Police/Fire

Police: Nature of fatal injury sustained by Nottingham victim remains unclear

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County have provided an update on what was initially reported as a shooting that occurred on Wednesday evening in Nottingham. Initially, the Baltimore County Police Department reported that, at just before 7:30 p.m. on June 1, officers responded to Duntore Place (21236) for a “report of a shooting victim.”  At the scene, police say they found …


Crime, Police/Fire

Dunfield fight leads to assault, robbery reported in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, February 27, a residence was broken into in the 5800-block of Comstock Avenue (21206). Various items were stolen from the home. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. At just after 9:45 a.m. on Monday, February 28, …


Roads reopened following Nottingham standoff

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Roads in the Dunfield community are being reopened following a Friday morning standoff. At around 9 a.m., police responded to the area of Arwell Court to perform a welfare check when the situation quickly escalated, according to witnesses at the scene. Police say the situation has now “been resolved.” Councilman David Marks reports that the individual sustained a self-inflicted …

Police responding to barricade situation after shots fired in Dunfield community

1:30 p.m. UPDATE: Authorities say the situation has been resolved – additional details here. 11:00 a.m. UPDATE: Police say the incident on Arwell Court is contained and residents in the immediate area are being asked to shelter-in-place. 10:15 a.m. UPDATE: It is not clear whether the suspect fired at police or fired a shot inside the residence.  Avoid the area. …

Shooting reported in Nottingham

UPDATE 2: Police now tell NottinghamMD.com that only one suspect was shot and is being treated. The victim has been taken to a local hospital in unknown condition. UPDATE: A police spokesperson tells NottinghamMD.com that officers responded to the 8000-block of Belair Road for a report of a shooting. Initial investigation revealed that the shooting occurred outside of a nearby …

Councilman Marks: There is an urgent need to reduce crime

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks… Make no mistake—crime is the top concern in Baltimore County right now. Around Thanksgiving weekend, our county set a record for homicides. Crime is affecting every type of community, with shootings in places like Milford Mill, Towson, and Middle River that are scattered throughout the county. It must be addressed, …

Power outage near Dunfield, Belmont communities leaves almost 2,500 without power

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Wednesday afternoon power outage has left several residents and businesses without power near the Dunfield and Belmont communities. The outage was reported at just before 3:30 p.m.  Initial reports indicate that nearly 2,500 residents are currently without power. BGE estimates that power should be restored by around 5:30 p.m. There has been no word on what caused the outage. …

Water main break reported in Belmont South community

UPDATE: Councilman David Marks has arranged for any residents without water to use Maximum Fitness and The Y for hot showers. Original story below… —— CARNEY, MD—A water main break in the Belmont South community has left several hundred residents without water. The break was reported on Tuesday, October 12, along Kintore Drive. Officials say a third-party vendor is working …