Police/Fire

Silver Alert issued for missing 96-year-old man

BALTIMORE, MD—Authorities in Maryland have issued a Silver Alert for a missing elderly man. The Baltimore Police Department has activated a Silver Alert for a missing 96-year-old black male who suffers from a cognitive impairment. Leon Clayborne is 6’3”, weighs 227 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be wearing a short-sleeved shirt, gray sweater, …


Police/Fire

Police searching for woman missing from Loch Raven Boulevard area

HILLENDALE, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person. Shakia Banks, 20, was last seen on June 12 in the 5300-block of Loch Raven Boulevard. Banks is approximately 5’6” tall and weighs about 190 pounds. Family and friends are concerned about Shakia’s well-being. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Shakia Banks is urged to contact …


Olszewski, Glassman address ongoing George Floyd protests across U.S.

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Harford County Executive Barry Glassman have each issued statements in response to the nationwide civil unrest in the wake of the death of George Floyd. “The public entrusts law enforcement officers with immense power to perform their duties,” said Olsewski. “When officers abuse that power, they must be held accountable. George Floyd’s death …

Police in Baltimore offering $19,000 for info on suspect who shot officer

UPDATE: Janifer was arrested on Monday evening, June 1st. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Police Department on Friday announced a combined reward of up to $19,000 for information leading to the arrest of Antonio Oliver Janifer, who is wanted on multiple charges related to the shooting of a police officer earlier this week. The reward is a collaborative …

Officer shot in Federal Hill; suspect still at large, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

UPDATE 3: Janifer was arrested on Monday evening, June 1st. UPDATE 2: Police are offering a $19,000 reward for information that leads to the capture of this suspect. UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Antonio Oliver Janifer.  He is considered armed and dangerous. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A manhunt is underway after a police officer was shot …

BGE partners with area caterers to provide nearly 2,000 meals to front-line workers

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE is stepping up in a big way by taking caring of local heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has partnered with six area caterers to provide nearly 2,000 meals to doctors, nurses, and fire stations throughout central Maryland. “Business has slowed down recently, so it’s nice to not just get this order, but …

Former Baltimore police officer from Nottingham facing federal charges for allegedly lying to feds regarding illegal sale of drugs seized during investigation

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Federal criminal documents were filed on Wednesday charging former Baltimore Police Officer Victor Rivera, 48, of Nottingham, with making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer in connection with a scheme to sell three kilograms of cocaine seized during a Baltimore Police Department investigation. Former Baltimore Police officer Ivo Louvado, 46, of Harford County, was previously charged in …

Off-duty police officers arrested following Parkville hit-and-run crash

PARKVILLE, MD—Two off-duty officers with the Baltimore Police Department have been arrested following a hit-and-run crash over the weekend. Authorities say that officer Akeem Nelson was driving the vehicle in question and officer Danielle White was his passenger as they traveled in the 7500-block Hillsway Avenue (21234) at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. Their vehicle hit a parked car and …