Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Edged Weapons

February 16, 2013
PrintCommentRSS

Judge: Man who lunged at cop with sword not guilty

The Md. man has been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, and is expected to be committed to a mental hospital

By Heather Rawlyk
The Capital

EDGEWATER, Md. — An Edgewater man was not trying to kill a county Sheriff's Office deputy when he wielded a gold-handled, 4-foot sword as the deputy attempted to serve a protective order against him two years ago, a county jury decided Wednesday.

Following a two-day trial, Michael Richard Beach, 46, was found guilty of one lesser count: reckless endangerment.

Full story: Judge: Man who lunged at cop with sword not guilty






PoliceOne Offers

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample