Events, Police/Fire, Sports

Plunge Maryland raises over $54,000 for Special Olympics [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, police plungers braved the cold and took a dip for charity. More than 1,100 plungers from 70 teams braved the 44-degree Chesapeake Bay water in support of Special Olympics. Their initial fundraising goal was $20,000, but once they hit that mark, they quickly raised it to $25,000. In all, police plungers wound up raising over $54,000 total …


Crime, Police/Fire

Rosedale Verizon store robbed, White Marsh hotel room burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22 and 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, an individual cut the lock on a storage unit at Extra Space Storage, located in the 6100-block of Rossville Boulevard in Rosedale (21237), in order to gain entry. The storage unit …


Baltimore rapper Dee Dave killed in Essex double-shooting

ESSEX, MD—The man who was killed in a double-shooting in Essex on Friday morning was a local Baltimore rapper. David Leroy King, A.K.A. “Dee Dave,” was killed in a shooting that occurred at just after 5 a.m. in the 900-block of Holgate Drive.  A second man was injured in the shooting. The 29-year-old rapper had been scheduled to fly to …

Police investigating double-shooting homicide in Essex

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as David Leroy King, 29, of the 2100-block of Westfield Road.  He was known to many as the East Baltimore rapper “Dee Dave.” He was reportedly supposed to fly to Atlanta on Friday for a show. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Police have released additional details on a double shooting in Essex left one …

Parkville apartment near elementary school used to distribute fentanyl, heroin, crack cocaine

PARKVILLE, MD—Deandre Laquan Jones, A.K.A. “Cuz,” 27, of Towson, pleaded guilty on Thursday to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute drugs near a school, and to being a felon in possession of firearms. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge …

County Executive Olszewski, Police Chief Hyatt release public safety plan

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt on Wednesday released a multi-pronged plan focused on combating violent crime through a series of immediate and upstream interventions. “Keeping our communities safe is among the most important responsibilities of government. Any increase in violent crime is unacceptable. We refuse to normalize violence in our communities,” Olszewski …

Police searching for 12-year-old missing from Parkville area

UPDATE: Lanayi Smith has been located. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old who has gone missing from the Parkville area. Lanayi Smith was last seen on Tuesday, January 21, leaving the area of the 8400-block of Willow Oak Road (21234). She is 5′ tall and weight about 100 lbs. Lanayi …

White Marsh Best Buy, Rosedale BP, Perry Hall home burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 8:30 p.m. on Friday, January 17, an individual broke into a residence in the 8900-block of Whitetail Court in Perry Hall (21128) and stole multiple items. Some items were located under the victim’s deck. Sometime between 5 p.m. on Friday, January 17 and …