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Officer Anthony Michael Westerman, 25, has been charged with two counts of second degree rape and three counts of second degree assault. Westerman has been employed by the Baltimore County Police Department since 2013. His most recent assignment was at the Essex Precinct. 

This case was initiated when Baltimore County Police received information concerning the allegations. The Special Victims Unit conducted their investigation and ultimately pursued charges against Westerman. 

According to Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt, “the allegations made in this case are reprehensible and are not representative of the values and ethics of the Baltimore County Police Department. As a result of a thorough investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau, the officer has been arrested and has been suspended without pay.” Anthony Westerman is being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

A 20-year-old man is charged with rape after a student contacted Towson University Police yesterday to report the incident.

The victim, an adult woman, advised police that she went to the suspect's apartment to watch a movie around 3:30 p.m. yesterday. When he began to make sexual advances toward her she declined, but he held her down and raped her. He initially blocked the victim from leaving the apartment but then did let her leave. Soon after she contacted Towson University Police to report the incident.

Booking photoTowson University Police were able to locate the suspect, identified as Onyekachukwu Chukwuebuk Igwilo (20) of the 400 block of Towson Way, 21286 and detained him until Baltimore County Police arrived to further the investigation, which yielded enough probable cause to make an immediate arrest of the suspect.

The victim did suffer a visible physical injury during the incident and was transported to an area hospital.

Igwilo is charged with first degree rape, attempted first degree rape, false imprisonment, and first and second degree assault. He is held on no bail status pending a bail review hearing scheduled for tomorrow afternoon.

The Baltimore County Police Special Victims Unit is continuing to investigate.

Booking photo of Joshua Jamaal Robinson.Baltimore County Police have charged Joshua Jamaal Robinson, 31, of the 200-block of River Way Ct, 21117 with second-degree rape, third-degree sex offense, fourth-degree sex offense, and two counts of second-degree assault.

This investigation revealed just after 10:30 p.m. on June 1, 2019, someone contacted Uber on behalf of the victim in order to take the 25-year-old female home. When the victim did not make it home, family members started to worry and used a phone app to determine the victim’s location. Her location was shown to be the area of Jenifer Road and W. Timonium Road. The victim’s father went to the area where he saw a parked car. He walked up to the car and eventually saw his daughter and the suspect in the back seat of the vehicle. The suspect opened the car door and the victim’s father saw the victim lying on the backseat and was visibly upset. After arguing with the victim’s father, the suspect got into the driver’s seat and drove off. As the suspect was leaving, he threw the victim’s purse out of the car, striking the victim’s father in the face.

Baltimore County detectives conducted an investigation and were able to identify the Uber driver as Joshua Robinson. The suspect was arrested on June 6, 2019 and is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bond status.

Revised June 27, 2017