Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The hit was ordered by the Black Guerilla Family, a gang based in the Maryland prison system.
The Pen Lucy man convicted in the late-2011 shooting death of Rodney Pridget was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole Tuesday. Tyrone Brown, 21, was convicted of first-degree murder on March 13, 2013. Judge Robert Cahill ordered the sentence to be served consecutively to another 10-year sentence Brown is serving in Baltimore City, according to a news release from the Baltimore County State's Attorney Office. On Dec. 19, 2011, Brown shot Pridget, then 19, six times outside the Towson Town Center, a hit that was ordered by the Black Guerilla Family prison gang. William Ward III and Frank Theodore Williams were previously sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for their roles in helping Brown commit the murder, …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Check out a roundup of crime stories from around the region.
Pikesville Two robbers came into the Communications Electronics store in Owings Mills with a handgun. Read this and other crime stories on Pikesville Patch. Lutherville-Timonium A burglar broke a basement window at the back of a home to get in and steal laptop computers, jewelry, cash and a gym bag. Read the full story on Lutherville-Timonium Patch Owings Mills-Reisterstown Two robbers, one armed with a gun, stole bank cards, cell phones, iPods and cash from an employee at Communications Electronics. Read this and other crime stories on Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch Parkville-Overlea An exterior wall at Rock City church was defaced with black spray paint. Read the full story on Parkville-Overlea Patch. Towson A man robbed a Subway …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Check out the links below and remember, an arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Each week we'll present a round-up of mugshots from around the Baltimore Metro region. Want to read the full story? Check out the links below. Man Arrested, Charged In 1987 Sexual Battery Case Man Arrested For Allegedly Living In His Mother's Vacant Home Duo Of Alleged Burglars Arrested On Scene
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sharon Caslow neglected her 91-year-old mother, leaving her on the toilet for two days.
Cockeysville resident Sharon Caslow faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of her 91-year-old mother, online court records show. Caslow, 65, left her mother sitting on the toilet for two days before calling 911, on Jan. 17, 2012, according to police. Caslow lived with her mother, Aubrey Caslow, in the 1000 block of Hidden Moss Drive in Cockeysville. Sharon Caslow pleaded guilty to manslaughter Tuesday. Sentencing is scheduled for March 27, according to The Sun. Sharon Caslow told police at the time that she knew her mother was in the bathroom but did not summon for help, according to police. She was indicted by a Baltimore County Grand Jury in August. Aubrey Caslow was taken into …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A 23-year-old Baltimore man was driven to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
A New Year's Eve party at a Timonium hotel ended in violence, with one man sent to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to a police incident summary. The report describes a 23-year-old Baltimore man who was stabbed by an unknown partygoer just before 3 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, Tuesday morning. The pair was reportedly involved in a heated argument, according to the report. It is unknown at this time the relationship—if any—between the victim and the suspect. A friend drove the 23-year-old to the hospital, where his life-threatening injuries were stabilized following emergency surgery, police said No further information is known at this time. WBAL-TV reported that three 911 calls were made during the 1,000-person …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Police say a couple's romantic night took a violent turn in Timonium.
A Timonium man has been accused of severely beating and attempting to kill his girlfriend on Dec. 23, according to charging documents. The suspect, Andre Jones Lewis II, was charged with attempted second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and felony possession of a shotgun, according to court records. Police interviewed Lewis and his girlfriend, who suffered "extensive bruising to both eyes and multiple facial lacerations," as well as additional bodily trauma, according to Baltimore County police. Lewis, 37, initially told police that his girlfriend's wounds were self-inflicted. "He further stated that [she] cut herself with a knife and fell down the stairs," the report reads. He later declined to be interviewed by police …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
The officer fired one shot after his Taser proved ineffective.
UPDATE (2)—From Baltimore County police spokeswoman Cathy Batton: "The officer involved in the fatal police-involved shooting is Ofc. Farrelly, an 8 year veteran assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens Patrol Division. He has not been involved in any other police-involved shootings." UPDATE—Baltimore County Police have identified the man fatally shot by an officer Sunday morning as Gregory Stegall, 36, according to a release from Baltimore County police. His last known address is in the 1200 block of North Decker Avenue, in Baltimore. ORIGINAL—A police officer shot and killed an unruly man, wielding a knife early Sunday morning, according to a release from Baltimore County police. The officer found the man behind a Shell service station in the …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
An 18-year-old man stands accused of attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, among other charges.
Police have charged an 18-year-old man in the shooting of an off-duty police officer in Overlea. Essex resident Michael Jabateh, 18, was charged with attempted first degree murder after an incident in which police describe a man opening fire on a car driven by an off-duty police officer. The officer was trying to maneuver his personal car through a crowd of juveniles and young adults that blocked the roadway after leaving a party in 700 block of Dale Avenue. Read more about the party that led to an officer being shot: Investigation Reveals Shot Officer's Weapon Fired The officer was shot twice and had to be transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. "The off-duty officer turned onto the street in his personal vehicle, …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Check out crime going on around the region.
Hunt Valley Seven burglaries and one robbery were reported in the North County area. Read more about crime in Hunt Valley-Cockeysville Patch. Towson Eight people robbed a woman of cash near a bus stop in the Loch Raven area. Read the full story on Towson Patch. Owings Mills-Reisterstown A Citgo station on Reisterstown's Main Street was robbed at gunpoint. Read the full story on Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch. Parkville-Overlea A number of residential burglaries occurred in the same neighborhood. Read the full story on Parkville-Overlea Patch. Essex-Middle River A man was found shot multiple times and transported to Shock Trauma. Police are saying the incident was drug-related. Read more about crime in Essex-Middle River Patch. Dundalk A …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The burglaries occurred during the month of November at a number of Verizon Wireless stores.
Baltimore County Police are investigating the similarities between four burglaries at cell phone stores in Baltimore and Harford Counties. In each case a Verizon Wireless store was ransacked and a large number of cell phones were stolen. None of the burglaries showed any sign of forced entry and in each instance, burglar alarms were apparently deactivated. "Detectives are aware of some similarities between the burglaries at Verizon stores, and we are working with detectives in Harford County to determine if the crimes are connected," said Cpl. Cathleen Batton, a Baltimore County Police spokeswoman in an email. The following burglaries are being investigated for any possible connection: Police would not confirm any connection between the …