Approximate Age: 59
Date of Birth: Apr 2, 1945
Location: Hagerstown, MD (US)
Jul 3, 2004 - Hagerstown, MD (US)
Convicted: Teacher charged in dog poisoning
Sentence: Judge John C. Coolahan convicted him of animal cruelty and malicious destruction of property. He fined Beard $600 and ordered him take anger-management classes. Beard will appeal the verdict to Washington County Circuit Court, said his lawyer, John R. Salvatore. Beard remains an employee of Washington County Public Schools, where he teaches at E. Russell Hicks Middle School.... more...