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Baltimore police officer sentenced in towing scheme

A Baltimore police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a towing company extortion scheme. A statement from the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office says 37-seven-year-old Samuel Ocasio of Edgewood was sentenced Friday by U.S. ...

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Taneytown couple awarded $620K in shooting of dog

A Frederick County Circuit Court jury has awarded $620,000 to a Taneytown couple whose Labrador retriever was shot by sheriff’s deputies. While Roger and Sandra Jenkins rushed to the vet with their severely wounded dog, who survived, the two deputies ...

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P.G. officers suspended amid firearm discharge investigation

BRENTWOOD — Prince George’s County police say two officers have been suspended while officials investigate an incident in which an officer discharged his gun. Police said Monday that videotape evidence does not support the initial account of the incident that ...

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D.C. Metro workers accused of coin thefts in thousands

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Two Metro workers have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars in coins from fare machines and using the proceeds to buy massive quantities of instant lottery tickets. Federal prosecutors alleged Thursday that 58-year-old Horace McDade, of ...

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