Crime, Entertainment, Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

‘Serial’ case: Baltimore judge vacates Adnan Syed’s murder conviction

BALTIMORE, MD—A man whose story was documented in the popular “Serial” podcast has had his murder conviction vacated by a Baltimore judge. This week, Baltimore City Judge Melissa Phinn granted a motion filed by State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and Sentencing Review Unit Chief Becky Feldman to vacate the conviction and request a new trial for Adnan Syed, who was found …


Crime, Police/Fire

Attorney General Frosh announces conviction of ringleader in several Baltimore County home invasions

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Monday announced the conviction of Jaylen Skinner, 20, of Baltimore on charges related to a home invasion and carjacking criminal enterprise that operated in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. Skinner was the ringleader of a crew charged with multiple carjackings and home invasions. On September 14, 2022, Jaylen Skinner pleaded guilty in Baltimore …


Three juveniles to be charged, weapons seized following high-speed chase on I-695

BALTIMORE, MD—Police say three juveniles were arrested & will be charged and weapons were seized following Friday’s high-speed chase on I-695 in Baltimore County. At around 12:15 p.m. on September 16, 2022, a Baltimore Police Department officer’s license plate reader alerted them to a vehicle that was wanted in connection to an armed robbery. The occupants of the vehicle saw …

Woman arrested in Overlea, charged in connection with shooting of Baltimore man

OVERLEA, MD—A woman who was arrested in Overlea on Thursday has been charged in connection with the shooting of a man in Baltimore At just before 6:45 p.m. on September 8, a 31-year-old male was shot in the chest in the 1800-block of Chapel Street (21213) in Baltimore City. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he is …

Baltimore gang member who brandished stolen firearm during robbery sentenced to over 15 years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Ridgley Shipley, a/k/a “Crazy”, 32, of Baltimore, to 184 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for a racketeering conspiracy and for using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during a robbery. Shipley was a member of the Eight Tray Gangster (“ETG”) Crips gang in Baltimore. …

Carjacking suspect arrested in northeast Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police and U.S. Marshals on Friday located and arrested a man in northeast Baltimore who was wanted for an alleged carjacking that took place earlier this month. The suspect, Treverrick Jamal Robinson, 24, of Baltimore, was wanted for armed carjacking and related offenses by the Baltimore Police Department. Maryland State Police and U.S. Marshals arrested Robinson on …

Teen wanted in connection with downtown ‘squeegee kid’ homicide arrested in Essex

ESSEX, MD—A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man in downtown Baltimore earlier this month. Police in Baltimore say that, in connection with the homicide of 48-year-old Timothy Reynolds that occurred on July 7 on East Conway Street, investigators have arrested a 15-year-old male. Detectives arrested the teen at just after 6:30 a.m. on …

Serial robber sentenced to 12 years in prison for committing at least 10 armed robberies in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—A serial robber has been sentenced to prison after committing multiple robberies throughout Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Anne Arundel County. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Marquis Moore, 35, of Baltimore, to 12 years in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for committing a series of armed commercial robberies and for brandishing a firearm …