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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | November 1, 2010
Two men were killed and a woman was left in critical condition after their vehicle was struck by a stolen car at W. Ostend and S. Hanover streets late Sunday night, according to Baltimore Police. Two men stole a Lincoln Town Car and were driving at a high speed on W. Ostend Street when it struck a Ford as it crossed Hanover at 11:35 p.m., according to Baltimore Police. The Ford had three occupants: two men who died and a woman, police said. An officer in a police vehicle pursued and apprehended two men as they tried to flee from the Lincoln, according to police.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2014
A Baltimore police officer was charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors say he struck a 14-year-old boy who was already apprehended. Baltimore prosecutors charged Baltimore police 14-year veteran Serge Antonin on Tuesday. He is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 22. He also faces two counts of misconduct, prosecutors said. "We will not tolerate the actions of any officer that breaks the law, in order to enforce the law," Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said in a statement.
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By Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun | November 1, 2010
A man wanted for two bank robberies is in the Howard County detention center facing theft, drug and weapons charges after a county officer using an automated license plate reader found the man in a stolen car. Zachary Scott Shanaberger, 30, of the first block of John Street, Westminster, was found Sunday sleeping in a 2003 Honda parked in the Lisbon Park and Ride lot in Howard County, according to police. Cpl. David Patterson was on routine patrol when he used one of the county's four automated license plate readers to scan the tags of vehicles in the lot. He discovered that the Honda had been stolen Oct. 28 from Baltimore County, according to police, and Patterson arrested Shanaberger, who also was wanted on warrants charging him in two March bank robberies in Westminster and Anne Arundel County, police said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 20, 2014
Two men have been arrested and charged in the shooting and robbery of an Annapolis taxi driver found dead in Crownsville earlier this month, prosecutors said. Michael Juvan Wallace, 23, of Fort Meade, and Trevor Allen Snead, 17, of Faulkner, face murder, assault, armed robbery and other charges in the March 12 killing of Benjamin Delano Kirby, Jr., according to the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney. Kirby, 41, was found with a gunshot wound in the head in a driveway near the intersection of Honeysuckle Lane and Generals Highway.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
Three people in a stolen car were followed by police officers for 10 miles through Anne Arundel County before the car spun out and they tried to run away, police said. Annapolis police said officers saw the stolen car, a 2008 Acura TL, driving near MD Route 665 near Godspeed Way shortly before 8 p.m. and followed it to Interstate 97 just beyond MD Route 50, where they attempted to pull the car over. Instead, the driver fled along I-97 before losing control and spinning out near MD Route 3. The three people in the car tried to run away but were arrested and charged with car theft, police said.
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December 24, 1991
The 17-year-old driver of a stolen car and a Howard County police officer were injured early today when both the youth's car and the officer's cruiser jumped a guardrail on Interstate 95 during a chase.The incident began at 4:30 a.m., when an officer saw a Honda Accord leave a Laurel apartment complex at the same time an alarm sounded.Detective Michael Sherman said the officer followed the car onto northbound I-95 for five miles while he checked the vehicle's license tags.When the officer learned the tags were stolen, he called for help.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | December 16, 2011
A stolen car, being pursued by Baltimore County police, spun out of control Thursday evening in Towson and slammed into a Jimmy's taxi cab carrying three elderly women passengers. At least one passenger in the cab was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. The incident occurred on northbound York Road near Chesapeake Avenue at about 6 p.m., police said. After the crash, several occupants of the stolen Lexus fled the scene but were apprehended, according to police.
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By Matt Ebnet and Matt Ebnet,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Dan Thanh Dang contributed to this article | August 4, 1994
Three teen-age boys driving a stolen car crashed into a White Marsh car dealership yesterday -- plowing a parked car 40 feet and crunching it against a wall, Baltimore County police said.A 14-year-old, identified by police as the driver of the stolen car, and a 15-year-old were treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center and released into the custody of their parents. The other youth, 17, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he underwent surgery and was listed in fair condition yesterday afternoon.
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March 25, 1992
The driver and passenger of a stolen car escaped after their vehicle rammed a Baltimore County Police cruiser in Woodlawn.Detective C.T. Wright said an officer saw the late-model blue Chevrolet Corsica on Security Boulevard at Ingleside Avenue shortly after 1 a.m., realized it was stolen and began pursuit. Officer James Conaway joined the short chase, he said.The driver of the Corsica, which had Virginia tags, rammed Officer Conaway's car in the rear and side, then drove off.Within minutes, Detective Wright said, the car was found abandoned in the 6000 block of Charles St., a dead-end street nearby.
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August 16, 1995
Howard County police chased two men driving a stolen car into Baltimore County after one of them robbed a Columbia convenience store early Sunday, but the men got away, police said.One of the men had walked into the Wawa store in the 1000 block of Hickory Ridge Road in Hickory Ridge village about 1:25 a.m., pulled a green bandanna over his face, displayed a silver handgun and told employees to open the cash register. He fled with an undisclosed sum of money in a stolen sports car driven by another man, police said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
Three people in a stolen car were followed by police officers for 10 miles through Anne Arundel County before the car spun out and they tried to run away, police said. Annapolis police said officers saw the stolen car, a 2008 Acura TL, driving near MD Route 665 near Godspeed Way shortly before 8 p.m. and followed it to Interstate 97 just beyond MD Route 50, where they attempted to pull the car over. Instead, the driver fled along I-97 before losing control and spinning out near MD Route 3. The three people in the car tried to run away but were arrested and charged with car theft, police said.
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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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October 8, 2012
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Washington Boulevard, 5000 block, between Oct. 6, midnight, and Oct. 7, 12:30 p.m. Ten drills and eight iHome units taken from trucks in fenced parking lot at Estes Express Lines. Several boxes of merchandise found outside fence.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 10, 2012
City police chasing a suspected car thief on foot forced a lock-down at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School in the city's northwest neighborhood for less than an hour Monday morning. The city dispatch notified area schools of the incident, which began about 8:10 a.m. Police chased the suspect, who abandoned the stolen car and ran across a field at the school in the 5200 hundred block of Roland Avenue. Staff heard police calling "Stop" and saw the suspect continue running, officials said.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2012
A man driving a stolen car in Baltimore died Wednesday morning when he crashed the vehicle causing it to flip over — landing on top of him — and burst into flames, police said. The crash occurred about 3:40 a.m. at the Westport exit off I-295, Baltimore police said. A 2006 Nissan Maxima was traveling south on I-295 when it entered the exit ramp, struck a curb and began flipping over onto the grass median, police said. The driver, who police have not yet identified, was thrown from the vehicle, which trapped him beneath it, and caught fire, according to police.
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The Baltimore Sun | January 9, 2012
A Hagerstown man has been charged with crashing a stolen luxury car into a tree at a Washington County park, Maryland State Police said. Benjamin Frederick Nelson, 28, was charged Sunday with auto theft, driving under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance and negligent driving, among other charges, authorities said. Troopers responded to a vehicle collision at Devil's Backbone County Park about 7:45 p.m. Sunday, police said. The driver had crashed a Jaguar into a tree and left the scene, police said.
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By Katherine Richards and Katherine Richards,Staff Writer | April 29, 1993
Two people were arrested yesterday and another was at large after they went to the Carroll County Courthouse in a stolen car so one of the three could go the community service office.Cpl. Rick May, a Westminster police spokesman, said the car was seen parked outside the courthouse, at 55 N. Court St., at 2:38 p.m. That was less than half an hour after state police told city authorities to be on the lookout for the stolen vehicle, which was believed to be in Westminster.Three people were observed in the car, but when police arrived at the courthouse only two could be found.
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June 20, 1995
The driver of a stolen car was in critical condition last night at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after it collided with a tractor-trailer.Adam Bankert, 21, of the 1600 block of Pinch Valley Road in Westminster was not wearing a seat belt when the 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo he was driving failed to stop at a red light Sunday afternoon at Uniontown Road and Route 31 and was hit by the rig, Westminster police said.Mr. Bankert was thrown from the car, police said. His teen-age passenger was injured, but more information was not availablebecause police declined to release his name.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | December 16, 2011
A stolen car, being pursued by Baltimore County police, spun out of control Thursday evening in Towson and slammed into a Jimmy's taxi cab carrying three elderly women passengers. At least one passenger in the cab was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. The incident occurred on northbound York Road near Chesapeake Avenue at about 6 p.m., police said. After the crash, several occupants of the stolen Lexus fled the scene but were apprehended, according to police.
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By Peter Hermann | December 12, 2011
From The Sun's Dean Jones Jr.: Officers recovered a stolen vehicle in the 200 block of Janwall St. on Dec. 10 at 1:30 a.m. after the victim activated an iPhone app to track the location of the phone , which was in the vehicle, Annapolis police said. The vehicle was taken from the 1000 block of Forest Dr. on Dec. 9 around 11 p.m. after it was left running and unoccupied, police said. After the app was activated by the victim, the vehicle was recovered, police said.
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