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By Michael A. Fletcher and William B. Talbott and Michael A. Fletcher and William B. Talbott,Staff Writers | March 13, 1992
The state medical examiner's office has ruled, in a report released today, that the death of a 29-year-old drug suspect last week in the back of a police patrol wagon after a fight with officers is a homicide.Dr. Ann Dixon, deputy chief medical examiner, said in a report to police late last night that Robert E. Privett died as a result of homicide by blunt trauma that caused abdominal bleeding.As a result of that ruling, the case will be brought before a Baltimore grand jury on March 23, police said.
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September 18, 2009
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By Frank D. Roylance and William B. Talbott and Frank D. Roylance and William B. Talbott,Staff Writers B | March 4, 1992
Baltimore police have launched an internal investigation of an arrest Monday night that ended with the death of a drug suspect in a police patrol wagon.Robert Eugene Privett, 29, of the 1900 block of W. Belvedere Ave., was pronounced dead at the Southeastern District after police found him on the floor of the vehicle.A ruling on the cause of his death was officially listed by the medical examiner's office as "pending," but an informed source reported that Mr. Privett had suffered body trauma and a ruptured spleen.
ENTERTAINMENT
By SAM SESSA and SAM SESSA,SUN REPORTER | December 15, 2005
With a week left before a crop of acoustic concerts, singer Barry Privett and the rest of the band Carbon Leaf hunkered down in Richmond, Va., to rehearse. It's been two years since they've done seated shows of this sort, and they're not quite sure what's going to happen, Privett said. "We're kind of in a workshop right now," he said in a phone interview. "It's appropriate it's Christmas, because we kind of feel like we're in Santa's workshop trying to put the wheels on these things for the shows.
NEWS
March 3, 1992
The state medical examiner's office today was investigating the death of a 29-year-old Baltimore man found dead last night on the floor of a police patrol wagon.The prisoner, Robert Eugene Privett of the 1900 block of W. Belvedere Ave., was pronounced dead at the Southeastern District station after the wagon arrived there to deliver prisoners.Police said Mr. Privett was arrested at 9:30 p.m. in the 2800 block of E. Fayette St. after a plainclothes officer observed a drug transaction.Mr. Privett was charged with assaulting a police officer during his arrest, resisting arrest and drug possession.
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By David Simon and David Simon,Staff Writer | March 30, 1992
A Baltimore grand jury has decided not to indict two police officers involved in the March 3 arrest of a drug suspect who later died in police custody.An internal police department investigation is now under way.State's Attorney Stuart O. Simms, the city's chief prosecutor, said it was appropriate to present the evidence in the patrol wagon death of Robert E. Privett, 29, to "an independent body" such as the grand jury for full consideration. "There were sufficient unresolved legal and factual issues," he said.
NEWS
By David Simon and David Simon,Staff Writer | March 27, 1992
A Baltimore grand jury yesterday ended nearly two full days of deliberation by declining to issue any criminal indictments against two police officers involved in the March 3 arrest of a drug suspect who later died in police custody."
NEWS
By David Simon and Roger Twigg and David Simon and Roger Twigg,Staff Writers | March 7, 1992
Following a fight with a drug suspect on an East Baltimore corner, several arresting officers may have ignored the injured man's request for medical attention and left him in a paddy wagon driven by an officer who showed no concern -- even when it became apparent that the prisoner had lapsed into unconsciousness.The fatally injured suspect, Robert E. Privett, 29, suffered four broken ribs and a ruptured spleen, all caused by blunt-force trauma, an autopsy has indicated. Mr. Privett's dentures were also found lodged in his throat.
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By Roger Twigg and David Simon and Roger Twigg and David Simon,Staff Writers | March 14, 1992
The state medical examiner's office yesterday issued a ruling of homicide in the death of a 29-year-old drug suspect found lying in the rear of a Baltimore police wagon two weeks ago -- a ruling that may send the case to a grand jury for investigation.Robert L. Privett died of intra-abdominal bleeding resulting from the rupture of his spleen, the medical examiner's office announced, noting that the injury resulted after Mr. Privett was subdued by arresting officers, handcuffed and placed in the police wagon on March 2.He was found to be dead when the wagon arrived at the Southeastern District lockup about an hour after the arrest.
ENTERTAINMENT
By SAM SESSA and SAM SESSA,SUN REPORTER | December 15, 2005
With a week left before a crop of acoustic concerts, singer Barry Privett and the rest of the band Carbon Leaf hunkered down in Richmond, Va., to rehearse. It's been two years since they've done seated shows of this sort, and they're not quite sure what's going to happen, Privett said. "We're kind of in a workshop right now," he said in a phone interview. "It's appropriate it's Christmas, because we kind of feel like we're in Santa's workshop trying to put the wheels on these things for the shows.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | November 6, 2001
In big games, Sparrows Point soccer forward Lamar Porter is a goal waiting to happen. That was the case when he scored two goals in an earlier victory over No. 1 Eastern Tech, it was the case in last Thursday's regional semifinal win at Elkton, and it was the case in yesterday's 1-0 shutout of visiting Rising Sun for the Pointers' second straight Class 1A North regional title. "Lamar Porter probably scores the biggest goal in school history every game," said Sparrows Point coach George Bischoff.
NEWS
By David Simon and David Simon,Staff Writer | March 30, 1992
A Baltimore grand jury has decided not to indict two police officers involved in the March 3 arrest of a drug suspect who later died in police custody.An internal police department investigation is now under way.State's Attorney Stuart O. Simms, the city's chief prosecutor, said it was appropriate to present the evidence in the patrol wagon death of Robert E. Privett, 29, to "an independent body" such as the grand jury for full consideration. "There were sufficient unresolved legal and factual issues," he said.
NEWS
By David Simon and David Simon,Staff Writer | March 27, 1992
A Baltimore grand jury yesterday ended nearly two full days of deliberation by declining to issue any criminal indictments against two police officers involved in the March 3 arrest of a drug suspect who later died in police custody."
NEWS
By David Simon and David Simon,Staff Writer | March 21, 1992
A city grand jury will continue the investigation into the death of Robert E. Privett, a drug suspect who died in a police wagon of injuries sustained in a March 3 confrontation with Baltimore police officers, State's Attorney Stuart O. Simms announced yesterday."
NEWS
By Roger Twigg and David Simon and Roger Twigg and David Simon,Staff Writers | March 14, 1992
The state medical examiner's office yesterday issued a ruling of homicide in the death of a 29-year-old drug suspect found lying in the rear of a Baltimore police wagon two weeks ago -- a ruling that may send the case to a grand jury for investigation.Robert L. Privett died of intra-abdominal bleeding resulting from the rupture of his spleen, the medical examiner's office announced, noting that the injury resulted after Mr. Privett was subdued by arresting officers, handcuffed and placed in the police wagon on March 2.He was found to be dead when the wagon arrived at the Southeastern District lockup about an hour after the arrest.
NEWS
By Michael A. Fletcher and William B. Talbott and Michael A. Fletcher and William B. Talbott,Staff Writers | March 13, 1992
The state medical examiner's office has ruled, in a report released today, that the death of a 29-year-old drug suspect last week in the back of a police patrol wagon after a fight with officers is a homicide.Dr. Ann Dixon, deputy chief medical examiner, said in a report to police late last night that Robert E. Privett died as a result of homicide by blunt trauma that caused abdominal bleeding.As a result of that ruling, the case will be brought before a Baltimore grand jury on March 23, police said.
NEWS
By David Simon and David Simon,Staff Writer | March 21, 1992
A city grand jury will continue the investigation into the death of Robert E. Privett, a drug suspect who died in a police wagon of injuries sustained in a March 3 confrontation with Baltimore police officers, State's Attorney Stuart O. Simms announced yesterday."
NEWS
By Roger Twigg and David Simon and Roger Twigg and David Simon,Staff Writers | March 5, 1992
Following the advice of police-union lawyers, four city police officers have declined to cooperate with investigators who are probing the death of a 29-year-old drug suspect who died Monday night from internal injuries in the back of a Southeastern District paddy wagon, according to sources close to the investigation.The cause of death of Robert E. Privett was still officially listed yesterday as "pending" by the state medical examiner's office. Mr. Privett had been subdued by at least three officers following his arrest at Jefferson and Port streets, an area noted for drug transactions.
NEWS
By David Simon and Roger Twigg and David Simon and Roger Twigg,Staff Writers | March 7, 1992
Following a fight with a drug suspect on an East Baltimore corner, several arresting officers may have ignored the injured man's request for medical attention and left him in a paddy wagon driven by an officer who showed no concern -- even when it became apparent that the prisoner had lapsed into unconsciousness.The fatally injured suspect, Robert E. Privett, 29, suffered four broken ribs and a ruptured spleen, all caused by blunt-force trauma, an autopsy has indicated. Mr. Privett's dentures were also found lodged in his throat.
NEWS
By Roger Twigg and David Simon and Roger Twigg and David Simon,Staff Writers | March 5, 1992
Following the advice of police-union lawyers, four city police officers have declined to cooperate with investigators who are probing the death of a 29-year-old drug suspect who died Monday night from internal injuries in the back of a Southeastern District paddy wagon, according to sources close to the investigation.The cause of death of Robert E. Privett was still officially listed yesterday as "pending" by the state medical examiner's office. Mr. Privett had been subdued by at least three officers following his arrest at Jefferson and Port streets, an area noted for drug transactions.
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