Crime, Police/Fire

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 …


Crime, Police/Fire

Final member of Harford County drug ring sentenced to six years in prison

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—The final member of a Harford County drug ring has been sentenced to prison. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Tremayne Murphy, 40, to six years in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The sentence was announced by United States …


Towson drug dealer arrested following fatal overdoses in Joppa, White Hall

JOPPA, MD—A Towson man has been arrested following an investigation into two fatal overdoses in Harford County. On October 25, 2021, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded-to the 2200 block of Dunwood Lane in Joppa for a report of a cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, deputies located an adult male who had died of a fatal drug overdose. On …

Joppa homicide suspect arrested in Towson

JOPPA, MD—A man has been arrested in connection with the weekend murder of William Doran in Joppa. At 6:45 p.m. on December 10, 2021, officers responded to the 500-block of Dembytown Road in Joppa for a report of a single vehicle collision. Upon the arrival of deputies, medics were performing CPR on an adult male, identified as William James Doran, …

Harford County Sheriff’s Office announces addition Maryland’s first electronic storage detection dog

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler on Thursday announced the addition of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office’s (HCSO) newest law enforcement canine, K-9 Sata. K-9 Sata is certified as an electronic storage detection (ESD) canine and derives his name from the Serial AT Attachment, a computer bus interface that connects mass storage devices and a commonly used connector …

Repeat Harford County burglars busted

JOPPA, MD – Detectives with the Harford County Sherif’s Office have arrested three individuals in connection with 12 commercial burglaries and one attempted burglary that occurred throughout Harford County between July 21 and August 16, 2019. As a result of a series of commercial burglaries, deputies increased patrols near local businesses, particularly snowball stands and crab shacks, the primary target …

Police arrest Harford County serial burglary suspect

JOPPA, MD – Police in Harford County have arrested a serial burglary suspect who has allegedly struck several locations in Joppa and Edgewood. Between Thursday, June 6, and Tuesday, June 11, 2019, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to several residential burglaries in the areas of Harford Square and the Windsor Valley Apartments. Many of the burglaries involved …

Victims of Aberdeen shooting identified, suspect suffered from mental illness

Police have identified the victims from Thursday’s shooting in Aberdeen. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased as: Sunday Aguda, a 45-year-old male from Baltimore County Brindra Giri, a 41-year-old female from Baltimore County Hayleen Reyes, a 41-year-old female from Baltimore City The names of the victims who were shot, but survived their wounds are: Hassan Mitchell, 19-year-old …