Crime, Police/Fire

Essex drug deal goes bad, food delivery driver robbed

Police are investigating two robberies that were reported in Essex on Friday. At 2 a.m., a man arrived at a residence in the 500 block of Dorsey Avenue (21221) for a prearranged drug deal. Once the man entered the residence, he was beaten, choked, and robbed by one known and one unknown suspect. Advertisement At 3:16 p.m., three men robbed …


Police/Fire

14-year-old boy drowns in Essex pool

A 14-year-old boy from Essex has died after being found unresponsive in the deep end of a swimming pool. Police responded to the Harbor Point Estates Community Pool along Nerbay Road just before 9:30 p.m. Monday night. When they arrived on the scene, they found an unresponsive boy next to the pool. He was transported to Franklin Square Hospital and …