Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A hearing to decide whether adult charges against 15-year-old Robert Gladden will be changed to juvenile charges has been rescheduled for Jan. 30.
Following multiple postponements, a hearing to determine the state of charges against 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden, Jr. has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 30, State's Attorney for Baltimore County Scott Shellenberger announced on Tuesday. Gladden is accused of opening fire inside Perry Hall High School's cafeteria on the first day of school and seriously injuring another student. He was charged as an adult with nine counts of first-degree attempted murder, among other charges, in the Aug. 27 incident. Due to delays in holding a juvenile waiver hearing, the beginning of Gladden's criminal trial has also been rescheduled from Jan. 30 to Feb. 19. During the juvenile waiver hearing, Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Robert Cahill, …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
A hearing to decide whether adult charges against 15-year-old Robert Gladden will be changed to juvenile charges has been postponed a second time.
A hearing to determine the state of charges against 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden, Jr. has been postponed a second time, and could cause a delay in his criminal court trial, Baltimore County Assistant State's Attorney John Cox confirmed on Thursday. Gladden is accused of opening fire inside Perry Hall High School's cafeteria on the first day of school and seriously injuring another student. He was charged as an adult with nine counts of first-degree attempted murder, among other charges, in the Aug. 27 incident. A juvenile waiver hearing for Gladden was first scheduled for Nov. 11, then postponed and rescheduled for Jan. 3, then postponed again. A rescheduled date for the hearing has not yet been determined, Cox said. During the juvenile…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Robert Gladden, Jr., 15 was charged as an adult in the Perry Hall High School student shooting on Aug. 27. A hearing on Jan. 3, could lead to those charges being changed to juvenile.
UPDATE (Jan. 3)—Postponed Hearing Could Delay Accused Perry Hall Student Shooter's Trial - http://patch.com/A-0MZF. --- The student accused of opening fire inside Perry Hall High School's cafeteria is requesting to be tried as a juvenile in Baltimore County Circuit Court. Judge Robert Cahill, Jr. is expected to make a final decision about whether 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden, Jr. should be tried as an adult during a juvenile waiver hearing on Jan. 3, Baltimore County Assistant State's Attorney John Cox confirmed. A previous juvenile waiver hearing was scheduled for Nov. 30, but canceled. Gladden's criminal trial is scheduled to begin on Jan. 30. "We intend to argue that he remain in adult court," Cox said, adding that the judge will …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Daniel Borowy attended his first day back to school on Wednesday.
Daniel Borowy, victim of the Perry Hall High School student shooting, returned to classes on Wednesday, assistant principal Stephen Arnold confirmed. "It was relatively quiet. We wanted to keep it low-key." Arnold said. "It was not meant to be filled with fanfare. We wanted it to be as comfortable for him as possible. He went through his day event-free." Within Borowy's special needs program, he works primarily with the same group of students all day, Arnold added. School administrators, students and community officials are working on planning a "welcome back" celebration for Borowy in the near future, and Borowy plans to participate in an upcoming blood drive and concert, he said. Borowy, 17, was shot in the lower back on Aug. 27 …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A student shooting on Aug. 27 rattled the Perry Hall community.
It was the first day of school during the earliest lunch period at Perry Hall High School, but it soon turned into an unforgettable day of violence. The events of Aug. 27, when police say a student used a double-barrel shotgun to randomly shoot another student in the cafeteria, sent shock waves through the Perry Hall community and made headlines and newscasts across the nation. Watch the events of the past month unfold in the above photos, and read updates on the incident on Patch's Perry Hall High Student Shooting topic page. Tell us how the incident has impacted you and your family in the comments.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Robert W. Gladden Jr. is scheduled to appear in Baltimore County Circuit Court Thursday.
UPDATE (10:53 a.m., Sept. 13)—Gladden Bail Denied Pending Mental Health Evaluation --- UPDATE (11:58 a.m., Sept. 12)—The 15-year-old accused of shooting another student in Perry Hall High School's cafeteria on the first day of school is expected to appear in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Thursday. Judge John Grason Turnbull, II is scheduled to review a bail hearing for Robert W. Gladden Jr. at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 13 in Courtroom 15, Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger announced. Gladden, a Kingsville resident, is charged with nine counts of attempted first-degree murder, and first degree assault and reckless endangerment against six students and three Perry Hall High School faculty members. His 29-count indictment was …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Charges against the teen include nine counts of attempted murder.
Updated (5:10 p.m.)—A teen charged as an adult in the shooting at Perry Hall High School faces nine counts of attempted murder as part of an indictment handed up Tuesday by a Baltimore County grand jury. Robert Gladden Jr. also faces nine counts each of first-degree assault and reckless endangerment, as well as one count each of use of a firearm in the commission of a crime and carrying a weapon on school property. Andrew Piper, Gladden's stepfather, remains charged with possession of a weapon by a prohibited person. Police searched Piper's home in the hours after the shooting and discovered weapons locked in a safe, according to a statement released by Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger. Piper also faces drug charges …
Friday, August 31, 2012
A Facebook page dedicated to sending Perry Hall High School guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer, to the Ellen Show had more than 900 fans Friday.
Just hours after Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School, students identified guidance counselor Jesse Wasmer as a hero who stopped potential for further violence in its tracks. Now, members of the community want his heroism featured on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." The Facebook page "Send Mr. Wasmer To Ellen Show" was started Tuesday and had 923 "likes" as of 4 p.m. Friday. Police and witnesses say Jesse Wasmer rushed toward the alleged shooter in the cafeteria, but before Wasmer could subdue him, the armed student allegedly fired one round, striking 17-year-old Daniel Borowy. "I turned around and the kid's got a gun, and Mr. Wasmer, one of the counselors, pushes him up against a vending machine and then he shot one more off," Ryan …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Police said the gun used in the shooting did not come from the Kingsville home.
The stepfather of the teen accused in Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School was arrested on drug and firearm charges, according to police. Andrew E. Piper of the 8500 block of Bradshaw Road in Kingsville was charged with marijuana possession and illegal firearm possession. He is currently free on $500,000 bond. A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for Dec. 3. Piper was arrested Monday during a police search of the family's Kingsville home that was related to the shooting earlier that day. Piper is not charged in connection to the shooting allegedly carried out by his stepson, 15-year-old Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. Police said the weapon that was used in the school incident came from the Middle River home where Gladden's …