Crime, Police/Fire

Essex police officer charged with rape

ESSEX, MD—Authorities in Baltimore County have charged an Essex police officer with rape. Officer Anthony Michael Westerman, 25, has been charged with two counts of second-degree rape and three counts of second-degree assault. Westerman has been employed by the Baltimore County Police Department since 2013. His most recent assignment was at the Essex Precinct. This case was initiated when police …


Crime, Police/Fire

Stabbing investigated in Essex, Middle River Papa John’s robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several crimes that were reported in eastern Baltimore County over the past week. At just before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, an individual stabbed the victim in the upper left part of their back in the unit block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221). At 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, an individual …


Police searching for suspect wanted in connection with assault, robbery near Perry Hall High School

PERRY HALL, MD—Police are asking for help in locating the suspect responsible for an assault and robbery at Perry Hall High School last month. The armed robbery occurred at about 3:45 p.m. on November 12 at 4601 Ebenezer Road. As the victims approached a crosswalk, the suspect pictured asked to borrow their phone. The victims refused and the suspect and …

Police responding to disturbance in Dunfield community

UPDATE: Police spokesperson Julia Hardgrove told NottinghamMD that authorities were called to the unit block of Monhegan Court (21236) yesterday at 9:07 p.m. for an argument involving family members. The father, who has not been identified, was arrested for first-degree assault and child abuse (since the incident involved someone under 18 years old). Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are …

Police investigating Nottingham burglary; robberies reported in Essex, Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 10 p.m. on Sunday, November 24 and 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26, an individual stole a lawn mower from a shed in the 4200-block of Necker Avenue in Nottingham (21236). At 5 a.m. on Tuesday, two individuals pried open the front door at …

Police seek to identify Edgewood sexual assault suspect

EDGEWOOD, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a sexual assault suspect. At just after 11 p.m. on November 3, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300-block of McCann Street in Edgewood for a report of an attempted sexual assault. Authorities later determined that a 4th-degree sexual assault occurred. Further investigation uncovered photos of …

Nottingham construction site burglarized, BB gun shots fired at Middle River house

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. At 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, four individuals kicked the front door to a residence in the 1500-block of Becklow Avenue in Middle River (21220). A BB was then shot through the front window of the house. After leaving the location, the suspects then fired …

Three suspects charged in serious assault of Parkville teen

PARKVILLE, MD—Three arrests have been made in the serious assault of a teen in Parkville last week. One adult and two juveniles have been charged as adults due to the seriousness of the crime. Jaheim Daquan Taylor (18) of the 8700 block of Cimarron Circle (21234), Kristen Joseph Johnson (17) of the unit block of Hallview Court (21236), and Perez …