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Two Montgomery County Police officers are suspended with pay after fatally shooting a man carrying a knife in a Silver Spring bank. File|Patch
Frank Plummer July 23, 2014 at 03:51 am
Since when does "acting erratically" justify anyone to include law enforcement to killRead More someone? Is this not an abuse of power when two trained officers with tasers decide to open fire on someone who appears to have mental instability issues with their issued firearms? These same law enforcement officers and the States Attorney would arrest and prosecute a law abiding citizen if he opened fire at an intruder entering the owners home and the owner shoots and kills the intruder because he acted erratically. Law enforcement is constantly trained to reduce the potential for loss of life not take it on any whim at their discretion. Why was not a taser which is not as lethal used?
Steven Spiegel July 23, 2014 at 06:34 am
I guess they didn't want him tying up the bank lines so his life was not worth the wait to calm himRead More down or tase him ?
Diane Millard July 23, 2014 at 10:51 am
Should have tased him.....doesn't make sense why they shot and killed him!
John Weaver Land, 57, and his wife, Janice Elizabeth Land, 59, both of Rockville, were charged with two counts of second-degree vulnerable adult abuse. Credit: MCPD
Danny Jakob July 23, 2014 at 09:01 am
They were probably too busy smoking their crack they were getting with their free money they wereRead More making off of their disabled children. People make me sick! They said they were in there for their own safety??? Why would they have to soil themselves??? If they made enough noise maybe it would pull the parents away from smoking their crack! Oh wait, they have no rights being called parents!
Mandi Hariton July 23, 2014 at 11:54 am
Lock them away! Those poor boys are going to need so much help. America should start handing out aRead More license before people can have kids.
Dwight Ridgeway McGinnis Jr., 67, of 6106 Tipping Circle in Raleigh, NC, was charged with vulnerable adult neglect for allegedly leaving his elderly mother alone in a truck at Maryland Live Casino. Credit: Anne Arundel County Police
Matthew Riesner July 23, 2014 at 10:50 am
I told everyone that if we let gambling into this state we were going to have these types ofRead More problems. Marylanders are sheeple, decided to listen to the clever advertising by the gaming lobby and not ask themselves why gambling was illegal to begin with. I've heard property crimes around the Arundel Mills are up since the casino opened. Furthermore, some people have been ignoring their responsibilities to serve an addiction (an addiction that MD really didn't have a large problem with until opening the casinos) that unlike drinking or drugs, its hard for the addicts to get their fix at home. Does anyone remember the guy who left his kids in the car outside the casino a couple months ago?
TM July 23, 2014 at 10:59 am
Shocking - I thought they assured us nothing like this will happen if we vote for their casinos!!!Read More Meh - I didn't vote for the dang things...
Mikerrr July 23, 2014 at 11:39 am
Hm. So, now elderly adults (67 is getting up there. . . ) can be legally responsible for theirRead More elders? Where is this going to end? It's won't end well, I can tell you.
Dr. Nikita Levy. (Credit: WBAL/YouTube)
Sara Bloom July 21, 2014 at 11:54 pm
Dr. Hans Roving. Dr. Tom Peeping. Dr. Unpro Feshinal. Dr. Uneth Ikal
Tom Paxton July 22, 2014 at 04:55 pm
The Lawyers are the ones that will get 40% of that settlement. The Hospitals premiums will go up andRead More that cost will be absorbed by everyone who has insurance.. There was no harm to anyone, and I understand no ones face was seen in any of the pictures. So if you are in the middle class and see your health insurance premiums go up once again thank the trial lawyers. Funny how they can get away with it in a country where the laws are written by lawyers.... Kind of like "Hershey's" writing the dietary requirements, really doesn't make sense. .
The Truth July 22, 2014 at 11:39 pm
There's a face you can trust...
A Rockville woman was arrested for allegedly leaving her 7-year-old son and his puppy alone in a car at Lakeforest Mall while she shopped. File|Patch
Igor July 22, 2014 at 07:42 pm
How can you people say that this woman should be punished? Previous articles in the Patch about allRead More these children forgotten in cars. I told them before 75% kids weren't forgotten they were left in the car because the parents are god damn lazy. When would a normal person leave a 7 year old in a car because the child didn't want to go? Even if it wasn't hot, with all the kooks running around, how could a child even fight them off? These parents disgust me. If I had my way I would bitch slap them back into last week.
David Peoples July 22, 2014 at 11:43 pm
This idiot left the windows open. So instead dying from the heat-someone could have kidnapped him.Read More What is this women-stupid or a Republican?
Glial July 23, 2014 at 01:24 am
I can only speak for myself. As a mother, I prioritize my child's safety first. I wouldn't shop withRead More my child in a car whether the temperature is perfect. When I shop, I go out by myself or I take the kid with her toy(s).
Women on separate flights Thursday were charged after packing stun guns like this in their carry-on bag. Credit: Screenshot from WJZ TV
John McGill July 18, 2014 at 11:56 am
honest mistake? everyone knows to check what is acceptable before getting on a flight. It isRead More posted when you book on the net, through travel agents, even at the airport before security. they just thought they could get away with it.
Skye Anderson July 18, 2014 at 03:43 pm
Way to go BWi TSA! Thanks for doing a boring, frustrating job so well.
Harford County Native July 19, 2014 at 02:52 pm
I guess they got a stunning surprise at the check-in.
Former U.S. Army Reserve building on Malcolm Drive in Westminster (Credit: WBAL/YouTube)
Katherine Glaser July 23, 2014 at 03:08 am
Children r NOT Mexican.They r from several countries and ! city that is the murder capital of theRead More world.The drug cartels would not exist if Americans didn't love illegal drugs. I am involved in 20 animal right organizations. I work a lot and Iam not set-up for children.Some of these orphans were going to Westminster and I had planned to see if I could volunteer an hour or so, as needed. Many r babies in diapers. Because of death threats, I do not believe Westminster is getting any orphans (or Balt). May I ad, I never desired to have children, but I wish no human nor animal had to. I realize this idealistic, but we could be kinder people as my religion dictates.I believe as Christians ,we should walk-the-walk and not just talk.If u feel,u have given ,I am not judging u and others. I merely am requesting, a calm attitude while authorities do their work. Recently, the Pope has requesting Catholics, to produce more children.This greatly upsets me. I am in favor of reducing the world population,except for people who really want children, With 97 % o f pregnancies unplanned (or unwanted),we can work on this problem. These r not children brought here by illegal parents They have no parents.Bad people told their relatives, that for a fee ,they would deliver them to the US ,who will accept them. They were scammed AND THEIR COUTRIES R TRYING to spread the word,there is no open acceptance for them here.
Katherine Glaser July 23, 2014 at 03:09 am
above (had to suffer...)
Katherine Glaser July 23, 2014 at 03:10 am
above (had to suffer...)
Melvin Nathaniel Pate after being shot. (Photo from Office of the State's Attorney.)
Crime Solver July 17, 2014 at 10:40 am
This situation is very sad! While I completely side with the victim and his family that the blink isRead More a strong indicator he identified correct suspect, I find it very difficult to interfere with someone's rights. Fingers crossed that additional evidence in the case can support guilt so that the defendant gets his sentence fairly.
Crime Solver July 17, 2014 at 10:40 am
This situation is very sad! While I completely side with the victim and his family that the blink isRead More a strong indicator he identified correct suspect, I find it very difficult to interfere with someone's rights. Fingers crossed that additional evidence in the case can support guilt so that the defendant gets his sentence fairly.
A Montgomery County judge compared a Silver Spring man’s physical and sexual abuse of five siblings to the horrific conditions of a concentration camp. File|Patch
irish.amazon July 17, 2014 at 10:52 am
Maximum sentence. Cool. Hope he gets what's coming to him from his prison inmates and lives inRead More perpetual hell. AMF!
Bryan Harz July 22, 2014 at 04:56 pm
He should hide his face and weep for an eternity for what he's done to his own young brother andRead More sisters. Unbelievable.
U.S. Army Reserve facility in Westminster. (Credit: WBAL screenshot)
Steven Spiegel July 18, 2014 at 05:09 pm
Did you know that if a 60 year old White Man would have gotten jumped right were they wrote that youRead More would have never even heard about it ??? But you let someone call them a beaner and you would hear about it on every news cast . I bet they heard about this all the way in Mexico !!!!!!!!
Bob Loblaw July 20, 2014 at 12:03 pm
Farther then that! This made the news worldwide. Carroll County used to be the laughingstock of theRead More state, then it became the laughingstock of the country when it hired the phony British Lord and held a Flat Earth Conference. Now it's become the laughingstock of the world!
El Capitan July 20, 2014 at 12:56 pm
Nothing is a bigger laughingstock than Boinker Bobbie Douchebag and his menagerie of alties. LMAO
Police pin teenage girl near the Inner Harbor on April 19, 2014. (Submitted Photo)
Kim Bruno July 15, 2014 at 01:14 pm
I have taught my kids since they were very young that cops are, for the most part.... bad! I haveRead More always warned them to be careful when near them and never talk to them unless it's a must. Cops are trained liars and manipulators. We are a normal upper middle class family with 2 parents 2 kids 2 dogs and a single family suburban home by the way(before I'm judged).
Kevin Aylward July 17, 2014 at 12:55 am
When will we all learn the basics? You have the right to remain silent. State so AND DO IT! If youRead More are detained, (ask if this is the case. If the answer is no, then ask if you are free to leave. If that answer to this question is no, then you are in fact being detained.), you have the right to an attorney, and to have that attorney present during ANY and ALL questioning. ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY!
Steve D July 21, 2014 at 11:50 am
It's why police have lost the public trust and do not get the benefit of the doubt anymore. AllRead More across the country.
Jimmy Smith (Credit: Baltimore County Police Department)
Peter Eiben July 15, 2014 at 09:38 am
of course he wanted to get the stuff out of her purse before the authorities did, that is all he didRead More , he might have been worried about her yoo
Sheriffchris July 15, 2014 at 09:46 am
This team has always been plagued by criminal behavior. Their team picture now features both frontRead More and side views ! Seriously, what a crappy organization to be in the NFL.
Teresa Linton July 15, 2014 at 07:18 pm
I doubt his salary will drop
erie July 12, 2014 at 09:21 pm
Kinda makes you wonder just how many people have knock off there kids and pets this way.
alan donahue July 13, 2014 at 10:15 am
This just proves that people are actually jealous of Justin Harris and that is why he is beingRead More attacked in the media. It is better jealously. The people of Georgia support you Justin Harris! Do not give up in the face of these lies!
Karen Snodgrass July 14, 2014 at 07:04 am
Wtf
Gwyneth Lewis July 12, 2014 at 09:36 am
I took my son to see the graduation ceremony & demo since they allowed the general public toRead More attend. It was very interesting and I'm glad they have put forth the time, money, effort to have this program. It's one more step in keeping us safe!
Maryland State Police officers show explosive training exercises in a video from 2011. (Credit: Travis Nelson/YouTube)
Gwyneth Lewis July 10, 2014 at 08:34 am
Where in Sykesville will they give their demonstration?
J Leland July 10, 2014 at 09:53 am
GRADUATION AND DEMONSTRATION OF NEW PERSON-BORNE EXPLOSIVE DETECTION DOGS WHEN: FRIDAY, JULYRead More 11, 2014 10:00 A.M. WHERE: MARYLAND STATE POLICE ACADEMY MPTC SYKESVILLE TRAINING FACILITY 6852 4TH St. SYKESVILLE, MD Directions @ https://www.dpscs.state.md.us/aboutdpscs/pct/directions.shtml
Steven Spiegel July 10, 2014 at 06:47 pm
I cant believe we are one of the first to do this . I would think that this would have been doneRead More years ago after 911 . I wonder if bus terminals and other public trans places . If not im glad I drive my truck to work.
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