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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,peter.hermann@baltsun.com | September 30, 2009
A man who had been charged with dousing his 85-year-old grandmother with alcohol and setting her on fire in an argument over money in March is now being charged with first-degree murder, three months after the woman died at a hospital, a Baltimore police spokesman said. Tyron Markit Mason, 29, of the 2800 block of Frederick Ave., had been charged with attempted murder. Ethel Henderson died June 17 in the burn unit of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The attack occurred about 5:20 p.m. on March 8, when police said Mason went to Henderson's home on Poplar Grove Street, demanded money and then set her on fire.
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By Tanika White | March 1, 2008
Baltimore County police shot and killed the driver of a car that detectives were pursuing yesterday in Dundalk after the driver attempted to run over one of them, a police spokesman said. Detectives from the North Point precinct were following two men in a dark sedan about 5:30 p.m., when the car pulled into a BP gas station at Merritt Boulevard and Dunmanway, said Cpl. Mike Hill, a Baltimore County police spokesman. Police used their vehicles, with lights flashing, to block the front and the back of the suspects' car and ordered the driver to get out of the vehicle, Hill said.
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February 26, 2007
City police identify woman shot in car Police yesterday identified Stacie Watkins, 43, of Howard County as the woman found sitting in her car Friday afternoon in Northwest Baltimore with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Watkins remained in critical but stable condition at Sinai Hospital yesterday, according to a police spokesman. Police said they have no suspects or motives in the shooting, which occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Friday in the 5300 block of Beaufort Ave. Man, 21, dies of stab wounds A West Baltimore man died of stab wounds early Saturday after he was discovered seriously injured and lying in the street at Fulton Avenue and West Pratt Street, police said yesterday.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | March 27, 1996
A man accused of killing two Baltimore youths was charged yesterday with sexually abusing three other boys while he lived at the Flag House Courts public housing high-rise between July and January.Shawn E. Brown, who is being held without bail at the Baltimore City Detention Center on the murder counts, now faces 20 additional charges, including sex offenses, battery, kidnapping and using a deadly weapon.A police spokesman said Mr. Brown befriended the three boys -- 6, 13 and 14 years old -- and lured them into a residence near Flag House Courts or into his sister's apartment in the high-rise, where he sexually assaulted the children at knifepoint.
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By Ed Heard and Ed Heard,SUN STAFF | March 28, 1996
Howard County police officers and drug-sniffing dogs searched lockers and cars at Glenelg High School at the request of school officials yesterday, finding small amounts of what appeared to be marijuana in two cars, a police spokesman said.Charges were not filed yesterday, but police said charges are pending. Under school rules, the two students involved in the matter face possible expulsion from the school system. The names of the students, who are juveniles, were not released by police.
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By Liz F. Kay and Liz F. Kay,liz.kay@baltsun.com | March 31, 2009
Baltimore police officers arrested three suspected Anne Arundel County gang members and recovered three guns after the attempted shooting of a family in Brooklyn on Sunday night, a police spokesman said. Officers responded to reports of gunfire near Baltic Avenue and Fifth Street about 8 p.m. They found a Ford Explorer that had been shot several times, as well as numerous shell casings, said police spokesman Officer Troy Harris. Southern District officers found the three suspects leaving a Ford Crown Victoria on West Meadow Road, just over the Anne Arundel County line in Brooklyn Park.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | February 10, 1997
A 20-year-old Southgate man was shot three times yesterday when he threatened police officers with a knife, a county police spokesman said.Christopher Neil Bernard of the 200 block of Mac Kintosh Drive was shot in the chest, groin and shoulder and was in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a hospital spokeswoman said.According to police spokesman Officer Vaughn Dykes, Bernard's parents came home Saturday night and found him holding his 15-year-old girlfriend at knifepoint in his bedroom.
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November 5, 1992
A pipe bomb lobbed onto the porch of a Baltimore County police officer's Essex house early today blew out several windows, but the officer, his mother and three young children escaped injury.Sgt. Stephen R. Doarnberger, a police spokesman, said police knew of no motive for the blast, which occurred shortly after 5:30 a.m., and had no suspects."We can only assume that it is work-related," said Sergeant Doarnberger. "He does not work under cover, but he has had his share of arrests."Police refused to identify the officer or provide his address.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Sun Staff Writer | June 30, 1995
A 23-year-old Fulton man was being held at the Howard County Detention Center in lieu of more than $1 million bond yesterday on charges of breaking and entering, theft and destruction of property in connection with two break-ins in the western part of the county earlier this month.William J. Kohlhoff Jr. of the 7100 block of Pindell School Road was arrested and charged with two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of theft and two counts of destruction of property, a Howard County police spokesman said.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Frank D. Roylance | February 11, 1992
Baltimore County police today entered a house in Randallstown where an estranged couple were found dead. The man was found hanged in the basement, and the woman's throat was slashed.Police had gone to the home after the man, who had been armed with a shotgun and a knife, apparently attacked two members of his wife's family as they were helping the woman move out of the couple's home, and dragged the wife inside.Police spokesman E. Jay Miller said one of the relatives told police the husband, identified as Dalton Jones, 56, of the 4600 block of Panacea Road, attacked his wife with the knife.
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