Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The unit will patrol the infield at Pimlico Race Course during Preakness on Saturday.
When members of the Baltimore Police Department’s mounted unit patrol the infield at Pimlico Race Course during Preakness Saturday, it will be one of the unit’s most high-visibility uses during the celebration of its 125th year in existence. The mounted unit, which was established in 1888, is the oldest continuously operated mounted unit in the country, and is primarily used for crowd control during events such as the Ravens Super Bowl Parade, Preakness and downtown on Friday nights. Lt. Milton Corbett, the unit’s commander, said a horse has the same effect as 10 to 15 officers in a crowd control situation. "It’s like the parting of the sea [when the horses are in a crowd]. The horses aren’t there to do harm but they can intimidate," …
Charging documents released Monday said the pair plotted to kill Howard County blogger Dennis Lane’s partner as well.
A 14-year-old girl and her 19-year-old boyfriend plotted the death of the girl's father, Howard County blogger Dennis Lane, as well as his significant other, charging documents in the case of Lane's slaying revealed Monday. Both Morgan Arnold, 14, and Jason Bulmer, 19, were held without bail after brief hearings over a closed circuit television system at Howard County District Court on Monday. According to police, on May 10 Bulmer stabbed Lane multiple times at the family home in a plan to kill Lane and his partner, Denise Geiger, and then flee to California. Geiger was unharmed. The charging documents are based on a police interview with Bulmer, who spoke with detectives on Friday after Lane was found dead. Lane was a prominent voice in…
A K-9 unit is on the scene as the Baltimore County Police Department searches for a suspect.
Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday in the 5400 block of Dolores Avenue, near the University of Maryland Baltimore County campus. The Baltimore County Police Department is at the scene, investigating, according to Julia Hardgrove, department spokeswoman. A K-9 unit is also at the scene. The call came in at 11:28 a.m., Hardgrove said. And the suspect reportedly took a victim's cash, truck keys and cell phone. There were no injuries, she said. The robbery occurred near Sulphur Spring Road, according to a message to UMBC students, by UMBC. "Suspect is 5-feet-8, slim build, black male, wearing a gray sweatsuit, goatee, armed with a silver handgun. Stay alert," states another message at 12:17 p.m. by …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The following information is from the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases were charges are noted, it does not indicate a conviction.
Underage sexual relations were reported Friday to Baltimore County police. Between 6:40 a.m. Wednesday through 8 p.m. Friday, sexual relations occurred between "classmates," one a juvenile, and one an adult, according to a report by the Baltimore County Police Department's Wilkens precinct. The incident, a fourth-degree sex offense, allegedly occurred in the 3600 block of Virginia Ave., the report states. That's in the Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands area. The adult has not yet been charged, so the adult's name is not being released, police said Monday.
Police say someone painted graffiti along Elm Ridge Road.
A "racially offensive word" was among the graffiti vandals painted on four vehicles Saturday morning. Between 3 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., someone destroyed the paint jobs on the vehicles that were parked in the 1100 block of Elm Ridge Road in Arbutus, according to a report by Baltimore County police. The vehicles belonged to three owners, all residents of that same block, the report states.
Stephanie Kamlot is still in the hospital, but will be taken to the Baltimore County Detention Center when she is released, police say.
Stephanie Kamlot, age 40, has been charged in a police-involved shooting that happened Saturday in Pikesville. Early Saturday morning, Kamlot—with an unknown address—was shot several times in the upper body by an officer of the Pikesville precinct after she refused to put down a replica of a gun that looked like a semi-automatic handgun, police have said. Kamlot, who was still hospitalized on Monday, has been charged with first-degree assault and obstruction of justice in the incident that allegedly happened outside a home in the 3100 block of Northbrook Road, according to police. Police say Kamlot threatened Officer Small with the replica after she threw a large rock through the window of the home. Police said that when Kamlot is released…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Police: The woman was holding a handgun replica when she was shot.
A woman shot by a Baltimore County police officer early Saturday morning in Pikesville was holding a handgun replica and will be charged in the incident, police said. A Baltimore County police officer shot the woman several times in the upper body after she did not follow police orders to drop the weapon. The woman threatened the officer with a metallic replica of a large semi-automatic handgun, a police investigation revealed. The woman, who was in stable condition Sunday afternoon, will be charged with first-degree assault and obstruction of justice upon her release from the hospital, Baltimore County police Officer Shawn Vinson said. The woman's name cannot be released until she is officially charged, Vinson said. Detectives have …
Check out what's going on crime-wise around the county in this round up of crimes taking place from Arbutus to Dundalk, and everywhere in between.
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Sunday, May 12
Arbutus A juvenile was arrested Wednesday after being charged with fourth-degree burglary of an Arbutus home. Read more about crime in Arbutus Patch. Catonsville A juvenile was attempting to sell marijuana when an alleged adult client reportedly robbed the juvenile. Read more about crime in Catonsville Patch. Owings Mills-Reisterstown Shots were fired at a Reisterstown man after he and a friend met two men at a secluded location. Read more about crime in Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch. Pikesville Two men, residents of Marriotts Lane found their Milford Mill home ransacked last week. Read more about crime in Pikesville Patch. North Baltimore Two juveniles allegedly threatened to set a schoolmate on fire "and turn [her] white." Read more …
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Sunday, May 12
By Patch Staff Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Kicks Off Gubernatorial Bid In a speech highlighting his military and government service, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced in his home county of Prince George's Friday night that he is running for governor of Maryland in the November 2014 election. Dan Bongino’s Home Burglarized Wednesday Night While Family Slept A spokeswoman says computers, purses and a wallet were taken from the Severna Park home of Bongino, the former Secret Service agent who ran for U.S. Senate in 2012. Report: Anne Arundel County Top in State for Generating Tourism Money The county saw a more than 7 percent increase in money from tourism between 2010 and 2011, according to a new report. Businesses Look to Marketplace Fairness…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Police: The woman was shot after she didn’t follow orders to drop a handgun.
A woman is in serious condition after a Baltimore County police officer shot her when she would not drop a gun early Saturday morning in Pikesville, police said. Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a house in the 3100 block of Northbrook Road for a report of a suspicious person. When they arrived, an officer saw a woman standing in front of the house. When he approached her, she threw a large rock at the house, breaking a window, the release said. The woman then pulled out a handgun and did not drop the weapon after the officer ordered her to do so several times, the release said. As the situation escalated, the officer shot the woman several times in the upper body, the release said. The woman was taken to a local hospital …