Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore County man charged for possessing coyote, man charged with poaching at Gunpowder Falls State Park

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Natural Resources Police have charged a Baltimore County man for possessing a coyote and charged another man with poaching fish in Gunpowder Falls State Park. Authorities say a Baltimore County man was charged for possessing a coyote that was brought from Pennsylvania into Maryland. In early July, NRP was informed by the Pennsylvania Game Commission that Steven Keil …


Crime, Police/Fire

Essex man arrested for impaired boating in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Officers on boat patrol in Middle River arrested an Essex man for impaired driving and excessive speed earlier this month. At around midnight on August 7, officers were on boat patrol in Middle River and Norman Creek when they observed a vessel exceeding 25 knots. The area is restricted to 6 knots on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. According …


Former C.P. Crane Power Station in Bowleys Quarters to be imploded on Friday morning

UPDATE 2: The implosion has now been moved back up to 8 a.m. UPDATE: The implosion is now schedule for 9 a.m. on Friday morning. Original story below… —— BOWLEYS QUARTERS, MD—This week will mark the end of an era. The former C.P. Crane Power Station in Bowleys Quarters will be imploded at around 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 19, …

Essex man killed in Cecil County boat explosion

ESSEX, MD—Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating after an Essex man was killed in a weekend boat explosion in Cecil County. Authorities say Michael Steinmetz, 69, died in Saturday night’s explosion on the Bohemia River. A good Samaritan tried to save Steinmetz but he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to MyEasternShoreMD.com. The Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company reports that …

Governor Hogan announces expansion of Re-Fund The Police Initiative, reintroduction of major crime legislation [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the expansion of the Re-Fund The Police Initiative to a three-year, $500 million investment in increased support for law enforcement, and for increased crime control and victim protection services across the state. The governor also announced that he will reintroduce legislation to address violent crime during the upcoming session of the Maryland General …

Middle River man charged with impaired boating

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Authorities have charged a Middle River man with impaired boating. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police say they charged the impaired boater in Baltimore County on September 3rd. Officers who were on night patrol in Frog Mortar Creek stopped a boat traveling without its required 360 navigational lights and conducted a safety inspection. Police say the operator, Charles …

Three men charged after fishing with spear gun at Gunpowder Falls State Park

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Natural Resources Police officers patrolling Gunpowder Falls State Park have charged three New York men with fishing with a spear gun and fishing without a license after hours. At around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, officers were conducting surveillance at Gunpowder Falls State Park when they observed three men in the river fishing with spear guns. As …

Nottingham man charged with illegal duck hunting

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Natural Resources Police have charged five men with hunting waterfowl during the closed season. On February 13, officers responded to Good Intent Road in Union Bridge in reference to a complaint about hunters shooting at ducks. After investigating, police identified the men as Jeffrey Kreit Jr., 26, of White Hall; Brandon Kreit, 22, of Essex; Timothy McLaughlin, …