Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The hit was ordered by the Black Guerilla Family, a gang based in the Maryland prison system.
The Pen Lucy man convicted in the late-2011 shooting death of Rodney Pridget was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole Tuesday. Tyrone Brown, 21, was convicted of first-degree murder on March 13, 2013. Judge Robert Cahill ordered the sentence to be served consecutively to another 10-year sentence Brown is serving in Baltimore City, according to a news release from the Baltimore County State's Attorney Office. On Dec. 19, 2011, Brown shot Pridget, then 19, six times outside the Towson Town Center, a hit that was ordered by the Black Guerilla Family prison gang. William Ward III and Frank Theodore Williams were previously sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for their roles in helping Brown commit the murder, …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Check out a roundup of crime stories from around the region.
Pikesville Two robbers came into the Communications Electronics store in Owings Mills with a handgun. Read this and other crime stories on Pikesville Patch. Lutherville-Timonium A burglar broke a basement window at the back of a home to get in and steal laptop computers, jewelry, cash and a gym bag. Read the full story on Lutherville-Timonium Patch Owings Mills-Reisterstown Two robbers, one armed with a gun, stole bank cards, cell phones, iPods and cash from an employee at Communications Electronics. Read this and other crime stories on Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch Parkville-Overlea An exterior wall at Rock City church was defaced with black spray paint. Read the full story on Parkville-Overlea Patch. Towson A man robbed a Subway …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Alycia Marie Hoffman, 25, faces narcotics possession charges as well traffic offenses
The woman that allegedly hit two Baltimore City police officers with a car on Wednesday, previously faced theft charges as a result of being a passenger in a car during a fatal accident in July 2011. Alycia Marie Hoffman, 25, was arrested and charged with drug possession and several traffic offenses after she allegedly struck two police officers with a car and then led a chase into Baltimore County, according to police. Hoffman, of Bel Air, after allegedly striking the officers, led police on a chase through Northeast Baltimore, Towson, Parkville and Carney before county police cars boxed her in and forced her to a stop. The officers who were struck by the vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Baltimore police …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Check out the links below and remember, an arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Each week we'll present a round-up of mugshots from around the Baltimore Metro region. Want to read the full story? Check out the links below. Woman Tells Police TV Stolen To Avoid Payment Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Stolen Items in Car Ax-Wielding in Dundalk Results in Arrest
Monday, September 17, 2012
Check out what's going on crime-wise around the county in this round up of crimes taking place from Arbutus to Dundalk, and everywhere in between.
Arbutus A burglar stole 6,460 gallons of diesel fuel from a truck rental company. Read more about crime in Arbutus Patch. Catonsville A Baltimore County police officer shot a man who attempted to ram the officer's cruiser following a traffic stop. Read more about crime in Catonsville Patch. Owings Mills-Reisterstown A shot was fired during an attempted robbery. The robber left shoes at the scene. Read more about crime in Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch. Pikesville A man was shot by a vehicle occupant while taking a walk. Read more about crime in Pikesville Patch. North Baltimore Carjackers targeted a man riding a scooter. Read more about crime in North Baltimore Patch. Towson Burglars steal coins from apartment complex laundry rooms. Read …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Within the same hour that Pikesville Patch published an article about a controversial photo posted on Shomrim's Facebook page, the group posted an explanation about why the picture was posted.
The Shomrim of Baltimore neighborhood watch group published an explanation on Thursday about why it has been featuring a photo on its Facebook page since Tuesday that shows a black male riding a bike and towing another. The photo garned several critical comments on Facebook that the picture implied that the man was stealing the bike—a racially charged accusation by a group that recently was the center of an incident that heightened tensions between Jews and blacks in Northwest Baltimore. The explanation on the group's Facebook page—whose stated mission is to "gather intelligence on security and safety issues affecting our community"—said the photo is not meant to indicate the man is involved in wrongdoing. "As always all photos are taken …