Politics

Local GOP condemns Baltimore County Executive candidate for sign theft

NOTTINGHAM, MD—At its regularly scheduled meeting on June 13, the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee (BCRCC) formally voted to condemn ‘candidate Pat McDonough for the theft of an opponent’s campaign sign. Darren Badillo brought the accusation to the committee in May after he received photographic evidence of McDonough placing a Badillo sign in his vehicle. Badillo and McDonough are both …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police seek to identify Joppa burglary suspect

JOPPA, MD—Police in Harford County are asking for the public’s help in identifying a theft and burglary suspect. Between June 3 and June 4, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office investigated several thefts and a burglary in the Joppa area that are believed to involve the same individual. In each of these incidents, the suspect pictured stole items out of the …


Driver pulls gun during Overlea road rage incident, vehicle stolen in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 2 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, an individual attempted to break into a residence in the 9900-block of Berliner Place in Middle River (21220) via a window. At 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 29, an individual broke into a garage in the 7300-block …

Police seek to identify Joppa shoplifter

JOPPA, MD—Police in Harford County are asking for the public’s help in identifying a shoplifting suspect. At just before 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dollar General in the 500-block of Pulaski Highway (21085) for a report of a theft. Authorities determined that the suspect entered the store, placed childcare …

Following van theft in their driveway, Seven Courts family asking neighbors to check surveillance camera footage

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Friday, March 18 started out like any other day for Robert and Ginger Griffey. That all changed at around 7:30 a.m. when someone stole their van from their driveway in the 3800-block of Perryhurst Place (21236) in the Seven Courts community The suspect reportedly dumped a stolen Jeep on Perryoak Place prior to stealing the Griffeys’ van, which they …

Suspect on the loose after stealing van, crashing in Seven Courts community

UPDATE: The family is asking neighbors to check their surveillance camera footage. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A suspect is on the loose after stealing a van and crashing it in the Seven Courts community on Friday morning. At around 7:30a.m. on March 18, police say officers responded to the 3800-block of Perryhurst Place (21236) for a report of a …

Nigerian national sentenced to over four years in prison for conspiring with Middle River man to commit identity theft, mail fraud

BALTIMORE, MD—A Nigerian national has been sentenced to prison for his part in a Maryland identity theft and mail fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake has sentenced Samson A. Oguntuyi, 29, of Atlanta, Georgia, to 54 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and mail fraud, bank fraud, …

Two suspects charged with murder of Edgewood man after vehicle found in Middle River

EDGEWOOD, MD—A man and a woman are in police custody after being charged with the murder of an Edgewood man. ​On February 18, patrol deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2300-block of Perry Avenue in Edgewood. Upon arrival, deputies located Gerald Wayne Champ, 71, dead in his residence. Champ’s body was transported for autopsy, where it …