Baltimore County seeks cold case sexual assault survivors for updates

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday joined Baltimore County Police Chief Robert McCullough, Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger, TurnAround, Inc., the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA), and community leaders to announce a new public awareness initiative appealing to cold case sexual assault survivors between 1977 and 1997 who were treated at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The effort […]

Edgewood man sentenced to 19 years in prison for sexual exploitation of minors

EDGEWOOD, MD—An Edgewood man has been sentenced to prison on charges of sexually exploiting minors. A judge has sentenced Lewis Ismael Blandon, 37, to 19 years in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for sexual exploitation of a child to produce a visual depiction of the sexual conduct. The judge also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Blandon […]

22-year-old charged with rape, robbery following sexual assault in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Police have arrested and charged a suspect following a sexual assault that occurred in Parkville over the weekend. Detectives with the Special Victims Unit of the Baltimore County Police Department are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in the 3000-block of Putty Hill Avenue (21234) on Sunday, February 11, 2024, at around 3:30 p.m. Police have arrested and charged […]

$14,000 reward offered for information on Maryland infant sex abuse case

PIKESVILLE, MD—A reward of up to $14,000 is being offered to anyone who can identify a woman with critical knowledge in a sexual child exploitation investigation. Maryland State Police are asking for assistance in identifying the woman captured in video screenshots from 2020. The photos above show an adult woman with distinctive tattoos including a chest tattoo and multiple arm/hand […]

Baltimore County establishes working group on resource coordination to support victims of sexual exploitation, violence, domestic abuse

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the creation of the new Working Group on Resource Coordination to Support Victims of Sexual Exploitation, Violence, and Domestic Abuse which will be tasked with making recommendations to bolster the County’s ongoing efforts to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence — and to prevent incidents from occurring in the first […]

Baltimore County announces commitment to complete testing of all GBMC slides by 2024 to support cold case sexual assault investigations [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Department Chief Robert McCullough on Wednesday announced a new commitment to aggressively expedite testing of cold case sexual assault forensic evidence preserved by GBMC since the 1970s. Baltimore County plans to complete testing of all remaining GBMC slide cases by the end of 2024 in order to support cold case investigations […]

Suspect pleads guilty in Towson rape case

TOWSON, MD—A Baltimore man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to three counts of first-degree rape in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in Towson in February.​ ​In the late evening hours of February 2, 2023, three 18-year-old female Towson University students were out together in the central Towson business district. While they were walking on Allegheny Avenue, the victims were […]

Police in Baltimore County searching for sexual assault suspect

TOWSON, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a sexual assault suspect. Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department’s Special Victims Unit are searching for Kenny Clifford Gilbow. Gilbow is wanted in reference to a sexual assault investigation involving a 13-year-old victim. Authorities say the crime occurred on June 11, 2023. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of […]