Crime, Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County grand jury indicts five correctional officers for theft of $380,000 via time card fraud scheme

TOWSON, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announced this week that a Baltimore County grand jury has indicted five correctional officers with felony theft scheme and misconduct in office. The indictments allege that, during their employment as correctional officers for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Kimberly Brown, Erica Byrd, Dephany McKnight, Syreeta Saunders, and Sharonda Stokes were …


Crime, Police/Fire

Two MS-13 gang members receive life sentences in connection with Parkville-area murder

PARKVILLE, MD—Two reported members of the MS-13 gang on Thursday were sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in Baltimore County Circuit Court for their part in the murder of a 21-year-old man in the Parkville area of Baltimore County in July of 2019. Hugo Portillo Chavez, 33, and Jonathan Escobar Hernandez, 21, had been convicted by a jury …


Police: 14-year-old reported missing from Carney area again

CARNEY, MD—Police in Baltimore County say a 14-year-old girl who was reported missing in April has gone missing again. Brittany Brodie was last seen on May 29 in the 1600-block of Cromwell Bridge Road (21234) wearing a pink wig, yellow hoodie, jeans, and pink flip-flops. Brittany was also reported missing from the Linden Aveue area in Overlea back in April. …

Assaults reported in Kingsville, Parkville; robbery reported in Nottingham

NOTTNINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported in recent days. At 12:30 a.m. on May 23, an individual tried unsuccessfully to run down another individual with his vehicle in the 7100-block of Darlington Drive in Parkville (21234).  The suspect vehicle then fled the scene. At around 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, a known individual attempted to …

Long Green Volunteer Fire Company to hold craft fair this weekend

GLEN ARM, MD—A local fire company will be holding a craft fair this weekend. On Saturday, June 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Long Green Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting a craft fair to help support the station and event hall. The fair will be host to a variety of local vendors and craftspeople. Attendees will be able …

Police searching for missing Baltimore County 15-year-old

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing 15-year-old girl. Makaya Carver was last seen on Wednesday evening in Middle River wearing a red bonnet, a camouflaged shirt, gray sweatpants, and black Nike sandals. Authorities say she was on foot with only her cell phone and charger. Anyone with any information on Makaya Carver’s whereabouts is asked …

Sobriety checkpoints set for Baltimore this weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Heading downtown this weekend?  As part of Maryland’s ongoing efforts to support public safety efforts in Baltimore, a combined task force is set to operate sobriety checkpoints in the city this weekend to identify and arrest impaired drivers. A team comprised of members of the Maryland State Police, Maryland Transportation Authority Police, and the Baltimore Police Department will conduct …

Woman carjacked in Rosedale, man robbed while driving in Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported in recent days. At 3:30 a.m. on May 24, an individual broke into a storage shed in the 12300-block of Belair Road in Kingsville (21087).  The suspect stole property from a business, then fled the scene. At around 11:15 a.m. on Monday, June 7, a man was driving his vehicle …