Three Charged in Attempted Stun Gun Puppy Robbery

Three people accused of using stun gun to steal acquaintance's dog.

Three people have been charged in an Aug. 30 incident in which a stun gun was used as a weapon in an attempt to steal a puppy belonging to an acquaintance, according to police.

At around 5:55 p.m., a 23-year-old woman who lives on the 3800 block of McDowell Lane was outside with her puppy when she was approached by a man and two women who attempted to take her pet, police said.

One of the suspects produced a stun gun, but the weapon was not used on the victim, according to police.

The suspects fled the scene when the victim resisted, but later returned and were arrested, police said.

Charged with armed robbery were Cameron Elliott Wells, 22, of Brookeville, Md.; Jessica Vanessa Jackson, 21, of the 600 block of Bridgeview Rd. in Cherry Hill; and India Andria Hazelwood, 23, of the 3800 block of McDowell Lane.

Note: This article has been edited to corrrect Jessica Jackson's address.

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M. Sullivan September 06, 2012 at 03:27 PM
They all look pretty defiant. Must be used to being arrested and know nothing will end up happening for punishment.
Rae September 06, 2012 at 03:31 PM
I bet it's not. We've gotten a lot of reports of stolen small breed dogs. A small breed puppy can command hundreds of dollars, even a grand, when sold. Pits are usually easy to come by, even free, not something that most robbers would bother stealing.
Stiffy McDermott September 06, 2012 at 03:34 PM
If Obama had more kids they'd look like this.
Bruce Goldfarb (Editor) September 06, 2012 at 03:38 PM
I did ask the police about the breed of dog. No information at this moment.
Joe September 06, 2012 at 03:38 PM
"Let me take a wild guess...the puppy is a Pit Bull." My thoughts exactly. More of the reverse evolutionary crowd.
Joe September 06, 2012 at 03:43 PM
More Nol Pross cases for the perps. Seems breaking the law and being charged with firearm laws and assaults don;t mean what they used to.
Stiffy McDermott September 06, 2012 at 04:14 PM
Hahaha. I'm sorry but look at that guy's picture. He's definitely trying to keep it real.
Chillin September 06, 2012 at 04:28 PM
Mr. Cameron's first documented offense was recorded 3 months after his 18th birthday and he has acquired quite a track record with the Maryland court system. He is referred to as "defendant" as often as he is referred to by his given birth name. Though not seeing the word "guilty" accompanying his case findings, I'm sure that he wasn't just sitting on his porch when all these arrests happened to him. I saw a video on Youtube not long ago that shows a young man swerving deliberately and wildly down a Saudi Arabian highway for thrills. The street had quite a few pedestrians walking on the roadside. The driver lost control and killed three bystanders when he rolled over them. He was forced over to the side by the other bystanders, and he attempted to run, but was caught quite quickly by police. The town cleric soon pulled up and made the motorist drop to his knees and the cleric lopped his head of with one swing. Is it that Saudi's see the major fallacies in our criminal justice system and avoid it at all together, so as to remove the bad guys from society permanently.
ralahinn1 September 06, 2012 at 05:01 PM
It is sad that someone can't walk around with a pet without someone attempting to steal it. When I was a teen in Annapolis, many years ago, I was coming home with a new German Shepherd puppy and a gang tried to take him, but I resisted, and the dog fought for me too. The gang ran off. I am glad they caught this current group. Now police will know who to look for if it was to happen again in that area. I wish people had sense enough not to take something not theirs, but in some areas, that may be too much to hope for.
Chillin September 06, 2012 at 07:44 PM
Could you update the article or respond to the question of breed if it becomes available? I know it's not really important, but it helps confirm or dispel my generalizations.
Betty Sims September 06, 2012 at 07:58 PM
Puppy theft?! You sooooo gangsta!! Ignorant clowns.
Harry Callahan September 06, 2012 at 08:16 PM
Although I have not looked them up on the Md Judiciary Case Search yet, I'll bet that all of their previous cases were in that lovely, low-crime area that we know as Baltimore City. You know, Patricia Jessamy made a statement just before she was thown out of office by the voters that "...I am not going to put any more African-American men in jail..." during her watch. Well, after years of allowing this trash to walk, this is the result.
Al Day September 06, 2012 at 08:42 PM
I say give them 5 year cleaning up doggie poop, without any tools.
Other Tim September 06, 2012 at 10:18 PM
Joe September 06, 2012 at 11:04 PM
All people with tattoos on their necks are not criminals or undesirables, but a disproportionate number of criminals and undesirables have tattoos on their necks. Is that profiling? Is that wrong? If a person like this walked up behind you at an ATM would you feel safer than if a man with dress shoes and sport shirt?
John T. September 06, 2012 at 11:29 PM
The tattoo on the neck really reduces the chances of climbing the corporate ladder of success. Once you make the conscious decision to put a tattoo on your neck or face area you have just relegated your job prospects to warehouse work or no work at all.
Joe September 06, 2012 at 11:34 PM
"or no work at all" We wish. It means more neglected children and mothers on the taxpayer or at the expense of the judicial and law enforcement agencies again funded by the workers and responsible.
Evets September 06, 2012 at 11:35 PM
I am no supporter of President Obama (one should at least have enough respect to use his title), but making comments like these about his family is beyond moronic.
Tim September 06, 2012 at 11:44 PM
Oh look, another mouth breather learns to form a coherent thought and then jot it down on the interwebs.
Evets September 06, 2012 at 11:54 PM
You mean Mr. Cameron's first documented offense as an adult was recorded 3 months after his 18th birthday. It is possible, maybe, that he may have had some juvenile offenses which are not part of the public record
Chillin September 07, 2012 at 12:29 PM
Evets, I get these fits of political correctness sometimes. Yes, it is possible that he had many juvenile offenses. He more than likely has had many, but as you know, we can't mention that. It may hurt someone's feelings. Look at the mug on this guy. Look at the anger in his face. This guy is pure aggression to the bone. I'm sure that his juvey record has filled a few file cabinets. I'm sure many therapists have tried to intervene. And I'm sure none of it did a bit of good. This guy will end up killing someone one day, no doubt- and hopefully put in jail for life. Let's just hope that the murder victim is another thug and that he does it soon, so that he can't rack up a list of other assault victims beforehand.
Chillin September 07, 2012 at 12:37 PM
The tattoo on the neck is a great thing for the corporate world. It is a great indicator to the interviewing employer that the perspective employee doesn't have a single brain cell in his gray matter. Without the idiot indicator on his/ her neck the employer may mistakenly hire the person to only find out later that he wasted his time and energy on the perspective employee. Since the idiot himself is too stupid to realize that manual labor is all that he is qualified for, the interviewer will know right of the bat.
BS September 10, 2012 at 08:27 AM
Looks like the same people that infest The Avenue and White Marsh Mall during weekends! Get rid of the bus service at the mall now or it will be too late!......Just saying ;)
PerryHallParent September 10, 2012 at 11:49 AM
LOL...word. I always get a kick out of some mug shots. "I have no life to speak of, no future to look forward to, but man does my mug shot keep it real" Hahaha
M. Sullivan September 10, 2012 at 12:51 PM
And the Light Rail Crime Train too!
kynd September 10, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Unfortunately, dogs in the Baltimore area are often stolen to use as 'bait' dogs (or whatever the term is) for underground dog fights. They collect/steal dogs, keep them in cages in abandoned rowhomes and are used for their fighting dogs as practice and thus tearing them up into pieces. Sick and sad... and it isn't often talked about but it is more common than most realize.
kynd September 10, 2012 at 04:44 PM
P.S. I'm not necessarily suggesting that the people who tried to steal this puppy were going to use it for dog fighting -- another poster who mentioned the fact that some breeds command a high price when sold also has a great point. I know about the 'bait' dogs used for fighting because by some (very unfortunate and sickening) miracle, two of my dogs that were stolen and later found -- injured and left for dead in an alley -- by a rescue organization who scanned their microchips. (My dogs were stolen right out of our yard here in Glen Arm/horse country area -- not some inner city crime-infested area.) They told me that they see this situation happen all too often. Months later, I had a long conversation with a city police officer who confirmed just how often they find and bust these underground dog fighting rings and sadly, even they admit that they discover most by accident and most of these rings never get found or busted.
indee January 18, 2013 at 03:38 AM
Everybody be so quick to talk don't none of the ppl know what the hell happened to set the record straight It was my dog that the ppl stole from me and and the young man in the photo tried to get I back for me the attemp armed robbery was falsified to get us locked up only bums steal dogs I called the police days before and told them the neighbors stole my dog I was told I would have to go to civil court because I didn't have paper work on the puppy he was too young so yes don't believe everything the media put out btw everything was thrown out so yeah that why his face looks like that in this mug shot and it was a BLUE NOSE BBY PIT $$$$$ I can't believe they got me on here like I'm a shonuff criminal smh
Betty Sims January 18, 2013 at 08:03 PM
You are such ghetto trash.
Hookd on Foniks April 19, 2013 at 03:55 AM
Everybody be so quick to talk? Omg. No comment necessary.


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