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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,Staff Writer | June 2, 1993
Under a sparkling June sky, the powerful voices of a choir rose outside the Little Ark Missionary Baptist Church in East Baltimore. Hundreds of somber-faced police officers lined the south side of the 1200 block of E. North Ave., and scores of residents pushed closer from the other side of the street as the casket was carried toward the hearse.The funeral of Officer Herman A. Jones Sr., who was fatally shot May 26 during a robbery in an East Baltimore Chinese carryout, punctuated the neighborhood yesterday with the stirring sounds of a bagpipe, the wails of mourners and the voices of everyday citizens calling for justice.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2013
Jason Schneider always kissed his wife before he left for work each morning. On Wednesday, before the Baltimore County tactical officer walked out the door at 4 a.m., he kissed her one last time. "I woke up and I told him I loved him. And that was the last memory of Jason alive," his wife, Ericka, wrote in a statement read aloud by a friend during Officer Schneider's funeral Saturday at St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church in Manchester. Officer Schneider, 36, a married father of two, died Wednesday, less than two hours after he said that last goodbye.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 13, 1996
ODENTON -- County police raided a house in the 1300 block of Burlington Drive yesterday and arrested two women charged in a warrant with violating massage parlor laws.Officer Tom Jones said Courtney Jean Mota, 30, of the Burlington Drive address, was charged with operating an unlicensed massage parlor and possession of marijuana.Stephanie S. Ayers, 26, of the first block of Duchess Court in White Marsh in Baltimore County, was charged with administering massages without a license.Bail information on the pair was not available.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,nick.madigan@baltsun.com | September 1, 2009
Mike Jones was a star football player at Overlea High School, an all-county running back with a bright future, everyone said, the kind of guy who inspired teammates to beat the odds. His girlfriend, Shaniqua Tucker, with whom he graduated in June, was equally competitive, a determined midfielder on the school's lacrosse team, the Falcons, who stood up for fellow players when opponents got to talking trash. The two hadn't been dating long, and some of their friends learned of the romance only when the awful news came over the weekend.
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By Shirley Leung and Shirley Leung,SUN STAFF | October 3, 1995
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan told America to say no to drugs. Houston police Officer Michael W. Jones has a follow up: say yes to education."Just say no to drugs -- that ain't enough," said Officer Jones, 35, a pilot in Houston's helicopter division. "Just say yes to education. Knowledge is power. You got the power. You get paid."Officer Jones took this message to about 1,700 students at Meade Senior High School yesterday. Tomorrow he'll speak at MacArthur Middle School and at Van Bokkelen Elementary on Friday.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | May 27, 1993
Three teen-agers were charged with first-degree murder in the death yesterday of an off-duty Baltimore police officer who was gunned down during a shootout inside a carryout restaurant, police said.Investigators said the youths had already "cased" the Jung Hing Carryout in the 1500 block of N. Gay St. and were waiting for a customer to rob when 50-year-old Officer Herman A. Jones Sr. entered the restaurant."We believe the officer was the intended victim," police spokesman Sam Ringgold said.
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By Staff Report | May 28, 1993
Two of the three teen-agers charged in the slaying of Baltimore police Officer Herman A. Jones Sr. were ordered held without bail yesterday by a District Court judge.The third suspect remained hospitalized under police guard.Judge Carol Smith denied bail for Herbert "Squeaky" Wilson of the 2100 block of E. Biddle St. and Clifton "Chip" Price of the 1600 block of N. Montford Ave., both 17, and ordered them held at the Baltimore City Detention Center.The third suspect, Derrick N. Broadway, 16, of the 1800 block of Aiken St., is in stable condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital with bullet wounds to the chest and shoulder suffered in a shootout with Officer Jones, police said.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | January 7, 1994
Two East Baltimore teen-agers each could be sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty yesterday to participating the murder of an off-duty city police officer last May.Derrick N. Broadway and Clifton "Chip" Price, both 17, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and use of a handgun in a crime of violence in connection with the May 26, 1993, shooting death of Baltimore police Officer Herman A. Jones Sr.Officer Jones, 50,...
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | January 25, 1994
A teen-ager charged as the gunman in last May's fatal shooting of an off-duty Baltimore police officer was merely trying to scare the officer, not rob him, the defendant's lawyer told a Baltimore Circuit Court jury yesterday."
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2013
Jason Schneider always kissed his wife before he left for work each morning. On Wednesday, before the Baltimore County tactical officer walked out the door at 4 a.m., he kissed her one last time. "I woke up and I told him I loved him. And that was the last memory of Jason alive," his wife, Ericka, wrote in a statement read aloud by a friend during Officer Schneider's funeral Saturday at St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church in Manchester. Officer Schneider, 36, a married father of two, died Wednesday, less than two hours after he said that last goodbye.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,sun reporter | July 27, 2007
Sidney Sakols, a real estate executive and civic activist, died Sunday of multiple organ failure at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 90. He was born in Baltimore and lived for five years in East Baltimore before moving in 1922 to a home in the 800 block of Lake Drive, where he would live until his death. After graduating from City College in 1935, he joined S. Sakols & Sons, the family real estate business that had been established by his father. During World War II, he served in the Army and attained the rank of master sergeant.
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By Joan Jacobson and Joan Jacobson,SUN STAFF | October 9, 1999
The Baltimore County tactical police officer who shot and killed a Rodgers Forge woman during a 12-hour standoff last month will not face criminal charges, a county deputy State's Attorney said yesterday.Prosecutor Sue A. Schenning said an investigation by the county police department's homicide unit and by the State's Attorney's office concluded that Officer Robert O. Jones, "was completely justified in firing his weapon" at 40-year-old Tambra W. Eddinger, when she barricaded herself in her bedroom with a rifle Sept.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 13, 1996
ODENTON -- County police raided a house in the 1300 block of Burlington Drive yesterday and arrested two women charged in a warrant with violating massage parlor laws.Officer Tom Jones said Courtney Jean Mota, 30, of the Burlington Drive address, was charged with operating an unlicensed massage parlor and possession of marijuana.Stephanie S. Ayers, 26, of the first block of Duchess Court in White Marsh in Baltimore County, was charged with administering massages without a license.Bail information on the pair was not available.
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By Shirley Leung and Shirley Leung,SUN STAFF | October 3, 1995
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan told America to say no to drugs. Houston police Officer Michael W. Jones has a follow up: say yes to education."Just say no to drugs -- that ain't enough," said Officer Jones, 35, a pilot in Houston's helicopter division. "Just say yes to education. Knowledge is power. You got the power. You get paid."Officer Jones took this message to about 1,700 students at Meade Senior High School yesterday. Tomorrow he'll speak at MacArthur Middle School and at Van Bokkelen Elementary on Friday.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Sun Staff Writer | June 8, 1994
A 21-year-old Glen Burnie man who led police on a high-speed chase that ended when he tried to run down an officer pleaded guilty to assault yesterday in Anne Arundel Circuit Court.In exchange for the plea, prosecutors agreed to dismiss charges of assault with intent to murder against Alan W. Shifflett, who lives in the 100 block of Whip Lane. Shifflett pleaded guilty to assault with intent to avoid lawful apprehension, fleeing and eluding police, and driving while intoxicated.He faces up to 15 years in prison, and will be sentenced July 18 by Judge Raymond G. Thieme Jr. He remains at the county jail.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Sun Staff Writer | February 3, 1994
A teen-ager named by authorities as the gunman in last May's fatal shooting of an off-duty Baltimore police officer was convicted yesterday of first-degree felony murder.A Baltimore Circuit Court jury deliberated for two hours before finding Herbert "Squeaky" Wilson of the 2100 block of E. Biddle St. guilty on all charges in the murder of Officer Herman A. Jones Sr. Officer Jones, 50, was killed in a shootout in a Chinese food carryout in East Baltimore.Wilson, who also was convicted of using a handgun in a violent crime, attempted armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery, could receive prison terms totaling life plus 40 years.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,nick.madigan@baltsun.com | September 1, 2009
Mike Jones was a star football player at Overlea High School, an all-county running back with a bright future, everyone said, the kind of guy who inspired teammates to beat the odds. His girlfriend, Shaniqua Tucker, with whom he graduated in June, was equally competitive, a determined midfielder on the school's lacrosse team, the Falcons, who stood up for fellow players when opponents got to talking trash. The two hadn't been dating long, and some of their friends learned of the romance only when the awful news came over the weekend.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Sun Staff Writer | February 3, 1994
A teen-ager named by authorities as the gunman in last May's fatal shooting of an off-duty Baltimore police officer was convicted yesterday of first-degree felony murder.A Baltimore Circuit Court jury deliberated for two hours before finding Herbert "Squeaky" Wilson of the 2100 block of E. Biddle St. guilty on all charges in the murder of Officer Herman A. Jones Sr. Officer Jones, 50, was killed in a shootout in a Chinese food carryout in East Baltimore.Wilson, who also was convicted of using a handgun in a violent crime, attempted armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery, could receive prison terms totaling life plus 40 years.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | January 25, 1994
A teen-ager charged as the gunman in last May's fatal shooting of an off-duty Baltimore police officer was merely trying to scare the officer, not rob him, the defendant's lawyer told a Baltimore Circuit Court jury yesterday."
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | January 7, 1994
Two East Baltimore teen-agers each could be sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty yesterday to participating the murder of an off-duty city police officer last May.Derrick N. Broadway and Clifton "Chip" Price, both 17, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and use of a handgun in a crime of violence in connection with the May 26, 1993, shooting death of Baltimore police Officer Herman A. Jones Sr.Officer Jones, 50,...
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