Crime, Police/Fire

Police searching for Rosedale man who abducted toddler on Taylor Avenue

UPDATE: Police say the one-year-old boy has been found.  Police are still searching for the adult suspect. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Authorities are searching for an abducted child and suspect on Wednesday morning. Police say that, at 9 a.m., one-year-old Aiden Bently was taken from the 3800-block of Taylor Avenue (21236). Bently is wearing gray pants and a onsie, …


Crime, Police/Fire

Hillendale man robbed at gunpoint, Taylor Avenue liquor store burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, an individual broke into a shipping container behind the Goodwill located in the 6200-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Police say nothing was stolen. At 4:45 a.m. on Friday, September 18, three individuals broke into the …


Shooting reported in Parkville, Nottingham storage facility burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a pair of local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 12 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1 and 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, an individual entered the SmartStop Self Storage facility located in the 7900-block of Rossville Boulevard in Nottingham (21236). Once inside, the suspect stole multiple tools from a storage shed, …

Maryland School for the Blind teacher honored with national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Christie Holland, an educator at The Maryland School for the Blind, has been named the Principals of Schools for the Blind 2020 Outstanding Teacher of Students with Multiple Disabilities. Annually POSB, which is part of the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB), recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals nationally who work with students who are blind or visually …

Baltimore man sentenced to over six years in prison after robbing Parkville video game store

BALTIMORE, MD—Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar on Monday sentenced Stewart Williams, 37, of Baltimore, to 77 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a federal robbery charge in connection with a series of four robberies of video game stores committed over a 12-day period. Judge Bredar previously sentenced co-defendant Kelvin McFadden, 27, also …

Police investigating Hillendale robbery, burglary

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating a pair of crimes that were reported in the Hillendale community this week. Sometime between 2 and 11 p.m. on Monday, August 10, an individual shattered the rear sliding glass door to break into a residence in the unit block of Saturn Court (21234). Once inside, the suspect stole cash and clothing then fled the scene. …

Hillendale restaurant, Essex nail salon burglarized

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Police are investigating several local burglaries that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, the rear door of La Rouge Nail Spa, located in the 6000-block of Rossville Boulevard in Essex (21221) was pried open. The stole cash and beauty supplies, then fled the …

Maryland School for the Blind receives major gift from The Jana Goshen-McGeachy Memorial Fund

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind announced on Friday that it has received a $20,000 gift from the Jana Goshen-McGeachy fund that will be used to support MSB’s Families In Need fund.  The fund assists students and families who are experiencing financial difficulties and struggling with access to basic needs as a result of the COVID19 pandemic. The Jana …