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Friday, February 22, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Harford County Sheriff's Office. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
From the Harford County Sheriff's Office: __ Joppa Farm Road, 500 block, 8:05 a.m. on Feb. 19. A fight that began on Twitter resulted in assault charges for two Joppatowne High School students. A 16-year-old and 14-year-old were charged with second-degree assault and distrubance of school operations following the fight in a first floor hallway. Police said despite a number of punches thrown, no injuries were reported, and both teenagers were released to their guardians. Police said the altercation was initiated with insults on Twitter beginning on Feb. 15. Fort Hoyle Road, 200 block, 12:32 p.m. on Feb. 15. Police assisted with a disturbance reported at Magnolia Middle School. A 12-year-old student was removed from the cafeteria by school…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is investigating the infant's death.
Detectives with the Harford County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a 9-month-old went into cardiac arrest and died Tuesday. The death is being called suspicious by police. Around 1:33 p.m. deputies were called to a home in the 900 block of Scannell Court in Joppa to handle a report of a child in cardiac arrest, according to a release from the sheriff's office. When deputies arrived, paramedics with the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company were treating the 9-month-old and the 19-year-old mother, the release states. Both mother and child were taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air for treatment where child was pronounced dead at 2:18 p.m. The mother, whose name has not been released, was listed in critical condition …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The fire took place Wednesday afternoon on Shore Drive in Harford County.
A heating unit used to keep stray pets warm ignited a fire Wednesday that damaged both a boat and the Joppatowne house where it was parked, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Thursday. The fire caused approximately $225,000 in combined damage to the boat and the residence, which is located on the 600 block of Shore Drive in Joppatowne. According to the fire marshal, the fire began with a malfunctioning heating pad in the boat—a 22-foot Cuddy Angler. The boat was parked in the driveway of the residence. The report from the fire marshal said: "Owners discovered fire after smelling smoke while inside their home. Owner attempted to extinguish the fire with two kitchen style extinguishers but not before the fire extended into the …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The fire took place Wednesday afternoon in the Harford County waterfront community.
Volunteer crews are battling a fire at a residence in Joppatowne. The blaze involves a boat and a house, and started around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Shore Drive in Joppatowne, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Fire & EMS Association. No further details were immediately available. Stay with Patch for updates. — » Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter for breaking updates. — Find more Edgewood & Joppatowne news on Patch. Share your own news, photos & video here.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Alexander Kinyua had been in jail just two days before Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie was reported missing from the residence the two men shared.
UPDATE (2:30 p.m., May 31)—A 21-year-old Joppatowne man was arrested Wednesday and charged with first degree murder after an alleged case of cannibalism and decapitation of a man who had been missing since Friday. Alexander Kinyua, 21, of 535 Terrapin Terrace in Joppatowne, has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault and second-degree assault, according to a press release from the Harford County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday night. According to charging documents, Kinyua—a Morgan State University student—allegedly told detectives that he killed Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie, cut him up with a knife then ate part of the dead man's heart and brain before hiding body parts in his basement. Kinyua was being held without bail at…