Crime, Police/Fire

Delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, burglary reported in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported in and around the Nottingham area. At just after 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, a known individual entered a residence in the unit block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale (21234). The suspect stole a television then fled the scene. At 9:30 p.m. on Monday, January 3, armed suspects approached …


Crime, Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Councilman Marks to hold town hall meeting on crime, public safety

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that his office will hold an online town hall meeting to discuss crime control and public safety. He will be joined by the three police captains from the Fifth District and State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger. The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom information …


Baltimore County hit man sentenced to 12 years in prison on murder-for-hire, extortion charges

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County man will spend 12 years in prison on murder-for-hire and extortion charges. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander on Thursday sentenced Stepfen Gerard Gaither, 30, of Randallstown, to 12 years in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for a murder-for-hire conspiracy and for interstate communications with intent to extort, in connection to the …

Pedestrian struck, killed on Belair Road in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Overlea this week. At 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, a vehicle struck a pedestrian along Belair Road near Taylor Avenue (21206). At the time of the crash, the vehicle was traveling northbound on Belair Road. A preliminary investigation determined that the pedestrian, 34-year-old Byron Blowe, stepped into …

New Year’s Eve shooting in Essex leaves 1 injured

ESSEX, MD—Police are investigating a New Year’s Eve shooting in Essex that left one man injured. At just after 10:15 p.m. on December 31, officers responded to the unit block of Jillway Court (21221) for a reported shooting. A preliminary investigation determined that an armed person shot an adult male after he arrived home.  The victim sustained a non-life threatening …

Suspects arrested after robbing Royal Farms in Parkville, assault & robbery reported in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a pair of local robberies that were reported in recent days. At 1:15 a.m. on Friday, December 24, two individuals entered the Royal Farms located in the 2700-block of Taylor Avenue in Parkville (21234), indicated that they were armed, and demanded packs of cigarettes. A police officer was flagged down and both suspects were arrested. At …

Robbery reported at Perry Hall bank

UPDATE: Per Councilman David Marks, the suspect is described as a 5’8″ black male wearing a face mask who was last seen fleeing on foot. A weapon was implied. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-5000. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Police are on the scene of a Friday morning bank robbery in …

Suspect charged in connection with August murder of Carney man

UPDATE: Parrish was an acquaintance of Albert’s according to police. Original story below… —— CARNEY, MD—Detectives have charged a suspect in connection with the killing of a 91-year-old man in Carney back in August. Gary W. Parrish, 38, has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Norman Albert on Hines Road (21234). At just after 12 p.m. on …