Crime, Police/Fire

Harford County robbery suspect who shot himself during Baltimore County police chase identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Harford County robbery suspect who led police on a chase through White Marsh before shooting himself on I-695 in Essex has been identified. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased suspect as 38-year-old Thomas R. Hoerr III of Forest Hill. After warrants were served on Hoerr’s vehicle and residence, evidence was collected that connects Hoerr to …


Crime, Police/Fire

Harford County robbery suspect tears through White Marsh, dies after crashing on I-695

UPDATE: The deceased suspect has been identified by police. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—A robbery suspect who crashed on I-695 on Sunday morning appears to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Baltimore County Police Department. At just before 8 a.m., Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies released a description of a 2004 Honda Accord being …


Governor Hogan issues proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday issued a proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month and highlighting the administration’s participation in the nationwide Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. Maryland joins 41 other states and one U.S. territory in issuing similar proclamations today. “Each and every life taken by suicide is a devastating …

Deceased person found in White Marsh

UPDATE 2: Due to the nature of this individual’s death (suicide, according to police), they will not be identified. UPDATE: Police do not suspect foul play at this time and there is no threat to the community. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating after a deceased person was reportedly found in the Nottingham/White Marsh area early Sunday morning. …

Harford County Detention Center inmate from Joppa commits suicide

JOPPA, MD—A 26-year-old inmate at the Harford County Detention Center died on Friday after apparently hanging himself in his cell. At just after 12:30 p.m., correctional officers found the inmate unresponsive in his cell with a sheet around his neck. Deputies immediately called for medical staff from the detention center and available deputies to respond and began lifesaving efforts. Medical …

School resource officer fatally shoots himself at Eastern Tech

A resource officer at a Baltimore County school reportedly took his own life on Monday. Police responded to Eastern Technical High School at around 1:30 p.m. after faculty members heard what sounded like a gunshot. Upon arrival, authorities found Officer Joseph Comegna inside the SRO office at the school. The officer had sustained what police surmise was a self-inflicted gunshot …

Afterschool, evening activities cancelled at Eastern Tech following ‘medical emergency’ incident

UPDATE: Police now confirm that the SRO fatally shot himself – details here. Original story below… —— All afterschool and evening activities were cancelled at Eastern Technical High School on Monday following a “medical emergency.” At about 1:30 p.m., the Baltimore County Police Department said that officers responded to the school following a report of a medical emergency involving the …

MidiCi to hold Joshua York suicide awareness night on Wednesday

MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company, located on The Avenue at White Marsh, is partnering with the Joshua York Legacy Foundation to raise funds for suicide awareness, prevention, and community outreach. The restaurant will host Joshua York Night on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from noon to 8 pm. Twenty five percent of proceeds, generated with a flyer (available here) or showing …