Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Former Edgewood Middle School teacher arrested on prostitution, human trafficking charges

EDGEWOOD, MD—An Aberdeen man has been arrested after a Harford County Child Advocacy Center investigation developed evidence supporting charges of solicitation of prostitution, sexual solicitation of a minor, and three counts of human trafficking. The defendant has been identified as Jaron Anthonee Darden, 25, of Aberdeen. Investigators became involved after the victim reported to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office that …


Business, Crime, Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

Harford County Sheriff’s Office announces addition Maryland’s first electronic storage detection dog

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler on Thursday announced the addition of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office’s (HCSO) newest law enforcement canine, K-9 Sata. K-9 Sata is certified as an electronic storage detection (ESD) canine and derives his name from the Serial AT Attachment, a computer bus interface that connects mass storage devices and a commonly used connector …


Kingsville man arrested on child pornography charges

A Kingsville man was arrested and charged on Tuesday morning after an investigation revealed evidence supporting charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Daniel Chetelat Jr., 49, has been charged with six counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of distribution of child pornography. Chetelat was arrested and later transported to the Harford County Detention Center where …

Fallston man arrested on child pornography charges

A Harford County man has been arrested and charged after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect has been identified as Christian Alsup, 22, of Fallston. Alsup was arrested without incident and charged with multiple counts of possession and distribution of child pornography. …

Arrest warrant issued for Nottingham teacher for performing sex acts on student

A warrant for the arrest of a Franklin High School teacher has been issued after detectives found she engaged in sex acts with a student. Ekatherine Pappas, 24, of Nottingham, 21236, taught Spanish at the school. She will be charged with sexual abuse of a minor, 4th degree sexual offense and related charges. The investigation shows Pappas has left the …

Glen Arm man arrested for attempting to solicit a minor

Maryland State Police investigators from the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force have arrested a local man on sexual solicitation related felony charges. The accused is identified as Alexander Christensen (pictured below), 24, of Glen Arm.  Three other men from Frederick, Columbia, and Annapolis were also arrested. All four men have been charged with the sexual solicitation of a law enforcement …