Thursday, August 11, 2011

Select Lounge Shooting Video, Pitcairn Murder Trial Testimony, and Much More

Police release video from the Select Lounge shooting.

The girlfriend of John A. Wagner, the man accused of stabbing JHU researcher Stephen Pitcairn to death, took the stand today.

Search for a MD woman missing in Aruba has been called off.

Police need help solving the March 17th killing of Brandon Carter. They hope that releasing video taken from inside the carry-out he was killed in may help.

After only 5 hours of jury deliberation, Antonio "Mack" Hall has been convicted of murdering federal informant Kareem Guest. Hall is apparently believed to be "connected to several drug-related killings in the city." I wonder if we'll ever find out who else he allegedly killed?

Police in Towson are on the lookout for an unidentified woman who is believed to have purchased $14,000 worth of merchandise using stolen credit cards.

Speaking of big money, police find $238,000 in a backpack in a suspected drug dealers car. Antonio Joseph Ward, 34, was charged with a bevy of drug related crimes.

A 20-year-old is in the hospital with a broken femur after being shot 4500 block of North Rogers St. Wednesday.

Bad news for our friends at the Sun. The Sun is looking to buy out between 20-25 employees soon. As you can tell, I rely very heavily on the Sun as a way of giving crime news to you folks, so it's always sad to hear when the Sun is cutting positions, and thus potentially cutting it's crime coverage.

City officer turned drug dealer is set to be released on bail. Daniel Redd, 41, will be held under electronic home monitoring at his mothers house.

Two Baltimoreans have been arrested for a string of PA bank hold-up's. Jason Ronald Dixon, 44 and Renee Fleet, 42 are being held on $300,000 bond.

Connection between suburbia mall robberies and city killing made. Derek Jones, 25, was shot to death just hours after being interviewed by police regarding his involvement in the capers. 20-year-old Deontaye Harvey and 19-year-old Aaron Pratt have been indicted federally for their roles in the robberies.

PG County police "want to talk" to Quindell Mercer, 34 (RIGHT). Mercer is a relative of a mother and son who were shot to death in their home last week. Mr. Mercer has a criminal history consisting of an arrest for Attempted murder from 1997, an arrest for Murder from 2005, as well as being currently wanted for attempted murder in South Carolina.

A true "inside look" into the use of clear televisions in MD prisons. I hate myself for using that pun.

15 years in death of an Annapolis toddler. Timothy Darnell Height, 18, who's picture is very prominently displayed on the page linked, plead guilty to smothering his girlfriends 1-year-old baby.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011


Controversy in New York about using service dogs to comfort victims who're testifying in court.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Snoop Cops a Plea, Canton Robber Strikes Again, and More

Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who's character on the Wire was once described by Steven King as "...the most terrifying villain to ever appear in a television series" has plead guilty to drug charges. She will avoid any prison or jail time with a 7 year suspended sentence.

Testimony in the trial of John Wagner, the man suspected of stabbing JHU researcher Stephen Pitcairn, began today.

Serial robber Jerry Harcum is still on the loose, if you see him, let the cops know.

Document thief Barry Landau was released from jail today, and is now in a "lockdown situation."

14-year-old suspected grandma attacker Hassanhii Garrett will be tried in juvenile court, despite being charged with attempted-murder.

A 20-year-old Baltimore man is in the hospital after being shot several times on the 3800 block of 9th St.

An Annapolis police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the DUI death of 19-year-old. James Salyers, 52, was indicted for the October death.

A Germantown argument ends in gunfire. 26-year-old Dmytro Solomatin has been charged with attempted murder in the gas station shooting.

Laurel oncologist Isabella Martire, age 52, has plead guilty purchasing and subsequently giving misbranded drugs to cancer patients.She faces up to 1 year in prison.

In international news...

A Frederick woman is missing in Aruba, and authorities have zeroed in on a suspect, "travel companion" Gary Giordano.

And speaking of Marylanders facing long prison terms overseas, Potomac man Alan Gross has been sentenced to 15 years in Cuban prison after being charged with “crime against the independence and territorial integrity of the state.”

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Tradgedy in Anne Arundel, Transgender Beating Plea Deal, and More

A terrible quadruple murder-suicide in Anne Arundel County. Kelly Brian Thompson, 33, shot and killed his wife and her twin 15-year-old children.

5 years for transgender beating suspect Teonna Monae Brown, according to a plea agreement released by County prosecutors today.

No charges will be filed in the Select Lounge shooting.

Police are on the lookout for the man who shot and severely wounded 14-year-old boy.

A city correctional officer has been killed in a weekend motorcycle accident. Devon Lomax, 34, died of his injuries after the Friday night crash.

A Harford county teen has been charged with stabbing a blind man to death. Donnell Graham, 17, has been arrested for the cold-blooded killing.

Police are currently ISO 18-year-old Ottus Maximum Savoy, wanted for the August 1st murder of

Dream's really don't come true, at least for Sen. Ulysses Currie, who surprise surprise, had his plea for dismissal of his bribery charges denied.

Have you seen this man? Jerry Jule Harcum, 26 (RIGHT) is wanted for robbing women all over Canton.

Two teens have been charged with the heartless robbery-murder of a 74-year-old man. PG County police have charged Marcus C. Ferguson, 16, and Kenneth B. Gails, 18, with the murder.

Montgomery County prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for Brittany Norwood in the killing of her co-worker at a Rockville yoga shop.

Three weaponless men robbed an Arbutus bank at high noon Friday.

Just out of prison for previous robberies, Randolph Burke Wells, age 46 was sentenced to 17 years in the Federal pen for what is hopefully, his last bank robbery.

Three Baltimore man have been indicted for their roles in a series of armed robberies throughout the city.

Life in Federal lockup for an already imprisoned pedo. 50-year-old Franesiour Bryan Kemache-Webster, will never see the streets again after being convicted of attempting to entice a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.

Also, apologies for my lack of posting this past week, it seems that a battle between tree branch and my cable wires ended in a decisive victory for the tree branch, and a disappointing loss for my ability to update the blog.