Crime, Police/Fire

Final defendant sentenced to 10 years in prison for charges related to series of Baltimore County residential burglaries

BALTIMORE, MD—A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a series of residential burglaries in Maryland and Georgia. U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Demar A. Brown, of Paterson, New Jersey and Winston-Salem, North Carolina to 10 years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy and for transportation of …


Crime, Police/Fire

MDTA Police arrest two men transporting suspected heroin on I-95 in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—On Friday morning, a police officer assigned to the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police HEAT (Homeland Enforcement and Traffic) Team was on patrol on southbound Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The officer conducted a traffic stop on a white Honda Civic after allegedly observing that neither the driver of the vehicle nor a front seat passenger were restrained by …


Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia announce agreement to spur offshore wind development

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The governors of Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia on Thursday announced a three-state collaboration to advance offshore wind projects in the region and promote the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry. The creation of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional Transformative Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Resources (SMART-POWER) provides a framework for …

Three men facing federal indictment on charges related to series of Baltimore County burglaries

BALTIMORE, MD – A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Demar A. Brown, 34, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Jashon C. Fields, 33, of Atlanta, Georgia; and Kamar O. Beckles, 33 of Teaneck, New Jersey, on charges of conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property, related to a series of burglaries in Baltimore County. According to the four-count indictment, from at …

North Carolina murder suspects arrested in Rosedale

Two murder suspects from North Carolina are now in police custody. On Thursday, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police arrested two individuals from North Carolina who were wanted for murder and who had two firearms in their possession. An MDTA Police officer stopped 23-year-old Rose Angelica Shultz on northbound Interstate 95 at Exit 64 in Rosedale for an equipment violation …