Crime, Police/Fire

Teacher from Parkville arrested, charged with sexual solicitation of a minor

PARKVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police have arrested a Parkville man after an investigation led to criminal charges including sexual solicitation of a minor. The accused is identified as 38-year-old Mark Planamente. He has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor and displaying obscene material to a minor. Planamente was arrested at just before 11:00 p.m. on Friday at his residence without …


Crime, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police arrest Fallston man on child pornography charges

FALLSTON, MD—A Harford County man was arrested and charged on Thursday morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. Robert Jackson Wyatt Jr., 52, of Fallston, has been charged with four counts of distribution of child pornography and eight counts of possession of child …


Parkville man arrested on child pornography charges

PARKVILLE, MD—Troopers arrested a Parkville man on Wednesday after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Investigation developed evidence of alleged distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Aaron Anthony Speight. Speight is charged with nine counts of possession of child pornography and six counts of distribution of child pornography. He …

Essex man arrested on child pornography charges

ESSEX, MD—State troopers arrested and charged a Baltimore County man on child pornography charges on Friday. The suspect is identified as Robert Wayne Olszewski Jr., 31, Essex – the cousin of Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. Robert Olszewski has been charged with one count of distribution of child pornography, one count of possession with intent to distribute child pornography, …

Maryland State Police warning parents about increase in online child sex exploitation cases

BALTIMORE, MD—With both children and adults spending more time online due to virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland State Police officials are reminding those of all ages to be vigilant with regard to internet safety. According to the Maryland State Police Computer Crimes Unit, cyber tips concerning the potential sexual exploitation of children have increased considerably over the …

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 …

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 …