Robbery reported at C-Mart, Rosedale businesses burglarized

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a pair of robberies and commercial burglaries that were reported over the weekend.

At just after 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, an individual was sitting outside of the C-Mart, located in the 100-block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221), when two suspects walked up to the victim. One suspect struck the victim and then the other suspect stole the victim’s cell phone and fled.

Sometime between 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, and 7:30 a.m. on Monday, September 17, an individual entered the King Mulch store, located in the 7900-block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), via the front window. Once inside, the suspect stole various hand tools.

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At 6:15 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, two individuals kicked in the front door of the Subway restaurant, located in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspects stole cash, then fled the scene.

At 11:15 p.m. on Monday, September 17, three individuals robbed a man of his wallet and keys at gunpoint in the 7500-block of Twincrest Court in Rosedale (21237).  The suspects then fled.

Crash shuts down inner loop at Route 40

Crash AccidentCrews are on the scene of a serious, Saturday night crash along I-695 in Baltimore County.

The Maryland State Highway Administration reported the crash at about 8:45 p.m.

All lanes of the inner loop have been shut down at Route 40 (exit 35a).

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There has been no word on any injuries.

Motorists should use an alternate route.

Essex sex offender sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

Arrested HandcuffsA U.S. District Judge on Thursday sentenced Raymond Kilchenstein, 53, formerly of Essex, to 150 months in prison, followed by 20 years of supervised release, for transportation of child pornography.

The judge further ordered that, upon his release from prison, Kilchenstein must continue to register as a sex offender in the places where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).

According to the his plea agreement, in 1997, while Kilchenstein was serving in the U.S. Air Force, he pleaded guilty to repeatedly sexually abusing a minor female for four years, beginning when the child was four years old. He also acknowledged fondling a second minor female, who was 10 years old at the time of the abuse. Kilchenstein was sentenced to 10 years of confinement and dishonorably discharged from the Air Force. He was released on May 2, 2003 and has been a registered sex offender since that time.

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Kilchenstein admitted that, beginning in 2015, he traded child pornography in three ways: by using a foreign website that facilitates sharing images and videos; through several e-mail addresses; and by utilizing an instant-messaging app for mobile devices that allows users to share photos, videos, and other content. A search warrant executed at Kilchenstein’s home on February 10, 2017, recovered digital storage media, including three thumb drives, a laptop, and a hard drive. Subsequent forensic analysis of the media recovered over 20,000 images and 665 videos of child pornography, including over 275 identified child pornography series. Kilchenstein has been ordered to pay $13,000 in restitution to the identified victims in those series. The images and videos also included prepubescent minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorney’s Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims.

Overlea homicide victim identified as Essex woman

Homicide Crime SceneAn Essex woman has been identified as the victim in Thursday night’s shooting in Overlea.

Tracey Elizabeth Carrington, 25, of the 1100-block of Glemsford Road (21221).

Carrington was shot while getting into her vehicle on Overlea Avenue after leaving the S&S Lounge, located at 6900 Belair Road.

Police have further clarified that this was not a drive-by shooting.

The suspect, who is still believe to be on the loose, exited his vehicle, shot Carrongton several times, then fled the scene.

Authorities believe this was a targeted crime.

Shooting reported in Overlea

shooting-news-graphicUPDATE 2: Police have identified the victim. Authorities are also emphasizing that this incident was not a drive-by shooting, but rather a targeted incident.

UPDATE: Police say a female victim has died. This incident is now being investigated as a homicide.

Original story below…

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Authorities are on the scene of a Thursday night shooting in Overlea.

The shooting was reported at about 8:45 p.m. in the 6900-block of Belair Road.

Shots were reportedly fired from a man who had exited his vehicle, hitting a woman multiple times.

The vehicle then fled the scene.

There has been no word on the conditions of the victims.