Business, Events, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department to promote several officers on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony for several officers on Thursday, January 7, starting at 10 a.m. Due to COVID-19, attendance at the promotion ceremony will be limited. These officers will be honored at the next formal promotion ceremony in front of their family, friends and Department members when the need for social distancing is …


Crime, Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

New York man arrested after cyberstalking, ‘swatting’ Baltimore County woman

BALTIMORE, MD—A New York man has been arrested after cyberstalking a Baltimore County woman and threatening to decapitate her. A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging Desmond Babloo Singh, 19, of New York, New York, on the federal charges of cyberstalking, causing intentional damage to a protected computer, aggravated identity theft, e-mailing a hoax bomb threat, and murder for …


Baltimore County Equitable Policing Advisory Group issues interim report for public comment

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Equitable Policing Advisory Group, convened in late 2019 by County Executive Johnny Olszewski, on Tuesday released its draft interim report (PDF), which includes over 35 recommendations to improve equity, accountability, and transparency in policing in Baltimore County. The public will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the recommendations until Friday, January 8 and may submit …

Rosedale mail thief pleads guilty to identity theft, fraud charges

ROSEDALE, MD—A man who stole mail from the Rosedale Post Office has pleaded guilty to identity theft charges. Nicholas Milano White, 29, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty this week to the federal charges of conspiracy to steal mail, emergency benefits fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. …

White Marsh bank robber pleads guilty to robbing 9 banks over 4 months

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to robbing nine banks over four months, including financial institutions located on Campbell Boulevard and Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh. Fletcher M. Dorsett, Jr. has pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges in connection with nine bank robberies and attempted robberies committed while on escape status from a halfway house and after his …

Man who robbed White Marsh bank, Middle River liquor store sentenced to 21 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man who robbed a White Marsh bank and a Middle River liquor store will be going to prison. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell on Thursday sentenced Anthony Eugene Wiggins, age 40, of Baltimore, to 21 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for a string of robberies, and for violating his supervised release …

Baltimore County reaches settlement with U.S. Department of Justice in hiring discrimination case

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced that Baltimore County has reached a settlement agreement to resolve claims by the U.S. Department of Justice alleging unintentional hiring discrimination by the Baltimore County Police Department in the years prior to Olszewski taking office. “Our Police Department should look like the communities it serves and, even prior to this lawsuit, I …

Seven Courts man sentenced to more than 33 years in prison on child pornography charges

CARNEY, MD—U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on Friday sentenced Thomas Michael Mannion, Jr., 46, of Carney/Nottingham, to 400 months in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for two counts of production of child pornography. Mannion previously admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct with two minor victims. Judge Gallagher also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Mannion …