Saturday, February 24, 2007

CP gets sleazy superiors of Maryland National Guard "Recruiter of the Year" Richard F. Thomas Probed, Stripped and Punished!

February 24

Murder suspect Roger Lee Burks, 17, was arrested after DNA evidence connected him to the 2006 cookout stabbing of Irvin Conley, 24.

A 15-year-old was arrested for attempted murder, and a "42-year-old man was shoveling snow in front of a house in the 2500 block of E. Oliver St. about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was shot in the lower back by a man he had argued with the day before."
Also, stolen Ann Taylor sweaters, computer equipment, a 14-year-old Mercury Marquis, etc.

A 12-year-old girl was mowed down by a police cruiser in 500 block of N. Gilmore Street.

So. Rude. PGC's Senator Nathaniel Exum wants random drug testing of students in schools.

keith washingtonPGC's Keith Washington, who shot furniture deliverymen Robert White and Brandon Clark as they were attempting to deliver bed rails: "I can't say I know exactly how a victim of a sexual assault feels, but I think it's something like this."
Meanwhile, Robert White's statement tells a very different story.

Boner-impaired submissive PSC member Charles Boutin has resigned.

No jail time for Fredneck boozehound James W. Loveless Jr, who killed Chris Coffelt, 44, and his son Matthew in a drunk-driving "accident."

Friday, February 23, 2007

February 23

Police have arrested four members of the Bloods, one aged 14, for the murder of Marquel Smith in Essex.
(As long as they spell your name right dept: "'People are just recognizing now that in Maryland we do have a gang problem,' said Maryland Attorney General Doug Gantzler." --JZ)

Alvin Augustus Williams, 26, is due to be sentenced tomorrow by Judge John Glynn. Williams was convicted january 12 of second-degree murder, first-degree assault and possession of a firearm. On November 12, 2005 Williams shot and killed Brian Jones, 34, of Millersville, MD in the 1100 block of South Ellwood Street. Jones was leaving a Canton nightspot with a friend when Williams approached them with a rifle and opened fire. The jury deliberated approximately five hours after hearing three days of testimony. Williams faces a maximum possible prison term of 60 years.

Charles Pace and Brian Lessane were identified as two of Monday's murder victims.

It took nearly a year, but Gregory Rollins' murder finally got some meaningful press.

Destiny D'Urso was charged with the September murder of her 2-year-old son, and a warrant was issued for Paul Anthony Highfield III in the same killing.

Four people were charged with first-degree murder in the death of Essex resident Marquel Smith. Two of the defendants are Bloods, and another is a 14-year-old named James Smoot who will be charged as an adult. No word if this James Smoot is related to either Raymond Smoot, the man who was killed in Central Booking and Intake two years ago, or Raymond's brother James.

After releasing the owner of the liquor store he was robbing, James Douglas set the store on fire but didn't try to escape.

A Towson murder case from 16 years ago was closed after investigators learned that the primary suspect killed himself in 2004.

Stealing a car with a 5-year-old child inside probably isn't the best way to avoid getting deployed.

Sheila D. fired the head of the BFD's training academy after the death of Racheal M. Wilson.

Harford County sheriff Jesse Bane has apparently done such a good job that Edgewood doesn't want the Guardian Angels anymore. Meanwhile, Bane is looking at implementing NYC's CompStat to help fight crime. (Interestingly, the article mentions neither CitiStat nor O'Malley's newly proposed StateStat.)

Police are looking for the three adults who attacked a boy at a PG County middle school.

Both of HoCo resident Robert Bell's sons are doing time.

It doesn't seem like it takes a genius to figure this out: if you have 96 pounds of wacky tabaccy in the trunk, you shouldn't drive like a jackass.

Landlords in the city are living well while their tenants live in deplorable conditions.

Uh, really... all I wanted was a tan.

There are allegations of police brutality in Talbot County.

How charming that one person -- in this case, bank robber Craig J. Mills -- can have a significant impact on HoCo's crime stats.

Since there's obviously nothing else to be outraged about in the city, how about a little bureaucratic incompetence to get things fired up?

A Hagtown jury convicted Jimmie Lee Johnson, 36, of attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, two gun crimes and possession of marijuana following an I-70 road rage incident.

In Suitland, PGC, 17-year-old Timothy Van Buren died playing Russian Roulette February 16.

Thursday, February 22, 2007

February 22 afternoon

At a hearing yesterday, Demetri Greer, 18, of the 2800 block of East Monument Street, pled guilty to second degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence. Judge Martin P. Welch sentenced Greer to 30 years in prison, all but 15 years suspend for the murder count, and 20 years in prison, consecutive, for the handgun count. The story:
On July 17, 2006 in the 2700 block of East Monument Street the victim, Dion Williams, 15, was involved in an argument with an unknown person. Greer approached and began to argue with the Williams as well. During the course of the argument Greer withdrew a firearm and shot Williams three times. Investigation led to witnesses identifying Greer and he confessed to the shooting.

Wanye Hill, alleged leader of the "Black Ninjas, " was arrested last week. The gang was allegdly involved with burglaries in the Homeland area. Hill was charged with assaulting a police officer.

DeJuan Hunter, 36, forgot he had a loaded gun in his carry-on last year, causing quite the ruckus at BWI. He served 30 days while his case was pending, and was sentenced yesterday to probation and community service.

Anyone you know on the list of tippling drivers busted in AACounty?

A catalytic converter, credit cards, a DVD player, a VCR, prescription medication, a GPS system, three computer monitors, a digital camera and a PlayStation 2, laptop computers and a hanicapped tag = a smattering of stuff stolen in the Northern lately.

Baltimore County police are looking for three burglars who stole from Patrick's restaurant in Cockeysville (home of the best crab imperial ever).

County police are investigating the alleged rape of a woman in her Arbutus apartment.

PGC police are investigating an incident at Stephen Decatur Middle School in which three adults assaulted and injured a 14-year-old boy yesterday.

Maurice Mouzon, 27, of Cherry Hill pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine and "possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offense." Under the terms of the plea agreement, Mouzon will receive a sentence of 20 years and 8 months in federal prison when he returns for a court hearing scheduled May 2.

Also in PGC, Robert Lee Humphries III, found guilty of stabbing his estranged wife Linda Humphries to death, has gotten a new trial.

Catch the Cybrarian on the Ed Norris show tomorrow on 105.7 FM from 11:30-12:30 ...

February 22

Darnell Cain [39] was murdered early Monday morning in the 2300 block of E. Fayette St.

Gregory Kane writes about the Remington murders of Antwon Arthur, Steven Matthews, and Nate Gulliver (his cousin), as well as the S.O.D.D.I. defense.

Sheila D. is coming down hard on the fire department for the training exercise that killed firefighter apprentice Racheal Wilson.

Human trafficking is alive and well in Maryland.

Perv du jour: A white man with crew-cut blonde hair is attempting to abduct children in Annapolis.

Perv du jour, part II: 51-year-old David Shultz was sentenced to two years for repeatedly molesting a girl and giving sex toys to her friends. Sadly, prosecutors chose to drop rape and assault charges, and most of his 45-year sentence was suspended.
Terrance Washington, the prisoner who escaped from Harford County while being transferred to the hospital, might be in Illinois.

Ironically, Loren Love was charged with being the "kissing robber."

There were two separate traffic accidents involving police cars yesterday.

Ray Franklin is going after dirty cops.

Stun guns for HoCo popo?

Life imitates art dept: Someone broke into The Wire's soundstage in Columbia.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

February 21

Andre S. Jones was shot to death at Jusgos deli on the West side, and an unid'd man was found dead in the 1500 block of N. Bradford St.
Gus says they're 40 and 41, so who was 39?

Evil Carolyn Redd, 41, and Lawrence Gee, 33, were arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Redd's mother, 63-year-old Mary Page. Fox reported that Gee also raped Page.

More on Thomas D. Morten, who stabbed Donald Henderson "through 'every vital organ you can think of '" and "so hard that the tip of the knife broke off in the man's skull."

The Sun reports on the Clay Court apartments, a former open-air drug market where two men were murdered within 24 hours.

Forestville dentist Derek Curtis, 63, was sentenced to more than five years in prison for distributing cocaine and painkillers from his office.

A Cecil County grand jury indicted Loren Jennifer Love, 26, for assaulting a 75-year-old man inside his Conowingo home and giving him a "kiss of death" before stealing his pickup.

James Douglas allegedly tried to rob a Frederick liquor store and instead allegedly burned to death.

An off-duty cop working security at a Wachovia branch in the Northeast shot a wannabe bank robber.

Carroll County won't reduce the bail for Randy Humple, who allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl who was napping then ran away and hid.

WJZ reports that police shot a man in the 2100 block of Broadway in Fells Point, and the man then ran into a McDonalds. Interestingly, that address would place the man, the police, and the McDonalds smack in the middle of the Inner Harbor. Perhaps the editors at WJZ decided that a Fells Point shooting is more interesting than a South Clifton Park / Darley Park / East Baltimore Midway shooting. (Looks like they fixed their mistake. Hooray!)

Three teenagers were hit in a drive-by shooting in Annapolis

A plethora of well-read hoodlums in Harford County.

Rajah the poodle is dead, and his groomer claims, "He bite me. He’s not behaving very well and there’s no excuse for that."

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

February 20 Evening

At a hearing today, Judge David Mitchell sentenced Iletha Murdaugh, 42, of the 520 block of North Mosher Street, to 20 years in prison for second degree murder and a consecutive 10 years in prison for use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence. On January 7, 2007 a Baltimore City jury convicted Murdaugh of second degree murder and use of a handgun counts. The dirt:
On March 7, 2006 police responded to 525 N. Mosher Street for a shooting. Upon arrival the officers found Gregory Rollins suffering from a single gun shot wound to the head. The victim later died from his injuries. Further investigation revealed that Rollins' girlfriend, Murdaugh, and Rollins had gotten into a heated argument over an ex-girlfriend. During the argument the defendant grabbed the victim's gun from the nightstand and shot the victim one time in the head.

At a hearing today, Judge John M. Glynn sentenced Thomas D. Morten, Jr., 18, of the 2500 block of West Belvedere Avenue, to 30 years in prison with all but 15 suspended plus five years' probation for the second-degree murder of Donald Henderson. On November 16, 2006, Morten pled guilty to second-degree murder use of a deadly weapon. On February 13, 2006, Morten, who was 17 at the time, stabbed Henderson multiple times in the torso and stomach during the course of an argument. Henderson died soonafter in an apartment building in the 3000 block of Thorndale Avenue.

Gross! Rookie AAC officer Joseph F. Mosmiller is accused of groping a woman's breast during a traffic stop ... and taking a cellphone picture of his hand on said boob.

February 20

An unidentified man [38] was shot to death on the same block as David Frasier [35].

County police: three fatal shootings so far this year were all, like, totally justified.

U of M student Nicole Shiffman was murdered in Arizona.

Robert "Sam" Slater, 21, a sociology major at Trinity College, Connecticut, was stabbed in the cheek at a frat party.

Bleeding internally and short a kidney, A. Robert Kaufman still refuses to kiss up to the fat cats.

Mary Lou Shifflet, 46, was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Pasadena on Friday night. The fleeing jackass was ID'd as one Jose Santos Toledo.

Robert Paul LaytonPervertito del giorno: Registered offender Robert Paul Layton, 48, at left, who allegedly sexually abused a 13-year-old boy at his home and solicited a 14-year-old boy, luring them with booze, weed and a pool table. Police also found nude pictures of boys, and are asking other victims and witnesses to come forward.

Feel bad for li'l bastard Dannilynn Hogan-Stern-Smith?
Stephanie Coontz explains why you shouldn't.

Monday, February 19, 2007

February 19

David Frasier, 26, was shot to death in East Baltimore [35]. George Baskerville, 28, was shot to death in the Northwest [36].

Youngsters found a burnt body in a field in South Baltimore [37?].

Blotter lowlights: A 29-year-old man survived being shot in the head on S. Payson St.; a man was hit over the head with a shovel in a fight about a phone bill; a 44-year-old man was stabbed outside of a bar in the Southeastern.

Doug Gansler wants to create a new unit to investigate cold cases from the Civil Rights era.

County police shot a man after a standoff yesterday. (Again?)

If you missed "Five Things I Have To Have Now" with Stephanie Galling-Flake ... consider yourself lucky. (Is she paid to endorse those products?)