Thursday, July 26, 2007

July 26

Baltimore City has identified five of its schools as "perpetually dangerous": 'to get on the list, 2 1/2 percent of its student body must have been suspended for arson, possessing a weapon or drugs, assaulting a teacher or other student, or sexual assault.' The list includes 'Calverton Middle School, Thurgood Marshall Middle School, Dr. Roland Patterson Academy, Dr. W.E.B DuBois Senior High School and the Liberal Arts Academy at Walbrook Campus'. The really amazing thing? Fewer than 200 students have transfered out of those schools, despite the fact that the designation allows any student who wishes to transfer.

A Lot of Jays: Jarrett Johnson, 22; Jerard Kane, 20; and Jonathan Kane, 21, identified as the three men who shot and wounded a man early yesterday morning.

So much for that murder-free streak: Body Found in Trunk. I guess the question is when, and how, he died. (I mean, if he was playing hide-and-seek and couldn't get back out of the trunk...)

Those thugs who acid-burned a toddler are to be tried as juveniles. Big surprise, the victim's mother wasn't happy and
broke into tears and walked out of the courtroom.

"I hope you guys are happy," the mother, Carol Duschl, later yelled at the defendants as they walked down a hallway. "A slap on the wrist. It's OK."


Drowning victim? Maybe the water in the Patapsco River is so polluted the river itself wants to get in on the homicide action!

AACo: South River High teacher gets charged for enjoying too much touching his underage students.

The Baltimore County Police Department's version of the Vietnam Memorial is "inaccessible". Wait, does Baltimore City PD have their own memorial to fallen officers? Because if Baltimore County = Vietnam, then Baltimore City = ______?

Rear Windowesque: the video of a street drug deal/robbery/shooting is on YouTube (and you can read the article, too).

An armed robbery of a Korean grocery is reported in the blogosphere after being ignored by the mass media: "Yesterday. July 25, at about 1:30 PM, three men came in to the store with handguns, and pointed them at customer's heads demanding money, cell phones, credit cards, etc.. but a BPD unit happened to be out front a few moments later (they were not alerted - just on rounds), and they captured the assailants. Today, [the owner] looked quiet, scared, sad, and uncertain. Mostly traumatized. This needs to stop - now." Amen.

12 comments:

John Galt said...

One more body in Northeast.

John Galt said...

Don't we kinda know that #184 is 17 year-old Donte Chase ??

Malnurtured Snay said...

John: I can't figure out how to edit that, so it'll have to wait until Cybrarian returns.

Malnurtured Snay said...

And, yeah, I think I got the body in the trunk, didn't I?

traveler said...

Just because the car was found there doesn't mean the homicide occurred in the City. Maybe we can dump this one on Harford Co. or something...

Matthew said...

pretty sure the baltimore city police memorial is on president street, right across from the BCPD headquarters (in front of shot tower).

John Galt said...

This just in.... cops do not have a special dispensation to lie.

John Galt said...

The body (which Snay had already reported) was found in a car on Waverly Way in Northeast.

Also, WMAR caught a shooter being apprehended by BCPD in or around Druid Hill Park.

Gor said...

Just going by the Sun's article, they state that Newman ".. was charged with two counts of sex abuse of a minor and two counts of fourth-degree sex offense ..."

There is no "Sex abuse of a Minor" statute. Newman is charged with "Sexual offense in the fourth degree" which is statute that forbids sexual relations between school officials and students.

Since the girl was the age of consent in Maryland (16), fourth degree sexual offense was the only charge Newman would fall under.

Sub-lieutenant Ogilvy said...

I thought the police memorial was at the corner of Harford Rd and Parkside Drive, next to the Columbus obelisk.

The Cybrarian said...

Galt I haven't seen #184's name reported anywhere, though if you have it on good info I'll take your word for it.

John Galt said...

I believe the citation on #184 is here.