Traffic

AAA, NTSB: Fatal wrong-way crashes on the rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Fatal wrong-way driving crashes on our nation’s highways are a persistent and devastating threat that is only getting worse. According to the latest data analysis from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, there were 2,008 deaths from wrong-way driving crashes on divided highways between 2015 and 2018, an average of approximately 500 deaths a year.  That is up 34% …


Crime, Police/Fire

Wanted suspect, two others arrested in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—A wanted suspect and two other individuals were arrested in Perry Hall on Friday night. The incident occurred at the High’s store located in the 9400-block of Scott Moore Way (21128) at just after 9 p.m. Police say officers stopped the suspect on the parking lot, identified and confirmed the suspect was wanted, identified two other individuals, and …


Former BPD Gun Trace Task Force member from Nottingham sentenced to 14 months in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A former Baltimore Police Department officer who was part of the Gun Trace Task Force was sentenced to prison on Tuesday. A U.S. District Judge sentenced Victor Rivera, 48, of Nottingham, to 14 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer in connection with a scheme …

Frankford Family Pharmacy owner pleads guilty to federal charge of murder for hire

BALTIMORE, MD—A local pharmacy operator on Thursday pleaded guilty to a federal charge of murder for hire. David Robinson, age 51, of Baltimore, owned and operated the Frankford Family Pharmacy, located at 5244 Sinclair Lane (21206).  On October 10, 2018, Robinson pleaded guilty to a federal drug conspiracy involving the distribution of oxycodone and alprazolam outside the scope of professional …

MDTA Police arrest two men transporting suspected heroin on I-95 in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—On Friday morning, a police officer assigned to the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police HEAT (Homeland Enforcement and Traffic) Team was on patrol on southbound Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The officer conducted a traffic stop on a white Honda Civic after allegedly observing that neither the driver of the vehicle nor a front seat passenger were restrained by …

Rosedale man, 18 others indicted on gang-related drug charges

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland State Police Colonel Woodrow W. “Jerry” Jones, III on Thursday announced the indictments of 19 defendants for multiple charges, including participation in a criminal gang and conspiracy to distribute narcotics, as well as multiple drug kingpin, possession of a large volume of narcotics, and firearms-related counts. The investigation was led by …

AG Frosh: Rosedale man among 15 indicted on drug distribution, sex trafficking

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictments of 15 members of a gang, including a Rosedale man, on multiple charges including participation in a gang, possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl, cocaine, and MDMA, distribution of controlled dangerous substances, and CDS possession and conspiracy in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City. The leaders …

Nottingham man pleads guilty to federal drug distribution charges

NOTTINGHAM, MD—An associate of drug trafficking organizations that operated in East Baltimore was sentenced to nine years in federal prison and two others pleaded guilty to federal drug distribution charges. Egan Davis, 40, of Nottingham, pleaded guilty on Thursday and co-defendant Amin Boyd, 42, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty on September 8, 2020, to federal drug distribution charges related to their …