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Posted at 2:40 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Two charged in trooper shooting

By Washington Post editors

Two men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper Wesley Brown.

Anthony Anderson Milton II, 28, of Seat Pleasant and Cyril Williams, 27, also of Seat Pleasant have been charged. Police did not say which man pulled the trigger, but they said Williams was involved in the dispute with Brown at the Applebee's where the trooper was off duty and working security.

Police have recovered the murder weapon, a semiautomatic handgun.

By Washington Post editors  | June 14, 2010; 2:40 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  | Tags:  maryland state police, maryland state trooper, wesley brown  
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YES!! Now let's just hope justice prevails. It was senseless to kill the officer over the bill. What is wrong with people today? My heart goes out to the family and friends of the officer.

Posted by: cjamison26 | June 14, 2010 2:50 PM | Report abuse

My heart-felt thoughts/prayers go out to Trooper Wesley Brown, his family and friends. I am so happy and relieved to know that these dangerous individuals have been caught and taken off of the streets and give thanks to the Maryland Police Officers/Troopers who did a good job.

Posted by: forsterrosa | June 14, 2010 2:55 PM | Report abuse

Job well done on the account of the PGCPD and the MD State Police...Now Trooper Wesley Brown & his family can all have peace...

Posted by: DMVinsider | June 14, 2010 3:38 PM | Report abuse

Since all 3 were from Seat Pleasant, makes me wonder if this was more about a younger guy who was positive in the community chumping two slightly older punks.

These sensitive 'thugs' probably couldn't take this younger cat setting them straight. Probably were jealous, on some 'who he think he is, I remember him from around the way, he think he the man now cause he 5-0' type of nonsense.

Murdered this young man, this man who ran a mentoring program for young boys all because they were insecure. I mean, who else but an insecure male kills a man over nothing?

Posted by: kahlua87 | June 14, 2010 3:42 PM | Report abuse

I am so glad these men have been caught...certainly an answer to my prayer. All of this over a dispute about his check. One thing is for sure, this was the most expensive dinner this guy has ever had! What a shame...

Posted by: DWalker5 | June 14, 2010 3:58 PM | Report abuse

How do you say electric chair bound. If this had happened in Virginia, you would not have to worry about paying to keep these killers feed and housed for life.

Posted by: bill121 | June 14, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse

Anthony Milton never made it into applebees.... people need to know their facts before believe the BS by the media...He 100% innocent.. Police just needed to make the public happy. And because hes black, that will shut people up.....As long as they have somebody the police is happy.. because the public is happy.. Please do not ruin this man name.. Thank You!

Posted by: nileparks10 | June 15, 2010 12:18 AM | Report abuse

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