Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore businessman who paid $90,000 for sex sentenced to 18 months in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore businessman who paid $90,000 for sex has been sentenced to federal prison. On Monday, Charles “Chuck” Nabit, 66, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for transportation of an individual to engage in prostitution. The judge also ordered Nabit to pay a fine of $55,000 and a special assessment …


Crime, Police/Fire

AG Frosh: Rosedale man among 15 indicted on drug distribution, sex trafficking

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictments of 15 members of a gang, including a Rosedale man, on multiple charges including participation in a gang, possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl, cocaine, and MDMA, distribution of controlled dangerous substances, and CDS possession and conspiracy in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City. The leaders …


Nottingham man shoplifts, steals police SUV while handcuffed

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Authorities have arrested a Nottingham man after he shoplifted various items then stole a police SUV – while handcuffed. At about 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, police responded to the WalMart located in the 3200-block of North Ridge Road in Ellicott City (21043) for a report of a merchandise theft in progress. An officer arrived …

Nottingham man charged with DUI

The Howard County Police Department conducted a grant-funded impaired driving enforcement detail on Saturday night, resulting in the arrest of seven drivers. The following drivers were arrested and charged with driving under the influence: Mercedes Renee Palmer, 56, of Columbia Keum Young Lee, 51, of Ellicott City Anthony Tyrone Webster, 46, of Columbia Michael Jefferson Meers, 32, of Nottingham Roberto …

Perry Hall, Nottingham men arrested in reverse prostitution sting

Police in Howard County recently conducted a reverse prostitution operation, resulting in the arrests of 10 men for solicitation of prostitution and related charges. Two of those men were from the Nottingham area. Officers arrested the men for soliciting prostitution at a hotel in the 8100 block of Washington Boulevard in Jessup. As part of the operation, detectives placed a fake …