Thursday, January 3, 2013
A hearing to decide whether adult charges against 15-year-old Robert Gladden will be changed to juvenile charges has been postponed a second time.
A hearing to determine the state of charges against 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden, Jr. has been postponed a second time, and could cause a delay in his criminal court trial, Baltimore County Assistant State's Attorney John Cox confirmed on Thursday. Gladden is accused of opening fire inside Perry Hall High School's cafeteria on the first day of school and seriously injuring another student. He was charged as an adult with nine counts of first-degree attempted murder, among other charges, in the Aug. 27 incident. A juvenile waiver hearing for Gladden was first scheduled for Nov. 11, then postponed and rescheduled for Jan. 3, then postponed again. A rescheduled date for the hearing has not yet been determined, Cox said. During the juvenile…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Robert Gladden, Jr., 15 was charged as an adult in the Perry Hall High School student shooting on Aug. 27. A hearing on Jan. 3, could lead to those charges being changed to juvenile.
UPDATE (Jan. 3)—Postponed Hearing Could Delay Accused Perry Hall Student Shooter's Trial - http://patch.com/A-0MZF. --- The student accused of opening fire inside Perry Hall High School's cafeteria is requesting to be tried as a juvenile in Baltimore County Circuit Court. Judge Robert Cahill, Jr. is expected to make a final decision about whether 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden, Jr. should be tried as an adult during a juvenile waiver hearing on Jan. 3, Baltimore County Assistant State's Attorney John Cox confirmed. A previous juvenile waiver hearing was scheduled for Nov. 30, but canceled. Gladden's criminal trial is scheduled to begin on Jan. 30. "We intend to argue that he remain in adult court," Cox said, adding that the judge will …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Daniel Borowy of Perry Hall High School and his guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer, earned huge cheers at the playoff game at Oriole Park Sunday night.
Some of the biggest cheers at Oriole Park Sunday night came before the game even started. A sellout crowd stood as Perry Hall High student Daniel Borowy threw out the ceremonial first pitch with his guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer. Six weeks ago, Borowy, 17, was seriously wounded when he was shot in the high school lunchroom, allegedly at the hands of a fellow student. Wasmer is credited with intervening and preventing further violence. Click here to see Patch's coverage of the Perry Hall High shooting. Orioles fans were especially delighted to see the balls caught by Nick Markakis and Brian Roberts—two popular players who are unable play due to injury.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Perry Hall guidance counselor Jesse Wasmer will be joined by Daniel Borowy.
The guidance counselor credited with heroically intervening during the August shooting at Perry Hall High School will throw out the first pitch Sunday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Jesse Wasmer will throw out the first pitch before the first postseason game in Baltimore in 15 years. Wasmer will be accompanied by Perry Hall student Daniel Borowy, who was shot during the Aug. 27 incident, the Orioles announced Sunday morning. Read more Patch coverage of the shooting here. The Yankees visit the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. First pitch is at 6:15 p.m. The game will be broadcast on TBS.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Robert W. Gladden Jr. is scheduled to appear in Baltimore County Circuit Court Thursday.
UPDATE (10:53 a.m., Sept. 13)—Gladden Bail Denied Pending Mental Health Evaluation --- UPDATE (11:58 a.m., Sept. 12)—The 15-year-old accused of shooting another student in Perry Hall High School's cafeteria on the first day of school is expected to appear in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Thursday. Judge John Grason Turnbull, II is scheduled to review a bail hearing for Robert W. Gladden Jr. at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 13 in Courtroom 15, Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger announced. Gladden, a Kingsville resident, is charged with nine counts of attempted first-degree murder, and first degree assault and reckless endangerment against six students and three Perry Hall High School faculty members. His 29-count indictment was …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Parents of middle school students said they received little information from school officials about the incident.
A steady line of parents, many holding the hands of their pre-teen children, filed out of Stemmers Run Middle School in Essex late Tuesday morning. Police announced that the school was on lock-down after an eighth-grader brought a gun to school that morning. No one was injured during the incident, and officials said they do not plan to release further details until a 2 p.m. press briefing. Officials said the school day would go on as regularly scheduled. Still, anxious parents and TV news trucks gathered around the school's entrances. Vehicles crowded parking lots to the Mormon church and Save-A-Lot grocery store across Stemmers Run Road. Some ignored the growing media prescence, while others stopped to criticize school officials for not …
Police say student brought weapon to class Tuesday morning.
UPDATE (4:46 p.m.)—Second Student Gun Incident Prompts Additional Police Presence. --- UPDATE (1:07 p.m.)—After Gun Reported, Parents Take Stemmers Run Students Home --- UPDATE (11:06 a.m.)—No one was injured but officials locked down Stemmers Run Middle School after a student brought a gun to class Tuesday morning. County police searched the building, but students were not dismissed early, according to a statement released by Baltimore County police. Police released few details ahead of a 2 p.m. news conference in Towson with Chief of Police Jim Johnson, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and schools Superintendent Dallas Dance. An eighth grade student brought the weapon to school. School officials confiscated the weapon. The circumstances …
Friday, August 31, 2012
A Facebook page dedicated to sending Perry Hall High School guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer, to the Ellen Show had more than 900 fans Friday.
Just hours after Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School, students identified guidance counselor Jesse Wasmer as a hero who stopped potential for further violence in its tracks. Now, members of the community want his heroism featured on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." The Facebook page "Send Mr. Wasmer To Ellen Show" was started Tuesday and had 923 "likes" as of 4 p.m. Friday. Police and witnesses say Jesse Wasmer rushed toward the alleged shooter in the cafeteria, but before Wasmer could subdue him, the armed student allegedly fired one round, striking 17-year-old Daniel Borowy. "I turned around and the kid's got a gun, and Mr. Wasmer, one of the counselors, pushes him up against a vending machine and then he shot one more off," Ryan …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Robert W. Gladden Jr. is charged as an adult in Monday's shooting of a fellow student at the high school.
A Wednesday bail review hearing for Robert W. Gladden Jr. has been canceled. Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger, in a one sentence statement Wednesday morning, said Gladden "remains at a local medical facility." Gladden, 15, is accused of shooting Daniel Borowy, 17, on Monday at the Perry Hall High School cafeteria. He is charged with attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault. During a news conference Tuesday, county officials said Gladden was undergoing a mental health evaluation at a local hospital.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Perry Hall High School students are using the Twitter hashtag #PrayForDaniel to show their support for Daniel Borowy, the victim of Monday morning's shooting.
The Perry Hall High School community has taken to social media to show their support for Daniel Borowy, the 17-year-old victim in Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School. During a prayer service Tuesday morning, many wore shirts that read "Pray for Daniel" and "Stay Strong Daniel," in Borowy's honor. During a Tuesday news conference, police officially confirmed Borowy's identity and stated that he remained in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma into Tuesday morning. Local collections have begun to help raise money for his family. Shannon Otakie Bray, president of the Perry Hall High School Alumni Association, released the following statement: The Perry Hall High School Alumni Association is collecting funds to help Daniel …