2nd Laurel Man Charged With Human Trafficking . For the second time this week, police have arrested a man in Laurel who’s accused of kidnapping a young woman and forcing her into prostitution. Anne Arundel County police said Gabriel Dreke-Hernandez, 23, of Hyattsville, was arrested at a motel in Laurel on Wednesday night.Officers found the 19-year-old woman, who told police that Dreke-Hernandez had kidnapped her from a party in Prince George’s County and forced her into prostitution. She said he assaulted and threatened her.
Crofton Man Accused Of Molesting Two Girls . A 63-year-old Crofton man is accused of molesting two young girls. Anne Arundel County police said 63-year-old John Riva was arrested without incident Friday in Towson on a warrant issued June 3.The two girls he’s accused of molesting are ages 7 and 8. Relatives of the 7-year-old girl told police on May 28 that the child had been sexually abused by a man known to the family.
City Officer Surrenders; Victim’s Family Grieves . The city police officer accused in the shooting death of a Marine outside a bar has been charged with first-degree murder.Gahiji Tshamba is charged in the June 5 shooting of Tyrone Brown.Tshamba’s surrender Sunday morning came hours after Police Commissioner Fred Bealefeld ordered an intensified manhunt after Tshamba went missing Friday afternoon. Officers said they attempted to negotiate a peaceful surrender with Tshamba on Friday and when contact was lost with the officer, an apprehension task force was mobilized.
Teen Dies After Rescue From Inverness Park . Baltimore County authorities said a 14-year-old who went missing at the Inverness Park boat ramp has died.The county fire department said crews responded to the boat ramp at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of the teen missing in the water at Inverton and Jasmine roads.Firefighters said the teenager died after being taking to a hospital. Baltimore County police are withholding his name until next of kin notification has been made.