Police log for 2/10

February 10, 2003

Md. man treated for stab wounds released

FREDERICK, Md. - The husband of a woman who was fatally stabbed Friday night has been released from a Baltimore hospital after treatment for stab wounds of his own.

A spokesman at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore said Anthony Sean Holman, 34, was discharged Saturday.

Killed in the incident at the Holman home in the 1100 block of Keswick Place was Vanessa May Holman, Frederick City Police said. The 32-year-old woman was stabbed numerous times and died while emergency personnel were working on her, police said.

In custody for the attack on both the Holmans is Carvin Solomon Jr., 33, no fixed address, police said.

Solomon was being held without bond Sunday night at the Frederick County Detention Center, jail officials said.

He is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder, as well as two counts of first- and second-degree assault, and one count of carrying or wearing a dangerous and deadly weapon with the intent to injure.


Solomon was stopped mid-afternoon Friday by police in Prince George's County, Md. Frederick police later returned him to Frederick County.

Police said Solomon is the father of two of the three children living with the Holmans at the time of the incident. None of the children was hurt during the incident.

Md. crash sends couple to hospital

FREDERICK, Md. - A three-vehicle accident at Grove Hill Road and U.S. 40 midday Sunday sent a 74-year-old woman to Washington County Hospital with possible chest injuries, Frederick City Police said.

The identity of the woman, who was a passenger in a Chevrolet Cavalier driven by her husband, hadn't been released Sunday night.

The woman's husband, also unidentified, was flown along with his wife via Maryland State Police medevac helicopter, police said. He apparently had minor facial injuries, police said.

Police said preliminary reports indicate the couple's vehicle was northbound on Grove Hill Road at 12:52 p.m. Sunday when it crossed U.S. 40 and was struck by a westbound van, police said. The impact caused the Cavalier to spin and hit a third vehicle.

No other injuries were reported, according to Officer Stephen Pounds, who is investigating the accident.

Pa. man charged with making threats

LETTERKENNY, Pa. - A special response team was called into service Sunday morning after a man threatened to shoot a woman in his home and then refused to open the door for police after she escaped, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The man made several threats against the woman, police said. When the man went to get a gun, the victim ran to a neighbor and called police at 2:40 a.m., police said.

Police arrived and asked the man to come to the door, but he answered with a gun behind his back and refused to open the door, police said.

A Special Emergency Response Team was called and was able to take the man into custody without incident, police said.

William F. Laughlin, 61, of 13371 Upper Strasburg Road, was charged with making terroristic threats in connection with the incident, police said.

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