Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking, robbery reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating a pair of crimes that were reported in the Overlea area over the weekend. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, an individual was stopped at a traffic light in the area of Belair Road at Overlea Avenue (21206) when two suspects approached the vehicle and struck the victim with a handgun. The suspects …


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 …


Rosedale shooting leaves 1 injured

ROSEDALE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating a shooting in Rosedale that left one man injured. At just after 9:30 p.m. on Monday, November 23, officers responded to a shooting in the unit block of Breslin Court (21237), where they located the victim outside of a townhome. The adult male was taken to an area hospital with a gunshot wound …

Rideshare driver assaulted, carjacked in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating after a rideshare driver was assaulted and carjacked in Fullerton last week. At just before 12:15 p.m. on Friday, November 20, the suspect ordered a ride from a ridesharing service. When the driver picked up the suspect in the 7500-block of Belair Road (21236), the suspect assaulted the driver, then took control of the victim’s vehicle …

Police: Missing Hillendale woman needs medication

UPDATE: Georgina Hayden has been found safe & unharmed. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a woman who has gone missing from the Hillendale area. Georgina Hayden, 55, is 4’11” tall, weighs 150 pounds, and has been reported from the area of Venus Court (21234). She was last heard from on November 15th.  Her …

Burglary reported at Parkville church

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating after a Parkville church was burglarized this week. Sometime between 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, and 1 a.m. on Monday, November 16, an individual broke into St. Ursula Catholic Church. The church is located in the 8800-block of Harford Road (21234) at the corner of Harford Road and Putty Hill Avenue. The suspect stole two …

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. …

Macy’s in White Marsh burglarized, man robbed in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, an individual approached the victim’s vehicle in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237) and demanded his property while holding an unknown object to his head. The suspect then fled from the scene. At just after 6:15 …