Crime, Police/Fire

Annapolis Police Officer from Carney arrested for theft scheme

CARNEY, MD—An Officer with the Annapolis Police Department who lives in Carney has been arrested in connection with a theft scheme. Gerrard Lamont Williams Jr., 36, of the unit block of Wildberry Court (21234), was arrested on Tuesday, May 5 and charged with felony theft scheme. An investigation by detectives revealed that Williams worked secondary employment at the WalMart located …


Business, Family, Health, Sci-Tech

Kidde recalls TruSense Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms due to risk of failure to alert

BALTIMORE, MD—Kiddie is recalling around 226,000 smoke and carbon monoxide detectors due to the risk that they could fail to alert consumers to a fire. This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms. The recalled units are Kidde Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060 and 2070 Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarms. Only alarms with the TruSense …


Shoplifter pulls knife on employee at Walmart in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating after a shoplifter threatened a Walmart employee over the weekend. At just before 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, a loss prevention employee stopped a shoplifter at the Walmart store located in the 8100-block of Perry Hills Road in Nottingham (21236). Police say the suspect then pulled a knife on the employee and threatened to harm him. …

Maryland moves into Phase 1C of COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, opens eligibility to residents 65 and older

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday announced the beginning of Phase 1C of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. Over 2 million Marylanders are now eligible for vaccines, including all residents age 65 and older. With eligibility for vaccines in Maryland at its highest level to date, the state continues to receive approximately 10,000 doses per day from the …

Governor Hogan announces expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Marylanders 65 and older

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. The state will make 50,000 doses available next week to hospitals, county health departments, and federally qualified health centers to launch clinics focused on elderly populations. “A return to a sense of normalcy has been made possible by …

‘Shop With a Cop’ celebrated differently in Baltimore County this year [VIDEO]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—This year’s 19th annual “Shop with a Cop” may have been celebrated a bit differently due to COVID-19, but the warmth of the holiday season was still present. Officers from each of the Baltimore County Police Department’s 10 precincts continued the tradition of spreading holiday cheer to children. The children gave their shopping “wish list” to the officers to …

Golden Ring Shopping Center shooting victim dies

UPDATE: Investigators have determined that this shooting was the result of an attempted robbery that occurred during an online selling transaction. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Police are investigating a shooting shooting in the parking lot of the Golden Ring Shopping Center that killed a man on Sunday evening. At just before 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for …

Shooting reported at Rosedale WalMart

UPDATE 2: Investigators have determined that this shooting was the result of an attempted robbery that occurred during an online selling transaction. UPDATE: The victim in this shooting has died. Original story below… ——— ROSEDALE, MD—Police are responding to the scene of a Sunday evening shooting in Rosedale. The shooting was reported at just before 7:30 p.m. at the WalMart …