Sunday, May 19, 2013
What advice did the first lady give graduates? Will electricity rates go up - again? Get all the Maryland news with one click on Patch.
By Patch Staff It was a big news week in Maryland last week, with a visit by the first lady, a commuter nightmare in Montgomery and a heads up for a sixth casino in the state. All the headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Berliner Calls for Better Electricity Service with 'Utility 2.0' Montgomery County Council Member Roger Berliner asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to require that substantial changes be made to electricity services in the state. Meanwhile, Pepco is asking for permission to raise rates. Michelle Obama to Bowie State Grads: It's Time to Feel Hungry Again In a speech rich with historical references, the first lady reminded the BSU class of 2013 why education is important. Report: Quince Orchard Students…
Friday, May 17, 2013
A fight broke out Thursday at Pikesville High School, and the students allegedly attacked a police officer who tried to break up the fight, a Baltimore County Public Schools spokeswoman said.
Two Pikesville High School students face assault charges after they fought Thursday at the school. A school resources officer—a member of the Baltimore County Police Department—tried to break up the fight "and they allegedly attacked him," according to Mychael Dickerson, spokesperson for Baltimore County Public Schools. "Both students face assault charges," she said. Towson Patch Editor Nayana Davis contributed to this report.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A Garrison man was robbed near his home.
A resident of Hartley Circle in Garrison was robbed at gunpoint last week outside his home. At about 11:10 p.m., May 9, a man pointed a blue-steel, automatic handgun at him and stole his wallet, cell phone, car keys, and a rental car -- a four-door Mazdaspeed 6, according to a report by Baltimore County police. The robber and an accomplice, both males wearing ski masks and dark-colored clothing, sped away in the car toward Pittsfield Circle, the report said.
A masked man stole electronics and wheeled them out the back door of the Pikesville store on Reisterstown Road.
iPads, iPods and Nooks are missing from Target after a burglar hid in the store until after closing, stole the items and wheeled them away in shopping cart. Between 12:52 a.m. and 1:05 a.m. Saturday, a man wearing all black, including a black ski mask and gloves or socks on his hands, emerged from the receiving area of the Pikesville store at 1737 Reisterstown Road with a tool and two bags, according to a report by Baltimore County police. Like Pikesville Patch on Facebook. "The suspect then smashed several display cases and removed iPads, iPad minis, iPods and Nook HDs," the report states. He then put the items into a shopping cart, went out a rear door and ran southbound, the report states. The suspect is described as a male, age 18 to …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
One adult, two juveniles are arrested.
Charles Henry Johnson, 18, of Baltimore, was arrested May 8 and charged with robbery, theft and second-degree assault. The charges stem from an incident in Randallstown earlier that afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., a boy told police that several people assaulted him at Scotts Level Road and Autrim Lane in Randallstown. He also said his cell phone was stolen, according to a report by Baltimore County police. Police identified the suspects driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt along Milford Mill Road and Washington Avenue in Milford Mill. The youth's cell phone was returned to him. Police would not provide the age of the victim. Johnson was arrested and charged with the assault and theft, along with two juveniles. Johnson, a resident of the 2400 block of …
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Early last Wednesday, a woman kicked in the front window to her ex-boyfriend's apartment to confront him. At 1:35 a.m. May 8, the Baltimore resident broke into the home in the 100 block of Sunmar Court in Lochearn, but left before police arrived, according to a report by Baltimore County police. Police issued a warrant for her arrest, according to the report. Lochearn Forest Hill Road. 3600 block. Between 1 p.m. May 8 and 3:30 p.m. May 9. A burglar entered an unfenced yard and stole a bicycle and three pieces of lawn equipment. Byfield Road. 3800 block. Between 3 p.m. May 8 and 11 a.m. May 9. A burglar entered a yard, removed a lock from the shed, stole the lock and a Craftsman gasoline lawn mower. Buckingham Road. 3600 block. Between 8:20…
Some Maryland jurisdictions were surprised by the large number of guns turned over to police.
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Wednesday, May 15
Marylanders by the dozens turned over unwanted firearms to police in the first statewide "Gun Turn-In Day," sponsored by Attorney General Doug Gansler. A total of 250 firearms were turned in, the attorney general's office announced Tuesday. The guns turned in are now unavailable to those who would misuse them, according to David Paulson, communications director. "If one life is saved or one serious injury is prevented in Maryland, this effort is entirely worth it," he added, citing what he said law enforcement officials had expressed to the attorney general's office. "We greatly appreciate the tremendous efforts of every local law enforcement agency and the Maryland State Police who participated," he said. The guns were turned in, with no …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Stephanie Kamlot pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman in the parking lot of 7-Mile Market.
The woman who police shot and wounded Saturday at a Pikesville home had assaulted a resident of that house in 2012 in the parking lot of Seven Mile Market. In March, Stephanie Kamlot pleaded guilty to second-degree assault of the woman, a resident of the 3100 block of Northbrook Road in Pikesville, according to court records. However, encounters between the two women continued Saturday morning. Kamlot had thrown a rock through the window at the woman's home on Northbrook Road and when police found Kamlot, she was holding a metallic handgun replica, according to police accounts. Police ordered Kamlot to drop the replica gun multiple times but she did not. That's when an officer with the Pikesville precinct shot Kamlot several times in the …
Saturday was not the first time a Pikesville family had encountered Stephanie Kalot, whom police shot in front of their Northbrook Road home.
When Stephanie Kamlot was shot by a police officer Saturday outside a Pikesville home, it was not the first time the residents had come in contact with her. The family has had interactions with her in court, Det. Cathleen Batton, spokeswoman for the Baltimore County Police Department, said Tuesday morning. "This was not a random incident at all. The victim and the suspect in this case have previous court involvement," she said. Batton said she does not yet have details of those encounters. Kamlot was shot by a Pikesville precinct police officer early Saturday as she was outside a home in the 3100 block of Northbrook Road. Police believe Kamlot had thrown a rock into a window. Officers had asked her multiple times to drop her weapon--a …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Stephanie Kamlot is still in the hospital, but will be taken to the Baltimore County Detention Center when she is released, police say.
Stephanie Kamlot, age 40, has been charged in a police-involved shooting that happened Saturday in Pikesville. Early Saturday morning, Kamlot—with an unknown address—was shot several times in the upper body by an officer of the Pikesville precinct after she refused to put down a replica of a gun that looked like a semi-automatic handgun, police have said. Kamlot, who was still hospitalized on Monday, has been charged with first-degree assault and obstruction of justice in the incident that allegedly happened outside a home in the 3100 block of Northbrook Road, according to police. Police say Kamlot threatened Officer Small with the replica after she threw a large rock through the window of the home. Police said that when Kamlot is released…