Friday, November 16, 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 female resident of the 1000 block of Hilltop Circle reported that an acquaintance raped her. Some time between 12:01 and 3:38 a.m. Nov. 10, a female and a male engaged in intercourse, according to an incident summary from the Wilkens precinct. "The victim told the suspect she did not want to, but the suspect continued," it states. The report does not list the age of the victim. The suspect is 20-years-old and resides in that block, it states. No arrest has been made, and the investigation continues, according to the Nov. 12 report.
Friday, November 9, 2012
William Justin Campbell, 25, Kenyon Travis Waller, 22, are "two extremely dangerous people," said Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson.
Two men facing charges for the rape of two women abducted from Catonsville bus stops have been linked to six other violent crimes—and may be responsible for additional crimes, according to Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson. William Justin Campbell, 25, and Kenyon Travis Waller, 22, "are responsible for a crime spree that dates back to at least August 11th of this year" and ended when they were apprehended on Oct. 1 and charged with robbery, kidnapping, rape and sexual assault, Johnson said at a press briefing at Baltimore City Police headquarters. Campbell and Waller are "two extremely dangerous people" who committed violent crimes against eleven victims—mostly young women and students at local colleges, according to Johnson. "…
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Statements by Missouri GOP Senate nominee Todd Akin provoke reactions at the national and local level.
A controversy continues to rage since Todd Akin, a Republican Senate candidate from Missouri, suggested during a television interview in St. Louis that women have a biological mechanism preventing pregnancy resulting from what he called "legitimate rape." "It seems to me, from what I understand from doctors, [pregnancy from rape is] really rare," Akin said in an interview with KTVI-TV that was released on Sunday. "If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down," he said. "But let’s assume that maybe that didn’t work or something. I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be of the rapist, and not attacking the child." Responses at the national and local level were swift …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
David Maya of Elkridge sought in connection with West Virginia attack.
Police are seeking David Maya, 24, of Elkridge, in connection with an alleged rape that occurred in West Virginia, reports The Intelligencer. Maya lives in Capitol Mobile Park off Washington Boulevard, according to online court records, and drives a 2000 Ford Mustang, according to WTRF-TV. Police said a man arranged with a juvenile girl he met online to rendezvous in person at a baseball field in Wheeling Island, WV, reported WTOV Channel 9. According to the report, Maya assaulted the girl in a wooded area near the baseball field on Saturday. U.S. Marshals were searching for Maya in Maryland on Wednesday, according to The Intelligencer.