
Maryland State Police arrested a Cecil County man yesterday and charged him with the fatal stabbing of a female neighbor in May.Christopher L. Thomas, 28, of the 700 block of Bethel Church Road in North East, was arrested in Pennsylvania, where he was doing construction work, said 1st Sgt. Laura Lu Herman of the Maryland State Police. She said Thomas was taken to the North East barracks yesterday afternoon.State police at the barracks said Thomas waived his right to an extradition hearing shortly after his arrest.
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