Crime, Police/Fire

Shooting reported in Middle River

UPDATE: Initial reports indicate that the shooting victim is a juvenile who has been taken to a local hospital for treatment. Original story below… ——— MIDDLE RIVER—Police are responding to a reported shooting in Middle River. The shooting was reported at around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoon in the 2100-block of Eastern Boulevard (21220) near Geresbeck’s Food Market. One person …


Crime, Police/Fire

22-year-old man dies following Middle River shooting

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Baltimore County homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Middle River on Saturday afternoon. At just before 1:30 p.m. on October 16, officers responded to the area of Midthorn Road at Whitethorn Way (21220) for a report of a shooting. At the scene, police found 22-year-old Dimarco Johnson suffering from at least one gunshot wound …


Middle River Lighted Boat Parade 2019 sets sail in November

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—It’s that time of year again. The 2019 edition of the Middle River Lighted Boat Parade will set sail on Saturday, November 30th. The Middle River parade of lighted boats is the largest in the Mid-Atlantic and the fifth-largest in the U.S. This year, there will be close to 100 boats participating. The annual event is organized by …

Middle River Lighted Boat Parade 2018 sets sail this weekend

It’s that time of year again. The 2018 edition of the Middle River Lighted Boat Parade sets sail on Saturday, November 24th. The Middle River parade of lighted boats is the largest in the Mid-Atlantic and the fifth-largest in the U.S. The annual event is organized by Jim High and Pat Williford of the Baltimore Boating Center. The parade can …

Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company kicks off capital campaign

The officers and members of the Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company  on Saturday officially kicked off their capital campaign to build a new,  centrally located facility. MRVFR presently operates out of two separate stations, both of which are more than 50 years old and in varying stages of disrepair. The Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company was …

Officer shoots assault suspect in Middle River

UPDATE: The officer and suspect have been identified. Original story below… —— Police are investigating after an officer shot and injured an assault suspect in Middle River on Saturday night.  The Baltimore County Police Department reports that the armed suspect had been responsible for an assault on Wampler Road earlier Saturday evening. While investigating that assault, authorities located the suspect …