Sheriff Bateman’s stepson being held for threatening a state official

| October 23, 2017
Rams Head

UPDATE: We have obtained the police report (below) and Robinson did in fact threaten Sheriff Bateman along with his wife, Elsie Bateman. He was arrested at the Arundel Mills Mall.


Walter P Robinson

Walter P Robinson

Walter Robinson, the 23-year old stepson of Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ron Bateman is being held on two misdemeanor charges of threatening a state official. Robinson was held this weekend for a bail review this morning. At the review, he was ordered held over for a hearing. He has applied for a public defender, but as of this time, no attorney is listed in court records.

It is unknown at this time if Sheriff Bateman was the official threatened or not.

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Bateman told The Capital that his stepson was suffering from an “opioid issue.” In his statement, Bateman said, “I am a regular stepfather who had to do what was necessary to protect my family. I hope one day he gets the help he needs and stops hurting those who love him.”

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