Maryland State Police seek assistance in locating murder suspect

SALISBURY, MD—Maryland State Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Seaford man in connection with a fatal shooting that took place in June in Wicomico County. Fernando Medina-Moreta, 27, is wanted for the murder of 23-year-old Franklin Abraham Perez Rodriguez. According to police, Medina-Moreta and Rodriguez got into a physical altercation sometime early in the morning on June 9. […]

Maryland man sentenced to over six years in prison for laundering more than $1.8 million in drug proceeds

BALTIMORE, MD—A Maryland man has been sentenced to six years and three months in federal prison for laundering more than $1.8 million in drug money for a Mexican cartel. The sentence, announced by U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron, was the result of a guilty plea by 46-year-old Gerrod Davis, of Glen Burnie, who was convicted of laundering money as part […]

BCPS teacher arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a minor

RANDALLSTOWN, MD—A teacher with Baltimore County Public Schools has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a minor. Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have arrested 38-year-old Carlos Arroyo. The Randallstown High School teacher has been charged with two felonies, which include sexual abuse of a minor and sexual offense in the third degree. In addition, Arroyo faces two […]

Police identify suspect wanted in connection with fatal Nottingham shooting

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police have identified the suspect who is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the Nottingham area back in April. At around 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2024, officers responded to the unit block of Whitelaw Place (21236) for a reported shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they located 27-year-old Shakeia Allen suffering from […]

Councilman Marks: Inside the decades-long legislation to reduce school overcrowding

The following is an update from Baltimore County Fifth District Councilman David Marks. This month, schoolchildren throughout Baltimore County will complete classes, and educators will earn a well-deserved break for a few weeks. I was fortunate to attend several graduation ceremonies and farewell assemblies, and congratulate many of these students personally. It was fitting, then, that the Baltimore County Council […]

Delegates Szeliga, Nawrocki call on County Executive to issue new executive order on ICE detainers and violent offenders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—To encourage Baltimore County to prioritize public safety, Delegates Ryan Nawrocki and Kathy Szeliga have called upon County Executive Johnny Olszewski to rescind executive orders from former County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former County Executive Don Mohler. These 2017 and 2018 executive orders expressly forbid the Baltimore County Police Department and the Baltimore County Department of Corrections from cooperating […]