Taneytown Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Man charged with assault, false imprisonment for threat

    Monday Jul 13 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    A Westminster man is charged with assault and false imprisonment for allegedly threatening a man who works for him with a stun gun and forcing him into his car to drive to a drug store to obtain a drug test. Brian Michael Kirkner, 31, of the 200 block of Lodestone Court, is charged with armed robbery, assault, false imprisonment, concealing a dangerous weapon and theft, according to electronic court files.

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  • Two Charged in Armed Robbery Series: Carroll Sheriff

    Friday Jul 10 | via Patch.com 

    Two suspects have been charged in connection with six armed robberies in Carroll County from the past month, according to a statement from the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. A joint investigation with Maryland State Police culminated overnight when authorities arrested 20-year-old Ann Marie Knights of Taneytown and 25-year-old David Joseph Beene of no fixed address, the sheriff's office reported.

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  • Man pleads guilty to armed robbery

    Thursday Jul 9 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    A Frederick County man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison with all but three suspended after pleading guilty to robbing a man of marijuana at gunpoint last summer in Taneytown. Kader Kenneth Morris, 22, of Brunswick, is one of three who was charged in connection with the armed robbery of a Taneytown man on Aug. 19, 2014, according to court records.

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  • Taneytown woman accused of using car in assault

    Jun 25, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    A Taneytown woman is accused of driving a car at a man then continuing to drive for about a half mile with him on the hood. Kimberly Jo Dowden, 45, of the unit block of East Baltimore Street, is charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and theft less than $1,000, according to electronic court files.

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Taneytown Law

Got a DUI in PA in December of 2009 and went on ARD program in February 2010. Can a DUI in MD (resides in PA) in 2014 be 2nd?
Does the 5 year rule go from date of incident or date of sentencing?
In Maryland, you cannot receive probation before judgment if you had a prior DUI within the last 10 years. If the ARD...
I need help regarding a 2 DUI that is out of state. Already went to court....
Resided in PA and got a DUI in Dec 2009 and accepted ARD Program in March 2010. Got a 2nd DUI in MD in July 2014. Lost MD driving privileges from Sept to Dec. Attended counseling and was advised to plead guilty in January 2015. (did not feel comfortable doing this but was told jail would result if didn't). Finished counseling and found out fiancé and I were not getting apartment we thought in PA so moving to MD. What will happen in MD? License? Vehicle? Received notice PA was notified of guilty plea and suspending for 1 year. PLEASE HELP ME!!! ANYTHING I CAN DO NOW? I am sickened by all of this. Am attending AA mtgs and checking in with monitor once a week.
You should check with your attorney to see what options you may have. If Pennsylvania suspended you for one year, then...
Can I be held legally responsible for people under age 21 drinking in my house after I'm asleep?
My sons, ages 19 and 20, are home for the summer, but I'm still working and have to get up early. If they have friends over and I check to make sure that no one's drinking but then they start drinking (nothing I've supplied) after I go to bed, can I be held responsible for underage drinking?
Generally speaking if the police were to find underage drinking on your property that can cite you with a criminal...
What are the typical repercussions of a 3rd offense DUI in the state of Maryland?
I live in MD and have two priors in PA, the first being in 2009. Im currently enrolled in a 26 week treatment program. I know there will be jail time and license suspension, im just trying to get a more accurate outlook on what will happen.
Much depends on the specific facts of your case. That said, I think your expectations are not unrealsitic. I think...
In Md iif vehicle was mechanically unable to drive, but forgot to turn in tags to DMV can the penalty be waived? IDMV 4800..00.
Motor needed replaced.Truck parked my garage not being driven.Repossed so they know could not be driven..DMV charged me $4800.00.I cannot pay iit.They requiew 20% down to make pymt arrangements plus the pymts would be too high. Can you help me waive this debt.
That certainly is a lot of money. The Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) may provide a way to argue you do not owe...
If I am granted a PBJ in Maryland for a first time DUI, does the PBJ get reported back to home state of Mass?
I tapped a vehicle pulling out of a parking spot after a few beers and an officer witnessed it and decided it was ground for a breathalyzer. I came in at .09 BAC. Clean record. Never been in trouble. I read online that insurance companies do not find out about PBJ's, so I was curious since PBJ's are not considered convictions would it be reported back to my home state? I have also read online that the interstate myth regarding Massachusetts not finding out about out of state DUI's is a farce due to the new DLC (?). Since Mass. doesn't have a PBJ law, I'm puzzled as to how this would effect me back home dealing with the RMV.
Do not go into this case with a pbj attitude . Low breath test cases are defensible in some circumstances. Md will...
If my license is suspended in PA for dui can I obtain a restricted or hardship license in MD if I now reside there?
License suspended in PA for a 1st tier, 2nd offense duo. Was pulled over in July 2011, due to a delay in the arresting officer filing paperwork, court case was not heard until January of 2013. Received a 1 year suspension. Moved to MD in Feb 2013. No public transportation where I live and I need to be able to drive to and from work. Is it possible to get a restricted/hardship license? I would be willing to have ignition interlock installed
License must be cleared in PA before you can obtain a MD license. You need to discuss with a PA lawyer how to clear...