Daily Archives: October 20, 2014

Delaware Police Beat: Gunman sought in 7-Eleven Robbery

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. last night, Sunday, October 19, 2014, as a male suspect entered the 7-Eleven Convenience Store located at 2100 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE. The suspect then brandished an unknown type of handgun and confronted a 43 year old male employee. He then demanded money from the store’s cash register.

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Rescue Boater from Boat on Fire on Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan respond to a distressed boater who’s boat had caught on fire in the Chesapeake Bay.

Dirtbags ripped up runway with 4 wheeler; tracked by deputy with help of witness

According Calvert Sheriff Mike Evans, on October 13 at 4:13 p.m. DFC R. Wilson arrested two men and charged them each with trespass, operating an off-road vehicle on property, destruction of property less than $1,000 and disorderly conduct. A Chesapeake Ranch Estates Security Officer had earlier advised Wilson that he and another witness had observed the two men riding a four wheeler on the runway in CRE as well as on the roadway. They damaged the grassy area of the runway. The witnesses advised they saw the two men park the four wheeler at a home in CRE, then get into a passenger vehicle and leave the area. Wilson ran the tag number of the passenger vehicle and drove over to that address. The suspect vehicle arrived at the house and contact was made with the two suspects. Thomas Scott Burroughs, Jr., 18 of Lusby, and Emory Jackson Baldwin IV, 19 of St. Leonard, were arrested and charged.

Legislative Audit of Morgan State Univ.: Financial Systems Are Slipshod, Sloppy and Vulnerable to Massive Fraud

This report includes findings relating to conditions that we consider to be significant deficiencies in the design or operation of internal control that could adversely affect MSU’s ability to maintain reliable financial records, operate effectively and efficiently, and/or comply with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Our report also includes findings regarding significant instances of noncompliance with applicable laws, rules, or regulations

Guilty plea by Michael John Baigert to filming porn with minor girls; raped girl he met with online App

Baigert admitted to detectives that he engaged in a number of sex acts with “Jane Doe 1” who he knew to be 14 or 15 years old. Further investigation revealed three other victims, age 16 or younger, with whom Baigert engaged in sexual activity.

Baltimore Felon Awarded New Trip to Slammer for Eleven Years for Robbery

According to his plea agreement, on August 19, 2013, Gilliam robbed a cell phone store in the 800 block of Taylor Avenue in Towson. Gilliam told a store clerk that he wanted to switch his phone service. Gilliam lingered in the store until there were no other customers, then approached the cash register with his hand in his pocket, as if he were carrying a handgun. Gilliam leaned over the register counter and yelled at a store employee demanding all the money from the register. Gilliam took approximately $300 from the store, then ordered the store clerk to the back of the store and ordered another employee to go outside. Gilliam then ran away.

Arsonist strikes again in heart of Waldorf; 2nd time in a week

Nearly 40 firefighters responded from Waldorf, LaPlata, Brandywine, Baden, Hughesville and Bryans Road Fire Departments and extinguished the fire located just inside the front door within 5 minutes. Smoke and heat created by the fire spread throughout the store and caused approximately $400,000 in damage to the contents. An additional $100,000 is damage is estimated to the structure at the front of the business. No injuries were reported during the incident.