The man chased the pair while brandishing the knife early Sunday morning.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Al-Sawab Sawab died after suffering from multiple gun shot wounds, police said.
Baltimore County police have charged two men in connection with the murder of a 27-year-old Towson man. Police said they found Al-Sawab Sawab on Nov. 25 suffering from multiple gun shot wounds at his residence in the 7000 block of Lachlan Circle. He later died from his injuries at Sinai Hospital. Kenneth Johnson, 22, and Deonte Robinson, 18, were charged in connection with the death, according to a police statement. Police said Johnson and Robinson went to Sawab's apartment to buy marijuana. A confrontation ensued when Johnson did not have enough money to pay Sawab, and Robinson pulled out a handgun, according to the statement. Robinson allegedly fired at Sawab, and continued to do so as the victim attempted to flee. Johnson and Robinson …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
The officer was acting belligerent and pointed his gun at two men.
An off-duty Baltimore City Police officer was charged with two counts of reckless endangerment after pointing his departmentally-issued handgun at people in Towson. Matthew David Daugherty, 28, was arrested around 2:15 a.m. Saturday morning and later released on $75,000 bail. Baltimore County Police responded to the Rec Room at 512 York Road in Towson at 2:15 a.m., where an employee told them an intoxicated off-duty city officer was acting belligerent and saying he had a gun. The employee took car keys from the man as the bar was closing because he appeared too intoxicated to drive, according to a police press release. The man left the bar through back door before officers arrived, and he was located outside in a parking lot at Delaware …
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, December 1, 2012
Baltimore County police said a 16-year-old Baltimore boy driving a stolen vehicle attempted to run over the officer.
A 16-year-old Baltimore boy was arrested following a Towson pursuit that left a Baltimore County police officer injured. Antonio Rashad Green, 16, of the 1000 block of Woodson Road in Baltimore, was charged as an adult with 11 counts including attempted second-degree murder, assault of a law enforcement officer, vehicle theft and fourth-degree burglary. The officer stopped a 2003 white Dodge Caravan traveling without headlights on Bristol Road near Stoneleigh Road at 1:27 a.m. Saturday. Police said the vehicle was driven by Green, according to a county police statement. After stopping, Green reversed and rammed the vehicle into the front of the police car with the officer still inside, according to police. Green then allegedly sped off …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Two robbers allegedly stole a phone from the man.
A man was struck in the face while chasing two robbers who allegedly stole his phone on Oct. 15. At around 7:35 p.m., two men stole a phone from a man sitting at a table at Pho Dat Thanh, according to a Baltimore County Police Department report. The robbers then ran from the restaurant in the 500 block of York Road. Police said the man chased the robbers, and was struck in the face. He told officers that he saw the pair run north on York Road toward the Towson Town Center. Jermaine Antawn Wyatt, 21, of the 1500 block of Burnwood Road in Baltimore and Andre Donta Brisbon, 24, of the 500 block of E. 30th Street in Baltimore were arrested after leaving Macy's in the mall, the report reads. The phone was located in the bushes at the Trader …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Frank Theodore Williams and William Ward III were convicted in a September trial
A Baltimore County judge said Friday that each of the two men convicted in a fatal Towson shooting last December should spend the "balance of his natural life" behind bars. Judge Robert E. Cahill sentenced Frank Theodore Williams, 32, of Baltimore Highlanda and William Ward III, 45, of Baltimore to life without parole for the first-degree murder conviction as a result of their roles in the fatal December shooting at Towson Town Center. "Wherever life takes either of these defendants ... there will be violence, brutality and bloodshed," Cahill said in handing down his sentence. During the hearing, prosecutor Robin Coffin read from a letter from an aunt of Pridget, which described the slain teen as a boy who faced many challenges, including …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
William Ward III and Frank Theodore Williams were convicted on murder charges last month.
Two men convicted for their roles in a fatal December shooting at Towson Town Center will face sentencing Friday. William Ward III and Frank Theodore Williams were both convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy charges in Baltimore County Circuit Court in September. Both men could face up to life in prison. Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. will preside over the pair's sentencing in the Friday morning hearing. Prosecutors said Ward, 45, of Baltimore and Williams, 32, of Baltimore Highlands were part of a group that followed Baltimore teen Rodney Vest Pridget through Towson Town Center before alleged gunman Tyrone Brown shot eight times outside Nordstrom on Dec. 19, during the height of the holiday shopping season. Surveillance footage and …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Baltimore County detectives found that the targeted home was burglarized.
A fire at a home on Bellona Avenue Monday is being classified as arson. The home burglarized and a 2006 Porsche Cayenne with Maryland tags 584M126 is missing, according to a police news release. A television and DVD player was also stolen, according to a statement issued by the Baltimore County Police Department. Investigators from the county police arson squad determined that an accelerant was used to start the fire at two separate locations in the house. Fire and police personnel responded to the fire in the 7000 block of Bellona Avenue at around 8 a.m. Monday. A firefighter fell through the floor into the basement during the incident, but was not injured. Anyone with information is asked to call the arson squad at (410)-887-4870.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The alleged gunman faces trial sometime next year.
A Baltimore County jury has convicted two men accused in a fatal shooting at Towson Town Center last December. William Ward III and Frank Theodore Williams were found guilty of all charges. Prosecutors say the two were part of a group that followed Baltimore teen Rodney Pridget through Towson Town Center before alleged gunman Tyrone Brown shot him outside Nordstrom. Ward, 45, of the 600 block of Cator Avenue in Baltimore, and Williams, 32, of the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in Baltimore Highlands were charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and use of a handgun in a violent crime in the death of Rodney Vest Pridget, who was shot eight times outside Nordstrom on Dec. 19. Family members of Williams wept…