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The fire marshal said investigators arrested an 8-year-old in connection with a playground fire in Harford County.
Chad Amick July 24, 2014 at 11:03 pm
Arrested and charged? An 8 year old? Next thing you know he'll be tried as an adult and miss the 3rdRead More grade. Whatever happened to scaring the crap outta the kid and having his parents pay for the damages?
Jill July 24, 2014 at 11:10 pm
Where the hell were his parents??
Sue Beniquez Johnson July 25, 2014 at 01:44 am
YEAH ! I agree Jill, were are the parents, SAD.. should charge the Parents for the damages andRead More neglect
(Credit: Mark Ensor, Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company)
Timothy F Wick July 25, 2014 at 12:32 pm
wait till Eva Mar and CCRC gets in you will be reading this kind of article everyday, Mr Craig youRead More and your county council are letting this happen. Wake up and understand what 543 problems are and what they will be in future.
Maryland State Police investigated the death of Vincent M. Robertson.
BA Local July 24, 2014 at 07:37 am
The reward was issued in Feb before they arrested him. And they have so many charges because onceRead More the evidence is presented, the jury may not feel it supports all charges so better to have him charged and sent to prison with something then back on the streets
Kim Cooke July 24, 2014 at 08:15 am
Sounds like there are mitigating circumstances here. A teen shoots step-father multiple times?
Chuck Burton July 24, 2014 at 11:51 am
So who was he conspiring with, and why haven't they been charged?
A man was shot in the arm on Pulaski Highway in Joppa, police said.
Dog Face July 24, 2014 at 02:37 pm
If I were an armed, violent criminal, I would love Maryland. None of my victims are allowed to carryRead More a gun to defend themselves, so it's free rein for me.
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
art doyle July 23, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Chrissy, do spiders cause you to become apoplectic? I imagine they woke her from her 81 degree oven.Read More What are you fretting over? The poor woman had no one to annoy with her racist rants for five hours?
Pam J July 23, 2014 at 02:37 pm
I think people are jumping to conclusions here. He apparently parked in a parking garage. Granted,Read More five hours is too long and he should just be considered a bad son, but he really didn't do anything illegal. Sure she was incoherent when the police first questioned her. She's 98 years old and was asleep when they started questioning her. How many of us make a lot of sense when we first wake up? My 83-year-old is just now complaining about being cold and I have the airconditioning turned up to 78. Older people can deal with heat a little better, apparently. I bet the mother was doing just fine until the "good" citizen decided she wasn't. But it's good that they called her son.
Bill Howard July 23, 2014 at 10:19 pm
Maybe he was trying to let her die so he could collect insurance for his gambling debts. When theseRead More folks are hooked, they will hurt anyone.
(Credit: Harford County Sheriff's Office)
Mike July 22, 2014 at 07:16 am
In this day and age, don't you think it's time we started using lower-mounted/eye level surveillanceRead More cameras? Suspects can almost NEVER be identified from above, bird's eye view. Hi-def cameras can be inconspicuously mounted at the registers, main isles, near fitting rooms, and at the entrance and exit. You'll have IN YOUR FACE footage of your perp, and they WILL be identified. You're welcome! I mean, seriously.....
Tonya B. July 22, 2014 at 12:27 pm
I so agree with you Mike!! Why not have a camera mounted at the register or something. And I doRead More think we need to start with the credit card fingerprint identifier, no signature needed instead use your thumb print.
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...
(Credit: Google Maps)
VolunteerMom2 July 18, 2014 at 10:06 pm
Thought the accident was in North Harford when I first read this. Conowingo is northern harfordRead More county, yes, but not No.Harford. I know I'm being too detailed, but I thought that was what reporting was all about. Need an editor/reporter? lol
VolunteerMom2 July 18, 2014 at 10:07 pm
N. Harford Cnty, just saying.
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
R.S July 24, 2014 at 05:11 pm
Ummm sorry but there were as many perverts in the 70's and 80's. And no, you cant leave them alone.Read More Yes, I walked alone to school but it was just up the street. I cant count on one hand how many molesters and perverts that lived in my neighborhood. And the tricks they used to get you in their grasp. I was molested by an old man who pretended he was an indian chief; he dressed as one and had his yard set up as sacred land.He said he'd make us little girls princesses but we have to be pure; and he had to check to see if we were, one by one. Trapped in his basement, scared, but still young enough to believe his story; plus he said all the girls had to do it or did it or leave. We were 8. Yes, once he made his move, some instincts kicked in; fear but not enough to stop him. We were taught to obey and trust. Never told my parents. I wonder how many of us were invaded. We never asked each other. I always wondered what the "Queen of Princess" had to do..He deemed her special of all of us. Just after, 1 of the girls told her mom that this man lets his penis show and that mom put a stop to all of us going. But even then, none of us told how far he went. We figured out we were stupid to fall for the story..it was so elaborate.He took on a new group of girls and I blocked out the incident until one day, a trigger opened the memory. Went back to see if he was still there several times. His wife knew. She saw all of us and all the other groups of girls. She knew. Another time walking to school, a man living around the corner asked me to look in the basement window at the puppy. I did, and it wasnt a puppy. I ran away and always afraid to walk past his house. Oddly, the next person to move in there did the same thing. Only he just came out and flashed. Another time as a young 14 teen. A man offered me a ride. I had walked like 4 miles already and had several more to go. He seemed nice enough and though my mind said no; my pain and 2nd guessing my instincts, I accepted. Got in. Minutes later the door locked on its own and I knew I was in trouble. I was so scared I was trembling. He asked for my hand but I didnt give and pretended not to hear. I saw he had his member out. I didnt let him know I saw it. He tried to get my attention but I knew I had to stay calm to escape and not alert him. When he stopped at a light, I jumped out and ran. I hid in the bushes of a post office. He came back looking for me. I hid for a long time til I was sure I was safe. I realized as an adult now, he didnt look hard there cause I was o fed property . There were so many occurrences. Most from being to young to understand how evil people can be. The incident of me accepting a ride against better judgement became the example I preached my kids. The Indian though made me a very protective parent, scared for my kids; even now. Children cant conceive of bad. Theres always a more clever pervert than the warnings you tell.. No child is safe, smart or strong enough...Our wisdom is all they have. I never trusted; and always will be a dramatic mom looking to prevent the worst case scenario. Never realized why I was so dramatic/afraid til that memory came back as well as another horrible one..
Mary Vecellio July 24, 2014 at 06:07 pm
Dear R.S. FYI, there is NO statute of limitation in reporting these people! It's unfortunate thatRead More you did not tell you parents or the police! But...they can still be caught and serve time! You might save another life in the process! You need a BARRACUDA of a lawyer to track them down but it will be worth it because you are taking care of YOU and host of other children who have been victimized as children!
Mary Vecellio July 25, 2014 at 08:01 am
Dear R.S., it's unfortunate that your parents didn't make you knowledgeable of such people! EvenRead More so, it doesn't matter how OLD the person is today, they can still be reported! Look at the suffering you and your husband are going through! Have you looked into counseling for both of you? Talking to a third, non-judgmental person really helps! It will get you over the hurdles and trigger words or memories and a counselor can advise you on your next move to bring justice and the truth to the surface! Plus, it's worth EVERY PENNY and an hour a week of your time, believe me!
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...)
Candlewood Suites in Bel Air
Rick Kummer July 19, 2014 at 01:38 am
Once again, the Patch, like the Aegis, doesn't know yet that everything in Harford Co. Is not inRead More BelAir. It is probably 5 miles from the BelAir boundary. If it was in BelAir, don't you think they might have shown up along with the other FDs listed. The area is Emmorton or if you like, Abingdon. No one is going to trust your articles if you constantly get the small, but easily documented, details in your stories!
HappieGrannie July 19, 2014 at 06:53 pm
Apparently, you kind folks are as ignorant of your geography as you accuse the Patch of being. IfRead More anything, this hotel is in Belcamp, not Abingdon; however, the US Postal Service places this facility in zip code 21015 — Bel Air. Check your next Cracker Barrel receipt if you don't believe me.
Gary Elwards July 24, 2014 at 08:40 pm
Who cares?
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.
Maryland Natural Resources Police said Daniel Lugo may have lost his footing in the water near Carpenters Point.
Steven Spiegel July 17, 2014 at 08:41 am
My heart goes out to the family of this young Man !!! I can only imagine the hurt and pain that theyRead More must be going thru . I just lost my Dad and Brother in law to Cancer and I would not want to loose a son right in front of my eyes like this young mans father did. I am sure that the family will grieve for quite sometime because we are still hurt from our loved ones passing and we were aware that it was happening so we had sometime to prepare for it this poor kids Dad had to watch it unfold right in front of him in a seconds time. Keep up the faith and try to remember God loves us and he will be there to greet your son in heaven !!! Steven Spiegel
Harford County Native July 18, 2014 at 08:00 am
Very sad indeed my condolences to the family and friends of this young man. Just starting out inRead More life as a young adult and had to end so suddenly.
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
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