Crime, Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

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 …


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Police visit local churches as part of first annual Faith and Blue weekend [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department visited local churches this weekend as part of the first annual Faith and Blue weekend. Faith and Blue is based on the premise that strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding and that neighborhoods thrive when faith-based organizations and law enforcement work together to make communities safer and stronger. “COVID-19 …


Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 1st annual ‘Faith & Blue’ weekend

UPDATE: Photos from the weekend visits can be viewed here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has announced that it will be participating in the first annual Faith and Blue weekend, to be held October 9-12. This event is supported by most major national law enforcement groups and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. Chief …

Baltimore County Police Department graduates its 155th recruit class

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s 155th Recruit Class graduated on Thursday. The ceremony was held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds inside the 4H Building located at 2200 York Road (21093). Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa R. Hyatt addressed the graduating class. Chief Hyatt was joined by Sheriff R. Jay Fisher of the Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office and Acting Chief …

Baltimore man sentenced to over six years in prison after robbing Parkville video game store

BALTIMORE, MD—Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar on Monday sentenced Stewart Williams, 37, of Baltimore, to 77 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a federal robbery charge in connection with a series of four robberies of video game stores committed over a 12-day period. Judge Bredar previously sentenced co-defendant Kelvin McFadden, 27, also …

Towson man sentenced to 12 years for distributing drugs from Parkville apartment

PARKVILLE, MD—U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III, on Tuesday sentenced Deandre Laquan Jones, a/k/a “Cuz,” 27, of Towson, to 12 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute drugs near a school, and to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. …

Baltimore County launches interactive crime dashboard

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday released a new interactive Baltimore County crime data dashboard, where residents can view detailed information about crime. “Residents deserve to know exactly what’s happening in their communities, and this dashboard shines a light on crime statistics in Baltimore County,” Olszewski said. “We’re pleased that the dashboard shows that crime is decreasing in Baltimore …

Overlea High School SRO recognized as National School Resource Officer of The Year

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County Police Officer Danielle Moore has been recognized by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) with the 2020 NASRO Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year award. Officer Moore, nominated by her peers, supervisors and school faculty, is recognized as an SRO who has made significant contributions to Baltimore County and Overlea High School, …