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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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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | March 16, 2012
Baltimore County police accused a Parkton man of arranging a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old Towson girl on Facebook. Baltimore County police have charged a Parkton man with sexual solicitation of a minor and an attempted sex offense, accusing him of arranging a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old Towson girl on Facebook. Police are looking for additional victims. Detectives believe the suspect, 26-year-old Rahn Freeland of Foreston Valley Court in Parkton, was using a Facebook page under the name Rahn Corleone to contact other underage girls, police said.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | March 10, 2012
A Baltimore police officer has been charged with attempted theft of groceries at a Northeast Baltimore store after a cashier — the officer's daughter — rang up items for her at reduced prices, police said Saturday. "We demand, we expect more from the people who wear this badge," Baltimore police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. The officer is facing both an internal investigation and a criminal summons. The charge comes within days of the department's suspending John A. Ward, 32, a four-year veteran of the force.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | January 1, 2012
A man described by the city's police commissioner as an "engine for violent crime" was arrested Saturday night and charged with killing one man and wounding another in a shooting earlier this month in West Baltimore. Stanley Brunson, 35, of the 1100 block of Sargent St. in Brooklyn, was being held without bail in the city's detention center. He is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, four counts of assault, two counts of reckless endangerment and several weapons violations.
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