Police/Fire

Man dies from injuries sustained in Joppa camper explosion

JOPPA, MD—Officials from Johns Hopkins Hospital report that Robert G. Kellogg, 38, died on Saturday from injuries he had sustained during a fire inside his Joppa camper-trailer in the fall of last year. At just after 8:15 p.m. on October 18, 2022, a passerby observed a large fire on the property of B&T Services located at 415 Pulaski Highway. Harford …


Police/Fire

Inmate from Middle River dies at Harford County Detention Center

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A 26-year-old inmate from the Harford County Detention Center died early Sunday morning after hanging himself in his cell, authorities said. At approximately 12:15 a.m., a correctional deputy found the inmate unresponsive in his cell with a sheet around his neck. Deputies immediately began lifesaving efforts and called for medical staff at the detention center. Deputies and medical …


Harford County man sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug distribution conspiracy

BALTIMORE, MD—A Harford County man will spend 20 years behind bars for his part in a drug distribution conspiracy. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on December 19 sentenced Che Jaron Durbin, 44, of Aberdeen, to 20 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine …

Police searching for suspect who robbed Royal Farms store in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Police in Harford County are searching for the man who robbed a Joppa convenience store on Tuesday. At around 4:30 a.m. on December 20, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Royal Farms store located in the 500-block of Joppa Farm Road in for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, authorities were informed that an …

Edgewood shooting victim dies, police still searching for Towson man

UPDATE: Jamar Wise has been apprehended by police. Original story below… —— EDGEWOOD, MD—The victim in an Edgewood shooting has died. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has identified Jamar Wise, 42, of Towson, as a suspect. Investigators have determined that Wise had previously been in a relationship with the victim, identified as Kisha Blackwell, 46, of Edgewood. Authorities say that Blackwell …

Police searching for Towson man following Edgewood shooting

UPDATE: The victim in this case has died from her injuries. Original story below… —— EDGEWOOD, MD—Detectives in Harford County are searching for a Baltimore County man following a shooting in Edgewood. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has identified Jamar Wise, 42, of Towson, as a suspect. Investigators have determined that Wise had previously been in a relationship with the victim, …

Former Baltimore SWAT officer sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography

BALTIMORE, MD—A former Baltimore police officer has been sentenced to more than two decades behind bars. U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on Thursday sentenced Donald Hildebrandt, 52, of Bel Air, to 25 years in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for sexual exploitation of a child to produce child pornography, and possession of child pornography. The indictment was …

Edgewood man indicted in 20-year-old attempted murder, rape case

PIKESVILLE, MD—A Cecil County grand jury has handed down an indictment charging a suspect in connection with a twenty-year-old attempted murder and rape investigation. The accused is identified as Bryant Nakia White, 48, of Edgewood. The indictment charges White with attempted second-degree murder, kidnapping, first- and second-degree rape, assault, and other criminal charges related to the 2002 incident. White is …