Crime, Police/Fire

Carney man arrested, charged in connection with Nottingham shooting death

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County have identified and charged a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man on Stillmeadow Road in Nottingham on Monday evening. Sahmir Pasha Tahlib Smokes, 20, of the unit block of Bernadotte Court in the Seven Courts Community in Carney (21234), has been charged with first-degree murder and held on no bail status …


Crime, Police/Fire

Councilman Marks: arrest made in Nottingham shooting death

UPDATE: A Carney man has been identified and charged. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks confirmed to NottinghamMD.com on Tuesday after that police have arrested the suspect connected to Monday evening’s fatal shooting in Nottingham. At around 6:30 p.m., police responded to Stillmeadow Road near Dunfield Road (21236) for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found …


Councilman Marks: It’s time to add police substation in Dunfield/Belmont

The following is an op-ed from Councilman David Marks… It’s time to take bold action to stop the steady increase in crime in Belmont and Dunfield, neighborhoods where the quality of life is eroding thanks to vandalism, lawlessness among our youth, and shootings like last night’s incident off Stillmeadow Road. In January, I joined our state legislators in calling for …

Nottingham shooting victim dies, reward offered

UPDATE 2: A Carney man has been identified and charged. UPDATE: The suspect wanted in connection with this shooting has been arrested. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A reward is being offered following Monday evening’s fatal shooting in Nottingham. At around 6:30 p.m., police responded to Stillmeadow Road near Dunfield Road (21236) for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, …

State Highway Administration to improve Belair Road in Overlea, Fullerton this spring & summer

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will be improving safety and ride quality along Belair Road between I-695 and Dunfield Road in Overlea/Fullerton. The 1.5-mile project will be completed by late-summer. The $4.5 million project includes patching, paving, and re-striping both directions of Route 1, as well as repairing and upgrading concrete curb, gutter, sidewalk, and driveway aprons …

Police subdue armed, suicidal man in Parkville

An armed, suicidal man was successfully disarmed by police in Parkville on Wednesday morning. At about 4:40 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, a patrol supervisor noticed a man with a long gun down his pants walking in the area of Belair Road and Stillmeadow Road. Additional officers were called to assist. Police say the man then took the gun from …