Crime, Police/Fire

Missing Rosedale woman found dead in Prince George’s County

ROSEDALE, MD—Authorities say a woman who was reported missing from the Rosedale area last week has been found deceased. Betty Defazio, 70, suffered from a cognitive disability and was last seen at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, at the Regal Inn. On Thursday morning, police said Defazio’s body had been found in Prince George’s County. No additional details have …


Crime, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police arrest two, again, for copper wire thefts from light poles in Baltimore County

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland State Police arrested two men on Wednesday morning in connection with the theft of copper wire from light poles along highways in Baltimore County. The accused are identified as Joseph Wetzel, 45, and Mark Brunelle, 53, both of Brooklyn, MD. Each are charged with four counts of felony theft, five counts of malicious destruction of property, and one …


Gov. Hogan directs MDH to offer appointment-free COVID-19 testing, allow testing without symptoms

ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the state has reached a critical milestone, surpassing 200,000 COVID-19 tests and completing testing of 3.5 percent of the state’s population. The state now has the capacity and supplies to offer testing to Marylanders who may have been exposed to the disease, even if they do not have symptoms. With this progress, …