Crime, Police/Fire

Shots fired in Rosedale, suspect barricaded in apartment

UPDATE: Police say the suspect is now in custody. Area roads are being reopened. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Police are investigating after shots were reportedly fired in Rosedale on Monday afternoon. At around 1:45 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Leatherwood Place for a report of shots fired. Police say no one was struck and that the …


Crime, Police/Fire

SWAT team responding to standoff on Old Harford Road

PARKVILLE, MD – Police are on the scene of a possible barricade situation along Old Harford Road. At just after 1 p.m., witnesses reported seeing a man with a machete in the 7300-block of Old Harford Road (21234). The man emerged from a home in the neighborhood then retreated back inside. The suspect’s mother was also in the home, but …


Barricade situation ends peacefully in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD – Police in Baltimore County say a standoff in the Rosedale area has ended peacefully. Authorities say that at about 4 a.m. on Friday morning, officers responded to a home on Golden Ring Road in response to a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived at the scene, the residents refused to communicate and attempted to cancel the police response. …

Police standoff reported in Essex

Police are on the scene as a standoff situation unfolds in Essex on Friday night. At about 9:15 p.m., a barricaded subject was reported in the 1000-block of Tace Drive. It is unknown as to whether or not the individual is alone in the residence. There are no additional details at this time. Avoid the area.

Woman shot during Nottingham home invasion

UPDATE; 8/27; 3:00pm – Police have now determined that this incident was not connected to a home invasion robbery – details here. UPDATE; 8/24; 8:49pm – Authorities say the standoff has ended. No additional details have yet been released. UPDATE; 8/24; 6:13pm – Police are now on the scene of a barricade situation in connection with this incident. The Baltimore …

Suicidal person barricaded in burning Perry Hall home

UPDATE: 11:08 a.m. – The fire is now contained. UPDATE: 11:05 a.m. – Police now say that the suicidal subject is in custody. Firefighters continue to work to extinguish the blaze. Motorists should avoid the Silver Spring Road/Cottington Road area. UPDATE: 11:03 a.m. – Perry Hall High School is now on lockdown as a precaution. UPDATE: 11:00 a.m. – The …

Barricade situation reported in Rosedale

Police responded to the scene of a barricade situation in Rosedale on Tuesday morning. At about 11:30 a.m., officers responded to the 8200 block of Pulaski Highway, 21237. Police cleared the scene at around 1:30 p.m. Authorities say a resident shot a pellet gun at her mobile home. No injuries have been reported at this time. There were no related …

Armed man surrenders to police in Essex barricade

UPDATE: 10/12/2016 – 4:32 p.m. – Here is the official update from the Baltimore County Police Department… A barricade situation in Essex has ended peacefully. Just before 11 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the 2100 block of Anthony Ave 21221 for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived on the scene they spoke with a man who told …