Crime, Police/Fire

Storage facility, pizza shop burglarized

Police are investigating three burglaries that were reported over the weekend. Sometime between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, February 23, an individual entered a barn in the 11500 block of Sherwood Road in Upper Falls (21156) and stole eight bales of hay. Sometime between 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, and 7 a.m. on Monday, February 26, an …


Business, Crime

Nottingham man sentenced to prison for food stamp fraud

Baltimore, Maryland – On Monday, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Muhammad Sarmad, 41, of Nottingham, to 18 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit food stamp fraud and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to illegally redeem food stamp benefits in exchange for cash. At the sentencing, the judge also ordered that …