Daily Archives: September 26, 2014

Murder USA: cops kept on cold trail of killer until it heated up – Stephen Michael Cooke Jr. charged with witness intimidation conspiracy

The investigation shows that Cooke contacted Bennett and Lewis via the Internet and entered into a murder-for-hire agreement with them. Lewis was the middle man and remained in Colorado, coordinating Bennett’s actions; Bennett traveled to Maryland and committed the murder, strangling Bernadzikowski and cutting her throat.

Connector Bus connected with pedestrian – she died

Lorena Gimenez, 41, of Alexandria was apparently walking in the lot but it is under investigation precisely how she was struck. There is no indication that speed or alcohol was factors in the crash, on the part of the bus driver, and no charges have been placed at this time.

Burglars did another job while Ocean City cops watched them; then pounced on the suspects

Ocean City detectives were able to identify the two suspects through electronic surveillance. Detectives then conducted surveillance on the suspects and observed the two commit a separate theft outside of Ocean City and unload the stolen items from that theft at Armitage’s residence in Ocean City. Detectives placed Collins and Armitage under arrest. A search and seizure warrant was later executed at Armitage’s residence where detectives located numerous stolen items

PG officer committed suicide prior to trial on multiple sex offenses

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – A Prince George’s County police officer arrested last year after being charged with multiple sex offenses and other crimes was found dead of an apparent suicide Friday.

Baltimore Police investigate attack on Jews; window of Jewish school hit by round from weapon

The driver yelled “Jews, Jews, Jews” at the victims and fired the weapon in their direction. The suspect fled the area. The victims were not struck and did not suffer any apparent injuries. Officers did find a hole in the glass of a window of the Bais Hamedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore.

The Mad Bomb Maker of Glen Burnie’s accidental blowup revealed his mission; Judge sends Todd Wheeler to slammer

The next day, ATF agents interviewed Wheeler, who remained in custody at the hospital. Wheeler advised agents that he was injured when he mixed chemicals and they exploded. He also told the agents that he had previously made explosive devices and detonated them in his yard. A search warrant was executed at Wheeler’s residence in Glen Burnie by Anne Arundel County Police. Over the next two days law enforcement recovered, among other things: several improvised explosive devices, as well as the chemicals and explosive materials used to make them; drugs and drug paraphernalia; a Walther pistol, flare gun and signal flare launcher, along with a conversion kit to allow the launcher to shoot 12 gauge shot gun shells; and 12 gauge shot gun shells.

Brew Buyer Turned Violent With Stun Gun; Ends with Trip to Slammer

On September 24, 2014, at 11:16 p.m., Northern District officers responded to Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard and Amberly Road for a reported citizen robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with the 20-year-old male victim and a male witness. The victim displayed visible injuries as a result of the attempted robbery. The investigation revealed that the victim and the witness went to a residence in the 100 block of Marley Neck Road to meet with known individuals who were going to purchase alcoholic beverages for them since they were under the age of 21.

Heroin, pot, crack, cocaine and Oxy made suspect’s pockets heavy with cash, say police

Armold was charged with possession of drugs on April 25, 2013 but the charges were dropped by St. Mary’s States Attorney Richard Fritz on June 27, 2013. Armold was represented by two Public Defenders, Michael Morgan and Gerald J. Riviello (at the expense of the taxpayers) and had been arrested by St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Deputy M. A. Labanowski. Ironically, while States Attorney Fritz was busy indicting Armold on drug charges on Sept. 10th, on Sept. 24, 2014 Fritz dropped charges of driving while suspended which had been placed against her on July 1, 2014 at 2:15 am by Maryland State Trooper Ditoto. The new distribution charge was placed against Armold by Deputy Labanowski, the same officer who had busted her in 2013.

Quantum finishing touches added; soon will sail into New York harbor

The fuss is about Quantum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest and most technologically advanced cruise ship, which was constructed at Meyer Werft, a family owned Papenburg-based shipyard. The conveyance is a unique process for ships built here, as Meyer Werft is unconventionally situated inland, along the banks of the River Ems, to avoid the impact of storms on the North Sea. This makes it necessary for ships to travel down the river to get to the sea.

Woman Says She Was Forcibly Raped By State’s Attorney Richard Fritz, 2 Others

The following is an interview with Carla Henning Bailey which was first published June 29, 1999 in ST. MARY’S TODAY.

Bailey told ST. MARY’S TODAY that she wanted to go “one-on-one” with Richard Fritz to answer his public statements that what occurred in November of 1964 at a house on St. George’s Island with her, Fritz and two other young men was a case of consensual sex, while she contends she was forcibly raped.

Bailey first disclosed her story in April, charging that she had been raped, saying that she wanted to be identified as the victim, pointing out that she had done nothing wrong or had done anything to be ashamed of. Bailey says that she wants to be able to tell what really happened as she is furious that Fritz is painting her to be tramp.