Crime, Police/Fire

Robbery reported outside of Perry Hall bank

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a robbery that was reported in Nottingham/Perry Hall on Saturday evening. At around 6:30 p.m. on June 4, officers responded to the PNC Bank located at Belair Road at Chapel Road (21236) for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, authorities learned that someone had been robbed outside of the bank in the 4200-block of Chapel …


Crime, Police/Fire

71-year-old bank robber sentenced to 70 months in prison for robbing same bank branch twice in one week

BALTIMORE, MD—A 71-year-old man has been sentenced to prison after robbing the same bank branch twice in one week. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake has sentenced Lloyd Phillip Simon, 71, of Baltimore, to 70 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for two 2019 bank robberies. Judge Blake also ordered Simon to pay restitution in …


Attempted bank robbery reported on Belair Road

UPDATE: Sources confirm to NottinghamMD.com that this robbery occurred at M&T Bank. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are on the scene of an attempted bank robbery in the Nottingham area. The incident was reported at around 3:30 p.m. on Monday at a bank in the 8600-block of Belair Road (21236) near Slater Avenue, according to Councilman David Marks. The …

Robbery reported at Perry Hall bank

UPDATE: Per Councilman David Marks, the suspect is described as a 5’8″ black male wearing a face mask who was last seen fleeing on foot. A weapon was implied. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-5000. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Police are on the scene of a Friday morning bank robbery in …

71-year-old Baltimore man pleads guilty to robbing same bank branch twice in one week

UPDATE: Lloyd Simon has been sentenced to more than 70 months in prison. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A 71-year-old Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to robbing the same bank branch twice in one week. Lloyd Phillip Simon pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges on Friday, in connection with two 2019 bank robberies. The guilty plea was announced by Acting …

Man who robbed Nottingham bank sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man who robbed a Nottingham bank will spend more than 12 years behind bars. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell sentenced Fletcher Dorsett, 53, of Salisbury, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a series of nine bank robberies and attempted robberies. Dorsett continued to commit robberies while on escape status …

Bank robbery reported in Parkville, shots fired at home near Overlea

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 3:45 a.m. on Monday, December 7, an individual exited a vehicle and fired multiple shots into the front of a home in the 400-block of Walcott Road (21206). No one inside the home was injured. At just before 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, December …

White Marsh bank robber pleads guilty to robbing 9 banks over 4 months

UPDATE: Fletcher Dorsett has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison. Original story below… —— 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 …