Crime, Police/Fire

Perry Hall church vandalized, burglarized; man sets vehicle on fire in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At around 3 a.m. on Friday, November 25, an individual brandished a folding pocket knife during an argument in the 1300-block of Taylor Avenue in Hillendale (21234). At just before 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, a known individual burglarized a place of worship located in …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Six-car crash shuts down portion of Belair Road

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Monday evening crash in Kingsville. The crash was reported at around 6 p.m. in the 12600-block of Belair Road. Six vehicles were involved in the crash, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, one of which may be on fire in the woods. Northbound Route 1 has been shut down. …


Businesses vandalized, burglarized in Hillendale, Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Between 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, an individual came onto a business’ parking lot in the 7900-block of Belair Road in Nottingham (21236), broke into a storage container, and stole a generator. At just before 3:15 p.m. on …

Perry Hall Improvement Association to hold 2022 Christmas tree lighting

PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall Improvement Association will celebrate the 2022 Christmas tree lighting next month. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022. This year, the tree lighting will take place at Perry Hall Elementary School, located at 9021 Belair Road (21236). The event will feature cider, treats, and of course, the lighting of …

Three suspects arrested in connection with Perry Hall homicide

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police have arrested and charged three suspects in connection with a shooting death that occurred in the Perry Hall area in October. The shooting occurred at around 5:45 p.m. on October 3 in the 8000-block of Heathrow Court near Belair Road at Slater Avenue in Nottingham/Perry Hall (21236). The victim, 28-year-old Vincent Leach, was pronounced dead at the scene. …

Councilman Marks, Weis Markets, Marian Preparatory Academy to hold food drive this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks, Weis Markets, and the Marian Preparatory Academy will once again be holding a food drive this weekend to help families in need. Donations will benefit the Student Support Network. The event will be held at Weis Markets, located at 7927 Belair Road in Fullerton (21236). Food will be accepted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November …

Kingsville couple purchase winning $50,000 scratch-off in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A birthday gathering at a local Perry Hall establishment led to an unexpected Lottery windfall for a Kingsville couple. The pair, who have chosen to remain anonymous, were with friends at DeSantis Pizza Grill and Bar in Perry Hall at a birthday event when the husband purchased Maryland Lottery scratch-offs. Their visit came after the $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot …

Vehicles stolen in Hillendale, assaults reported in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating nearly a dozen crimes that were reported recently. Between September 11 and November 11, an individual broke into a storage unit in the 7900-block of Rossville Boulevard in Nottingham (21236).  The suspect stole a portable power generator and three xBox gaming systems. Between October 11 and November 10, an individual broke into a locked storage in …