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Justin Fenton

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Justin Fenton, who joined The Sun in 2005, has covered the Baltimore Police Department since 2008. His work includes an investigation into Cal Ripken Jr.'s minor league baseball stadium deal with his hometown of Aberdeen and a three-part series chronicling a ruthless con woman.

Recent Articles

  • Former Pocomoke City police chief set to stand trial on misconduct charges

    Former Pocomoke City police chief set to stand trial on misconduct charges

    The chief investigator for the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office is set to stand trial Thursday on misconduct charges for allegedly spiking a traffic investigation when he was an Eastern Shore police chief because the driver was a fellow Mason. The case of former Pocomoke City police chief Kelvin...

  • Carryout owner, 63, goes on trial for shooting customer

    Carryout owner, 63, goes on trial for shooting customer

    Avrian Merchant had just gotten off work at a body shop when he stopped into a tiny Chinese food carryout in West Baltimore for some iced tea and cigarillos. The transaction went off without a hitch and he left, when suddenly the 29-year-old heard three bangs and felt a pain in his leg. He had...

  • Baltimore teens convicted in fatal attack on cyclist, acquitted of murder charges

    Baltimore teens convicted in fatal attack on cyclist, acquitted of murder charges

    Two teens charged as adults in the fatal attack on a cyclist in North Baltimore were convicted by a judge Monday of robbery and first-degree assault but acquitted of murder charges. Baltimore Circuit Judge Stephen J. Sfekas, who presided over the bench trial, said it was "clear" that Antwan Eldridge,...

  • Baltimore Police to release first body camera footage of shooting by officers

    Baltimore Police to release first body camera footage of shooting by officers

    In a first for the city, Baltimore police say they plan to release body camera footage this week that captures an officer shooting a suspect. Police spokesman T.J. Smith said footage of the shooting of a knife-wielding man in Waverly on Friday would be released "likely by midweek." About 600 city...

  • Condition improves for man shot by police in West Baltimore

    Condition improves for man shot by police in West Baltimore

    The condition of a 29-year-old man shot by a Baltimore police officer Tuesday night has improved, police said Wednesday. Police said Richard Gibbs Jr. was pulled over about 10:35 p.m. in the 1000 block of N. Monroe St., near the Western District police station, because he was driving a car with...

  • Jury to decide fate of 15-year-old charged in teen girl's murder

    Jury to decide fate of 15-year-old charged in teen girl's murder

    Prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that a 15-year-old boy charged in the brutal murder of a teenage girl in Northeast Baltimore last year was just as culpable as the two men who directed the plot and carried out the killing. "We don't contend that, with his own bare hands, Raeshawn Rivers killed Arnesha...

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