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Law Enforcement

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  • Solving murders [Editorial]

    Solving murders  [Editorial]
    City police officials have replaced the department's homicide chief in the wake of a string of unsolved murders this summer that shattered what had been a period of relative calm. Maj. Stanley Brandford will take over the homicide unit from Maj. Dennis...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 9

    Note: There was no blotter last week because data was not uploaded to Open Baltimore. Across Baltimore, 58 robberies were reported by police for the week ending Aug. 9, with the Northeastern and Southeastern districts the hardest hit, according to...
  • Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post

    Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post
    The crime laboratory director for the Baltimore Police Department has left the agency, taking the same position with the Montgomery County Police Department, police there confirmed. Dr. Francis Chiafari had held led the city police crime lab since 2009,...
  • Women's bodies found stuffed in trash in Joppatowne [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Aug. 16, 1989: Two women were strangled to death, stuffed in garbage cans and discarded in the trash of a Joppatowne grocery store 25 years ago this week. Police were trying to determine who the two women were, though they were...
  • Baltimore County police investigate Windsor Mill shooting

    Three men charged in connection with Windsor Mill shooting
    Baltimore County Police have charged three men in connection with an August 19 shooting in Windsor Mill, according to a statement issued Tuesday,.  Randall Ga-Juan Michael Joseph, 18, of the 4800 block of Laurel Avenue of Gwynn Oak, Frank James...
  • Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge

    Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge
    Unless you live in a cave, just about everyone has heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Facebook and other Internet sites are covered with videos of people, including hundreds from Harford County, dumping buckets of ice-cold water over themselves....
  • Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland

    Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland
    Turning a stereotype on its head, Annapolis police officers on Sunday used the association of cops and doughnuts to raise money for charity. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department took turns sitting on the rooftop of a Dunkin’ Donuts...
  • Arson suspected at homicide victim's home

    Arson suspected at homicide victim's home
    The garage apartment where a Baltimore man was slain was burned down the next night, prompting police to investigate whether the killer is covering his tracks. Sometime late Thursday or early Friday, the body of Duane Mitchell was found in the garage...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

    Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Tyler Wells Vandusen, 18, of the 100 block of Rigdon Road, was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly violating probation in a case in which he is charged with...
  • Arundel police seek help in gas station killing; reward increased to $27K

    Arundel police seek help in gas station killing; reward increased to $27K
    Anne Arundel County Police issued a plea for the public's help Wednesday in solving the murder of a gas station clerk in Hanover last week. The reward for information in the fatal shooting of Rajinder Kumar, 49, at an Exxon station in Hanover on Aug....
  • Juveniles charged in 25 break-ins in Jarrettsville area; charges pending against adult

    Juveniles charged in 25 break-ins in Jarrettsville area; charges pending against adult
    Three people are suspected of at least 25 break-ins of cars and sheds or other out-buildings in Jarrettsville overnight Sunday into Monday, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Two juveniles have been charged an charges are pending...