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Nov 23, 2021

Fairmount Heights police officer faces kidnapping, misconduct charges

A Fairmount Heights police officer who is already under federal indictment is now facing new charges of kidnapping and misconduct in office related to a traffic stop in August 2019, the Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor announced Tuesday. Public records show the officer, Phillip Dupree, has a troubled history in law enforcement — he […]

Apr 5, 2016

Man pleads guilty to shooting, injuring Md. police officer

ANNAPOLIS — An Annapolis man has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder for shooting an Arundel County Police officer during a scuffle outside a convenience store. The Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Office said in a news release that 31-year-old Colvin White entered the plea Monday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. Prosecutors say on […]

Jul 16, 2015

Police: Driver crashes while Md. officer is caught in door

DISTRICT HEIGHTS— A Prince George’s County police officer has been injured after authorities say a driver sped off while the officer was caught in one of the vehicle’s doors. Police say an officer approached the driver Wednesday in District Heights and somehow got caught in the car’s door. It was not clear why the officer […]

Nov 13, 2014

Baltimore police officer charged with perjury

Officials say a Baltimore police officer has been charged with perjury and misconduct after arresting a man he allegedly knew was innocent.

Oct 8, 2014

Former Baltimore police officer gets 1 year for animal cruelty

A former Baltimore police officer who pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty for killing his girlfriend's puppy will spend a year in jail.

Sep 24, 2014

P.G. officer’s conviction tossed in UMD beating case

A Prince George's County police officer convicted of beating a University of Maryland student during a 2010 celebration has had his conviction overturned.

Sep 15, 2014

Md. officer suspended after alleged assault

A Prince George's police officer has been suspended after being charged with assault.

Aug 27, 2014

Baltimore officer pleads guilty to killing puppy

A Baltimore police officer charged with beating and choking his girlfriend's puppy and texting her a photo of the dog's body has pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty.

Apr 30, 2014

Baltimore police officer charged in Pa. shooting

Police in central Pennsylvania say an off-duty Baltimore police officer charged with shooting a man more than 10 times had been exchanging text messages with the victim's wife.

Jan 27, 2014

Tshamba suit may settle

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday is expected to approve a $200,000 settlement of a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of an Iraq War veteran killed outside a nightclub by a city police officer in June 2010.

Aug 5, 2013

Baltimore police officer facing murder charge dies in jail cell

A Baltimore police officer facing a murder charge in the death of his fiancee has died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell. Maryland prison officials say James Smith was found unresponsive in his cell around 1 a.m. Monday. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Smith had been moved […]

Jul 29, 2013

Prosecutors drop case against Maryland RB Brown

WASHINGTON — Prince George’s County prosecutors are dropping charges against Maryland running back Wes Brown, weeks after he was accused of assaulting a police officer who was trying to question him about a shooting, a spokesman said Monday. Prosecutors decided to dismiss the case after reviewing the evidence ahead of a preliminary hearing scheduled for […]

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