Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Police investigating after loaded gun found at Baltimore County school

ESSEX, MD—Police are investigating after a gun was found at a Baltimore County school on Wednesday. At around 12:15 p.m., officers responded to Chesapeake High School after being notified that a loaded handgun and ammunition were discovered by a school administrator. Officers later learned the weapon was located inside of a bag in an empty classroom. No additional details are …


Business, Events, Police/Fire

Looney’s Pub Perry Hall offering free meals to first responders, military on Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Looney’s Pub in Perry Hall is giving back on Wednesday. The restaurant is holding a 9/11 Patriot Day event on Wednesday, September 22, and all first responders and members of the military eat free. “We would like to acknowledge all our first responders & military that sacrifice so much for all of us,” the restaurant’s Patriot Day flyer reads.  …


Baltimore County Police Department to hold community hiring event in Towson in October

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will have a community hiring event next month. The job fair will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Public Safety Building in Towson. The event will feature specialized unit demonstrations, virtual reality police experiences, a practice agility test, food vendors, and more. BCoPD is currently offering …

Governor Hogan announces $3 million in grants to protect against hate crimes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday awarded $3 million to protect more than 30 Maryland organizations and religious institutions against hate crimes. The funding, provided through the Protecting Against Hate Crimes (PAHC) program, will be used on equipment, personnel, and physical security enhancements. “Hate, bigotry, or racism of any kind is un-American, unacceptable, and wrong,” said Governor Hogan. “This funding …

Perry Hall murder suspect convicted, could face life sentence without parole

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Nottingham man has been convicted in connection with the 2019 shooting death of a woman in Perry Hall. On Monday, a Baltimore County jury convicted Christopher James Engles, 21, of Bellhurst Way (21236), of first-degree premeditated murder, robbery with a dangerous or deadly weapon, and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. At …

Pizza delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, man robbed in Parkville apartment

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15 and 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 16, an individual broke into a locked storage container at a business located in the 600-block of Earls Road in Middle River (21220).  The suspect stole the lock and lawn equipment, then …