Saturday, December 25, 2010

Issac in heaven

Relatives mourn 14-year-old fatally shot Thursday

‎Police tweet, "2:40 am, Officers are on the scene of a shooting in the 4400 blk of Granada Ave. Adult male shot at location. Homicide Det's called to scene"

Friday, December 24, 2010

B*tch better have my goat meat

City lawyers and now the mayor insist it was the non-molesting Shapiro who insisted on secrecy in that $200k mistaken-identity case, but Shapiro's lawyer and the Daily Record have letters and e-mails that certainly "suggest otherwise"

The Milton Tillmans plead guilty, with the elder Tillman poignantly prepared to serve time so his son can go free.

Mustafa Malik, 43, was shot to death in the 2900 block of Mathews St.

Police are ISO "a pair of black males between the ages of 25 and 30" in connection with robberies and two murders last week near Patterson Park

Three teens shot on the West side, including a 14-year-old shot in the head

An arrest for the shooting of Coppin State track start Dale Dunn

A rather unusual 14 years for a drug dealer who sold heroin that led to overdose

Baltimore Charlie Brown's cubed goat meat is gone or perhaps never was, and the CP asks, what happened to all of Baltimore's "stimulus money"?

Seasonal: "Culprits Adorn Man's Yard With Stolen Decorations"

...that Peter Hermann,
orange shirt and a snifter of bourbon
tossed back the booze
and said "have yer year's crime news
in long, awkward sets of couplets."

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Ho ho ho!

"A man dressed in a Santa suit told police that a suspect in her 50s had approached him and said, 'I always wanted to hug Santa.' She held him very close, rubbing herself against him, and picked his pocket."

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Our bad...

Eyebrow-raising story from TDR's Danny Jacobs reveals the details behind a mysterious $200,000 settlement from the city: police picked up the wrong guy on child molestation charges, in spite of the fact he'd never lived or worked in Baltimore and didn't live in the country until five years after the alleged abuse took place. Adding insult to injury, city lawyers also apparently flat-out lied that it was the victim who wanted to keep the story quiet. But as Rikki Spector surely taught at Talmudical Academy, time wounds all heels.

Man shot to death in the 3700 block of Mt. Pleasant Ave.

Arson killing may have followed an "altercation" at the New Haven Lounge where the victim was a bartender

Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke is soliciting donations to help with Karen Ferrell's funeral. The victim was a mom of three, found dead and entombed in plastic in her own basement.

The CP has details on last week's five murders (two of them in CHuM, the city's most murderiffic neighborhood). Also the death of 10-month-old Micha Crane has been added to the toll.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Shooty weekend continues

Four Five murders this weekend so far:Also three more six more shootings, and then there's the mighty "suspicious" 42-year-old woman's body found wrapped in plastic in the 1800 block of E. 29th St. UPDATE: Fox reports that this death has been ruled a homicide, and the victim was Karen Ferrell, 42

.. and in York, PA, Baltimorean and twice-convicted murderer Kevin Mattison was sentenced to death for the December 2008 murder of Christian Agosto. Mattison just got out of jail in June after serving less than two years for 1st-degree rape, assault, sex and weapons offenses, and is due in back in a Baltimore court in February on burglary charges.