Police/Fire

Jet skier rescued in Middle River during storm

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A jet skier was rescued during a sever storm in Middle River on Wednesday evening. As thunderstorms rolled through the area at around 6 p.m., a jet skier was following a boat to safety when the two became separated by wind and rain. After a search of the area, members of Marine Emergency Team 21 eventually …


Police/Fire

One injured in Middle River boat collision

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Authorities responded to a boat collision on Saturday night that left one person injured. The crash occurred at just after 10 p.m. on the Middle River. Multiple vessels and land units responded to the scene, including units from Marine Emergency Team 21. One person was treated for injuries and taken to a nearby hospital. Advertisement [Image …


Operation DryWater underway to keep boaters sober

BALTIMORE, MD – Aiming to keep local waterways safe this holiday weekend, Maryland Natural Resources Police will again join the nationwide effort by local, state, and federal agencies in the tenth annual Operation DryWater. Officers will be on the water providing heightened enforcement and awareness about the dangers of drinking while boating. Boating under the influence continues to be a leading …

Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine dedicates new rescue boat

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A local fire company dedicated a new boat on Friday. The Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine dedicated a new fire boat, Marine Unit 217, on Friday morning. The new boat, christened the “Mrs. Linda II,” will be used for open water rescues, for patient transport, and for fire suppression. The company had been working …

4th annual Boating Safety Day to be held in Middle River in June

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – The Baltimore County Police Department invites boaters and non-boaters alike to the 4th Annual Sergeant Marvin T. Haw IV Boating Safety Day on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wilson Point Park, located at 950 Beech Drive in Middle River (21220). The theme is “Sober Boater, …

Boating Safety Day 2018 to be held in Middle River on June 2

Boating Safety Day is back. Join the Baltimore County Police Marine Unit for their third annual Sergeant Marvin T. Haw Boating Safety Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Wilson Point Park in Middle River. The event is family friendly with multiple water safety demonstrations, prizes from local vendors, games for the kids, food …

Boat fire reported in Middle River

Crews are responding to the scene of a Sunday afternoon boat fire in Middle River. At just after 1:30 p.m., crews responded to the 1800 block of Wilson Point Road. At the scene, units found a docked boat that was on fire. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.