Crime, Police/Fire

White Marsh bank robber pleads guilty to robbing 9 banks over 4 months

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to robbing nine banks over four months, including financial institutions located on Campbell Boulevard and Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh. Fletcher M. Dorsett, Jr. has pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges in connection with nine bank robberies and attempted robberies committed while on escape status from a halfway house and after his …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police in Baltimore County warn residents of bail money scam

NOTTINGHAM, MD—”This is an urgent message about your grandchild. I’m their lawyer. They’ve been involved in an accident and arrested for reckless driving. They need $10,000 to pay their bail so that they don’t have to stay in jail for six months.” Legit? No, this is fraud, and police say it’s costing older citizens in Baltimore County thousands of dollars. …


AMBER ALERT: Police searching for missing Maryland 7-year-old

GLEN BURNIE, MD—Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing Maryland boy. Prophet Marquis Matthew Johnson, 7, is believed to be in the company of 30-year-old black female, Tiffany Sharquita Johnson and two other unknown individuals. The four were last seen in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County, Maryland in a dark-color Chrysler 300 with large rims. Advertisement Prophet is …

County, City leaders issue joint statement on reversal of MTA cuts

BALTIMORE, MD—Top officials from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County joined together to issue a statement regarding MTA’s announcement to reverse major cuts to the Maryland Transit Administration. Following public comment and feedback from local jurisdictions, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration on Wednesday announced that Core Bus service adjustments proposed September 1 will …

Authorities in Baltimore County searching for suspect in police-involved shooting who attempted to run over detective

BALTIMORE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are still searching for the suspect involved in Tuesday’s police-involved shooting in Baltimore City. Tiara Kianna Baker, 22, from the 200-block of N. Kenwood Avenue (21224), is facing multiple charges from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, and Baltimore County all related to theft, robbery, and assaults. Charges are pending in Baltimore City based on Tuesday’s …

AG Frosh: Rosedale man among 15 indicted on drug distribution, sex trafficking

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictments of 15 members of a gang, including a Rosedale man, on multiple charges including participation in a gang, possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl, cocaine, and MDMA, distribution of controlled dangerous substances, and CDS possession and conspiracy in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City. The leaders …

Gov. Hogan directs MDH to offer appointment-free COVID-19 testing, allow testing without symptoms

ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the state has reached a critical milestone, surpassing 200,000 COVID-19 tests and completing testing of 3.5 percent of the state’s population. The state now has the capacity and supplies to offer testing to Marylanders who may have been exposed to the disease, even if they do not have symptoms. With this progress, …

Governor Hogan announces new drive-thru COVID-19 Carroll County testing site

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that the state will further expand its drive-thru COVID-19 testing program by opening a new site on Thursday, May 14 at the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster. The Ag Center site will be the first state-sponsored, community-based testing site in Carroll County, increasing the testing options available to area residents. Governor Hogan …