Carjacking reported in Overlea-Fullerton, Dollar Tree vandalized in Rosedale

CarjackingUPDATE: A subsequent investigation has determined that the carjacking “victim” falsified his report – click here for details.

Original story below…


Police are investigating a carjacking that was reported in Overlea-Fullerton and an attempted burglary at a Rosedale store.

At 1:45 a.m. on Friday, October 12, an individual broke the window near the front door of the Dollar Tree located in the 1700-block of Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Nothing was stolen.


At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, two individuals forcibly removed a man from his vehicle at the intersection of Marion Avenue and Henry Avenue in Overlea-Fullerton (21236). The two suspects then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

At 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, October 14, after a burglar alarm sounded, police saw a man running from the front of the Resco Electronics, located in the 4900-block of Mercantile Road in White Marsh (21236) and entering a vehicle. After a brief vehicle pursuit and foot chase, two suspects were taken into custody. No items were reported stolen.

Police seek to identify suspect wanted in connection with shooting at The Avenue

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man who fired shots during a disturbance at The Avenue at White Marsh last month.

Officers responded to the scene at just before 2 a.m. on September for a  report of shots fired.

Detectives later learned that a 28-year-old male victim had actually sustained a stab wound to the lower body.

Upon viewing surveillance and cell phone video from the scene, police have determined that shots were, in fact, fired that night.

Police are seeking to identify several individuals who are wanted either as a suspect or for questioning.


View more in the video below.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately at 410-307-2020.


Fill The House Campaign to be held at White Marsh Mall to benefit House of Ruth

Fill A Truck White Marsh MallOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness month.

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, WMAR will host the Fill The Truck Campaign in the rear portion of Boscov’s lower level parking lot at White Marsh Mall to benefit House of Ruth Maryland.


Items to be collected include new diapers, formula & wipes, new comforters & pillows, new blankets, and underwear.

Trucks donated by Von Paris Moving & Storage will be on site from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. collecting donations.

For more information, visit the website event here.

Fake contractors burglarize White Marsh home, Middle River man punches would-be robber

Police LightsPolice are investigating several burglaries, robberies, and attempted robberies that were reported over the past week.

At about 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 5, a man approached another man while he was sitting on his front porch on Banca Place in Middle River (21223). The first man asked the second man for money. The victim told the suspect that he did not have money, at which time the suspect attempted to get into his pockets. The victim punched the suspect causing him to flee the scene.

At just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, an individual approached an occupied vehicle in the 4900-block of Hazelwood Avenue (21206). The suspect robbed one of the victims of their cell phone, phone case, and personal identity items.

At just after 4:30 a.m. on Monday, October 8, an individual used a tool to cut the lock to the storage area at the WalMart located in the 100-block of Carroll Island Road in Bowleys Quarters (21220). The suspect then stole 25 car batteries.

At about 1:30 p.m. on Monday, the residents of a home in the 5700-block of Ranelagh Road in White Marsh (21162) were distracted by one suspect claiming to be a contractor while a second suspect entered the residence and stole jewelry.

At just before 11 p.m. on Monday, an individual entered the BP store located on Carroll Island Road in Bowleys Quarters (21220), displayed a gun, demanded money, and threatened to harm the clerk. The clerk said that he called the police and the suspect then fled on foot.

Give cancer the boot at The Avenue on Wednesday

The Avenue Boot CampIt’s time to give cancer the boot.

Join Merritt Clubs and The Avenue at White Marsh for a Pink Bootcamp benefiting the American Cancer Society on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Registration is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Check-in/registration
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.: Bootcamp

The rain date will be October 17th.

After Bootcamp, head to Bar Louie and 20% of your bill will go directly to the American Cancer Society.

Register online here or check out more on the event’s Facebook page.