Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Former Edgewood Middle School teacher arrested on prostitution, human trafficking charges

EDGEWOOD, MD—An Aberdeen man has been arrested after a Harford County Child Advocacy Center investigation developed evidence supporting charges of solicitation of prostitution, sexual solicitation of a minor, and three counts of human trafficking. The defendant has been identified as Jaron Anthonee Darden, 25, of Aberdeen. Investigators became involved after the victim reported to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office that …


Crime, Police/Fire

Three suspects arrested, charged in connection with robbery at Edgwood hotel

EDGEWOOD, MD—Three men were charged after an armed robbery at an Edgewood hotel on Friday afternoon. At just before 2 p.m. on Friday, police responded to the Red Roof Inn, located in the 2100 block of Emmorton Park Road, for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office found five adult victims and …


Arrest made in Edgewood double stabbing

EDGEWOOD, MD—Authorities have made an arrest in connection with Sunday’s double-stabbing in Edgewood. On Monday, detectives charged Kyla Briana Denise Royster, 23, of Edgewood in connection with the incident. At just before 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the 1700-block of Dearwood Court for a report of a stabbing. Story continues below An adult female and an adult male …

Edgewood shooting victim identified, suspect still at large

EDGEWOOD, MD—Detectives with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a 22-year-old male was shot and killed in Edgewood on Saturday. At just before 12:30 p.m., deputies responded to the 600-block of Edgewood Road in Edgewood for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found  a 22-year-old male victim outside the residences, suffering from gunshot wounds to the …

Police searching for missing Joppa girl

UPDATE: Sophia Bowen has been located safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old girl from Joppa. Sophia Rose Bowen is 5” tall, weighs 100 pounds, and has blue eyes and hair that’s been dyed black. Sophia was last seen at her residence in the 600-block of Joppa …

One man shot, another stabbed in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—Police are investigating, and two men are recovering, after one was found with a probable gunshot wound, and the other stabbed, in Edgewood early on Friday morning. At around 4:15 a.m., deputies with Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Royal Farms in the 600-block of Edgewood Road a the report of a stabbing victim. Upon arrival, deputies located …

Kingsville man arrested after robbing Royal Farms store in Edgewood

KINGSVILLE, MD—A Kingsville man is in police custody after he robbed a Royal Farms store early on Thursday morning. At around 2 a.m. on May 28, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Royal Farms store located in the 600-block of Edgewood Road in Edgewood for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, deputies were informed …

Police searching for missing man last seen in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who was last seen in the Rosedale area. Charles William Bell, 52, has brown hair, blue eyes, is 5’10”, and weighs 225 lbs. He was last seen leaving Franklin Square Medical Center on May 17th. Anyone with information on Charles Bell’s whereabouts is …