Police/Fire

Police searching for missing Overlea 15-year-old

OVERLEA, MD—Police are searching for a 15-year-old who has been reported missing from the Overlea area. Davon Butler is 5’5″ tall and weighs 100 pounds. He was last seen on E. Overlea Avenue (21206) on Monday, October 4th. Information on current clothing or possible destination is not available at this time. Anyone with information on Davon Butler’s whereabouts is asked …


Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking, robbery reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating a pair of crimes that were reported in the Overlea area over the weekend. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, an individual was stopped at a traffic light in the area of Belair Road at Overlea Avenue (21206) when two suspects approached the vehicle and struck the victim with a handgun. The suspects …


Overlea homicide victim identified as Essex woman

An Essex woman has been identified as the victim in Thursday night’s shooting in Overlea. Tracey Elizabeth Carrington, 25, of the 1100-block of Glemsford Road (21221). Carrington was shot while getting into her vehicle on Overlea Avenue after leaving the S&S Lounge, located at 6900 Belair Road. Police have further clarified that this was not a drive-by shooting. The suspect, …

Water main break reported in Overlea

A Friday water main break is affecting many residents in the Overlea area. The Department of Public Works says a six-inch water main has ruptured at 1 E. Overlea Avenue (21206). Approximately sixty residents and one fire hydrant are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Police searching for missing Overlea boy

UPDATE: Dennis Schaefer has been found safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— Police in Baltimore County are searching for a 12-year-old boy reported missing from Overlea on Wednesday and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating him. Dennis Wayne Schaefer III is approximately 5’6″, 135 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing …