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Tag Archives: self-defense

Mount Rainier officer ordered held without bond

UPPER MARLBORO — A Prince George’s County judge has ordered a Mount Rainier police officer indicted on attempted murder and sex-offense charges to be held without bond. Prosecutors accuse 27-year-old Gene Gillette of shooting a man in his Capitol Heights ...

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Sian James gets 10 years in off-duty detective’s death

Sian James has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for throwing a chunk of concrete that killed an off-duty Baltimore police officer during a dispute over a parking space. James, 26, was sentenced Wednesday in Baltimore Circuit Court. He ...

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Tshamba testifies he was being overpowered by Marine before shooting

Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba took the stand in his murder trial Wednesday and testified that he shot Tyrone Brown in the early morning hours of June 5, 2010, but only after Brown assaulted a woman and Tshamba and then ...

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Baltimore man accused of murdering off-duty officer testifies to self-defense

After testifying Friday that he threw a fist-sized concrete chunk at Detective Brian Stevenson because the off-duty Baltimore policeman was threatening his and his friend’s lives, Sian James must wait until at least Monday to learn if a Baltimore jury ...

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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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