Essex, MD Crime & Safety

Man, 26, Identified as Victim in Fatal Glen Burnie Shooting

Authorities have identified the 26 year old man who was the victim of a fatal shooting in Glen Burnie. On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police Officers responded to the area of Beach Road and McGowan Avenue in for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male, identified as Gene Fayga Martin, of Glen Burnie, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s).
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7 Shot, Including 4 Teenagers, In West Baltimore Friday Night

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Seven people are recovering Saturday after a mass shooting in West Baltimore Friday night. All of the victims were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries and are expected to be OK. Now, an investigation is underway in search of who pulled the trigger. Neighbors who talked to WJZ said the shooting in their community is definitely concerning, but it’s even more concerning to them that it’s become so frequent. They’re no longer surprised when it happens so close to home. They asked to remain anonymous. “Shots, just back to back. Pow, pow, pow, pow,” one woman said. “It’s sad and...
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Wanted Man Arrested in Glen Burnie, Charged with Drug Offense

A wanted man was located in Glen Burnie and now faces additional charges, after he was allegedly found in possession of drugs while being taken into custody. On October 21, 2021, at approximately 7:50 p.m., officers were checking on a business located in the 600 block of Crain Highway when they observed a subject known to have an outstanding arrest warrant.
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Three Men Shot, One Fatally, In Separate Baltimore Shootings Saturday

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man was killed and two others were wounded, one critically, in separate shootings in Baltimore Saturday, Baltimore Police said. A 33-year-old man died at a hospital after he was shot several times just before 12:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Saratoga Street, police said. A 60-year-old man was shot in the hand before 2 a.m. in the 4600 block of Pen Lucy Road, police said. He took himself to the hospital and told officers he had gotten into a dispute with the person who shot him. Police did not release any details about the suspect. An unidentified...

West VA Authorities Arrest John Knoll, Jr., 21, of Annapolis, For Allegedly Taking Public Bathroom Photos of Juveniles

Authorities in West Virginia have arrested and charged a man from Annapolis for allegedly taking pictures of children inside a public restroom. On Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, an incident involving an adult male taking pictures of a juvenile male in a restroom was reported to the Morgantown Police Department. The incident occurred during a youth basketball event at Morgantown High School.

Drug Seizure in Linthicum Yields Arrest of Men From Harwood, Annapolis

After drugs were seized outside a hotel in Linthicum, Anne Arundel County Police officers arrested two men, one from Harwood and the other from Annapolis. On October 19, 2021, at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers checked on a parked occupied vehicle at the Motel 6 located at 5179 Raynor Avenue in Linthicum. Upon speaking with the occupants, suspected CDS was seen in plain view.

Anne Arundel County Fire Department Employee Arrested, Remains Held Without Bond Following Threat of Mass Violence

An Anne Arundel County Fire Department employee remains held without bond after being arrested for allegedly making threats of mass violence at work. On October 5, 2021, at approximately 12:00 p.m. officers responded to Anne Arundel County Fire Department Headquarters in Millersville for a reported threat of mass violence made by the employee, a civilian. The suspect allegedly made detailed statements to other Fire Department employees threatening to use a gun to harm people.

18-year-old student shot at Morgan State University's homecoming

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Update: Morgan State University confirms the 18-year-old shot on campus is a student. Baltimore City Police are investigating after a 18-year-old was shot at Morgan State University during homecoming. At about 6:39 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Argonne Avenue for a shooting. Upon arrival,...

Police: Attempted Robbery of Crofton 7-Eleven Under Investigation

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating the attempted robbery of a Crofton Area 7-Eleven store. On October 18, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to an attempted commercial robbery at the 7-Eleven store located at 2129 Defense Highway. An unknown male suspect approached the cashier, stated he had a handgun, and demanded cash. The cashier did not comply and the suspect fled the store in an unknown direction.


26-year-old Marco Tulio Lemus Osorio, of the 3100 block of Walford Drive, 21222 has died after being involved in a motorcycle accident in Dundalk Friday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m., Osorio was driving a 2009 Kawaski motorcycle westbound on Holabird Ave approaching Brookview Road. As a 2019 Ram pick-up truck was making a right turn onto Brookview Road, Osorio tried to pass the pick-up truck on the right and collided with the vehicle. Osorio was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries; where he was later pronounced deceased.

Police: 7 shot in drive-by shooting in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say at least seven people have been shot in a drive-by shooting, leaving one in critical condition. The Baltimore Sun reports the shooting happened Friday night in West Baltimore. Four of the victims are teenagers. Police say the shooting in the Walbrook neighborhood left one...

18-Year-Old Morgan State Student Shot On Campus Saturday

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Morgan State University officials have confirmed an 18-year-old student was injured with nonlife-threatening injuries in a shooting on campus Saturday following homecoming activities. Students and alumni were disheartened and said this is the way they wanted to end this day of celebration. “It’s just, like, why, you know, why?” one said. “Were we expecting it? No, this is a homecoming,” another said. “Would you expect that at a wedding? Would you expect that at any celebration? No.” Just before 7 p.m. following the university’s homecoming activities, Baltimore Police said officers responded to the 2300 block of Argonne Drive for a shooting...