Crime, Police/Fire

Second arrest made in connection with December homicide in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—A woman is in custody in connection with a December 2021 shooting that left a Joppa man dead. At around 6:45 p.m. on December 10, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 500-block of Dembytown Road in Joppa for a report of a single vehicle collision. When police arrived at the scene, medics were performing CPR …


Events, Police/Fire, Traffic

2022 Police Unity Tour rolls through Harford County [PHOTOS]

EDGEWOOD, MD—The 2022 Police Unity Tour rolled through Harford County on Wednesday morning. The primary purpose of the Police Unity Tour is to raise awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty. The secondary purpose is to raise funds for the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial and Museum. In May 1997, the Police Unity Tour …


Harford County Sheriff’s Office responds to Attorney General Frosh’s legal challenge

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has issued a response to Attorney General Brian Frosh’s legal challenge that was filed this week. On Monday, Attorney General Frosh alleged that the HCSO was interfering with its investigation of a police-involved shooting that took place in Forest Hill on Saturday (details available here). The response from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office …

Attorney General Frosh accuses Harford County Sheriff’s Office of interfering with fatal shooting investigation

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday filed a complaint requesting that a temporary restraining order be issued to “stop the Harford County Sheriff’s Office from interfering with the investigation” of the Office of the Attorney General’s Independent Investigations Division into a fatal police-involved shooting. The shooting in question took place in Forest Hill on Saturday, April 23rd. …

Rosedale man, three others facing federal indictment for three kidnappings, attempted robberies

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury returned an indictment late Thursday charging four Baltimore area men with federal charges for: kidnapping and robbery conspiracies; kidnapping; carjacking; using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence; and attempted robberies of businesses. The following individuals are charged in the indictment: Dennis Allen Hairston, 32, of Windsor Mill, …

Fatal shooting in Edgewood leaves one dead

EDGEWOOD, MD—Detectives in Harford County are investigating a homicide that occurred in Edgewood on Tuesday night. At around 9 p.m. on April 12, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100-block of Reider Court for a report of a shooting. The adult male victim, identified as Angello Osborne, 38, of Edgewood, was located outside and between two …

Edgewood man pleads guilty to child pornography, weapons charges

EDGEWOOD, MD—A Harford County man has pleaded to guilty to child pornography and weapons charges. Travis Joseph Crawford, 34, of Edgewood, on Friday pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child to produce child pornography and to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of …

Drug dealer admits to distributing fentanyl, cocaine to fatal overdose victim in Joppa

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore drug dealer has admitted to dealing fentanyl and cocaine to a fatal overdose victim in Harford County. Aaron Arthur Fields, a/k/a “Handz”, 33, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty on March 30, 2022, to distribution of controlled substances, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, and possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture containing a detectable …