Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Marks, Jackson support new BCPS policy regarding student arrest notifications

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks (R) and Delegate Carl Jackson (D) have each written letters to the members of the Baltimore County Board of Education in support of a policy change that would improve the decision-making that occurs when a student has been arrested. “This rule change would require law enforcement agencies to notify the Baltimore County Public School …


Education, Events

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 …


Kingsville man sentenced to 27 years in prison on child pornography charges

A judge on Monday sentenced a Kingsville man to more than two decades in prison in connection with child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Keith Edward Taylor, 33, to 27 years in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for production of child pornography.  Upon his release from prison, Taylor will be required to register as a sex offender …

Police to monitor sex offenders on Halloween

Police in Baltimore County will be keeping an eye on sex offenders that are not allowed to have contact with children this Halloween. Out of the hundreds of registered sex offenders in Baltimore County, only about 10 percent have what is called a “no contact order” as part of their probation. This, in effect, prohibits them from handing out candy to …

Essex man sentenced to 17 years in prison for producing child pornography

An Essex man has been sentenced to prison in connection with child pornography charges. On Monday, Roy David Evans Jr., 34, of Essex, was sentenced to 17 years in prison followed by lifetime supervised release on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography, possession of child pornography, and receipt of child pornography. The judge in the case also …

Essex sex offender sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

A 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 …

Police: Kingsville man enticed children to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves

A Kingsville man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to child pornography charges. Keith Edward Taylor, 33, reportedly enticed children to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves. According to Taylor’s plea agreement, in 2017, Taylor used an instant-messaging app to communicate with minors throughout the U.S. Taylor allegedly admitted that he engaged in sexually explicit conversations with at least five minor male victims, ranging from …

Vehicle registered to sex offender spotted outside White Marsh elementary school

UPDATE: Officials have issued a follow-up statement indicating that the vehicle in question did NOT belong to a registered sex offender… “Dear Parents and Guardians, This is Principal Bender calling from Vincent Farm Elementary School. Earlier this afternoon, parents were notified of an investigation into a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot at Vincent Farm Elementary School. It was initially …