Crime, Police/Fire

Rosedale-area man arrested, charged in connection with Catonsville murder

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives have charged four suspects for their involvement in the murder of Michael McCoy in Catonsville last month. The shooting was initially reported at around 6 p.m. on November 4 in the 3800-block of Cedar Drive (21228). Police were called to the scene at 6 p.m. for a shooting. The victim, identified as Michael Anthony …


Police investigating robberies in Essex, Middle River

Police are investigating robberies in Essex and Middle River that were reported this week. At just after 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 10, three individuals entered the Super 8 motel located on Stemmers Run Road in Essex (21221).  The suspects implied a weapon and demanded a room key for a room. The employee made a room key for one of …

Police investigating string of weekend burglaries in Parkville, Nottingham; shots fired in Middle River

Police are investigating a string of burglaries and robberies that were reported over the weekend. At 2 a.m. on Friday, May 18, an individual broke into Queen’s Nails salon, located in the 7600 block of Belair Road (21236). The suspect fled the location prior to police arrival. At just after 2 a.m. on Friday, an individual broke into Martin’s Hairport, …

Police searching for missing Middle River man

Police in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s assistance in location a man who has gone missing from the Middle River area. Phillip Joseph Pietra, 39, of Cedar Drive (21220) was last seen on Friday, September 29, at about 6:30 p.m. He was last seen wearing a dark colored t-shirt and jeans. If anyone has information on Phillip Pietra, …