Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Fallston teacher charged with sex offenses in Baltimore County

FALLSTON, MD—A teacher with Harford County Public Schools has been arrested and charged in connection with sex offenses that allegedly occurred in Parkville years ago. John David Hobbs, 51, of Fallston, has been charged with a third-degree sex offense, child molestation, and second-degree rape. He is currently being held without bail following his arrest on Wednesday. The investigation began after …


Crime, Police/Fire

Carney man charged with rape, sex offenses

CARNEY, MD—Detectives are searching for additional victims after charging a Carney man with numerous sexual offenses, including second-degree rape. Albert Chang Peal, 52, of the 9000-block of Naygall Road (21234), was arrested on a warrant Tuesday after a lengthy investigation. The charges, including various degrees of rape, sex offense, and videoing without permission, stemmed from an incident reported on March …


Carney man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

UPDATE: Mannion has been sentenced to more than 33 years in prison. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County correctional officer from Carney pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Monday. Thomas Michael Mannion Jr., 46, of Carney, pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of production of child pornography and admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct …

Baltimore County School Board to discuss student safety after convicted sex offender registered at Parkville High School

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County School Board will discuss making changes to ensure student safety after recent revelations surfaced indicating that a convicted sex offender had been enrolled at a local school. In recent weeks, parents at Parkville High School became outraged upon learning that Santino Sudano, who was arrested and charged with second-degree rape in an incident involving a 13-year-old …

Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office employee who lives in Fullerton charged with rape

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office employee has been indicted by a grand jury on one count of second degree rape. Police initiated an investigation after being notified of the allegation of a sexual assault on November 30, 2018. The investigation was conducted in consultation with the Office of the State’s Attorney for Carroll County after the Office of the …

Essex police officer charged with rape

UPDATE: Westerman has been sentenced to home detention. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Authorities in Baltimore County have charged an Essex police officer with rape. Officer Anthony Michael Westerman, 25, has been charged with two counts of second-degree rape and three counts of second-degree assault. Westerman has been employed by the Baltimore County Police Department since 2013. His most recent …

Towson University rape suspect denied home detention in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—The man being held in police custody in connection with a rape that occurred at Towson University has been denied home detention in Perry Hall. Onyekachukwu Chukwuebuk Igwilo, 20, of the 400-block of Towson Way (21286), has been charged with first-degree rape, attempted first-degree rape, false imprisonment, and first- and second-degree assault after allegedly raping a woman in …

Suspect arrested following rape of Towson University student

TOWSON, MD—A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged with rape after a student contacted Towson University Police on Sunday to report the incident. The victim, an adult woman, told authorities that she went to the suspect’s apartment to watch a movie around at around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. When he began to make sexual advances toward her she …