Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking reported in Parkville, Middle River food delivery driver robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several crimes that were reported over the past few weeks. At around 5 a.m. on Friday, October 4, two individuals approached someone on Dowling Court in Hillendale/Parkville (21234) and demanded the keys to their vehicle at gunpoint. The victim gave suspects the keys and suspects fled in the vehicle. At around 3 a.m. on Tuesday, October …


Police/Fire

Police searching for missing Essex girl

UPDATE: Journey has been found safe & unharmed. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a girl who has gone missing from the Essex area. Journey Howard, 13, is described as a black female, approximately 5’1″ tall and weighing 120 pounds. She left her home in Essex around 3 a.m. …


Parkville stabbing suspect identified

PARKVILLE, MD—Police have identified the suspect who was arrested in connection with a stabbing in Parkville last week. The incident occurred at just after 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, October 10, in the 7700-block of Harford Road (21234) near the Parkville Shopping Center. Two men inside of a beer truck reportedly got into a heated argument with a third individual. The …

Baltimore County Police Department seeking proposals for community grants

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is now accepting applications for its Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants Program for fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021). Community Crime Prevention grants are available for county Citizens on Patrol groups and other programs aimed at reducing crime. Youth Activity grants are available for programs that provide ongoing, …

Middle River church burglarized, Dollar General robbed

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police are investigating a pair of robberies and a burglary that were reported in Middle River over the past week. At just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 11, a individual robbed a woman of cash and unsuccessfully tried to steal her purse in the 1500-block of Chilworth Avenue in Middle River (21220). The suspect was arrested. Sometime …

77-year-old Rosedale man dies in fatal Overlea crash

UPDATE: Authorities say that Kenwood Avenue will likely remain shut down through the evening rush hour. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Police say the driver of a Jeep Cherokee that was involved in a single-vehicle crash on Kenwood Avenue on Tuesday morning has died. Authorities say that, at around 7:30 a.m., the Jeep was traveling westbound on Kenwood Avenue approaching …

Police investigate threat against Perry Hall High School that circulated online

PERRY HALL, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating a threat that was made against Perry Hall High School. The Baltimore County Police Department says a threat that was posted to social media regarding the school has been determined to be “not credible.” Officers and members of the BCoPD Mobile Crisis Unit are working with the students who were involved in …

Essex assault victim dies from injuries

ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating a serious, September assault case after the victim died from his injuries earlier this week. An autopsy on Friday morning confirmed that the male victim died from multiple head injuries. The man, identified as William David Johnson Jr., 78, with no fixed address, had been hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center since …