Crime

Essex man sentenced to 17 years in prison for producing child pornography

An Essex man has been sentenced to prison in connection with child pornography charges. On Monday, Roy David Evans Jr., 34, of Essex, was sentenced to 17 years in prison followed by lifetime supervised release on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography, possession of child pornography, and receipt of child pornography. The judge in the case also …


Emergency Response, Government, Science

Officials preparing for potential localized flooding from Hurricane Florence

Although the current projected track of Hurricane Florence would appear to take the storm south of the Baltimore area, County Executive Don Mohler and his top public safety and public health team gathered at Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue and Marine this morning to advise residents to stay alert to possible changes and prepare in case of localized coastal and inland …


Emergency Management, MDOT prepare for Hurricane Florence

Baltimore County Emergency Management officials are preparing for Hurricane Florence to bring heavy rains and serious inland and/or coastal flooding to the Baltimore area. The potential for flooding and for trees to topple and bring down power lines is greater because the ground is already saturated from months of above-average rainfall. Residents should prepare now to get along for seven days without power, …

Baltimore County officials assess flood damage following Sunday’s storms

Baltimore County officials and fire crews are assessing damage from Sunday’s severe storms, which caused catastrophic flooding in some parts of the state. In Baltimore County, Catonsville and Dundalk were hardest hit. Catonsville received more than 10 inches of rainfall – more than nearby Ellicott City in Howard County, which was devastated by flash floods for the second time in …

Emergency preparedness courses to be offered in White Marsh this fall

Baltimore County emergency preparedness experts want to help local residents develop disaster readiness skills. Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a free, emergency preparedness course designed to help citizens get through the first 72 hours following a disaster. Two sessions of this course will be offered this fall. September 8 – October 6 Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company Every Thursday, 7 p.m. to …

Glen Arm man arrested for attempting to solicit a minor

Maryland State Police investigators from the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force have arrested a local man on sexual solicitation related felony charges. The accused is identified as Alexander Christensen (pictured below), 24, of Glen Arm.  Three other men from Frederick, Columbia, and Annapolis were also arrested. All four men have been charged with the sexual solicitation of a law enforcement …