May 23, 2006
MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGALLY TRANSPORTING AND DISPOSING OF A HAZARDOUS
Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today
that Mark Langrehr, 55, of the 200 block of Church Lane in Pikesville,
Maryland was indicted by the Baltimore County Grand Jury for illegally
transporting and disposing of a controlled hazardous substance.
The indictment alleges that from on or about December 15, 2005
and continuing through on or about January 30, 2006, Langrehr illegally
transported a controlled hazardous substance to 1221 Greenwood
Road, and disposed of the hazardous substance at that same location.
Pursuant to Maryland law, hazardous substances must be transported
to and disposed at an authorized controlled hazardous substance
facility. There are no such facilities at 1221 Greenwood Road.
Each count is a felony that carries a possible penalty of up to
five years in prison and/or a $100,000 fine. A charging document
is merely an allegation; all defendants are presumed innocent until
This charge follows an investigation conducted by the Environmental
Crimes Unit of the Office of the Attorney General, with the assistance
of the Emergency Response Division of the Maryland Department of
the Environment, and the Maryland State Police. A trial date has
not been set.