Events, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department to hold annual memorial service on Friday [LIVE VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—A memorial service to honor Baltimore County police officers who died while performing their duties will take place on Friday, May 14, at 10 a.m. The service will take place at Patriot Plaza, 401 Bosley Avenue in Towson (21204). The service will be moved inside the County Council Chambers in the Old Courthouse, 400 Washington Avenue, 21204 if there …


Crime, Police/Fire

Man who robbed Nottingham bank sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man who robbed a Nottingham bank will spend more than 12 years behind bars. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell sentenced Fletcher Dorsett, 53, of Salisbury, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a series of nine bank robberies and attempted robberies. Dorsett continued to commit robberies while on escape status …


Baltimore County man pleads guilty in scheme to steal digital currency, social media accounts

BALTIMORE, MD—A Timonium man has pled guilty in federal court on charges of aggravated identity theft in connection with with schemes to use the identity information of victims to steal digital currency and social media accounts. Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Jordan K. Milleson, 20, to two years in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised …

Investigation into Baltimore County shooting spree continues

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department are continuing to investigate the fatal shootings that occurred last week in Essex and Phoenix/Glen Arm. Investigators believe that on March 28, 2021, 27-year-old Joshua Green shot five people, killing four of them. According to family members, Green struggled with behavioral health issues. Green shot three people at the Royal Farms store …

Baltimore County Police Department swears in 159th Lateral Recruit Class

TOWSON, MD—The new recruits have been sworn in. The Baltimore County Police Department swore in members of its 159th Lateral Recruit Class on Monday morning. In all, six new officers were welcomed into the department in the Towson ceremony. Family members were able to attend Monday’s event and Police Chief Melissa Hyatt was on hand to offer congratulations. The new …

Baltimore County shooting spree leaves 4 dead, 1 injured

UPDATE 2: Police have provided additional information on this incident. UPDATE: A total of 5 individuals died in this incident, including the suspect who police say died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Police have released details on a Sunday shooting spree that left 4 people dead and one person injured in Baltimore County. At …

Baltimore County Police Department joins 30×30 Initiative, pledges to advance women in policing

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has pledged to advance more women in policing. The department signed on to the 30×30 Pledge on Wednesday, March 24. The goal of this initiative is for women to represent 30 percent of police recruit classes by 2030. While 30×30 is focused on advancing women in policing, these principles are applicable to all …

Congressional Badge of Bravery posthumously presented to Officer Amy Caprio

NOTTINGHAM, MD—U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Andy Harris joined together Friday to present the parents of Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio, who was killed in the line of duty in 2018, with the Congressional Badge of Bravery, an award from the Department of Justice that recognizes “exceptional acts of bravery while in the line …