Crime, Emergency Response

Perry Hall businesses vandalized, Kingsville church burglarized, Parkville victim fights back

Police are investigating several robberies and burglaries that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 1 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, an individual parked his vehicle behind several businesses in the 4100-block of E. Joppa Road in Perry Hall (21236), then cut the wires in panel boxes belonging to the businesses. The suspect fired a BB gun into the …


Funeral arrangements announced for Justin Braswell, PHHS student who died over the weekend

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Justin Andrew Braswell of Nottingham, who died on Friday, November 16th.  The Perry Hall High School student was 16 years old. According to his obituary, Braswell was the son of Andy and Valarie Braswell, brother of Hailey Braswell, grandson of Lottie Spence, nephew of Rusty Lancellotti and his fiancé Allie Coufal as well as Christina Forrester …

Hillendale fire victim dies

A man who was injured in an apartment fire last week has died. Michael Anthony Carter, 33, of the 7700-block of Hillendale Road (21234) died from his injuries on Monday. Fire crews responded to a blaze at the same address at about 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13th. Carter was found inside and taken to Shock Trauma. Fire investigators have …

Man critically injured in Parkville apartment fire

A 33-year-old man remains in critical but stable condition at Shock Trauma with injuries sustained on Tuesday in a one-alarm apartment fire in Parkville’s Hillendale community. Fire investigators have ruled the fire accidental, saying that it began when a lamp fell and ignited combustible materials. Fire crews from multiple companies responded at about 8:45 p.m. to the 7700-block of Hillendale Road (21234) for an apartment fire.  …

Apartment fire reported in Parkville

UPDATE: Reports indicate that one adult male was rescued at the scene. He was not initially breathing but paramedics were able to regain a pulse. There has been no update on his condition. The fire is under control but has not yet been extinguished. A second medic suit has been dispatched. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene …