Tuesday, March 26, 2013
David Esan, 17, a graduate of Western Tech, was found in a pool after a party at Hampton University.
Randallstown native David Esan played was highly regarded at Hampton University, where he played piano and performed in the choir and was recognized for his committment to academics and community service. The freshman pharmacy student, a graduate of Western School of Technology and Environmental Science, attended a pool party last week on his Virginia college's campus, and drowned, according to WVEC-TV in Virginia. "Rest in peace, I know you're playing in a heavenly choir," one student wrote on one of Esan's YouTube posts. The post is of him playing "I Stand in Awe of You," on piano. A memorial service is being held at noon Wednesday at Ogden Hall, Hampton University, according to the WVEC-TV report. Esan began a Twitter account the day …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Bens Run is the site of the overflow, and officials are monitoring the water quality in that Patapsco River tributary.
Since last night, sewerage has overflowed into Bens Run, a tributary to the Patapsco River, in Randallstown. "A blockage in the line, which resulted in an estimated overflow of 18,750 gallons, was caused by grease buildup in the sewer pipe," according to a news release from the Baltimore County Department of Health. "Bureau of Utility crews cleared the line within an two hours of the initial report," it states. The report was logged at 7:44 p.m. and occurred just south of Big Buck Drive. The Baltimore County Department of Health is monitoring water quality at the manhole overflow. If necessary, water contact advisories will be published on the county's Health Department website. Currently, there are none.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Sterling Lewis was charged with first-degree murder in the botched drug robbery that left a 19-year-old man dead.
A Baltimore County jury found a Randallstown man not guilty of first-degree murder Friday. Sterling Lewis, 22, of the 3900 block of Nemo Road was also charged with first-degree assault, use of a handgun in commission of a violent crime and attempted robbery with a dangerous or deadly weapon. Nine of Lewis' family members present in the courtroom cried out loud as the verdict was read. The jury in Baltimore County Circuit Court took a day and a half to reach the verdict. According to testimony, Lewis and another man—identified as Reginald Frederick, who was convicted in July—attempted to rob Lewis' friend, Everald Thomas. Thomas testified that late on March 27, 2011, he pulled over his car in the 4000 block of Winlee Road in Randallstown …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Police: Two Deer Park Middle Magnet School students, both 12, allegedly brought the ammunition to school on Thursday, and a handgun was found hidden at a home.
UPDATE (4:58 p.m.)—The handgun that a 12-year-old Randallstown middle school student found and traded Thursday for an Xbox 360, had been secured by its owner. "The fact that the gun ... did in fact have a gun lock underscores the importance here of keeping that weapon secure," Baltimore County police Chief Jim Johnson said during a press conference Friday. However, the gun should have been stored securely as well, so that the boy couldn't have stolen it in the first place, county officials said Thursday. At about 9:45 a.m. Thursday, a school resource officer at Deer Park Magnet Middle School in Randallstown found ammunition in a pants pocket of jeans left on a bench in the boys locker room. The school resource officer learned about the …
Monday, September 10, 2012
James Uche Apugo, 19, of Randallstown, charged with taking gas cans.
A 19-year-old Randallstown man was arrested and charged with burglary and petty theft after taking two cans full of gas from a garage at a residence on the 500 block of Bloomingdale Ave., police said. At around 9:59 a.m. on Sept. 6, a resident on Bloomingdale reportedly saw James Uche Apugo, of the 9200 block of Allenswood Rd. in Randallstown, remove the gas cans from a neighbor's garage, according to police. The witness called police and followed the suspect in his car until losing the trail, police said. Police located the vehicle driving on the campus of Community College of Baltimore County. Apugo said that he left the gas cans on Ben Woods Court, according to police. The gas cans, which had contained about $36 of fuel, were recovered …