Tag Archives: Baltimore County

Dirtbag Roundup: Credit Card Ring Boss Sentenced to Federal Prison

Baltimore, Maryland – The advent of a massive credit card fraud scheme based in Maryland began with a love affair, according to prosecutors. Instead of sending each other love notes, the pair gained access to an embossing machine and expressed their love for each other by creating counterfeit credit cards which they used to steal over $126,000.

The Zippy Boys of Cocaine Nabbed in Frederick — They lead long lives of crime

FREDERICK, MD. Two men were charged by Frederick Police with possession of cocaine on Aug. 18, 2014, at 11:48 am have decades long criminal records that span the Chesapeake Bay and have kept courts and prosecutors busy in many Maryland counties. Of course, since this is the FREE STATE, both men were free on bail the same day that they were locked up, in spite of their records.

Officers of the Frederick Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of Clarke Place.

During the traffic stop officers requested a K9 to respond and conduct a sniff of the vehicle. The K9 arrived and alerted to the presence of drugs within the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle a Ziploc bag of cocaine was located. Both the driver, Kenneth William Nicewarner, of East F Street in Clear Spring, Md., and the passenger, Joseph Haupt were placed under arrest.

Crooked cops: Baltimore County Police nab one of their own for theft of property, evidence, loot and drugs

TOWSON, MD. Baltimore County Police report that Nicholas Michael Ishmael, 20, of the 7900 block of Westmoreland Avenue, 21234, was arrested yesterday at BCoPD headquarters and has been charged with 10 counts, including conspiracy to commit theft from $10,000 to $100,000; theft from $10,000 to $100,000; possession of narcotics; and possession with intent to distribute narcotics. Ishmael, a cadet, was released today from the Baltimore County Detention Center, where he had been held on $650,000 bail.

Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson said at a press briefing this afternoon that he ordered an audit of all 182,400 pieces of evidence in the evidence room as soon as he learned that the evidence room may have been compromised. He also ordered a review of all policies and procedures pertaining to the evidence room.

Maryland: State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

One incident on the report involved the Maryland State Police in September. Last year, the police were bombarded with thousands of gun applications ahead of incoming stricter firearm laws. To reduce the massive backlog, volunteers from the departments of Health and Mental Hygiene, Transportation, Public Safety and Correctional Services, Human Resources and Juvenile Services offered to help out with data entry, according to a police press release.

According to a National Rifle Association press release, some state agencies’ computers were not adequately secured to handle gun applications, which include sensitive information

Rascovar: Is the end near for Maryland’s GOP

From PoliticalMaryland.com • A nasty civil war is raging on the Upper Eastern Shore over replacing one of the GOP’s few bright lights, state Sen. E. J. Pipkin, who opted…