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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Following county trend, Laurel seeing fewer car thefts

    Following county trend, Laurel seeing fewer car thefts
    The number of auto thefts in Prince George's County has dropped by more than 54 percent over the last five years, according to state figures. Laurel Police Department officials said the city has also seen a decreased number of auto thefts in recent years....
  • State plans new detention center for girls in Carroll County

    State plans new detention center for girls in Carroll County
    The state Department of Juvenile Services plans to replace its rundown detention center for girls with a new, 48-bed facility in Carroll County — a size that is raising questions among advocates for troubled youths. Juvenile Services Secretary Sam...
  • Columbia teen to serve 18 months in assault on cab driver

    Columbia teen to serve 18 months in assault on cab driver
    One of the four Columbia teenagers charged in connection with the assault of a taxi driver in March was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty in Howard County Circuit Court Tuesday, according to state's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan....
  • Canton burglaries lead to arrest of juvenile in Baltimore

    Canton burglaries lead to arrest of juvenile in Baltimore
    Baltimore police arrested a 16-year-old boy they suspect in some of the two dozen burglaries and attempted burglaries that have struck Canton over the past month. Police said detectives are "looking at him" in connection to multiple burglaries,...
  • Replacing Waxter

    Replacing Waxter
    Youth advocates are questioning whether the Department of Juvenile Services needs to build a new 48-bed detention facility in Carroll County for girls awaiting assignment to one of the state's juvenile treatment centers. At a time when the state should be...
  • Aberdeen man accused of child sex abuse

    An Aberdeen man has been charged with sexually abusing two teenage girls, according to a statement of charges on file in court. Brian Craig Smith, 46, of the 1200 block of Perryman Road, has been charged with multiple counts of second-degree sex offense,...
  • LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'

    LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'
    Days after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a coalition of LGBT rights groups has issued an open letter declaring "solidarity" with Martin's family and friends....
  • Four Ravens jerseys stolen in Bel Air [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Horace Andrew Kenly, 51, of the 500 block of Bonnie Drive, was charged Friday with tampering with an electric meter and having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area. Tykeem Bacon, 24, of the first block of Mount Royal Avenue, was charged...
  • Ideas for reducing violence in Edgewood [Letter]

    Want to really prevent school/community violence: Try This! First, understand that our schools are merely a reflection of the community that it serves. When we build stronger communities, change will occur in our schools. Next, we start getting "smart"...
  • Balto. Co. firefighter sentenced to prison for abusing boys

    Balto. Co. firefighter sentenced to prison for abusing boys
    A former Baltimore County firefighter from Owings Mills was sentenced in federal court to 16 years in prison late Thursday for recording his sexual abuse of two boys and soliciting and storing images of several others, according to Maryland U.S....
  • Three teens arrested in Long Reach street robberies

    Three teens arrested in Long Reach street robberies
    Three Columbia teens have been arrested in connection with a series of street robberies and burglaries in Long Reach this month, according to Howard County Police, which also said more arrests and charges are expected.  Milton M. Montgomery, 18, of...
  • Man who killed mother, teen gains hearing on bid to leave psychiatric hospital

    Man who killed mother, teen gains hearing on bid to leave psychiatric hospital
    A Howard County man confined to a state psychiatric hospital since he killed his mother and a teenage girl in the family's home a dozen years ago may have a chance for a conditional release after the state's top court ruled the decision to keep him at...