Crime, Police/Fire

Police arrest suspect in Overlea domestic-related shooting

OVERLEA, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a man after officers responded to a domestic-related shooting in Overlea on Sunday afternoon. At around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the 100-block of Walnut Avenue (21206) for a report of a shooting. Detectives determined that the suspect was involved in an altercation with a woman at his home when another …


Crime, Police/Fire

Shots fired in Rosedale, suspect barricaded in apartment

UPDATE: Police say the suspect is now in custody. Area roads are being reopened. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Police are investigating after shots were reportedly fired in Rosedale on Monday afternoon. Story continues below At around 1:45 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Leatherwood Place for a report of shots fired. Police say no one was struck …


Hillendale murder suspect arrested, identified

PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a suspect in connection with a February murder in Hillendale. Michael Kevin Richardson Jr., 25, has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of Anthony Laron Richardson Jr. (not relation). Michael Richardson was arrested on Thursday and has been charged with first-degree murder. Police have determined that the suspect targeted …

Police investigating attempted burglary at Carney Elementary School

UPDATE: Reports indicate that a cleaning crew set off the school’s burglar alarm. Units have cleared the scene. Original story below… —— CARNEY, MD—Police are on the scene of a Friday night attempted burglary in Carney. At around 8 p.m., officers responded to Carney Elementary School, located in the 3100-block of E. Joppa Road (21234), for a report of a …

Baltimore County first responders test positive for COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials announced on Friday that a member of the Baltimore County Police Department and a member of the Baltimore County Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19. These are the first Baltimore County public safety personnel to test positive for the virus. “I am grateful for the dedication of the brave men and women serving on the …

Parkville 7-Eleven robbed, attempted robbery reported at Rosedale Royal Farms

BALTIMORE, MD—Authorities are investigating a robbery and an attempted robbery that were reported over the past week. At just before 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, an individual entered the Royal Farms store located in the 8800-block of Phialdelphia Road in Rosedale (21237).   The suspect entered the store and presented a note to the cashier demanding money. When the cashier …

Essex man arrested after attempting to rob Royal Farms store in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a man after responding to a hold-up alarm at the Royal Farms store located in the 8800-block of Philadelphia Road (21237). At just before 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, police found Daniel Michael Mitchell, 42, of the 500-block of Franklin Avenue in Essex (21221), walking along Philadelphia Road toward Rossville Boulevard as …

Shots fired in Overlea; Perry Hall man robbed, assaulted

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, three individuals grabbed a man in the 8500-block of Heathrow Court in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236). The man was then assaulted by one of the suspects and forced to unlock his phone and send money electronically to an …