Essex Crime

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  • Harford County police blotter

    Aug 7, 2018 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Lakeasha Branch, 26, of the 100 block of Hamilton Place, was charged last Wednesday with narcotics possession with intent to distribute and drug possession other than marijuana. Larry Randolph Christian, 65, of the 1500 block of Alconbury Road in Essex, was charged Friday with drug possession with intent to distribute, drug possession other than marijuana, failure to obey a lawful police order, two counts of obstructing and hindering police and three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  • Substitute teacher charged with child sex abuse

    Jul 31, 2018 | via Dundalk Eagle 

    Baltimore County Police arrested 31-year-old Scott Thomas McCruden, a former substitute teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools, for child abuse and sexual assault charges on the morning of Tuesday, July 24. McCruden, a resident of the 600 block of Orems Rd. in Essex, has been charged with sex abuse of a minor, 3rd degree sex offense, 4th degree sexual contact, and 2nd degree child abuse of a child in his custody. According to police, McCruden was hired by the parents of a 9-year-old girl as a babysitter and tutor in September 2017, but they ended his employment by May 2018, when "their child began to exhibit signs of anxiety and distress at times when McCruden was scheduled to babysit."

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