Crime, Police/Fire

Perry Hall church vandalized, burglarized; man sets vehicle on fire in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At around 3 a.m. on Friday, November 25, an individual brandished a folding pocket knife during an argument in the 1300-block of Taylor Avenue in Hillendale (21234). At just before 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, a known individual burglarized a place of worship located in …


Crime, Police/Fire

Three suspects arrested in connection with Perry Hall homicide

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police have arrested and charged three suspects in connection with a shooting death that occurred in the Perry Hall area in October. The shooting occurred at around 5:45 p.m. on October 3 in the 8000-block of Heathrow Court near Belair Road at Slater Avenue in Nottingham/Perry Hall (21236). The victim, 28-year-old Vincent Leach, was pronounced dead at the scene. …


Carjacking reported in Hillendale, woman robbed in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a carjacking and a robbery that were reported this week. At 11:30 p.m. on Monday, November 14, a woman reported that, as she was taking trash to her community dumpster in the unit block of Ambo Circle in Middle River (21220), she was approached by two individuals. The suspects told the woman that they had a …

SVU detectives charge Parkville man with rape

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville man has been arrested and charged with rape and other offenses, police said on Wednesday afternoon. Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department’s Special Victims Unit have arrested and charged 34-year-old Evan Martin with second-degree rape, sexual solicitation of a minor, drug distribution, and other assault charges. Martin is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore …

Middle River shooting victim dies, suspect arrested

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The victim in Saturday’s shooting in Middle River has died and a suspect has been arrested, police said on Sunday. The fatal shooting occurred at around 3:15 p.m. on November 12. in the 9900-block of Berliner Place (21220). When officers arrived at the scene, they found one person suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers administered CPR while medics …

Driver attempts to strangle other motorist following Middle River crash, man tackled & robbed in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, an individual tackled someone to the ground and stole their keys in the 3500-block of Moultree Place in Nottingham (21236) then fled the scene. Officers received an additional call for a suspicious person, identified the suspicious person …

Parkville High student arrested after bringing loaded gun to school

UPDATE: The following is a message to the community from the Parkville High School principal: Dear Parents and Families of Parkville High School I wanted to make you aware of an incident that happened this morning. School administration was notified of a possible weapon in the building. We immediately activated a lockdown and contacted our School Resource Officer (SRO) who …

Parkville High School placed on lockdown due to ‘weapons investigation’

UPDATE: Police say a 14-year-old student who was in possession of a loaded handgun has been placed under arrest. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Parkville High School was placed on lockdown on Monday morning. Reports indicate that that administration at Parkville High became aware of a student in possession of a weapon on Monday morning. The school resource officer was …