Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan announces $45 million for violent crime measures, expanded state law enforcement initiatives; presses For passage of emergency crime bills [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced $45 million for violent crime measures, additional resources to expand warrant initiatives in Baltimore, and additional funding to protect victim services providers from federal cuts. The governor also announced expanded initiatives and coordination to address violent crime in Baltimore City, and again called on the Maryland General Assembly to pass his emergency crime …


Crime, Police/Fire

Vehicle hit by bullets on I-695, shots fired into Middle River home

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 9 p.m. on Monday, February 14, an individual was driving on I-695 near the Philadelphia Road exit when their vehicle was struck by two possible gunshots. No additional details have yet been released. At just before 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, Two …


Two U.S. Marshals injured in Baltimore County shooting, suspect dead

UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 32 year-old Justin Powell of Baltimore. A preliminary investigation reveals detectives with the Baltimore Police Department, assigned to the U.S. Marshals’ Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF), were looking for a vehicle and suspect wanted in reference to a homicide that occurred in Baltimore City on June 19, 2021. CARFTF members observed …

Baltimore County Police Officer shot last week to be released from hospital

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Officer who was injured in a shooting in northeast Baltimore last week is set to be released from the hospital. At around noon on Wednesday, members of a joint task force attempted to serve a felony arrest warrant in the 5900-block of Radecke Avenue. Officers confronted the suspect and shots were fired. Two members of …

Baltimore County Police Officer injured in Wednesday shooting still hospitalized

UPDATE: The Baltimore County Police Officer who was injured in this incident is expected to be released from the hospital on Tuesday. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department said on Friday that the officer who was injured in Wednesday’s shooting in northeast Baltimore remains hospitalized. The officer involved and wounded in the shooting on Radecke Avenue …

U.S Marshals shot in northeast Baltimore

UPDATE 7: The Baltimore County Police Officer who was injured in this incident is expected to be released from the hospital. UPDATE 6: The Baltimore County Police Officer who was injured in this incident remains hospitalized. UPDATE 5: The suspect who was shot and killed has been identified as 33-year-old Michael Marullo, a former Maryland corrections officer who worked in …

County Executive Olszewski, Police Chief Hyatt release public safety plan

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt on Wednesday released a multi-pronged plan focused on combating violent crime through a series of immediate and upstream interventions. “Keeping our communities safe is among the most important responsibilities of government. Any increase in violent crime is unacceptable. We refuse to normalize violence in our communities,” Olszewski …