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Olszewski announces premium pay for Baltimore County employees, first responders amid continued service during COVID-19 pandemic

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the critical services Baltimore County government employees have continued to provide amid the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that the County will provide one-time premium pay of $3,000 for first responders, public safety, and public health employees as well as one-time premium pay of $1,000 for all other eligible County employees. These …


Police/Fire

Silver Alert canceled after missing Baltimore County man found dead inside submerged vehicle

ESSEX, MD—A Silver Alert has been canceled for 72-year-old Alfonso Bryan, who was last seen on the evening on April 9th. He had been reported missing from the Stemmers Run Road area in Essex. Police say Bryan was found dead at just before 6:00 p.m. on Thursday evening. Initial reports seem to indicate that his vehicle was found submerged at …


Assault reported in Perry Hall, woman robbed in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 9 p.m. on Friday, April 9, an individual approached a woman from behind in the area of Hillsway Avenue at Dalton Road in Hillendale (21234), pressed an unknown object against her back, and demanded her bag.  The suspect then fled the scene. At …

14-year-old reported missing from Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been reported missing from the Overlea area. Brittany Brodie was last seen at around 4:45 pm on April 3rd. She has gone missing from the 7300-block of Linden Ave (21206). Anyone with information on Brittany Brodie’s whereabouts is asked to call police 410-307-2020.

Maryland State Police issue hundreds of distracted driving citations during statewide initiative

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police issued hundreds of citations and warnings related to distracted driving violations as part of a statewide effort on Thursday to combat the issue on Maryland roads. The initiative was conducted in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office and AAA Mid-Atlantic as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It was …

Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Pulaski Highway

WHITE MARSH, MD—A 31-year-old woman has died after being struck while crossing Pulaski Highway on Friday night. Police say Megan Frazier, of the 1200-block of Fairley Way (21205), died on Saturday morning at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after she was hit by a vehicle on Friday night. Frazier was struck by a 2019 Toyota Tacoma as she crossed the …

Parkville police precinct to plant tree to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18–24, 2021, will be planting and dedicating a tree at the station. The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday April 21 to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and to introduce the community to the important resources and …

Governor Hogan vetoes bill that would eliminate life sentences without parole for juveniles

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced actions on legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session. The governor has vetoed SB494 – Juveniles Convicted as Adults – Sentencing – Limitations and Reductions. Governor Hogan issued the following statement on the matter: “Our administration has consistently demonstrated a historic commitment to criminal justice reform. In 2016, we passed …