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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 40-year-old man with reckless endangerment and unlawfully discharging a firearm during a five-hour barricade at his Pasadena home Sunday. Barry Wayne Williams Jr. also faces disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges. Officers were called to the 8000 block of Bussenius Road in the Lake Shore neighborhood shortly after 5 p.m. Witnesses, who reported an extremely distraught suicidal subject, told police firearms had been discharged in the garage and backyard of the home, less than 100 yards from other residences.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2012
City police have arrested and charged a 32-year-old man with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the summer of 2007 in East Baltimore, in the same block in which the suspect lived. Phillip Herrell, of the 900 block of E. Preston St., was ordered held without bail on Thursday. In addition to the murder count, he was charged with two counts of assault and using a handgun in a violent crime, according to court records. The arrest stems from a shooting that occurred June 9, 2007 on East Preston Street that claimed the life of Melvin Jordan, 32, who lived in the 600 block of N. Lakewood Ave. Police said Jordan was shot in the head about 1:30 a.m. and found on the sidewalk.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | June 15, 2012
The six suspects arrested in a federal sting in Hampden on Thursday planned to kill a co-conspirator in a robbery who was actually an undercover ATF agent, according to court documents. Unbeknownst to the suspects, the robbery plot was a ruse - part of a series of Baltimore operations set up by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in recent months. For the second time, gunfire erupted in a public place as authorities moved in for the arrest, this time in the 3300 block of Clipper Mill Rd. Charged in the case are Tracey TheraldineÖ Betters, 20; Blake Aristotle Betters, 23; Brandon Harris, 20; John McLaurin, 22; Aaron Walker, 23; and 18-year-old IsiahÖ Benjamin.
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Tricia Bishop | May 16, 2012
A Baltimore police sergeant was suspended and criminally charged with perjury and misconduct after a months-long investigation into allegations he used false information to obtain a search and seizure warrant. Sgt. Dennis W. Workley, who's been on the force since 1996 assigned to the Eastern District, was charged Wednesday by the Baltimore state's attorney's office via criminal information. No details were immediately available. Police union lawyer Michael Davey, who expects to represent Workley, said Wednesday afternoon that he  hadn't yet seen the charging documents and couldn't comment.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2012
A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death Thursday in a downtown neighborhood just north of Lexington Market, and police said they have charged a man in the killing. Police found the man, identified as Cortez A. Lemon, shortly after 5 p.m. lying on the sidewalk in the 400 block of West Saratoga St. He had sustained multiple stab wounds to his chest and abdomen and was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he died at 7:10 p.m. On Friday, police said Troy Harrison, 21, had been arrested and charged in the killing, but details were not immediately available.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | April 23, 2012
Carl O. Snowden, the civil rights chief for the Maryland attorney general's office who was arrested on a drug charge last week, was in a car with a convicted felon in Druid Hill Park when city police officers smelled marijuana, according to court documents released Monday. Two officers said in a charging document that they pulled up in an unmarked car Thursday afternoon, approached a 2010 Honda Pilot with all four windows rolled down, and smelled "a strong odor" of marijuana coming from inside.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 13, 2012
A man who robbed a PNC Bank in the 2300 block of Rock Spring Road in Forest Hill about 4:40 p.m. Thursday was taken into police custody after fleeing the area, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. After leaving the bank, the man drove several miles south to Fallston, where he "bailed out" of his car near the Walmart on Bel Air Road, said Monica Worrell, a sheriff's office spokesman. A Baltimore County Police helicopter unit had been tracking him, and assisted Harford deputies in locating the man in the Walmart parking lot, where he was caught, Worrell said.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | April 6, 2012
Two out-of-town men have been charged in the armed robbery of a Cockeysville jewelry store on Thursday, officials said. Luis Noel Rodriguez, 28, of New York, N.Y., and Vincent Henry Courts Jr., 28, of Harrisburg, Pa., are being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $300,000 bail. The men were charged with armed robbery of the Alpha Gold Exchange in the 10800 block of York Road, according to police. They also face charges of first degree assault and use of a handgun in a felony crime.
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By Peter Hermann | March 28, 2012
A tragic fatal shooting of a 4-year-old boy who police said accidentally shot himself and his mother earlier this month in their Eastern Shore house has led to criminal charges filed against the father. The boy, Jamal A. Woolford Jr., accidentally shot himself with his father's handgun inside their Hebron home, police said, and the same bullet struck his mother, Shanice A. Kellam, 24. Jamal died from a gunshot wound to the chest. On Monday, Maryland State Police said a Wicomico County grand jury indicted the boy's father, Jamal A. Woolford Sr., 29, with manslaughter, reckless endangerment, permitting firearm access by a minor, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and other drug counts.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | March 27, 2012
The young woman who was held up at gunpoint last weekend in South Baltimore is certain she identified the correct two suspects for police. She focused on their faces, she said Tuesday, knowing "it would be the only thing that would get them. " But the mother of one of the men charged in Saturday's attack is just as certain that he was sitting in a Federal Hill pizzeria at the time, and the shop's manager says he has video to prove it. Tuesday evening, relatives protested the arrests outside the Southern District police station.
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