Crime, Police/Fire

Delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, burglary reported in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported in and around the Nottingham area. At just after 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, a known individual entered a residence in the unit block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale (21234). The suspect stole a television then fled the scene. At 9:30 p.m. on Monday, January 3, armed suspects approached …


Crime, Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Councilman Marks to hold town hall meeting on crime, public safety

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that his office will hold an online town hall meeting to discuss crime control and public safety. He will be joined by the three police captains from the Fifth District and State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger. The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom information …


Baltimore County hit man sentenced to 12 years in prison on murder-for-hire, extortion charges

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County man will spend 12 years in prison on murder-for-hire and extortion charges. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander on Thursday sentenced Stepfen Gerard Gaither, 30, of Randallstown, to 12 years in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for a murder-for-hire conspiracy and for interstate communications with intent to extort, in connection to the …

Pedestrian struck, killed on Belair Road in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Overlea this week. At 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, a vehicle struck a pedestrian along Belair Road near Taylor Avenue (21206). At the time of the crash, the vehicle was traveling northbound on Belair Road. A preliminary investigation determined that the pedestrian, 34-year-old Byron Blowe, stepped into …

New Year’s Eve shooting in Essex leaves 1 injured

ESSEX, MD—Police are investigating a New Year’s Eve shooting in Essex that left one man injured. At just after 10:15 p.m. on December 31, officers responded to the unit block of Jillway Court (21221) for a reported shooting. A preliminary investigation determined that an armed person shot an adult male after he arrived home.  The victim sustained a non-life threatening …

Funeral, viewing arrangements announced for Officer Keona Holley

BALTIMORE, MD—Funeral and viewing arrangements have been announced for Officer Keona Holley. Officer Holley was killed in an ambush-style attack in December.  Two suspects have been arrested and charged. Her funeral and viewing will be held at Wylie Funeral Home, located at 701 N. Mount Street in Baltimore (21217). Viewings will be held on Sunday, January 9, from 11 a.m. …

Attempted bank robbery reported on Belair Road

UPDATE: Sources confirm to NottinghamMD.com that this robbery occurred at M&T Bank. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are on the scene of an attempted bank robbery in the Nottingham area. The incident was reported at around 3:30 p.m. on Monday at a bank in the 8600-block of Belair Road (21236) near Slater Avenue, according to Councilman David Marks. The …

WINTER STORM: 5 – 8 inches of snow expected in Baltimore area, Maryland State Police respond to over 40 crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to the ongoing winter storm that could have a significant impact on roads and transportation systems. Much of the state is now under winter weather advisories and warnings, and the National Weather Service has expanded potential snowfall totals over the course of the …