Crime, Police/Fire

55-year-old injured in Frankford shooting

BALTIMORE, MD—Police are investigating an afternoon shooting in northeast Baltimore that left one man injured. At just after 1 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024, officers responded to the 5400-block of Sinclair Lane (21206) to investigate a call for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found a 55-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics transported the victim to an area …


Crime, Police/Fire

Juvenile carjacking suspects arrested after bailing out of vehicle in Overlea

BALTIMORE, MD—Two teens have been arrested following an armed carjacking in Baltimore on Thursday afternoon. At just before 4:45 p.m. on February 29, officers responded to the 4000-block of East Northern Parkway to investigate a call for an armed carjacking. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a male victim who stated that he was carjacked at gunpoint at the scene by …


Man gets 50 years for gunpoint carjacking on Harford Road

BALTIMORE, MD—A man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after officials say he stole a car at gunpoint, assaulted a man with a loaded gun, and took off. Officials say Karon Alston and another unknown male approached the victim in the parking lot of the Harford Seafood Market, located at 6800 Harford Road (21234), on February 2, 2023. …

Parkville, Essex, Baltimore men sentenced for $1.5M fraud scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—The Department of Justice has announced that a Baltimore man has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for his role in a series of fraud schemes that attempted to steal more than $1.5 million from his victims.  Men from Parkville and Essex were also sentenced as part of this case. The announcement states that 40-year-old Noel Chimezuru Agoha …

Police seeking tips on 1992 cold case homicide in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are searching for tips related to a 1992 cold case homicide in Baltimore County. At around 7:30 a.m. on February 28, 1992, a driver took the ramp from northbound I-95 to go eastbound on I-695. While doing so, the driver noticed the nude body of a white female lying in a ditch on the side of the ramp …

Attorney General Brown announces convictions of two members of ’39 Babies’ gang

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday announced the guilty pleas and sentencing of two members of Baltimore’s “39 Babies” gang. Karon Johnson and Pierre Briggs, both of Baltimore and both 23 years old, pleaded guilty to charges including participation in a criminal organization and firearms violations. Johnson also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder. The …

Shooting at TowsonTown Place Apartments leaves 1 injured

BALTIMORE, MD—A Tuesday evening shooting near Towson has left one man injured. At around 5 p.m. on February 27, officers with the Baltimore County Police Department responded to the 6900-block of Lachlan Circle (21239) following reports of a shooting. When authorities arrived on the scene, they located an adult male outside the location suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim …

Six indicted in Baltimore City, County carjacking ring

UPDATE: Officials say there was no 10-year-old involved in this case, as was initially reported. Updated story below… BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown has announced charges against six individuals, including two juveniles, on multiple criminal counts, including participation in a criminal gang, first degree murder, armed carjacking, armed robbery, assault, burglary, and firearm related charges. “The complete disregard …