Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Baltimore County police say William Hawkins, 26, is charged with assault and handgun violations after he allegedly pulled a gun when another man asked him to pay for an alleged sexual act.
An employee of the Maryland Department of Corrections was arrested Saturday on charges of assault and handgun violations. William Hawkins, 26, allegedly pointed a gun at another man who was asking him to pay for an alleged sexual act already performed, according to a news release by Baltimore County police. At 7:30 p.m. April Saturday, a 19-year-old man came up to a Woodlawn precinct officer along Security Boulevard in Woodlawn. He "reported an assault," and "told the officer that he met a man online and agreed to meet to perform a sexual act on the man in exchange for money," a report by Baltimore County police states. The act was reportedly performed, but the suspect, later identified by police as Hawkins, allegedly did not pay. The man …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Douglas France, 81, who was missing from St. Agnes Lane in Gwynn Oak, has been found, Baltimore County police said Tuesday night.
UPDATE (10:34 p.m.) Douglas France, 81, walked away from his home at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning wearing a light green, baseball-style cap with a veteran's insignia and a pin, a brown plaid windbreaker jacket, tan shirt and dress pants. And he went missing most of the day, a news release from Baltimore County police states. However, by nighttime, he had been found. "Good news: Mr. Douglas France has returned home, alive and well," according to a tweet at 10:15 p.m. by Baltimore County, @BACOPoliceFire. Original Story Police need help finding France, a 5-foot-10 inch, 81-year-old man who has dementia. His home is in the 1100 block of St. Agnes Lane in Gwynn Oak. "Mr. France has not wandered from home before," the release states."He is …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
15-year-old Cheyenne Abbott was reported missing Dec. 17 from Milford Mill.
A missing teenage girl has been found alive and well, police said. Cheyenne Abbott, a 15-year-old girl reported missing from Milford Mill this month, "has been located alive and well," according to a news release Thursday from the Baltimore County Police Department. The Milford Mill resident had been missing since Dec. 17, when she was last seen at Milford Mill Road and Liberty Road, near the Giant Foods store. She had been reported missing before, from Glen Burnie, according to a Glen Burnie Patch report.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Man and his girlfriend, both of Woodlawn, plead guilty to conspiring to commit fraud and aggravated identity theft against hundreds of people in 2009.
Two Woodlawn residents have pleaded guilty to passing counterfeit checks written from the accounts of more than 250 people, including doctors who applied for fellowships at Johns Hopkins Hospital. It was 2009 when Derrick Hill, 52, and his girlfriend Renee Cabell, 51, "conspired with their co-defendants John Coffey and Tawney King to negotiate counterfeit checks drawn on victim bank accounts," according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland. Coffey and King pleaded guilty earlier to the same charges. "The defendants obtained cash, merchandise and services worth over $188,000. The identities of over 250 individuals were compromised," the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Cabell worked at the hospital at the time of …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
A Woodlawn man was arrested Wednesday after police allegedly saw him masturbating in his car outside of a Pikesville restaurant. Darren Dabney 44, of the 100 block of Kettle Court, has been charged with indecent exposure and several traffic violations, according to Lt. Michael DiCara, assistant commander at the Pikesville precinct. At about 1 p.m., an anonymous caller phoned 911 to report that a man sitting in a car was touching himself inappropriately in public while watching female customers go in and out of Panera Bread. An unmarked police car set up near the restaurant and "watched him make a movement" consistent with that report, DiCara said. When a marked police car came to the site, two women went over to that car, which allegedly …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Victim found shot in his vehicle Sunday is in good condition, police say.
A man found suffering from a gunshot wound inside a vehicle Sunday morning in Woodlawn is in good condition, and three suspects arrested have been identified. "Detectives do not believe the shooting was a random act, and the incident remains under investigation," said a statement from the Baltimore County Police Department. Arrested and charged with first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault were: They are being held without bail at the county detention center, according to police. Officers found the victim inside a Nissan Altima at 1:44 a.m. Sunday in the unit block of Guildhall Court after responding to a report of a shooting, according to an earlier statement. He was hospitalized for life-threatening injuries. Stay with …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Police located a Woodlawn man who was reported missing Saturday evening.
Police have located a 78-year-old Woodlawn man that was reported missing Saturday. Pernell Batts, of the 3000 block of St. James Road, left his house around 9 a.m. Saturday to go to Heathsville, Virginia. Police out out a silver alert at 7:23 p.m., which was cancelled at 11:37 p.m. when Batts was found safe.
Monday, December 6, 2010
Come Sunday night, my house looks like it's been ravaged by a tornado. What is it about that 48-hour span that leaves me begging for Monday morning?
As I sat down in my living room to write this week's column, I suddenly found myself distracted by the large amounts of random clutter built up around me. Funny thing is that it doesn't look like this on any other night of the week. There's something about the weekend that simply lends itself to tornado- like conditions in every crack and crevice of this house. One would assume that the presence of an extra set of hands and the absence of the hectic work week would in fact lead to a cleaner, more manageable household. Yeah, not so much. Seriously, what's up with that? What is it about the weekend that causes moms everywhere to literally cringe? Most people dread Monday mornings, including my oldest son, who is harder to drag out of…