Crime, Police/Fire

Tractor-trailer driver flees from police on I-95, travels in wrong direction for nearly 8 miles

EDGEWOOD, MD—A tractor-trailer driver has been arrested after fleeing from police on Interstate 95 and traveling in the wrong direction for nearly eight miles. The driver has been identified as Maurice Cooper, 37, of Haverhill, Florida. Cooper was taken into police custody on Monday afternoon without incident. Cooper faces the following charges: attempted second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, assault …


Crime, Police/Fire

Middle River man arrested on drug, weapons charges following traffic stop, pursuit in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Maryland Transportation Authority Police have arrested a 28-year-old Middle River man on weapons and drug distribution charges stemming from an August 20 traffic stop in White Marsh. MDTA Police Officers took the man into custody Thursday, September 2, with assistance from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, and were assisted by the Baltimore County Police Department during …


Nottingham man arrested after hitting Maryland State Police vehicle, fleeing scene on I-95

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland State Police arrested and charged a suspected impaired driver who hit a state police vehicle and fled the scene Wednesday on Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The suspect has been identified as Gasper Botteon, 45, of Nottingham. Maryland. Botteon is charged with driving under the influence, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and other traffic charges related to …

Harford County robbery suspect tears through White Marsh, dies after crashing on I-695

UPDATE: The deceased suspect has been identified by police. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—A robbery suspect who crashed on I-695 on Sunday morning appears to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Baltimore County Police Department. At just before 8 a.m., Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies released a description of a 2004 Honda Accord being …

Suspect flees on foot during Perry Hall police chase

UPDATE 2: Police say that, at around 12:30 p.m., officers attempted to make a traffic stop but the vehicle fled.  The car then crashed near Silver Hall Road at Silver Spring Road.  The driver fled on foot and was apprehended by police. UPDATE: Sources indicate that the suspect has been apprehended and is now in police custody.  Councilman David Marks …

Perry Hall police pursuit ends with crash

UPDATE: Police have provided additional information on this incident here. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—A police pursuit ended with a crash in Perry Hall on Thursday evening. At around 5 p.m., a suspect fled from the police at The Y in Perry Hall on Ebenezer Road. A brief chase ensued and the suspect then crashed into another vehicle. …

Two injured in crash following Joppa police chase

JOPPA, MD—Authorities responded to a pair of crashes in the Joppa area on Wednesday morning. The first crash occurred at 8:45 a.m. in the 1800-block of Mountain Road, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. In that crash, a car collided with an oil carrier. One person was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A second crash …