Baltimore, MD Crime & Safety

33-Year-Old Woman Killed In Crash In Pasadena

PASADENA, Md. (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a 33-year-old woman dies following a crash in Anne Arundel County Monday afternoon. Officers responded to eastbound Route 100 west of Catherine Road just before 3 p.m. for a reported crash. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2020 Dodge Caravan was traveling east when it left the roadway before striking several trees. Witnesses reported prior to the crash that the car was being operated in a negligent manner. The driver, Tina Marie Brautigan, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash is currently under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section.
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Man Charged In Deadly Baltimore Stabbing On York Road

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man was charged for stabbing a man in the neck on York Road Friday, Baltimore Police said. Officers reported around 3 p.m. to the 5200 block of York Road, where they found 59-year-old John Gillian stabbed in the neck. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. After an investigation, 39-year-old Robert Lee Edwards was charged with first-degree murder in Gillian’s death. Details have not been released on what lead up to the midday stabbing.
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Pedestrian struck, killed on Pulaski Highway

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A driver struck and killed a pedestrian along Pulaski Highway over the weekend. The crash occurred at just before 9 p.m. on Saturday night. Investigators determined that the driver had just made a U-turn at the intersection of Pulaski Highway and Campbell Boulevard when the 68-year-old pedestrian was hit. Stanley Vingsen Jr., who was attempting to cross Route … Continue reading "Pedestrian struck, killed on Pulaski Highway" The post Pedestrian struck, killed on Pulaski Highway appeared first on Nottingham MD.

Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash on Inner Loop of Interstate 695 in Maryland

LANSDOWNE, MD – Maryland State Police have identified the person who died following a multi-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Baltimore County. At about 2:40 P.M. on Friday, troopers from the Maryland State Police Golden Ring Barrack responded to a multi-vehicle crash, which occurred on the Inner Loop of Interstate 695 in the area of Hollins Ferry Road in Lansdowne, Maryland.

Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Nottingham Monday Morning

NOTTINGHAM, Md. (WJZ) — A pedestrian died after he was hit by a car on Pulaski Highway in Nottingham Monday morning, police say. Police said 68-year-old Stanley Vingsen Jr. was crossing Pulaski Highway at the intersection of Campbell Boulevard when he was struck by a car making a U-turn. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Police said the driver stayed at the scene of the crash. There are no further details on the circumstances on the crash. An investigation is ongoing.

Police Investigating After A 36-Year-Old Man Was Shot In The Back In East Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a 36-year-old man was shot in the back in East Baltimore Monday. Officers responded to the 1200 block of Decker Street to investigate a shot-spotter. There, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his back. He was taken to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. Detectives are investigating and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2433 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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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 … Continue reading "Pizza delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, man robbed in Parkville apartment" The post Pizza delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, man robbed in Parkville apartment appeared first on Nottingham MD.

Woman killed in crash in Pasadena Monday afternoon

PASADENA, Md. — A 33-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle left the roadway, crashing into several trees along a highway in Pasadena on Monday. According to Anne Arundel County police, officers responded to eastbound Route 100, west of Catherine Avenue just before 2:50 p.m. for a reported crash. Police...

31 People Shot In One Week In Baltimore; Mayor, Commissioner, State’s Attorney Announce Plan To Stop Violence

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Firefighters washed the blood from the 900 block of North Gilmor Street. The 26-year-old man shot multiple times there is one of more than 30 people gunned down in Baltimore City over the past week, and many across the city are fed up. Baltimore City’s mayor, police commissioner and state’s attorney met at New Shiloh Baptist Church in the heart of West Baltimore Monday to lay out a holistic violence reduction plan. They admit current strategies are not working. State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby talked about the crime fight; she defended her policy not to prosecute low-level offenses. Mosby also...

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 … Continue reading "Perry Hall murder suspect convicted, could face life sentence without parole" The post Perry Hall murder suspect convicted, could face life sentence without parole appeared first on Nottingham MD.

Three Maryland Men Facing Federal Charges Related To $2.7M Unemployment Fraud Scheme

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging three Maryland men on federal charges related to a scheme to receive more than $2.7 million in unemployment benefits. The three men charged were 34-year-old Gladstone Njokem of Hyattsville, 32-year-old Martin Tabe of Bowie and 31-year-old Sylvester Atekwane of Hyattsville. According to the 13-count indictment, from February 2020 through February 2021, Njokem, Tabe, Atekwane along with others impersonated victims in order to submit fraudulent UI claims.  To do this, the defendants obtained the personally identifiable information (PII) of victims. The defendants shared the PII amongst themselves and with others and...

Two Hurt In Towson Shooting Sunday Morning

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two people were hurt in a shooting in the Anneslie neighborhood of Towson early Sunday morning, Baltimore County Police said. Officers responded around 4 a.m. to the 6300 block of Holly Lane near Walker Avenue, where they found the victims. The severity of the injuries is unclear, but police said the victims are recovering. Additional details weren’t immediately released. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit are investigating.

Police Identify Suspect Accused Of Stealing Cruiser & Jumping Into The Harbor As 41-Year-Old Andre Kirby

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have identified the person who was arrested Saturday evening after crashing an allegedly stolen vehicle, jumping from the vehicle, fleeing, and then jumping into the Inner Harbor as 41-year-old Andre Kirby.  Around 7:30 p.m., officers tried to pull over a suspected stolen vehicle. The driver refused to stop, accelerated and hit several vehicles. Police followed the driver at a safe distance until the suspect crashed the vehicle at East Patapsco Avenue and St. Victor Street. The suspect got out and ran. The officers chased on foot until the suspect got into a patrol vehicle. The suspect drove off and bailed out of the patrol vehicle at Fort Avenu before jumping into the harbor water, police said. Kirby arrested soon after.