Police/Fire

Maryland State Police issue hundreds of distracted driving citations during statewide initiative

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police issued hundreds of citations and warnings related to distracted driving violations as part of a statewide effort on Thursday to combat the issue on Maryland roads. The initiative was conducted in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office and AAA Mid-Atlantic as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It was …


Police/Fire

Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Pulaski Highway

WHITE MARSH, MD—A 31-year-old woman has died after being struck while crossing Pulaski Highway on Friday night. Police say Megan Frazier, of the 1200-block of Fairley Way (21205), died on Saturday morning at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after she was hit by a vehicle on Friday night. Frazier was struck by a 2019 Toyota Tacoma as she crossed the …


Parkville police precinct to plant tree to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18–24, 2021, will be planting and dedicating a tree at the station. The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday April 21 to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and to introduce the community to the important resources and …

Governor Hogan vetoes bill that would eliminate life sentences without parole for juveniles

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced actions on legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session. The governor has vetoed SB494 – Juveniles Convicted as Adults – Sentencing – Limitations and Reductions. Governor Hogan issued the following statement on the matter: “Our administration has consistently demonstrated a historic commitment to criminal justice reform. In 2016, we passed …

12-year-old girl reported missing from Middle River area

UPDATE: Anissa Wilkes has been located safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who has gone missing from the Middle River area. Anissa Wilkes was last seen at around 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7 in the 600-block of Lanoitan Road (21220). Anissa is about 4’3″ tall and weighs 110 pounds. Anyone …

Carjacking reported in Rosedale, vehicle stolen during Hillendale burglary

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, a known individual forced his way into a home in the unit block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale (21234) and a physical altercation ensued. The suspect stole the victim’s vehicle and then fled the scene. At 12:30 …

Suspect arrested in connection with attempted kidnapping in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a suspect in connection with an attempted abduction that occurred in Overlea over the weekend. Jawuan Williams, 24, has been charged with kidnapping, second-degree assault, and other related charges. At around 4:30 p.m. on April 3, a 12-year-old female was walking in the 4400-block of Fullerton Avenue when she was approached by Williams, …

Attempted kidnapping reported in Overlea

UPDATE: Police have arrested a suspect in connection with this incident. Original story below… ——— OVERLEA, MD—Detectives are investigating an attempted kidnapping and assault that occurred on Saturday in Overlea. At approximately 4:30 p.m., a 12-year-old female was walking in the 4400-block of Fullerton Avenue when she was approached by an unknown man who assaulted her and then pulled her …