Despite City comptroller Joan Pratt's pleas, Baltimore City Solicitor George Nilson has given the stamp of approval for the $659,000 worth of telephone equipment that Mayor Rawlings-Blake's office purchased.
A Friday night shooting in the 1700 block of West Lexington St puts a 26-year-old man in the hospital.
The BPD have made an arrest in the 2007 homicide of Melvin Jordan, 32. Now 32-year-old Phillip Herrell was doing a bid in a Delaware correctional facility when he was charged with the five-year-old homicide.
A scooter accident in the 700 block of East Heath St. put a 43-year-old man in the hospital.
Two arrests have been made in the June 12th Overlea murder of Miguiel Anthony Bailey. Linwood Tymais Smith , 21, and DeAngelo Devonne Johnson, 24, have been charged with first-degree murder in the drug robbery gone awry. The drug-rip-turned-murder left Baily dead and Smith and Johnson with gunshot wounds to the cheek and nose respectively.
An intelligent young man threw rock into the window of a gas station, and instead of fleeing and returning home, decided the best course of action was to call police himself, and claim he was jumped by a group of men, in order to explain his injuries... or something.
A former Dundalk resident already serving life in prison for one murder is facing another set of murder charges in Alleghany County after strangling his cell-mate to death at the North Branch Correctional Institution. Brian Cotter, 25, faces first degree murder charges for killing convicted rapist Lewis Thompson Jr., 57.
In a County crime roundup, an Essex doctors' office burgled, "Nibbles" is dog-napped in Parkville, and remember Zachary Campbell, the glasses wearing perv who made college bathrooms worse than they already are? Well surprise, surprise, he's been charged yet again, this time for more Peeping Tom-ing committed back in April. It seems peepery, or perhaps anti-peeping vigilance is, for some weird reason, on the increase, as five different men have been charged with "Peeping Tom"- related crimes since May. They are (would be great to have pix -- Ed):
- Zachary Campbell, 20, of Baltimore, Charged May 3, and June 19
- Sean Shalev, 33, of Baltimore, Charged May 13
- Hector Pensalfini, 32, Homeless, Charged June 12
- Michael Nace, 58, of Parkville, Charged June 12
- Kevin Lange, 45, of Towson, Charged June 19