Crime, Police/Fire

Fallen hero Officer Amy Caprio remembered on anniversary of her death

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Police Officers are wearing mourning bands on their badges on Thursday in memory of a fallen hero. On May 21, 2018, Officer Amy Sorrells Caprio, 29, responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle with multiple suspicious subjects walking around homes on Linwen Way in Perry Hall/Nottingham. When she arrived at the scene and located the …


Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department posts tribute for 2020 Police Memorial Day [VIDEO]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Friday would have been the annual Police Memorial Day ceremony to honor the Baltimore County Police Department’s fallen officers and their families. It could not be held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the department has posted a video commemoration to mark the day. Officials hope to reschedule the ceremony when circumstances permit. The officers remember in …


Baltimore Blast to honor Officer Caprio on Saturday

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Blast will honor Officer Amy Caprio on Saturday. Officer Caprio was run down in the line of duty in May 2018 while investigating a suspicious vehicle connected to a string of burglaries on Linwen Way in Perry Hall. She died from the injuries she sustained in the incident. On Saturday, the Blast will be holding First Responders’ …

Playground project at Gunpowder Elementary to honor Officer Amy Caprio

PERRY HALL, MD—Local officials are organizing a project to build a new playground at a local school in order to honor a fallen hero. Councilman David Marks announced this week that he and other elected officials had initiated a new playground at Gunpowder Elementary School in memory of Officer Amy Caprio. The PTA at Gunpowder Elementary School is overseeing the …

Community dedicates plaque to Officer Amy Caprio [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—The community gathered on Saturday to once again commemorate a fallen hero. The event was held at Perry Paw Dog Park at Honeygo Run Regional Park, where a plaque was dedicated to the late Officer Amy Caprio. Officer Caprio was killed in the line of duty on May 21, 2018, while investigating a suspicious vehicle connected to several …

Darrell Ward, fourth teen in Caprio murder, sentenced to 30 years

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The fourth teen involved in the killing of Officer Amy Caprio has been sentenced. On Monday, Darrell Ward was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Ward had pleaded guilty to felony murder charges back in June. Back in May 2018, Officer Caprio was run down in the line of duty by a stolen Jeep while investigating a suspicious vehicle …

Teens in Caprio case sentenced to spend 30 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD – A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge on Monday sentenced two of the three remaining teens involved in the May 2018 murder of Officer Amy Caprio. Derrick Matthews, 17, and Eugene Genius, 18, have been sentenced to life in prison with all but 30 years suspended. Back in August, 17-year-old Dawnta Harris was sentenced to life in prison …

Dawnta Harris sentenced to life in prison for killing Officer Amy Caprio

BALTIMORE, MD – The teen who ran down Officer Amy Caprio in the line of duty in 2018 has been sentenced to live in prison. On Wednesday, Dawnta Harris was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the first-degree felony murder case. In May 2018, Officer Caprio, who was from Fallston, was investigating a suspicious vehicle …