927 and 925 E Chase Street

Property Address:  927 and 925 E Chase Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Property Owner (927): Nigest & Same Yinesu, 5601 Seminary Road Apt 2405, Falls Church, VA 22041 Property Owner (925): Inbrook Homes, LLC, 4500 Bissonett Street, #300, Bellaire, TX 77401 (A Scott Wizig-controlled LLC) Resident Agent for Inbrook Homes, LLC: Stephen Harker, 53 E Broadway, […]

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1017 N Monroe Street

Property Address:  1017 N Monroe Street, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner:  Elk Realty, LLC, 2000 Winford Road, Baltimore, MD 21239  (Company is not in good standing, charter has been forfeited) Resident Agent for Elk Realty, LLC:  Sharolyn Yarbrough, same address.  (You may remember Sharolyn Yarbrough from 2010 news reports that she fired a gun at […]

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 211 W Lanvale Street

Update 3/14/2013: Neighbors report a sudden flurry of activity and work going on at this address, since our last post. Update: From the owner of the property (edited to remove unpleasant remarks): My name is Jim MacLaughlin and I am the managing partner of Three Cowboys Holding Co, LLC and American Management. We have a […]

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Long-Time Baltimore Campaign Contributors Also Contribute to Blighted Neighborhood

Property Address:  2402, 2404, and 2406 Loch Raven Road, Baltimore, MD 21218 Property Owner (2402 and 2404): Loch Raven Investments, LLC, 2444 Loch Raven Road, Baltimore, MD 21218 Registered Agent for Loch Raven Investments:  Pierce Flanigan, IV, Same address. Property Owner (2406):  P. Flanigan & Sons, 2444 Loch Raven Road, Baltimore, MD 21218 City Council […]

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WWJD? 824 N Carrollton Avenue

Property Address:  824 N Carrollton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner:  Saint George I.B. Crosse, III and Delois Crosse, 3509 Kingspoint Road, Randallstown, MD 21133 City Council District and Contact: District 9, “Pistol” Pete Welch This 1995 article in the Baltimore Sun describes Saint George (yes, that’s his real name) as a former head of […]

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There’s a New Sheriff…Slumlord…In Town

Notorious Los Angeles slumlord Mike Schaefer is running for the office of Baltimore City Sheriff.  A perennial candidate for many political offices, including US Senate, Schaefer is a slumlord who was jailed in 1982 for failing to make repairs to a downtown Los Angeles building.  He is also the treasurer of Nevada-Schaefer, Inc., the former […]

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Slumlord and Drug Kingpin Milton Tillman Indicted in Federal Court

From today’s Baltimore City Paper: According to a press release issued by the U.S. Attorneys Office, politically connected ex-con Milton Tillman Jr. and his son, Milton “Moe” Tillman III, were both federally indicted on conspiracy charges that involved their bail-bonds businesses. The release says the indictment, which was filed under seal on Feb. 23, was […]

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More Financial Trouble for the Tillmans

We were happy to read in the Baltimore Sun that 28 properties owned by failed businessman Milton Tillman we auctioned off yesterday.  Hopefully these properties will be purchased by people who will either live in them, or rehab them as moderate-income properties.  It would be a shame to see them go from one slumlord to […]

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A Pastor, A Drug Dealer, and a Slumlord Walk Into Court…

…and all legal hell breaks loose, according to court records. Disgraced pastor Kevin Pushia, accused of hiring someone to kill a blind and disabled man with church funds, is also involved in a legal tussle with Baltimore’s most notorious drug kingpin and Baltimore’s most notorious slumlord, according to court records.  In 2007, Pushia filed suit […]

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