Attorney Pleads Guilty To Bribery Charges Involving Councilman William Alberto Campos-Escobar

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Friday a former attorney pleaded guilty to bribery charges involving a Prince George’s County Council member.

Forty-three-year-old Matthew Gorman of Takoma Park was a lobbyist who represented clients in front of the Prince George’s County Board Of License Commissioners. Gorman paid William Alberto Campos-Escobar, aka “Will Campos,” $2,000 in exchange for a letter to the liquor board, recommending a business for a liquor license in 2013. Gorman paid Campos to place a phone call to the liquor board on behalf of the same business in 2015, according to court documents.

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Baltimore Settles Lawsuit Alleging False Imprisonment, False Arrest

The Board of Estimates approved an $110,000 payment to settle allegations of false imprisonment and false arrest made by Carlynn Smith and Ivan Pratt Sr.

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department on behalf of Smith and Pratt, alleging the defendants were falsely arrested after seeking assistance following a “road rage” incident. Also named in the lawsuit were Sgt. Mark Moore, Officer Alejandro Pena and Sgt. Terrence McGowan.


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Bunzzz Sports Bar & Grill Announces Plan To Open In The Inner Harbor

Angela Washington-Tallitsch announced this week she would open a restaurant and bar in The Gallery Mall in the Inner Harbor.

Bunzzz Sports Bar & Grill will assume the space formerly occupied by Brooks Brothers as early as next summer. The new 175-seat eatery will serve sandwiches and burgers on whole wheat, Maui-Onion, rye and gluten-free buns. Bunzzz Sports will be the only restaurant in The Gallery to offer sit-down dining.

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The husband and wife first-time restaurant owners are planning a 2018 opening.

Other stores in the mall include Starbucks, Harbor News, Victoria’s Secret, The Children’s Place, Pandora, GNC, Foot Locker, Sunglass Hut and more.

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Maryland State Police Investigating Serious Injury Collision in Queen Anne’s County, Driver Flees The Scene

Maryland State Police responded to a reported motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Maryland Route 300 and Route 290 in Sudlersville, Maryland. At the scene, the troopers located two vehicles with heavy damage.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2009 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Route 300, when a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu that failed to stop at a stop sign struck it.

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Harford County Sheriff’s Office Catch An Animal Burglar In Action

Harford County Sheriff’s office said an animal broke into a Bel Air residence Saturday.

Harford County deputies responded to a reported burglary in Bel Air. Upon arrival, the responding deputies discovered a large doe inside the home. An investigation determined that the deer had unlawfully entered the home from a large glass window.

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When the doe broke the glass, she went straight for the closet, according to the news release. Animal Control was dispatched to the scene and with their help deputies were able to coax the deer from the home. She fled the scene with only a few scratches.

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35-Year-Old Man Shot In The Head In Southeast District, Police Say

Baltimore Police are investigating a shooting that left a 35-year-old male in serious condition.

Approximately 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning, police were dispatched to the 100 North Belnord Avenue to investigate a reported shooting. At the scene, the responding officers located a man who had been shot in the side and head. The man was alert and conscious at the time, according to the news release.

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Baltimore Police Arrest Suspect Connected To Death Of Man Found In Alley

Baltimore Police announce arrest in connection with man found in an alley in the 1000 block of Brentwood Avenue.

Police discovered George Yurek, 52, beaten on September 4 with extensive head trauma. Before Yurek died he told officers that an unknown male had beaten him.

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New Jersey Physician Pleads Guilty To $25 Million Healthcare Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Friday a Margate physician pleaded guilty to defrauding insurers and New Jersey health benefits programs.

Fifty-five-year-old John Gaffney of Linwood, New Jersey signed prescriptions for patients he never treated. He was charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

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Ocean City Police Arrest 12 Suspects Connected To Human Trafficking Ring

Ocean City Police partnered with Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, Homeland Security Investigations and Maryland State Police to serve dozens of arrest warrants to subjects connected to a human trafficking ring over a three day period last week.

The individuals named in the arrest warrants were tied to prostitution and possession of narcotics with intent to distribute.

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SAA | EVI Development Announces Plan To Convert Greenmount Avenue Warehouse Into Apartment Building

SAA | EVI Development, Baltimore-based development firm, announced earlier this week that it would convert the vacant warehouse at 1812 Greenmount Avenue into an apartment building for artists.

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