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Halloween: Police monitoring offenders barred from contact with children

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County will be monitoring sex offenders who 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 children …


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Seven Courts man sentenced to more than 33 years in prison on child pornography charges

CARNEY, MD—U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on Friday sentenced Thomas Michael Mannion, Jr., 46, of Carney/Nottingham, to 400 months in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for two counts of production of child pornography. Mannion previously admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct with two minor victims. Judge Gallagher also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Mannion …


Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur announces almost $1.7 million in federal grants to improve services for crime victims in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur on Wednesday announced $1,697,084 in U.S. Department of Justice grants to improve services for crime victims in Maryland. The grants, awarded by the Department’s Office of Justice Programs, are part of over $144 million distributed nationwide to enhance the response to victims of crime throughout the United States. “The Department of Justice is steadfast …

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 …