Police/Fire

Police seek to identify man with amnesia found in Baltimore County

UPDATE: “The man has been reunited with his family,” Maryland State Police said on Friday. “The family is extremely thankful for the overwhelming help from the public and is asking for privacy at this time.” Original story below… —— OWINGS MILLS, MD—Maryland State Police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a man who was found walking alone last week …


Crime, Police/Fire

Arrest warrant issued for Baltimore County man accused of sexually abusing children at daycare facility

UPDATE: Following his hospitalization, James Weems Jr., has waived extradition. He remains in custody in Washington D.C. Weems is expected to appear before a Baltimore County Court Commissioner next week. Original story below… —— OWINGS MILLS, MD—An arrest warrant has been issued for a Baltimore County man who is accused of sexually abusing children at a local daycare. Police have …


Baltimore County Council delays vote on bill that would waive fees for developers amid criticism

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously this week to delay the vote on a bill that would notify councilmembers when there is a request to waive fees for developers. In light of recent criticism of the legislation, the County Council delayed the vote until July. Back in January, the Baltimore County Inspector General released a report indicating that millions …

Retired BCPS educator appointed to Board of Education of Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Felicia Stolusky, a retired Baltimore County Public Schools educator, has been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to serve on the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Stolusky was nominated by the Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission and appointed by the governor to fill the remaining term created by the resignation of Board member Cheryl Pasteur. Stolusky will officially …

Two Baltimore County Public Schools students to be presented with Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship

TOWSON, MD—Two Baltimore County Public Schools students will be presented with a special award on Thursday. Brian Hwang of Dulaney High School and Dhruti Sheth of Owings Mills High School have been named winners of the 35th annual Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship. Presented by the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Office of Athletics, the prestigious honor will be …

Olszewski expands Operation ReTree Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Council Chair Julian Jones on Thursday celebrated Earth Week by announcing an expansion of Operation ReTree Baltimore County, a new equity-based tree planting initiative that is expanding severely diminished tree canopies in highly populated, lower-income neighborhoods. Surrounded by community members and officials, Olszewski and Jones planted one of 45 native trees that are …

Consumer Protection Division announces settlement with Baltimore County car dealership over alleged hidden fees

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week announced that his Consumer Protection Division has entered into a settlement with Koons of Reisterstown Road, Inc., the owner of the Koons Kia dealership located in Owings Mills. The settlement addresses allegations that Koons Kia charged consumers hidden fees not included in its advertised prices, and it collected fees for shipping …

Baltimore County drug trafficker sentenced to 13 years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County man will spend more than a decade behind bars for trafficking illegal narcotics. U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher has sentenced Steven Bernard Norwood, 46, of Lutherville, to 13 years in federal prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and posses with the intent to distribute five …