Police/Fire, Politics

Olszewski, Glassman address ongoing George Floyd protests across U.S.

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Harford County Executive Barry Glassman have each issued statements in response to the nationwide civil unrest in the wake of the death of George Floyd. “The public entrusts law enforcement officers with immense power to perform their duties,” said Olsewski. “When officers abuse that power, they must be held accountable. George Floyd’s death …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police in Baltimore offering $19,000 for info on suspect who shot officer

UPDATE: Janifer was arrested on Monday evening, June 1st. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Police Department on Friday announced a combined reward of up to $19,000 for information leading to the arrest of Antonio Oliver Janifer, who is wanted on multiple charges related to the shooting of a police officer earlier this week. The reward is a collaborative …


Baltimore County to host webinar this week to support displaced workers

TOWSON, MD—As the COVID-19 pandemic has left tens of thousands across Maryland facing job loss or other income insecurity, Baltimore County will host a free webinar this week that will convene expert panelists to provide timely information and give an overview of how to access support resources and employment opportunities. This is the second session of County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s …

Edgewood man sentenced to 14 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl trafficked From Mexican drug cartels

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow has sentenced Nevone McCrimmon, 48, of Edgewood, to 14 years in federal prison; and sentenced co-defendants William Elijah, 52; and Terrance Mobley, 51, both of Baltimore, each to 10 years in federal prison, all followed by five years of supervised release, for the federal charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent …

Baltimore man pleads guilty to White Marsh bank robbery, Middle River liquor store robbery

Baltimore, MD—A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a bank robbery in White Marsh and a liquor store robbery in Middle River. Anthony Eugene Wiggins, 40, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty this week in federal court to a string of robberies, including five bank robberies and five armed robberies at liquor stores, committed between September 24, 2018 and …

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68, local leaders pay tribute

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore died of a long-standing illness early Thursday morning according to his office.  He was 68 years old. A spokesman for the key Democrat said that he passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital at around 2:45 a.m. Cummings had recently been embroiled in a Twitter battle with President Donald Trump over the conditions within …

Joint task force launched to combat Baltimore crime

BALTIMORE, MD – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, along with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, on Wednesday announced the Baltimore Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Strike Force, a new initiative designed to combat violent crime in Baltimore. The mission of the Baltimore OCDETF Strike Force is to disrupt and dismantle the most …