Crime, Emergency Response

Dawnta Harris sentenced to life in prison for killing Officer Amy Caprio

BALTIMORE, MD – The teen who ran down Officer Amy Caprio in the line of duty in 2018 has been sentenced to live in prison. On Wednesday, Dawnta Harris was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the first-degree felony murder case. In May 2018, Officer Caprio, who was from Fallston, was investigating a suspicious vehicle …


Government, Traffic

Joppa Road resurfacing to be completed by early September

CARNEY, MD – The Joppa Road resurfacing project in the Carney/Perry Hall area is nearly complete, according to Councilman David Marks. Councilman Marks provided an update on the project on Sunday evening. “An additional layer of asphalt will be installed,” said Marks. “There are more than 100 utility connections along this route – the manhole covers will eventually be flush …


Perry Hall Apple Festival 2019 date, details announced

PERRY HALL, MD – An annual tradition in Perry Hall continues next month. Hosted by Chapel Hills Farm and Nursery and the Perry Hall Improvement Association, the 8th annual Perry Hall Apple Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Experience Perry Hall’s “Spirit of Community” in a weekend of …

Painters needed at Seven Oaks Elementary

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Looking for an opportunity to give back to the local community? Seven Oaks Elementary School is in need of volunteer painters. The next round of painting will take place on Tuesday, August 20, at 9 a.m. Volunteers will be finishing up the girls restroom and beginning to paint the boys’ room. “We would really appreciate your help!” …

Nottingham CVS robbed, dog stolen during burglary, burglar caught eating food

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating a series of crimes that were reported over the past few days. At just before 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 11, while at the bus stop in the area of Philadelphia Road at Petrie Way in Rosedale (21237), an individual attempted to steal the victim’s bicycle and threatened to assault the victim. The suspect …

Rosedale Royal Farms robbed, Perry Hall shed burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating a robbery and a burglary that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, and 7:30 a.m. on Friday, August 9, an individual entered a residential shed in the 4400-block of Camellia Road in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236) via an unlocked door and stole the property. The victim’s property …