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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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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2014
A second Baltimore police officer has been charged in the death of a dog whose throat was allegedly slit by another officer, but the city police union says both officers didn't have the tools they needed to do their job and shouldn't be charged. Thomas Schmidt, a 24-year veteran of the department, has been suspended without pay, department spokeswoman Lt. Sarah Connolly said. He had been on paid administrative leave since last week. Police say Schmidt held down Nala, a 7-year-old Shar-Pei, while Officer Jeffrey Bolger slit the dog's throat June 14. According to online court records, Schmidt was charged Thursday with aggravated animal cruelty, animal cruelty, and malfeasance in office.
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August 13, 1997
County police charged a man who had been banned from Best Buy stores with theft and trespassing Monday in a robbery at the Best Buy in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.Store security officers saw a man remove 13 compact discs, valued at $141.87, from a rack about 11 a.m., stuff them down his pants and try to leave without paying for them, police said. The security guards stopped him and held him for police.Police charged Michael J. Brushe, 36, of no fixed address with theft and trespassing.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2014
A Baltimore County police cadet stole drugs with a street value of more than $125,000 from the evidence vault at the department's headquarters and sold the drugs to two cousins, according to charging documents and police officials. Nicholas Michael Ishmael, 20, stole evidence related to at least 15 cases, including Oxycodone tablets, cocaine, morphine and other drugs, according to documents filed in District Court. After a "very lengthy investigation," Chief James W. Johnson said, the department is in the process of reviewing "every piece of evidence in our property evidence unit, and we intend to review all policies and procedures, and technologies and other techniques we can use to prevent this from happening in the future.
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November 20, 1995
On Friday morning, Westminster police arrested a 45-year-old man they had been seeking in connection with a drug investigation that had begun in the summer.Wayne Austin Safrit of the 200 block of Stone Road in Westminster was arrested at 11 a.m. Friday. He was charged with two counts of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.Mr. Safrit was being held Friday afternoon in the Carroll County Detention Center on $250,000 bail.Police said the arrest came as a result of an investigation that started in July.
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November 29, 1993
A man who does not have custody of his two young daughters has been charged with abducting them from their mother's Severn home, Anne Arundel County police said.Gerald Hamilton Allen, 37, of Baltimore, was charged with parental abduction, abduction and trespassing.Police charged Mr. Allen with going to his estranged wife's home in the 8300 block of Flintlock Court about midnight Saturday and taking his 3- and 5-year-old daughters without their mother's permission.County police said they located Mr. Allen's car a short time later at Fort Meade and arrested Mr. Allen inside a gymnasium.
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July 1, 1994
County police charged a 36-year-old Baltimore man after an attempt to steal $5,000 worth of computer equipment, including a desktop computer and a printer, from Comp USA in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway.Police said a man entered the store at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, placed computer equipment in a shopping cart and headed for the store's front exit.The man told store employees he had a work order in the car and would bring it into the store for their inspection after he put the items in his car, the police report said.
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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF | November 14, 1995
County police charged a 31-year-old Davidsonville woman Sunday with assaulting an officer investigating a traffic accident in which she was involved. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., a car traveling south on Riva Road near Governor's Bridge Road skidded off the pavement and hit several trees.Police said it is unclear who was driving. A spot on the driver's-side windshield showed it had been struck, but the woman who said she was driving was not injured. The passenger, Jerry Lynn Reynoldson of the 500 block of W. Central Ave. in Davidsonville, had a cut on his forehead, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 2, 1999
Howard County police charged a Woodbine resident with burglary yesterday, saying he wandered into a neighbor's house and fell asleep on her bed.Officials received a call at 7: 08 a.m. Wednesday from a 45-year-old woman in the 15700 block of Bushy Park Road in Woodbine. She reported that she awoke to find a stranger sleeping next to her.Police suspect the man walked into the house through an unlocked door between 2: 30 a.m. and 7 a.m., said Sgt. Morris Carroll, a county police spokesman.Upon their arrival, officers stirred the man from his slumber.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 3, 2001
Baltimore police charged a 25-year-old man yesterday in last weekend's triple slaying in Waverly and said last night they had launched a search for the suspect. Otis Edwards III, of the first block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale, was charged in a warrant with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder. Police declined to release other information about the suspect or apparent motives in the Feb. 24 shootings, which stunned the North Baltimore neighborhood and led to increased police patrols.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | May 22, 2014
Baltimore County Police have charged a Loch Raven man in connection with a shooting in the alley in the Idlewylde neighborhood on May 15. Officers were called shortly before midnight to the 6400 block of Falkirk Road where they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the mid-body, police said. Details on his current condition have not been released. Police have charged Devin Millard Tweedy, 23, of the 1300 block of Limit Avenue with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault and use of a handgun in a felony crime of violence.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | April 4, 2014
Baltimore police arrested a 45-year-old Baltimore man they suspected in two sexual assaults over a period of 15 months in Northeastern Baltimore. John Thomas Leach, of the 3400 block of Mary Ave. in the Glenham-Belhar neighborhood, was charged with multiple counts of rape, sexual offense, assault, burglary and other charges. Police believe he assaulted two women on his block. The first incident took place in January 2013. According to an arrest warrant in that case, police said the victim came out of her shower around 9:30 a.m. to face a masked intruder who bound, gagged and blindfolded her before sexually assaulting her. Police said the suspect barricaded the victim in a closet, allowing him time to escape.
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By Quinn Kelley, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2014
Baltimore County Police have charged two men in connection with the theft of a deaf pit bull puppy from a Timonium apartment. According to a news release, the suspects are Mark Tyrone Gibson, 37, of the 800 block of N. Broadway St. and William Terrell Hudson, 33, of the 4300 block of Roberton Ave. Both have been charged with first-degree burglary and theft from $1,000 to under $10,000, court documents show. Police said Wednesday afternoon that they were being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $20,000 bail each.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2014
Anne Arundel County police said Tuesday that two Baltimore men have been charged in the March 21 shootings of two men in Brooklyn Park. Police said Corey Jemal Barnes III, 23, and Avon Marvin Jackson, 24, both of Baltimore, have been charged with attempted first- and second-degree murder, first degree assault and other charges in relation to the shootings that occurred Friday at about 1:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Heights Park. Two people were injured in the shooting. According to police, the victims were sitting on a park bench when two suspects approached them and started shooting at them.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
A city police officer is accused of beating a Jack Russell terrier puppy with a mop, then choking the dog and sending a picture of its dead body to its owner - his girlfriend. Montgomery County Police have charged Alec Eugene Taylor, 27, of Silver Spring, with aggravated animal cruelty and abuse or neglect of an animal. Taylor's girlfriend told police she received a text from Taylor on February 26 telling her that he killed the seven-month-old dog, named Rocko, after it defecated on the carpet.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2014
A Catonsville man was arrested last week after Baltimore County police said they spotted him driving a beige 2004 Volkswagen Jetta that had been reported stolen by the owner. Police said they charged John Henry Quick II, 29, after they saw him get in and drive away in the car. The Jetta was reported stolen in the 4800 block of Carmella Drive in Halethorpe on Wednesday evening. Nearby officers found a Jeep Cherokee with the steering column covered by a scarf and the ignition destroyed.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 13, 1996
Southwestern District police charged a 21-year-old man yesterday with being a drug kingpin after they arrested him while he allegedly was dealing drugs across from Walbrook High School.Police detained the man, who was sitting in a 1988 Ford Taurus at Edgewood Street and Clifton Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. Inside the car, which was confiscated, police found 6 ounces of suspected crack cocaine worth about $6,000, $1,800, a .380-caliber handgun, two cellular phones and a pager.Police then obtained two search warrants, one for a house in the 2100 block of Mount Holly St., where they seized $800 and scale; and another for a residence in the 3500 block of Juneway, where they seized a kilo of suspected crack cocaine, worth about $25,000, a .38-caliber handgun, $2,000 and a 1991 Acura Legend.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | February 4, 2014
What began as a traffic stop by Laurel police early Tuesday resulted in the arrest of two men in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping. Donte Powell, 27, of Washington, and Douglas Mention, 26, of South Carolina, are charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and weapons charges in connection with the Feb. 4 incident.  According to police, at about 1:16 a.m. an officer observed a car without its headlights on traveling the wrong way...
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | December 20, 2013
A man who barricaded himself inside his Towson home Wednesday and fired off several rounds — causing police to shut down streets and placing schools on lockdown — has been charged. Ian M. Goldstein, 35, was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly made threats and fired several shots from the home in the 1100 block of Gypsy Lane, according to Baltimore County police. Police said a relative had called 911 saying Goldstein "was destroying things and threatening her. " She then heard a gunshot shortly before 10 a.m., police said.
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