Crime, Emergency Response

Home invasion reported in Essex, commercial burglary reported in Nottingham

Police are investigating an Essex home invasion and a Nottingham commercial burglary that were reported this week. At around 6 p.m. on Monday, January 7, two armed individuals entered a home in the 1500-block of Nicolay Way in Essex (21221), assaulted one victim, and stole cell phones and medication.  The suspects then fled the scene. Advertisement At just after midnight on Wednesday, …


Crime, Emergency Response

Motorcycles stolen in Perry Hall, Boost Mobile in Essex robbed

Police are investigating several robberies and a burglary that were reported over the past week. At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, an individual approached a man who was on his cell phone in the 2600-block of Rader Avenue (21234).  The suspect told the victim to hang up, empty his pockets, and remove his shoes. The suspect then fled the scene with the victim’s shoes. …


Citizens recognized for savings man’s life at White Marsh Mall

An Essex husband and wife were recognized this week for saving a man’s life at White Marsh Mall last month. On December 21, Wes and Denise Thatcher performed CPR on a man who had suffered a heart attack in the mall food court. They were successful in resuscitating the man before paramedics arrived on the scene. Advertisement This week, acting Baltimore County …

Police: Man killed while trying to force his way into ex-girlfriend’s Essex home

Police are investigating a domestic disturbance that led to a man’s death on Sunday. At just after 8:00 p.m., officers responded to the 100-block of Bennett Road in Essex (21221) for a report of a domestic disturbance. Detectives have determined that 62-year-old Joseph William Principio, of the 7600-block of Holly Ridge Drive in Glen Burnie, went to his ex-girlfriend’s residence …

Nottingham apartment burglarized, Essex pizza delivery driver robbed

Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, an individual entered an apartment in the 4300-block of Bedrock Circle (21236) via a window and stole cash. Around just after 9:30 a.m. on Christmas day, an individual displayed a gun and tried to rob a man …

Christmas Miracle: Essex Assistant Scoutmaster, wife save man’s life at White Marsh Mall

Was it an early Christmas miracle? An Assistant Scoutmaster and his wife performed CPR on a man who suffered a heart attack at White Marsh Mall last week, saving the man’s life. A woman posted in a local, Parkville Facebook group saying that her friend’s husband had collapsed at the mall on Friday morning.  The woman went on to say …