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Date: Oct 25, 2016

UPDATE (October 26, 2016  9:06 a.m.):

Statement from the Baltimore City State's Attorney Office concerning this case:

 

    

  

   

 

   

    

 

  

Original release (October 25, 2016  5 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney with possession and distribution of child pornography.

On July 12, Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about Internet activity related to child pornography. The investigation into that tip led detectives to identify an address in the 8900 block of Kilkenney Circle 21236 as a source of child pornography being shared on the Internet.

This morning at 5 a.m., a search and seizure warrant was served at the Kilkenney Circle address. Items recovered during the search warrant service included numerous images and videos of child pornography as well as various items of computer equipment and digital storage devices. The computers and digital storage devices will undergo a detailed forensic examination by the Digital and Multi-Media Evidence Unit.

Detectives identified 39-year-old Patrick Michael Moran of the Kilkenney Circle address as the person responsible for the child pornography. He was taken into custody and transported to a police facility for processing.

Detectives also discovered that Moran is a Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney assigned to the juvenile division.

At this time, there is no evidence to indicate that Moran was involved in the production of child pornography.

Moran was charged with possession and distribution of child pornography and released on $150,000 bail.

​The Baltimore County Crimes against Children Unit is a member of the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force comprises police agencies from around the state. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.


Original release (October 25, 2016  9:37 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating after a man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Pulaski Highway in Rosedale late last night.

The preliminary crash investigation has indicated that just after 11 p.m., 55-year-old Gregory John Lewis of the 700 block of South Woodington Road 21229 was on west-bound Pulaski Highway near the entrance to the Golden Ring Center when he was struck by a west-bound vehicle. He was transported to Franklin Square Hospital where he died.

The vehicle, a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado, remained at the scene.

The Crash Team investigation is expected to take several weeks.

Original release (October 25, 2016  9:08 a.m.):

Officials from Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) and the Parkville Precinct of the Baltimore County Police Department have teamed up for student outreach at Parkville High School.

Recently, representatives of the BCPS Department of School Safety met with school officials, BCPS ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) representatives, an Assistant Superintendent, and Parkville Precinct supervisors to discuss strategies on how to engage students from different cultural backgrounds whose primary language is not English.

Officer Buie, the School Resource Officer for Parkville High School, worked tirelessly to set up an event. He contacted officers from around the Baltimore County Police Department who were from different countries and spoke Spanish. Those officers were happy to assist. With the help of school administration and police officials, a Multicultural Assembly was held where those Spanish speaking officers met with groups of ESOL students.  The focus of the meetings was to discuss career advancement, the value of a good education, law enforcement, family values, and success.  Students were given an opportunity to ask questions and engage in a meaningful conversation.

Officer Carlos Selvi, the Cultural Liaison Officer for the Baltimore County Police Department attended the event. He spoke about his experiences and making the right choices in life. He said the police in some of the countries these kids come from are very corrupt and “we need to show these kids we are not the bad guys”.

The event was very successful and officials are considering having a similar event in the future. ​

 

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017