Crime

Former Baltimore homicide prosecutor indicted on 88 charges, including stalking, extortion, misconduct in office

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced this week that a Baltimore City Grand Jury has indicted former Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney Adam Lane Chaudry on over 80 charges. The charges levied against Chaudry include stalking, extortion, harassment, obtaining phone records without authorization, felony theft scheme, and misconduct in office. The 88-count indictment alleges that, while serving …


Maryland State Police officials warn motorists of dangers of leaving vehicles running unattended

BALTIMORE, MD—As temperatures begin to fall, police say opportunities for vehicle thefts increase, as a case from over the weekend in Harford County highlights. At just before 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, a state trooper with the Maryland State Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on westbound Route 22 at Sablewood Road in Bel Air for a 2014 Hyundai Elantra …

ATM stolen during smash & grab at Walgreens in Bowley’s Quarters

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Another local storefront was heavily damaged overnight. A driver plowed through the front of the Walgreens located on Carroll Island Road (21220) at around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Sources tell NottinghamMD.com that the thieves were able to remove the ATM from the building. The store sustained heavy damage from the incident. On Tuesday, thieves smashed through the …

Parkville man pleads guilty to federal charges related to conspiracy to steal mail

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a conspiracy to steal mail. Dominic Jerry Robinson, 27, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of conspiracy to steal mail and mail theft in connection with various fraud schemes. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Postal Inspector …

Man who stole more than $16,000 in cryptocurrency, orchestrated SWAT attack pleads guilty to aggravated identity theft

BALTIMORE, MD—A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft charges in connection with his involvement in a “SIM swap” and cryptocurrency theft scheme. Kyell Bryan, 20, of Kingston, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge James …

Baltimore County Army veteran facing federal charges for falsely claiming to be a paraplegic, obtaining more than $1 million in government disability benefits

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County U.S. Army veteran has been charged with fraudulently obtaining more than $1 million in government disability benefits. A federal criminal complaint charges William Rich, 41, of Windsor Mill, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining a total of more than $1 million dollars in disability benefits and Social Security Administration disability benefits by falsely claiming that he was a …

Former Executive Director of Maryland Environmental Service facing federal, state charges for allegedly fraudulently obtaining over $276,731 from employer, and state felony violations of the Maryland Wiretap Statute

BALTIMORE, MD—As a result of a collaborative investigation, a federal grand jury on Tuesday returned an indictment, and a state criminal information has been filed, charging Roy C. McGrath, 52, of Naples, Florida, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining funds from Maryland Environmental Service corporation. The criminal information also alleges that McGrath illegally recorded private conversations with senior Maryland state officials. McGrath …