Police searching for 13-year-old reported missing from Essex area

UPDATE 2: Vanessa Pedro has been located. UPDATE: Police are also searching for a second Essex 13-year-old. Original story below… ——— ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a 13-year-old girl who has gone missing from the Essex area. Vanessa Pedro is 5’2” tall and weighs 100 pounds. She has been reported missing from the 900-block of Sandalwood Road. […]

Seasons Pizza in Perry Hall burglarized, knifepoint robbery reported in Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 30, an individual entered an unspecified store in the 200-block of Back River Neck Road in Middle River (21220).  The suspect pulled out a gun and demanded money and cigars, then fled on foot. Sometime between 7 p.m. on […]

Police investigating series of eastern Baltimore County robberies, assaults

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a series of robberies and assaults that were reported in eastern Baltimore County over the past week. At 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, two individuals assaulted the victim in the area of Eastern Boulevard at Wilson Point Road in Middle River (21220) while they were in the victim’s friend’s car. The suspects stole cash, and […]

Overnight shooting reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD – Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Essex that injured a man. At just before midnight on Monday night, June 24, officers Police responded to a convenience store in the 800-block of S. Marlyn Avenue (21221) for a reported of a man who had been shot. Police determined that the victim, a 26-year-old man, was shot by […]

Police searching for missing 12-year-old from Essex

UPDATE: Fennell Harrison has been found safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— Police in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old boy from Essex. Fennell Harrison, 12, was last seen at about 8:15 p.m. on Thursday near S. Marlyn Avenue and Sandalwood Road (21221). He was wearing a blue hoodie with “6-9” printed […]

Fire reported in Essex

Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon fire in Essex. At just after 12:30 p.m., units responded to the 500 block of Sandalwood Road (21221). At the scene, firefighters found a fire in the basement of a building that was under construction near the Essex Yacht Harbor Marina. The fire had spread to the first floor. Crews from […]

Police arrest Essex shooting suspect

Police in Baltimore County have arrested and charged a man in connection with Saturday evening’s shooting in Essex. Alexander Morgan Francis, 29, of Essex, has been charged with 1st-degree assault and weapons violations and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial. Francis was identified by the victims, a 24-year-old woman and a 30-year-old woman, […]