Mistaken pretrial releases in Baltimore
Dale Wakefield, 21
Charges: Murder in the stabbing of a homeless man in Bucks County, Pa. Detained in Baltimore.
Release: Wakefield was released in July in what a corrections official called "a series of mishaps" while paperwork was being processed. He was recaptured hours later.
Cornelius Hayes, 36
Charges: Drug-related offenses, theft, second-degree assault.
Release: Arrested on drug allegations in Baltimore, Hayes was released in spite of a Baltimore County warrant issued on theft and second-degree-assault charges. He was recaptured within a few days.
Jeffrey Bryant, 22
Charges: Drug-related offenses, failure to appear in court
Release: Taken into custody on allegations that he missed a court date in a drug case, Bryant was released by mistake. Bryant was arrested again Sept. 3 on charges that he assaulted a man after he was freed.
Towanda Reaves, 50
Charges: Second-degree murder for allegedly rubbing methadone on the gums of a grandchild, causing his death.
Release: In August, a prosecutor mistakenly dropped the charges instead of refiling them from District Court to Circuit Court. Reaves turned herself in a few days later.