Essex kidnapping suspect identified

Laronica Shertice GorhamPolice have released the name of the suspect responsible for a kidnapping in Essex on June 15.

Laronica Shertice Gorham, 30, of Washington, DC, has been charged with kidnapping.

On Friday, Gorham grabbed a 4-year-old boy on Renaissance Drive (21221), refused to let him go, and took him to Back River Neck Road.


Eventually, the boy’s mother and a group of bystanders convinced Gorham to release the boy.

Gorham is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

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