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  • Officers must be held accountable for cruelty to animals [Letter]

    Officers must be held accountable for cruelty to animals [Letter]
    Speaking as an animal lover and a supporter of animal rights, this past week has been a nightmare for defenseless animals in Baltimore City ("Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing," June 19). It has also been a nightmare for the...
  • Woman crashes car into stream in Fallston Sunday

    Woman crashes car into stream in Fallston Sunday
    A woman was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital in Baltimore Sunday, several hours after she crashed her car and ended up in a stream in Fallston, police said. Fallston Volunteer Fire Company units responded around 7 a.m. to a report of a crash...
  • Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]

    Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]
    The headline says it all — "Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases" (June 20). Duh! You think? Why hasn't a plan been in place to use tranquilizers since a steer has escaped in the city before and dogs have...
  • Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]

    Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]
    The majority of police officers in Baltimore City are brave men and women who work hard to keep us safe and are underpaid for their efforts. However, in every basket there are a few bad apples. The two officers that killed someone's pet dog last week...
  • Dog killing make cops look like animals [Letter]

    Dog killing make cops look like animals [Letter]
    Just when you think you have seen or heard everything in Baltimore, there inevitably comes an incident that tops everything else. It would be heinous enough if the persons allegedly involved in the throat slashing of a defenseless dog were merely...
  • Crossbows stolen in Fallston; rabid raccoon reported near Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    Crossbows stolen in Fallston; rabid raccoon reported near Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Derek Maurice Cromwell, 36, of the 200 block of Woodland Green Way who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was charged Tuesday with speeding, driving without...
  • Woman threatened by man at gunpoint in Edgewood

    Woman threatened by man at gunpoint in Edgewood
    Harford County sheriff's deputies are investigating a report of a home invasion Wednesday in Edgewood. A woman, a 25-year-old who lives in the 2000 block of Brown Street, told police just after noon that at about 9:30 a.m. that three men knocked on...
  • Counterfeit $20 bills used at Fallston Walmart

    Counterfeit $20 bills used at Fallston Walmart
    A stack of counterfeit $20 bills was used to buy chlorine tablets at Walmart in Fallston late last week, police said. Harford County sheriff's deputies were called to the 24-hour store at about 11:45 a.m. on July 27, when store employees reported they...
  • Train police to avoid another Nala [Letter]

    Train police to avoid another Nala [Letter]
    I appreciate Lori Brown's commentary ("Lessons from Nala," July 1) as she makes a very valid point that there is a strong correlation between violence toward people and animals. Police definitely need better training on handling domestic violence,...
  • Police probes of use of force come to light

    Police probes of use of force come to light
    The circumstances involving Baltimore police investigations into three cases where officers' use of force has been questioned were publicly disclosed for the first time last week. The Police Department decided last month to publicly disclose all cases...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • Man shot to death by officer was holding replica gun

    Man shot to death by officer was holding replica gun
    A man who was shot to death by a police officer in Northwest Baltimore on Sunday was holding a "true-to-life replica gun" at the time, police said Tuesday. The officer, identified as Dean McFadden, 44, heard shots and arrived at the 5000 block of...