Baltimore County seeks cold case sexual assault survivors for updates

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday joined Baltimore County Police Chief Robert McCullough, Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger, TurnAround, Inc., the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA), and community leaders to announce a new public awareness initiative appealing to cold case sexual assault survivors between 1977 and 1997 who were treated at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The effort […]

Baltimore County sees declines in homicides, non-fatal shootings in 2023

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Chief Robert McCullough on Thursday announced that the county continued to experience sharp declines in homicides and non-fatal shootings in 2023. As of December 31, 2023, the county recorded 29 homicides — down nearly 15 percent year over year and down 47 percent compared to 2021. The county’s 2023 homicide […]

Baltimore County establishes working group on resource coordination to support victims of sexual exploitation, violence, domestic abuse

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the creation of the new Working Group on Resource Coordination to Support Victims of Sexual Exploitation, Violence, and Domestic Abuse which will be tasked with making recommendations to bolster the County’s ongoing efforts to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence — and to prevent incidents from occurring in the first […]

Suspect convicted in connection with death of Nottingham man who was shot ten times

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A suspect has been convicted in connection with the 2022 shooting death of a Nottingham man. The Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s office reports that, on Tuesday afternoon, Nykhi Jmani Robinson, 23, was convicted by a jury late of first-degree murder and firearms charges in Baltimore County Circuit Court. On October 3, 2022, Baltimore County police responded to the Hallfield […]

Baltimore County announces commitment to complete testing of all GBMC slides by 2024 to support cold case sexual assault investigations [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Department Chief Robert McCullough on Wednesday announced a new commitment to aggressively expedite testing of cold case sexual assault forensic evidence preserved by GBMC since the 1970s. Baltimore County plans to complete testing of all remaining GBMC slide cases by the end of 2024 in order to support cold case investigations […]

Attorney General Brown announces seizure of 37 firearms, more than 8 kilograms of fentanyl

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced the indictments of four individuals for their roles in a criminal enterprise responsible for trafficking large amounts of fentanyl and cocaine. The investigation resulted in the seizure of 37 firearms, including three assault weapons, three handguns equipped with Glock switch attachments (allowing them to operate as fully automatic weapons), over […]

Suspect pleads guilty in Towson rape case

TOWSON, MD—A Baltimore man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to three counts of first-degree rape in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in Towson in February.​ ​In the late evening hours of February 2, 2023, three 18-year-old female Towson University students were out together in the central Towson business district. While they were walking on Allegheny Avenue, the victims were […]

Two men sentenced to life in prison in connection with murder, carjacking, home invasion of Rosedale father and son

ROSEDALE, MD—Two men have been sentenced to life in prison in connection with a 2021 murder, carjacking, and home invasion involving a Rosedale father and son. Ameer Gittens, 26, and Derrick Jamison, 27, were both sentenced on Thursday in Baltimore County to consecutive terms of life, without the possibility of parole, for a crime spree in October of 2021, including […]