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Dundalk man arrested, charged in child sex abuse

A Dundalk man has been arrested and charged with third- and fourth-degree sex offenses involving a 7-year-old girl whom he is accused of abusing in the laundry room of her grandfather's apartment building, Baltimore County police said yesterday. David Milton Wilson, 51, of the 7200 block of Shipway was arrested Thursday and remains in custody in the Baltimore County Detention Center, police said. The girl told her mother that she had been abused, and her mother took the child to detectives. Police ask anyone with information about the case to call the Crimes Against Children Unit at 410-853-3650.

Liz F. Kay

Man held without bail in fatal stabbing

Baltimore police say a man found dead Sunday in a Southwest Baltimore building was stabbed by a fellow employee after he "disrespected him," court records show. Police were called to the 200 block of W. Dickman St. about 6:20 a.m. for a report of a body found in an Allied Waste facility. Kendrick L. Daney, 38, had been stabbed multiple times and was pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said. Detectives retrieved a time sheet for the facility that indicated only Daney and Franklin Harrell, 51, of Parkville were present that morning, charging documents show. Detective Joshua Ellsworth contacted Harrell by cell phone. Harrell indicated he had been "disrespected," records show, and turned himself in. He was ordered held without bail yesterday.

Justin Fenton

Plea deal frees teacher sentenced in child abuse

A former Howard County high school teacher sentenced last year to four years in prison for undressing a student and photographing him naked was ordered freed yesterday as part of a plea agreement in a related case. Alan Meade Beier, 54, pleaded guilty yesterday to a second charge of sexually abusing a minor. Beier, who taught science at River Hill High, received a 10-year term, but Howard Circuit Judge Diane Leasure suspended all but time served since sentencing in the first case. The judge also modified the sentence in the first case to allow Beier's release. Beier was put on three years of probation.

Don Markus

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