Thursday, December 6, 2012
Police say a 37-year-old Windsor Mill man inappropriately touched three students.
Howard County police arrested a 37-year-old man today for allegedly inappropriately touching three female students at the Maryland School for the Deaf. According to police, three girls claim Clarence Cepheus Taylor, 37, of Windsor Mill, touched them on multiple occasions between 2008 and 2010 when he was working as an evening-shift dorm aide. One of the girls first reported the incidents to a teacher when she learned that she may not have been the only victim, according to police. One of the girls told police that when she was 12 and 13, Taylor would hug her and rub his hand across her breast in the hallway of the dorm. Another told police that between the ages of 10 and 12, when she was an overnight student living in the dorm, Taylor …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Jerry Sandusky will probably spend the rest of his life in prison. Do you agree with the verdict? Vote in our poll.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Disgraced ex-Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was declared guilty on 45 of 48 counts of child sex abuse Friday night, resulting in a likely de facto life sentence for the 68-year-old. The guilty verdicts, including 25 felony counts, could add up to 442 years in prison. Sandusky, dressed in a brown sports coat, was immediately taken into custody and led from the courthouse in handcuffs. The jury—which included many people with close ties to Penn State University—deliberated for only 20 hours, making a guilty verdict seem like a foregone conclusion. The two-week trial featured damning testimony against Sandusky, who was accused of performing anal and oral sex on boys as young as 8 years old. Even Sandusky’s adopted son, Matt, said …
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The man was sentenced to 48 years in state prison.
UPDATE (6:36 p.m.) A 50-year-old Dundalk man was sentenced Tuesday to 48 years in prison for two counts each of child abuse and third-degree sex offense. The convictions stem from incidents that occurred in Aberdeen between 2000 and 2002. Ralph George Matthews Jr. was sentenced by Judge Stephen M. Waldron of the Circuit Court for Harford County for abusing a girl when she was 5 and 6 years old. The victim, now 15, reported the incidents to her mother. The victim said additional abuse occurred in Baltimore County in 2002. Matthews, who was being held at the Harford County Detention Center, still faces charges in Baltimore County. His last known address was in the 7800 block of Harold Road in Dundalk. He will be transferred to the state …