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 …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Federal jury finds a 42-year-old guilty of filing a false tax return, falsifying bankruptcy records and more.
A jury Thursday convicted Randallstown resident Ricardo O. Curry II of numerous fraud charges. The 42 year old twice assisted in filing a false tax return, and gave false testimony under oath at a bankruptcy proceeding, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was also convicted of four counts of bankruptcy fraud, four counts of falsifying bankruptcy records. In all, the pharmaceutical sales representative "failed to report income and assets totaling more than $740,000 and tried to fraudulently discharge debts of more than $1.1 million through bankruptcy," the statement said. While he reported his income from pharmaceutical sales, he failed to report $415,201 in referral fees for finding investors for land in North …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Jesse Lee Bell will spend one year in prison, and more, for the incident in 2011.
Randallstown resident Jesse Lee Bell, 39, was sentenced to one year in prison for assaulting a federal officer who stopped him on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. US District Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced him Wednesday to one year in prison, followed by six months of community confinement, and three years of supervised probation, according to a news release from the Maryland US Attorney's Office. A US Park Police officer pulled him over at 3:13 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2011. Bell didn't cooperate with the officers' request for him to get out of his vehicle and do field sobriety tests, the release states. Bell then drove away while the officer was reaching inside his vehicle to try to open the door. "Bell drove onto the highway...The truck …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.
A robber made off with cash from a Randallstown drive-thru register last weekend. At 11:20 p.m. Saturday, a man came in through a side door at the Popeye's restaurant at 8505 Liberty Rd., according to a Pikesville precinct police report. The man, who had a gun in his jacket, demanded money from the clerk there, according to the report. The clerk handed the robber the drive-thru cash-register drawer with an unknown amount of money in it. The robber took it and ran out the side door, across the parking lot, according to the report.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville precinct and court records. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
UPDATE (5:06 p.m.) - Two Randallstown men and a juvenile who were leaving a vacant home were arrested and charged with burglary Sunday. Lawerence Anderson Mason, 19, was arrested and charged with first- second- and fourth-degree burglary. He was released on his own recognizance on Monday, court records show. Martin Vernell McCleary, 18, was also arrested. He was charged with first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary, as well as possession of marijuana, and peraphernalia, according to court records. He was released on his own recognizance Monday. At 1:28 p.m. Sunday, police on patrol reportedly saw McCleary coming out of a vacant home in the 4300 block of Breeders Cup Circle in Randallstown, according to a police report. Two other people …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Reginald Frederick was convicted in July. Another man charged in the case was found not guilty last week.
A Randallstown man found guilty in July for his role in a Randallstown shooting will spend 25 years in prison, a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge ruled Wednesday. Judge John J. Nagle III sentenced Reginald Frederick to life in prison, with all but 25 years suspended, followed by three years probation, assistant state's attorney Kate Sampson said in an email. Frederick, of the 3900 block of Nemo Road in Randallstown, was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery related to the March 2011 shooting death of Willie Jackson, 19, of Milford Mill in a botched attempted drug robbery. The other man charged in the case, Sterling Lewis, was found not guilty last week of first-degree murder and other …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Sterling Lewis could face life in prison if convicted.
A Baltimore County jury is deliberating the fate of a man accused of first-degree murder for shooting a 19-year-old man in Randallstown in March 2011. The jury began deliberations after a lunch break at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, following closing arguments. Prosecutors say Sterling Lewis of Randallstown fired three shots at Willie Jackson during a botched drug robbery in the 4000 block of Winlee Road on March 28, 2011. On Wednesday, former drug dealer Everald Thomas testified that he and Jackson went to the location for a drug deal. He testifed that two masked men—allegedly Lewis and accomplice Reginald Frederick (who was convicted of first-degree murder in July)—entered his car and, when Thomas exited to stall and call a friend to bring a …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Sterling Lewis faces trial for murder charges in the 2011 shooting.
A former drug dealer testified Wednesday that something "didn't smell right" when he got a call about a marijuana deal in March 2011. Everald Thomas and a friend, Willie Jackson, drove to Nemo Road in Randallstown where two men—one wearing a ski mask, the other wearing a bandana—entered the car, ostensibly to consummate the drug deal. Thomas stepped out to stall and consider calling a friend to bring the marijuana over. But soon one of the men—whose voice he recognized—exited the car and pointed a gun at him. Thomas testified as the first witness called Wednesday in the murder trial of Sterling Lewis, the man charged with first-degree murder in Jackson's death. Lewis is also charged with attempted robbery, attempted armed robbery, first-…
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Sterling Gregory Lewis is charged in the shooting death of Willie Cedric Jackson
Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a Randallstown man charged with first-degree murder. Prosecutor Joe Dominick said he expected to start calling witnesses Wednesday in the trial of Sterling Gregory Lewis. Lewis, 22, is charged with shooting and killing Willie Cedric Jackson, 19, of Milford Mill in March 2011 in a botched drug robbery in the 4000 block of Winlee Road in Randallstown. The trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court is expected to last through Thursday.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Sterling Lewis is charged with first-degree murder, handgun and assault charges in the death of Willie Jackson in March 2011.
Randallstown resident Sterling Lewis faces a jury trial beginning Tuesday in the March 27, 2011, slaying of alleged drug dealer Willie Jackson. The trial is set to open at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court and is expected to conclude by Thursday. On March 27, 2011, police sent to the 4000 block of Winlee Rd., in Randallstown, found Jackson, of Heatherton Court in Milford Mill, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He later died. Police allege Lewis, posing as a drug buyer, instead tried to steal drugs from Jackson and another person. Police charged Lewis, of the 3900 block of Nemo Rd., Randallstown, with first-degree attempted murder, attempted robbery, as well as handgun and assault charges. Reginald Frederick, 22…