Crime, Police/Fire

Burglar arrested inside Rosedale home, Rosedale Library burglarized

ROSEDALE, MD—Two suspects are in police custody following a pair of burglaries in the Rosedale area. At just before 2:45 a.m. on Friday, May 7, officers responded to an alarm at the Rosedale Library, located in the 8200-block of Old Philadelphia Road (21237). Upon arrival, officers found that a window had been smashed and saw a suspect exiting the building. …


Police/Fire, Sci-Tech, Traffic

Baltimore County Fire Department’s new engines to feature digital Waze alerting for motorists

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists in Baltimore County who use the Waze navigation app will soon receive alerts that they’re approaching active incidents where first responders are working. Baltimore County Fire Department’s newest fire engines and trucks – a $17.44 million investment this year and $6.1 million next year – are equipped with the HAAS Alert “Safety Cloud” digital alerting service. The HAAS …


Two local businesses burglarized, man assaulted in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported this week. At 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, an individual broke a window at Tony’s Hair and Nails Salon, located in the 8000-block of Philadelphia Road (21237) in order to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect stole a cash register and then fled the scene. At just before 4 …

Man who robbed Nottingham bank sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man who robbed a Nottingham bank will spend more than 12 years behind bars. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell sentenced Fletcher Dorsett, 53, of Salisbury, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a series of nine bank robberies and attempted robberies. Dorsett continued to commit robberies while on escape status …

Crash with rescue reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported on Friday afternoon in the 12000-block of Pulaski Highway. Crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and the Baltimore County Fire Department have responded to the scene. Reports indicate that a vehicle ran off of the roadway and into a ditch.  One …

Annapolis Police Officer from Carney arrested for theft scheme

CARNEY, MD—An Officer with the Annapolis Police Department who lives in Carney has been arrested in connection with a theft scheme. Gerrard Lamont Williams Jr., 36, of the unit block of Wildberry Court (21234), was arrested on Tuesday, May 5 and charged with felony theft scheme. An investigation by detectives revealed that Williams worked secondary employment at the WalMart located …

Rosedale Royal Farms robbed, Nottingham man assaulted in his apartment

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 and 8 p.m. on Monday, May 3, an individual broke into a residence in the 5700-block of Kenwood Avenue (21206) by breaking a sliding glass door. The suspect stole firearms and coins, then fled the scene. At 2 …

Nottingham man arrested after hitting Maryland State Police vehicle, fleeing scene on I-95

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland State Police arrested and charged a suspected impaired driver who hit a state police vehicle and fled the scene Wednesday on Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The suspect has been identified as Gasper Botteon, 45, of Nottingham. Maryland. Botteon is charged with driving under the influence, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and other traffic charges related to …