CRIME & SAFETY
Two teenagers, one man, arrested in Northeast Baltimore drug bust
BALTIMORE -- A 16-year-old and a 17-year-old were arrested following the execution of a search and seizure warrant in Northeast Baltimore, according to authorities.A 36-year-old adult was arrested, too, police said. All three individuals were charged with handgun and drug violations.Detectives from the Baltimore Police Department's Crime Gun Intelligence Center executed the warrant at a residence in the 3700 block of Springwood Avenue, according to authorities.The detectives found at the residence a gun, multiple gun magazines, suspected cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, police said.
Honda Civic stolen out of Costco parking lot by armed suspect in Hanover
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. - An alleged suspect is wanted for an armed carjacking that occurred at Costco located in Hanover on Thursday. Police say the incident occurred on November 24. According to police, the suspect was operating a silver Honda Civic. The Honda is described as having damage to...
2 groups of juveniles exchange gunfire in Laurel, Md. neighborhood, police say
LAUREL, Md. (7News) — Two groups of juveniles exchanged gunfire in a Laurel, Md. neighborhood Thursday afternoon, according to Laurel police. Officers said they responded to the 14900 block of Belle Ami Drive around 2:45 p.m. for reports of shots fired. When they arrived on scene, witnesses told officers...
15-Year-Old Faces First-Degree Murder Charge in Baltimore Shooting
BALTIMORE, MD – A significant development has occurred in a homicide case dating back to August 17th. Baltimore Police have arrested a 15-year-old male in connection with the fatal shooting…
Man sentenced to life plus 35 years in 2022 homicide of Kevin Moody
A jury deliberated for just over an hour before finding Barron guilty of first degree murder and other crimes.
Juvenile Arrested Following Auto Theft and Shooting Incident in Laurel
LAUREL, MD – In a coordinated effort by the Western District and the Criminal Investigation Auto Theft Task Force, a 15-year-old male from District Heights, Maryland, was apprehended on Wednesday,…
Employees carjacked in hospital parking lot in two separate incidents
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is increasing security after two employees were carjacked within hours of each other outside the building. Hospital officials confirmed Thursday that the incidents took place in the parking lot. One happened Thursday morning, the other Wednesday evening. Baltimore police released a photo of the suspect wanted...
Howard County Introduces Online Dashboards for Crime Reports and Traffic Stops
• The Howard County Police Department and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball have launched two new online interactive dashboards for crime reports and traffic stops. • The crime reports dashboard allows users to search for specific types of crime, zip codes, time frames, police beats, and Columbia villages.
Serial Bank Robber Serving Sentence In Baltimore Re-Entry Program Cops To New Heists: Feds
Kevin Maurice Lawson, 55, pleaded guilty this week to three armed bank robberies that were all conducted while he was living in a residential re-entry program to finish out his sentence for a 2004 robbery, federal authorities announced. According to his plea, Lawson admitted to three armed bank robberies in...
Attempted Robbery Thwarted at Glen Burnie Convenience Store
GLEN BURNIE, MD – A robbery attempt at a 7-Eleven in Glen Burnie was foiled on November 30 when the suspect fled the scene without any money. The incident occurred…
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Baltimore County, Maryland
Baltimore County spans more than 600 square miles and is home to over 800,000 residents, showcasing a broad diversity. Although the county boasts numerous secure and thriving communities, there are also neighborhoods grappling with elevated levels of crime and violence. How Does This County Compare to Other Counties in Maryland?
Carjacker Not Quick Enough To Escape From Would-Be Victim In Baltimore, Police Say
A would-be carjacking victim took matters into his own hands and didn't let a burgeoning teen criminal get away after a pair attempted to flee the scene of the crime, but was't quick enough this time. At around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, police say that a 27-year-old man was...
7-Eleven in Nottingham robbed at gunpoint, robbery reported in Essex
NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two robberies and an attempted robbery that were reported over the past week. At around 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 27, an armed suspect attempted to rob a location in the 200-block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221) before fleeing. At approximately 7:15...
GF Fetching Phone From Stolen Car Leads Officers In Hanover Straight To Wanted BF: AA PD
Police say that officers investigating a reported stolen Hyundai in Anne Arundel County got a tip from an unlikely source when an 18-year-old man's girlfriend accidentally led them right to him in a Hanover restaurant. At around 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, an officer from the Anne Arundel County Police...
Police Investigation Launched At Kenwood HS In Essex After Lockdown (Developing)
At around 11 a.m. there was a police presence at the school following a brief lockdown, according to Baltimore County Police, which confirmed the investigation was being conducted inside the school. During a lockdown, students and staff shelter in place in classrooms, hallways are cleared and movement in the building...
Local Resident Arrested in Major BPD Operation: Stolen Dirt Bikes and Firearms Seized
On November 21, 2023, the Eastern District Neighborhood Coordinating Unit of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) conducted an operation. This led to the seizure of stolen dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), and multiple firearms from a residence on N. Luzerne Avenue.
Son of family which left war-torn nation dead of gun violence in Essex
"We came from a place with war," Abdallah said, "and when we came here expecting some safety, some security and all these things - we lose one of our [children], it's very painful."
November 30 Shootings Across Multiple Districts: Local Residents Urged to Assist Investigations
On November 30, 2023, multiple shooting incidents occurred in different districts. In the Southeast District, officers responded to a shooting on McElderry Street at around 11:01 p.m. A 43-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his left leg. He was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Southeast District Shooting detectives are investigating.