Police/Fire

Harford County Sheriff’s Office responds to Attorney General Frosh’s legal challenge

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has issued a response to Attorney General Brian Frosh’s legal challenge that was filed this week. On Monday, Attorney General Frosh alleged that the HCSO was interfering with its investigation of a police-involved shooting that took place in Forest Hill on Saturday (details available here). The response from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office …


Police/Fire

Attorney General Frosh accuses Harford County Sheriff’s Office of interfering with fatal shooting investigation

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday filed a complaint requesting that a temporary restraining order be issued to “stop the Harford County Sheriff’s Office from interfering with the investigation” of the Office of the Attorney General’s Independent Investigations Division into a fatal police-involved shooting. The shooting in question took place in Forest Hill on Saturday, April 23rd. …


Two Harford County cocaine dealers convicted

BALTIMORE, MD—Two Harford County cocaine dealers have been convicted following a federal trial for their participation in a drug distribution ring. A federal jury convicted Che Jaron Durbin, 43, of Aberdeen, and Terrell Darnell Walton, 36, of Delaware, on federal charges related to their participation in a drug trafficking organization distributing cocaine and crack cocaine throughout Harford County. The jury …

Harford County robbery suspect who shot himself during Baltimore County police chase identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Harford County robbery suspect who led police on a chase through White Marsh before shooting himself on I-695 in Essex has been identified. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased suspect as 38-year-old Thomas R. Hoerr III of Forest Hill. After warrants were served on Hoerr’s vehicle and residence, evidence was collected that connects Hoerr to …

Harford County robbery suspect tears through White Marsh, dies after crashing on I-695

UPDATE: The deceased suspect has been identified by police. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—A robbery suspect who crashed on I-695 on Sunday morning appears to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Baltimore County Police Department. At just before 8 a.m., Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies released a description of a 2004 Honda Accord being …

Maryland Department of Health announces appointment-only COVID-19 testing at additional VEIP sites

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland National Guard, Maryland State Police, local health departments, and private partners, will continue to offer drive-through COVID-19 testing at Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program sites throughout this week and expand the number of sites available for testing appointments. There will be a total of five VEIP …

7-year-old Joppa boy killed in Bel Air crash

A community is in mourning after a 7-year-old boy from Joppa was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Bel Air on Monday morning. Tripp Johnson was killed in a 12-vehicle pileup that occurred at about 7 a.m. on Monday along Route 24 at Ring Factory Road. The fiery crash occurred when a ShopRite tractor-trailer driven by Carloo Watson, 49, …

Nottingham 7-Eleven sells winning $10K Md. Lottery scratch-off

A contractor from Forest Hill happily took home his second $10,000 top prize playing his favorite Maryland Lottery scratch-off game…”10x Cash.” The 61-year-old husband and father has enjoyed tremendous luck with the $10 game, which is one reason he selected it. He stopped at the 7-Eleven located at 9617 Belair Road in Baltimore, on his way home from work. The …