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 …


Crime, Police/Fire

Woman shot dead in Hillendale, suspect arrested

HILLENDALE, MD—Homicide detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have arrested a suspect after a 23-year-old woman was shot dead in Hillendale over the weekend. Cameron Murel, 24, has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Asia Lilly that occurred on Saturday. At around 5:30 a.m. on February 17, officers responded to the 6600-block of Collinsdale Road …


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 …

COLD CASE: Police still searching for clues in Valentine’s Day 2009 murder of Towson University graduate

TOWSON, MD—As detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department continue to search for information on the Valentine’s Day 2009 murder of Towson University graduate Daniel Coverston, his parents remain hopeful that someone will come forward with information about his killing. Daniel’s body was discovered in his apartment in the 7000-block of Lachlan Circle (21239) at just after 2:45 p.m. on …

$8,000 reward offered for info on deadly northeast Baltimore shooting [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Homicide detectives with the Baltimore Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who is wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of two individuals. The incident occurred at around 9:45 p.m. on February 8, 2024 in the 4400-block of Belair Road (21206). The video below shows the suspect, a black male wearing all black, …

7 YEARS AGO TODAY: Woman found dead in Nottingham home, police seeking tips

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are still seeking tips on a Nottingham cold case from seven years ago today. On February 9, 2017, 32-year-old Mayann Atilano Siason’s lifeless body was found inside a residence in the 3800-block of Perryhurst Place (21236). At just after 5 p.m. on that day, officers responded to the scene for a reported medical emergency. Upon arrival, they found …

46-year-old man killed in fatal shooting near Garden Village Park

BALTIMORE, MD—Police responded to a shooting in northeast Baltimore that left one man dead on Thursday night. At just before 11 p.m. on February 1, officers responded to the 5200-block of Saybrook Avenue (21206) to investigate a call for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed a 46-year-old male suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. Medics transported the victim to an …

Suspect arrested, charged in connection with Middle River stabbing death

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with Sunday’s homicide in Middle River. Homicide detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have arrested 29-year-old Sulman Villalta-Zelaya in the fatal stabbing of 29-year-old Kevin Murcua-Regalado that occurred on January 28, 2024, in the 1400-block of Fuselage Avenue (21220). At around 7 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to …