Dundalk Crime Roundup: Arson, Assault
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
July 3: First-degree arson, 7600 block of Charlesmont Road
At 2:23 a.m., a former roommate of the victims set fire to the rear porch. Christopher Wagner, 22, of the 3100 block of Whiteway Drive, 21219, was arrested and charged with arson.
July 2: First-degree assault, 3100 block of Four Seasons Court
At 9:30 p.m., the victim and his friends were in his apartment when an acquaintance came by and offered to sell them marijuana. The victims all refused. The suspect then slapped one of the victims; put another victim in a choke hold, which the victim was able to escape; and then displayed a knife, but did not threaten anyone or assault anyone with the weapon.
The suspect left when the victims told him to leave, which was before police arrived, but was arrested nearby by responding officers.
Brandon Sahm, 17, of the unit block of Vista Mobile Drive in Dundalk, was charged as an adult with assault.
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