Crime, Police/Fire

Third suspect arrested in connection with January homicide near Hillendale

HILLENDALE, MD—Baltimore County homicide detectives have arrested and charged a third suspect in connection with the murder of 35-year-old Quentin Branch. At just before 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 9, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Goucher Boulevard at Colbury Road.  Upon arrival, officers discovered 35-year-old Quenten Branch suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics pronounced …


Crime, Police/Fire

U.S., Maryland flags lowered to honor police officer slain in Maryland on Sunday

ANAAPOLIS, MD—Effective immediately, both the U.S. and Maryland state flags will be flown  at half-staff in honor of a Maryland police officer who was shot and killed over the weekend. Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard of the Wicomico Police Department died in the line of duty on Sunday night. Hilliard was shot while attempting to arrest a suspect who had …


Maryland Court of Appeals upholds murder conviction in death of Officer Amy Caprio

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Court of Appeals has upheld the murder conviction of Dawnta Harris in the killing of Baltimore County Police Department Officer Amy Caprio. Officer Caprio was run down in the line of duty in May 2018 while investigating a suspicious vehicle connected to a burglary on Linwen Way in Nottingham. “Justice prevailed again today in the case against …

Essex man, Belcamp woman charged with murder in death of three-year-old Harford County girl

BELCAMP, MD—The aunt and guardian of a three-year-old girl who was murdered in Harford County last week has been arrested and charged. On June 3, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1200-block of Ashmead Square in Belcamp for a report of a juvenile in cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, deputies located a small child in the living …

Rosedale man arrested in connection with Harford County home invasion, homicide

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Corey Lambert, 23, of Baltimore. Original story below… ——— ROSEDALE, MD—Detectives in Harford County have charged a Rosedale man with murder after taking him into custody approximately 12 hours after a homicide that occurred on Monday. At just after 5:30 a.m. on May 30, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to …

Middle River man who shot victim 14 times sentenced to life in prison

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A Middle River man has been sentenced for a 2020 murder in which he shot his victim 14 times. Jaekwan Jacob Stephens, 25, was sentenced on Tuesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court for first-degree premeditated murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. In the early morning hours of August 18, 2020, …

Suspect arrested in connection with White Marsh homicide

WHITE MARSH, MD—Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide that occurred in White Marsh. At just after 1:15 a.m. on May 14, officers responded to a cardiac arrest call near Silver Spring Road and Philadelphia Road. When authorities arrived, they found 27-year-old Whitney Hoover suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside a vehicle. Hoover was pronounced deceased …

Second arrest made in connection with December homicide in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—A woman is in custody in connection with a December 2021 shooting that left a Joppa man dead. At around 6:45 p.m. on December 10, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 500-block of Dembytown Road in Joppa for a report of a single vehicle collision. When police arrived at the scene, medics were performing CPR …