Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Police investigating after loaded gun found at Baltimore County school

ESSEX, MD—Police are investigating after a gun was found at a Baltimore County school on Wednesday. At around 12:15 p.m., officers responded to Chesapeake High School after being notified that a loaded handgun and ammunition were discovered by a school administrator. Officers later learned the weapon was located inside of a bag in an empty classroom. No additional details are …


Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan announces $3 million in grants to protect against hate crimes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday awarded $3 million to protect more than 30 Maryland organizations and religious institutions against hate crimes. The funding, provided through the Protecting Against Hate Crimes (PAHC) program, will be used on equipment, personnel, and physical security enhancements. “Hate, bigotry, or racism of any kind is un-American, unacceptable, and wrong,” said Governor Hogan. “This funding …


Perry Hall murder suspect convicted, could face life sentence without parole

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Nottingham man has been convicted in connection with the 2019 shooting death of a woman in Perry Hall. On Monday, a Baltimore County jury convicted Christopher James Engles, 21, of Bellhurst Way (21236), of first-degree premeditated murder, robbery with a dangerous or deadly weapon, and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. At …

Pizza delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, man robbed in Parkville apartment

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15 and 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 16, an individual broke into a locked storage container at a business located in the 600-block of Earls Road in Middle River (21220).  The suspect stole the lock and lawn equipment, then …

Assault reported in Fullerton, Overlea home burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this month. At just after 11 p.m. on Monday, September 6, an individual assaulted someone after in an altercation at a business located in the 7500-block of Belair Road in Fullerton (21236). Sometime between the 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Monday, September 13, an individual entered an unsecured residence …

Belair Road shooting suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder

BALTIMORE, MD—Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting that occurred on Belair Road last month. At just before 1 a.m. on August 21, officers with the Baltimore Police Department responded to the 6300-block of Belair Road (21206) for a report of a shooting. At the scene medics found a 29-year-old male victim who had sustained a non-life-threatening …