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Defense portrays Brown, not Tshamba, as aggressor

In each of the first three days of the murder trial of Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba, the prosecution called an eyewitness who testified it was the off-duty officer who aggressively escalated the confrontation with a former Marine behind a ...

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Prosecution rests in Tshamba murder trial

The murder prosecution of police officer Gahiji Tshamba rested Monday afternoon, concluding a three-day presentation that showed what can happen when alcohol, testosterone and a gun are combined, and setting the stage for the defense’s counter-narrative in Baltimore City Circuit ...

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Witness in Tshamba trial: Marine begged officer not to shoot

Both before and after Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba shot Tyrone Brown in the early morning hours of June 5, 2010, the off-duty officer talked about “disrespect,” the first witness in his murder trial testified Wednesday. He used that word ...

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Accused officer’s lawyers ask judge to decide murder case

After spending most of Tuesday deciding what evidence could be part of the first-degree murder trial of Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba, Judge Edward R.K. Hargadon learned that he, not a jury, would also be deciding the ultimate evidentiary question: ...

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Former Montgomery Co. officer guilty of police database misuse

GREENBELT — A former Montgomery County police officer accused of illegally using computers to help her drug-dealing fiance has pleaded guilty in the case. Thirty-seven-year-old Delores Culmer of Silver Spring pleaded guilty Wednesday to obtaining unauthorized information from protected government ...

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Trial begins over death of off-duty Baltimore officer

The Baltimore jury that will decide whether Sian James murdered Detective Brian Stevenson or acted in self-defense during a dispute over a parking place in Canton last October heard from the eyewitnesses Thursday as trial got under way in Baltimore ...

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