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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | March 1, 2001
The administrative coordinator for Metro Crime Stoppers - a regional program that pays rewards for crime tips - has been fired as city police investigate financial irregularities, police and other officials said yesterday. Officials said the investigation is administrative and is aimed at determining whether money is missing and whether a criminal inquiry is possible. Robin Stevenson, who has done volunteer work for the Baltimore Police Department and was hired by the nonprofit Crime Stoppers program last year to process tips, did not respond to interview requests yesterday.
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By Tim Swift and Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2014
A Windsor Mill man and woman have been charged with robbing and killing a New York man and leaving his body on the side of a road in Carroll County Saturday night, State Police said. A witness told police he saw a man lying in the road at about 11 p.m. as two others stood nearby on Route 32 near Finksburg. When the witness approached the pair, they fled into a white vehicle and drove away, police said. The victim, 23-year-old Luis J. Pol, had several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,sun reporter | March 13, 2007
Gap Suk Suh would have turned 60 years old yesterday. But instead of a celebration, relatives and friends of the electrician gathered on a Baltimore street with a plea to help catch his killer and offered thousands of dollars in reward money. Suh, who was born in South Korea and immigrated to the United States 30 years ago, was fatally stabbed Nov. 6 in an apparent road-rage incident. The electrician was driving his van in the 500 block of W. Mulberry St. when it collided with a sport utility vehicle, causing minor damage, police said.
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By Justin George and The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2014
Baltimore police released surveillance photos of the suspects in a stabbing and robbery of a man this summer in Federal Hill. On Aug. 17, police say Sal Schittino , 24, was left in critical condition by four teens on mopeds in the 1200 block of Wall Street. Police say the teens rode in tandem on a green and a black scooter when they approached Schittino. One of the teens got off the black scooter and stabbed him several times. Police described the assailant as black, wearing a light colored T-shirt and dark pants.
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March 17, 2010
Baltimore County police identified Tuesday a man found dead last week outside his Cockeysville home and said the case was being investigated as a homicide. Officers were called about 4:10 a.m. March 10 to the 10800 block of Williamson Lane, where they found Vicente Perez-Soto, 48, suffering from head trauma. His death was classified as a homicide after an autopsy, police said. Detectives have not identified any suspects or determined a motive. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7-LOCKUP.
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By a Baltimore Sun reporter | March 16, 2010
Baltimore County police on Tuesday identified a man found dead last week outside his Cockeysville home. Officers were called about 4:10 a.m. March 10 to the 10800 block of Williamson Lane, where they found Vicente Perez-Soto, 48, suffering from head trauma. His death was classified as a homicide after an autopsy, police said. Detectives have not identified any suspects or determined a motive in the investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP.
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November 19, 1991
Metro Crime Stoppers, which in 10 years has solved 1,200 crimes in the Baltimore metropolitan area and doled out more than $200,000 in reward money, is in need of money to continue its efforts."
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By Roger Twigg and Roger Twigg,Staff Writer | March 16, 1992
Maryland National Bank has joined with Metro Crime Stoppers by agreeing to distribute 25,000 "Stop Thief" stickers at its 230 branches.The "Stop Thief" stickers, suitable for homes or cars, put thieves on notice that Metro Crime Stoppers can pay up to $1,000 to someone who reports them for breaking in, says Sgt. Jack Kincaid, a city police spokesman."
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By Roger Twigg and Roger Twigg,Staff Writer FbB | March 16, 1992
Maryland National Bank has joined with Metro Crime Stoppers by agreeing to distribute 25,000 "Stop Thief" stickers at its 230 branches.The "Stop Thief" stickers, which can be placed on homes or cars, put thieves on notice that a reward of up to $1,000 will be offered by Metro Crime Stoppers for "your arrest if you break into this house," said Sgt. Jack Kincaid, a city police spokesman.The stickers can be purchased elsewhere for a donation of $1.50."It's just a way of telling the criminal that we've had enough, this has got to stop, that crime doesn't pay, but Metro Crime Stoppers does pay," said Robert Pivec, chairman of the anti-crime organization's fund-raising committee.
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April 8, 1994
Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about an armed robbery at an Elkridge gas station Wednesday night.A lone gunman entered the Amoco station in the 5800 block of Washington Boulevard at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday and demanded money from a clerk, Howard County police said.The clerk complied. The suspect snatched an undetermined amount of cash and ran. No one was injured, police said.Anyone with information should call Howard police at 313-2236.To qualify for the reward, callers should also use the Metro Crime Stoppers hot line, 276-8888.
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By Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun | September 21, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating a homicide in which a young male was found dead with severe trauma to his body early Saturday morning. The victim, whose age and identity were not immediately released, was found by police near Lantern Hill Drive and Sedgemoor Road in Lochearn around 2 a.m. Police did not elaborate on the nature of his injuries and said he was pronounced dead on the scene. Police later identified the victim as Jonathan Michael Watkins, 20, of Milford Mill.
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By Catherine Rentz, The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2014
Anne Arundel police said they have made an arrest in the case of a Popeye's employee who was found dead at the restaurant early Sunday morning. Police, who did not release the suspect's name or a motive, said they would announce details of the arrest at a briefing on Tuesday at 10 a.m. About 8 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a call from the Popeye's manager who discovered the body of Luzviminda Monreal, 47, a Laurel woman who worked at the...
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 26, 2014
A man and woman who died after they were attacked in a Rosedale apartment early Monday morning have been identified by Baltimore County police. Police say Charles William Mitter, 39, and Tyray Avia Wise, 26, were attacked in their apartment in the 9800 block of Whitney Drive early Monday morning. Detectives believe the suspects targeted the victims but did not provide any information about a motive. A police spokesman could not say how Mitter and Wise knew each other. Mitter was pronounced dead at the scene.
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By Jessica Anderson and Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | August 12, 2014
A 25-year-old was shot in the leg after he refused to give up his shoes during a robbery Monday night, Baltimore County police said. Police said on Tuesday several suspects approached the victim in the area of St Regis Road and Framingham Road when they surrounded him, and took his cell phone and wallet. The suspects then fled. One suspect, however, returned and demanded the victim hand over his shoes. Police said the victim refused and started to run away when the suspect shot him at least once in the lower body.
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The Baltimore Sun | August 2, 2014
Anne Arundel County Police are searching for a man they say has posed as a worker for a local water company in order to burglarize homes. Police responded Friday morning to the 200 block of Hammonds Ferry Road in Linthicum where a woman said that she was approached by man who said he worked for a local water company and was investigating a water leak. He followed her into her home, and a few minutes after he left, the victim noticed some of her personal property was missing, police said in a release.
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By Carrie Wells and Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2014
Baltimore County police have arrested a 71-year-old man for a shooting in Windsor Mill - one of two shootings reported in the county on Tuesday. Kenneth Earl Briley is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center on attempted first-degree murder and related charges, after police were called at 4:31 a.m. Tuesday to Church Lane and Langrehr Road in Windsor Mill for a shooting. They found a victim in the 3700 block of Twin Lakes Court suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF | September 23, 1996
Howard County police are investigating the robbery of a Jessup pharmacy Thursday in which a man stole money from a cash register, a store worker's wallet and a half-dozen kinds of narcotics.About 11: 30 a.m., a brown-haired man with a mustache and beard walked into Family Care Pharmacy in the 8600 block of Washington Blvd.Implying he had a handgun, he demanded money and several drugs that are used as painkillers. The pharmacist handed him money, his wallet and the drugs. The man fled on foot.
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By KELSEY PERKINS and KELSEY PERKINS,SPECIAL TO BALTIMORESUN.COM | February 21, 2006
Baltimore County police are seeking a convicted child rapist who failed to register with the state's sex offender registry. Matthew Patrick Keenan, 23, of the 3700 block of N. Point Road, was required to register after he was convicted of raping a child in 2002, police said. Authorities describe Keenan as white, with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. Police said he was last seen in the Armistead Gardens area of Baltimore. Anyone with information about Keenan is urged to call Baltimore County police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587)
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2014
Baltimore County police, along with a growing list of law enforcement agencies across several states, are searching for a Maryland pair who they say have stolen thousands of dollars in merchandise from jewelry stores. Baltimore County police said Robert Antoine Weathers, 53, and Robin Tracy Nelson, 50, took jewelry from an unlocked safe in the office of Bijoux Jewels at Green Spring Station's Gatehouse Shoppes on Falls Road on May 8. County police sent out a statement Monday asking for more information about the pair.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2014
Police are searching for a man suspected of a sex offense in Northeast Baltimore last month. Authorities on Thursday released a sketch of the suspect in the incident, which happened in the 5600 block of Frankford Ave. on May 19. He is described as a 5-foot-10, 160-pound black man with a gang tattoo on his left hand bearing the letters "M.O.B. " in flames. Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Northeast District detectives at 410-396-2466 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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