- The Washington Times - Monday, August 7, 2006


Officer charged with sex abuse

A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been charged with sexual abuse after he told authorities that he made videotapes of himself having sex with a 15-year-old girl who said she was working as a prostitute for a Maryland high school football coach.

According to court documents, Sgt. Michael Malloy told authorities that he and Arron Burroughs videotaped themselves engaging in sexual acts at Sgt. Malloy’s home in Charles County, Md.

Sgt. Malloy has been charged with first-degree child sex abuse while armed.

U.S. Capitol Police could not be reached for comment late Saturday.

The teen said that on numerous occasions she was taken by Mr. Burroughs from Maryland to the District, the documents said.

On one occasion, she said, Mr. Burroughs took her to meet Sgt. Malloy so they could engage in sexual acts in Mr. Burroughs’ car, the documents said.

Sgt. Malloy later paid Mr. Burroughs, according to the documents.

Mr. Burroughs also has been charged with sexually abusing the girl.

Sgt. Malloy is due in court today for a bond hearing.



Glitches found in foster system

A test run of a state computer system designed to keep track of state foster children has uncovered serious flaws.

The monitoring system — called “Chessie” — has been in the works since 1997 and is nearly three years behind schedule.

The price tag was originally estimated to be $26 million, but that has risen to $67 million.

Rebecca Bridgett, acting executive director of the state Social Services Administration, told the Baltimore Sun that the system will enable the state to make faster and better decisions about the welfare of children in Maryland.

It is in use in Harford and Eastern Shore counties, and is expected be in use statewide by the end of the year.

But in a memo obtained by the Baltimore Sun, the director of Harford County’s Department of Social Services wrote that flaws with the system “result in the waste of resources, and lead to the frustration of end users.”


Woman killed in hit-and-run

A woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident yesterday morning while she was crossing a road.

The unidentified woman, in her 50s, was hit by a white Lincoln Continental about 3 a.m. while crossing New Hampshire Avenue and East-West Highway.

Police are looking for the driver, who fled the scene.



Man killed by road incident

A man was killed Saturday night near Washington Dulles International Airport when another vehicle hit him after a dispute, police said.

Charles Vo, 50, of Sterling, Va.,was killed after a dispute with another man, Indeshaw Adenan, 31, of Gaithersburg, on the access highway west of Route 28 about 8 p.m., police said.

During the dispute, Mr. Vo got out of his vehicle and was struck by Mr. Adenan’s vehicle, said Courtney Prebich, a spokeswoman for the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority.

He was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Mr. Adenan was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, aggressive driving and driving with a suspended license.

He is being held without bond in the Loudoun County Jail until his arraignment today.

Airports Authority Police are asking witnesses to call 703/417-8540.


Local eating champ loses brat title

Sonya Thomas used to be the record holder at the Johnsonville World Bratwurst Eating Championship — but no more.

The Alexandria woman was defeated Saturday by Takeru Kobayashi, 27, of Nagano, Japan, who chomped through a record 58 brats, easily beating Miss Thomas’ record of 34 set last year.

The competition is held annually in Sheboygan, Wis.

Miss Thomas finished in sixth place, eating 34 bratwursts.

From wire dispatches and staff reports

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