Crime, Police/Fire

Police locate, arrest barricaded burglar in attic of Essex home

Police discovered a burglar hiding in the attic of a home in Essex on Thursday¬†after a lengthy barricade situation. Officers were initially dispatched to a home in the 900-block of Renfrew Street (21221) for a burglary in progress at just before 1 p.m. when the homeowner called 911 upon seeing the burglar inside on surveillance cameras. The homeowner received a …


House fire reported in Essex

Crews are on the scene of a Thursday morning fire in Essex. At just after 7:30 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the 900 block of Renfrew Street.  At the scene, crews found smoke showing from a single-family home.  There has been no word on any injuries.  Motorists should use caution in the area.