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 …


Business, Crime, Family, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department launches Safe Space initiative

TOWSON, MD—In an effort to further the Baltimore County Police Department’s commitment to the safety and welfare of all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) residents and visitors, BCoPD is launching a Safe Space Initiative. Under the program, community members, businesses, schools, and organizations have the opportunity to visibly display a distinguishable “Safe Space” decal. The posted …


Police find man shot to death on Loch Raven Boulevard

TOWSON, MD—Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death on Loch Raven Boulevard. On Tuesday, November 22, homicide detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department responded to the 8700-block of Loch Raven Boulevard in reference to an unconscious person. When they arrived at the scene, detectives found the victim deceased. It was later determined that 24-year-old Pavan …

Businesses vandalized, burglarized in Hillendale, Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Between 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, an individual came onto a business’ parking lot in the 7900-block of Belair Road in Nottingham (21236), broke into a storage container, and stole a generator. At just before 3:15 p.m. on …

Middle River shooting leaves 2 injured, police seeking tips

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police are seeking tips after a shooting in Middle River left two people injured on Monday. The incident occurred at just before 7:30 p.m. on November 21 in the unit block of Chelmsford Court (21220). When officers arrived, they located two males inside a parked vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. An 18-year-old who was injured remains in stable …

Olszewski names interim Baltimore County Chief of Police, other key leadership positions

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday made the following personnel announcements: Sameer Sidh has been named Baltimore County Deputy Administrative Officer for Economic Development and Infrastructure Colonel Dennis J. Delp has been named Baltimore County’s Interim Chief of Police, effective December 6 Dori Henry has been named Chief of Staff Jennifer Aiosa has been named Director of …

Baltimore County Police Department provides commercial burglary prevention tips

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has seen a rise in commercial burglaries throughout the county, and police say the best deterrent for burglars is for businesses to be proactive with security. Below are some tips from BCoPD to help make local businesses less appealing targets: 1. Keep a minimal amount of cash on the premises. Leave cash registers empty …

Online threat prompts increased police presence at Towson High School

UPDATE: Authorities say the online threat originated from outside the U.S. Police presence remains high at Towson High School as of Monday, November 21st. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Authorities say the community can expect to see an increased police presence at Towson High School on Friday. Police are stepping up patrols at the school out of an abundance of …