From the MDE’s press release:

MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Law,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing of registered and inspected units, and provides blood lead surveillance through a registry of test results of all children tested in Maryland. The following actions were for properties alleged to be out of compliance with lead risk reduction standards:

  • Lee D. Higginbotham – Baltimore City:  6 affected properties, $17,000 for alleged violations.
  • Barnie Sherrod – Baltimore City:  1 affected property, $20,000 for alleged violations.
  • Amadou Diallo – Baltimore City:  5 affected properties, $21,000 for alleged violations.
  • Gregory Hairston – Baltimore City:  2 affected properties, $12,000 for alleged violations.
  • D & D Management, Inc. & Walter Goodwich – Baltimore City:  8 affected properties, $45,000 for alleged violations.
  • Jennifer Whelan & JR Realty, LLC – Baltimore City:  1 affected property, $11,000 for alleged violations.
  • Gene Yarborough & Mariko Yarborough – Baltimore City:  1 affected property, $22,000 for alleged violations.
  • Tamera Roberts – Baltimore City:  2 affected properties, $17,000 for alleged violations.
  • Clinton H. Clark, Sr. & Margaret Clark – Baltimore City:  1 affected property, $20,000 for alleged violations.
  • Kassandra Jarvi – Baltimore City:  1 affected property, $15,000 for alleged violations.
  • Martina V. Reed – Baltimore City:  1 affected property, $27,500 for alleged violations.
  • Arif Naseem & Nayyirah Naseem – Baltimore City:  9 affected properties, $16,500 for alleged violations.
  • Christian Kaikai – Baltimore City:  4 affected properties, $24,000 for alleged violations.
  • Eric Pelletier – Baltimore City:  2 affected properties, $25,000 for alleged violations.
  • Keith Wilson – Baltimore City:  39 affected properties, $30,000 for alleged violations.
  • Skywalk Properties, LLC – Baltimore City:  16 affected properties, $67,500 for alleged violations.
  • Chivalry Investments, LLC – Baltimore City:  25 affected properties, $30,000 for alleged violations.
  • Chesmal, LLC – Baltimore City:  31 affected properties, $20,000 for alleged violations.

As usual, we thank Secretary Shari T. Wilson and her staff for their hard work towards keeping Baltimore City’s children free from lead paint risks.