Crime, Police/Fire

Four suspects arrested, identified following fraud attempt at Essex bank

ESSEX, MD— Four suspects were arrested on Wednesday after police set up a perimeter around Earhart Road in Essex during a call for a fraud in progress. Three of the suspects fled the TD Bank in the 1800-block of Eastern Boulevard (21221) when police responded at around 11:30 a.m. Officers were told that one of the suspects may have had …


Crime, Police/Fire

Essex fraud suspects arrested following extensive search

UPDATE: The suspects in this case have been identified by police. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested four suspects responsible for an in-progress fraud in Essex on Wednesday morning. At just before 11:45 a.m., officers responded to the TD Bank located in the 1800-block of Eastern Boulevard (21221) for a report of a fraud in …


Pair of robberies reported in Essex/Middle River area

ESSEX/MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police are investigating a pair of robberies that were reported in the Essex/Middle River area this week. At 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, an individual approached a man from behind outside of Essex Liquors in the 900-block of Eastern Boulevard in Essex (21221). The suspect assaulted the victim then robbed him of his property and fled the …

Bengies Drive-In Theatre to reopen on Wednesday

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—After much anticipation, Bengies Drive-In Theatre will reopen for business on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Many elected officials advocated on behalf of the drive-in as Baltimore County continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, citing that the drive-in experience could be the ideal “social distancing” escape that many families need. On Wednesday, Bengies will reopen to the public, …

Essex/Middle River crime: dog stolen during burglary, juveniles robbed by gang of 6 teens

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police are investigating several crimes that were reported in the Essex/Middle River area over the past week. At 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, six juvenile suspects attempted to rob two juveniles in the 800-block of Middle River Road (21220). Three of the six juvenile suspects were arrested. Sometime between 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, and 9:30 …

Governor Hogan announces new COVID-19 testing sites in Carney, Essex, Fallston; Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops To 12%

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to 12.4%, and the state is now up to nearly 100 major testing sites statewide, including a new site in Carney. “Each day, we are conducting more tests and offering more places for Marylanders to get tested,” said Governor Hogan. “We have now conducted 316,797 COVID-19 …

Dog stolen during Parkville burglary; man assaulted, robbed at gunpoint in Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a Local burglary and robbery that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, and 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 14, an individual entered a residence in the 8000-block of Hillendale Road in Hillendale/Parkville (21234) via an unlocked door. The suspect stole three televisions, a game system, and a dog …