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Man Charged In Detective's Parking Lot Death

Man Charged In Detective's Parking Lot Death

Sian James

The Baltimore Sun via YellowBrix

October 18, 2010

BALTIMORE – A 25-year-old Southeast Baltimore man was charged Sunday with killing an off-duty Baltimore police detective, who died after being struck in the head with a piece of concrete during an argument over a parking spot in Canton.

Detective Brian Stevenson, an 18-year veteran and married father of three, had gone out to have dinner on the eve of his birthday when he and Sian James got into an altercation in a private parking lot in the 2800 block of Hudson St. at about 10 p.m. Saturday.

Police say James (seen at right in his booking photo) picked up a piece of concrete and hurled at Stevenson, striking him in the right temple and causing him to fall to the ground.

James was arrested after police located him later that night at Mosaic, a club in the Power Plant Live area of downtown. James, lived around the corner in the 2800 block of Dillon St., Court records show he was charged in July with attempted rape, third-degree sex offense, assault and false imprisonment. Initially held without bond, he was released in mid-September on $150,000 bond.

Details of that case were not immediately available, and his attorney, John Denholm, could not be reached for comment.

Records also show that in late July James was ordered to stay away from a woman who had filed her second protective order against him in a span of four months. Reached for comment, a man who answered the woman’s phone said that they could not discuss James because of an “ongoing situation.”

According to James’ Facebook page, he attended Brownstone College in Jamaica and often posted comments about his faith. Here’s how he describes himself on the page:

“i am 6 feet 180lbs athletic,fun , real,adventurous.have scense of humour and out going.people always get the wrong impression of me .then it turns arround that am a realy nice guy”


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    revCCBeasley

    over 3 years ago

    2944 Comments

    Good job..Well Done

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    batman2944

    over 3 years ago

    738 Comments

    I'm glad they caught this criminal...Now prosecute, sentence and serve justice upon him....REst in Peace Detective Stevenson and God Bless!

    "Stay in the Fight"

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    Ahi

    over 3 years ago

    1990 Comments

    horrible that he was let out at all, R.I.P. to family and friends of the officer.

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    larryt700

    over 3 years ago

    446 Comments

    It kind of makes you wonder when this guy meets his maker, what would he say? There are those who make the world, or at least try to make the world a better place and there are those who are determined and destined to leave a path of destruction. It is just too bad that those are the people empowered with all of the rights and privileges, while the rest of us have to pick up the pieces from the havoc that they create.

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    Silent_Observer

    over 3 years ago

    446 Comments

    FWIW, it sounds like the guy didn't know he was killing a cop. That said, anybody willing to kill over a parking spot... death by many thousands of paper cuts in a vat of lemon juice.

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    Glorybound87

    over 3 years ago

    58 Comments

    This guy is worthless. I really hope they found the right guy though. RIP Detective. You will be missed by all you leave behind.

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    Gombino

    over 3 years ago

    2658 Comments

    Bump rdolen. RIP, Brother.

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    rdolen

    over 3 years ago

    6 Comments

    FRY HIM!!!!!!!!!!! S L OW L Y

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    5720

    over 3 years ago

    64 Comments

    Nice guys typically don't have restraining orders filed against them ....twice and then have to be ordered to stay away from the victim...........

    I don't have the wrong impression of him, he's a thug...........

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    rsironron

    over 3 years ago

    5220 Comments

    Glad they got this POS and may justice be served fast.

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    nrp5hgwedf

    over 3 years ago

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    Now prosecute

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    LAWMANTUKES

    over 3 years ago

    6948 Comments

    "Bump" SCATX43..!!!

    Rest in peace my brother..Rest..We have the "Watch"

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    LCSO_165

    over 3 years ago

    338 Comments

    What an absolute waste of air space! Let us all pray justice is swift and painful as hell! Rest in peace, brother...

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    kaalima

    over 3 years ago

    1748 Comments

    Let justice be served !!

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    NewYork911

    over 3 years ago

    1672 Comments

    Love the justice System...what a waste

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