Crime, Police/Fire

Edgewood man convicted in Joppa homicide

JOPPA, MD—An Edgewood man has been convicted in connection with a homicide that occurred in the Joppa area in December 2021. On Wednesday, February 21, 2024, Alton Cumbo, 30, of Edgewood, was found guilty of second-degree murder and weapons charges following a five-day jury trial. Evidence presented in trial proved that on December 10, 2021, deputies responded to Dembytown Road …


Police/Fire

Police searching for missing runaway last seen in Harford County

ABERDEEN, MD—Police in Harford County are searching for a missing teen. Benjamin Shum, 16, was last seen on February 17 in the 200-block of Poclain Road in Aberdeen. He was last seen wearing a dark hoodie, blue jeans, and glasses. Authorities say the boy is a runaway. Anyone with information on Benjamin Shum’s whereabouts is asked to call the Harford …


Fatal Edgewood shooting suspect arrested in Philadelphia

EDGEWOOD, MD—An Aberdeen man has been charged with second-degree murder for his role in a fatal shooting at D&M’s Deck Tiki Bar and Grill in Edgewood last week. The shooting took place at just after midnight on Friday, February 17, in the 2200-block of Pulaski Highway. When officers arrived, they found 24-year-old Dajuan Simmons of Aberdeen suffering from multiple gunshot …

Edgewood bar shooting leaves one dead

UPDATE: Police say a suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with this crime. Original story below… EDGEWOOD, MD—A man is dead after a shooting that occurred in Edgewood at just after midnight on Saturday, February 17, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. Dajuan Kyree Simmons, 24, of Aberdeen, was found suffering from gunshot wounds inside D&M’s Tiki Bar …

Suspect arrested after Facebook Marketplace exchange ends with armed robbery in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—Detectives with the Harford County Sheriff’s charged a juvenile on Saturday morning in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Edgewood earlier this week. At around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, deputies responded to an armed robbery in the 2200-block of Hanson Road. There, they made contact with the caller, who was the victim of an armed …

Juvenile arrested, charged in connection with Edgewood shooting that injured Rosedale man

EDGEWOOD, MD—A 17-year-old juvenile is in police custody after being charged in connection with a shooting in Edgewood earlier this month. At just after 9 p.m. on January 17, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff;s Office were dispatched to Harford Square Drive at O & P Court for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies found a 22-year-old Rosedale …

Rosedale man in critical condition following Edgewood shooting

UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with this incident. Original story below… EDGWOOD, MD—A man is recovering, and detectives are investigating, following a shooting in Edgewood on Wednesday night. At just after 9 p.m. on January 17, 2024, deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Harford Square Drive at O & …

Police searching for missing woman last seen in Joppa area

UPDATE: Police say Anna Maria Doster has been located. Original story below… ——— JOPPA, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining information regarding the location of Anna Maria Doster. Doster, 21, was last seen at approximately 11:30 a.m. on December 10th, 2023 in the 100-block of Chell Road in Joppa. At the time, she was …