CRIME & SAFETY
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...
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...
Weekly Safety Report: Car Theft, Carjacking, and Truck Crash raise concerns in Hanover, Maryland
This week in Hanover, Maryland, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a stolen car investigation that led police to a wanted individual, a carjacking at gunpoint in a Costco parking lot, and a U-Haul truck crashing into the water below Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Shootings, Carjackings, and Double Shooting in Baltimore, Maryland
This week in Baltimore, Maryland, several incidents of violence occurred, including a fatal shooting in Northwest Baltimore, a man being shot in the head in West Baltimore, a double shooting near a mayoral candidate's campaign venue, two carjackings at a hospital parking lot, and a shooting that resulted in the deaths of a man and a woman in Southwest Baltimore.
Weekly Safety Report: Serious Crash and Knife Assault Impact College Park
This week in College Park, Maryland, two incidents occurred that impacted safety in the area. The first incident involved a serious crash on the inner loop of I-495 after the I-95 interchange, causing delays during the morning commute. Two vehicles, a white van and a silver pickup truck, were damaged in the collision, but no injuries were reported. The cause of the crash remains unknown. The second incident involved a man with a knife assaulting another person at Regents Drive Garage. The victim sustained minor injuries and was able to call for help. The suspect is currently not in custody.
One woman dead, one man in critical condition following a crash in Baltimore
Baltimore Police are investigating a crash that left one woman dead and one man in critical condition.
Weekly Safety Report: Armed Robbery, Grandparent Scam, and Drug Arrest in Takoma Park
This week in Takoma Park, Maryland, there were three notable incidents. First, an armed robbery occurred outside of Chuck E. Cheese on Saturday evening, where a victim was confronted by two suspects, one of whom brandished a black handgun. The victim managed to escape and seek refuge inside the establishment. Second, there was a warning about the "Grandparent Scam" targeting the elderly, where scammers pose as relatives to convince victims to wire money for various reasons. Lastly, a man was arrested for larceny and possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute after a shoplifting incident at Walgreens.
Md. woman dead, 1 hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash in Prince George's Co., police say
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (7News) — A 27-year-old Laurel, Md. woman is dead, and another person was hospitalized after a crash early Friday morning in Landover, according to Prince George’s County police. Officers said they responded to Landover Road and Kent Town Place around 1 a.m. for a...
Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Shootings and Murder-Suicide Raise Concerns in Prince George's County, Maryland
This week in Prince George's County, Maryland, several incidents occurred, including a double fatal shooting in Oxon Hill, a shooting near Greenbelt schools, a fatal shooting outside a Hyattsville business, a domestic-related murder-suicide in Lanham, the investigation of a possible homicide following a crash in Capitol Heights, and the shooting death of a Marine in Oxon Hill. These incidents have raised concerns about safety in the county.
Man Shot Multiple Times Dead In Baltimore
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that took place this morning. The incident was reported at approximately 9:09 a.m. in the 4900 block of…
Anne Arundel County Police Seek Public Help After Multiple Robberies in Local Districts
On November 30, 2023, a robbery attempt took place at a 7-Eleven in Glen Burnie, Northern District. The armed suspect demanded money but fled empty-handed when the victim retreated. Anne Arundel County Police are investigating and seeking public information.
Local Law Enforcement Investigates Multiple Incidents on Dec. 1: Public Assistance Requested
On December 1, 2023, several incidents took place in various districts, leading to investigations by local law enforcement. In the Western District, police responded to a shooting on West Lafayette Avenue around 10:38 p.m. A 31-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound in his abdomen and was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Western District Shooting detectives are now investigating and asking the public for any related information.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Assault, Pedestrian Fatality, and Crash in Glen Burnie
In Glen Burnie, Maryland, several incidents occurred this week that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include an armed robbery of a man shortly after he withdrew cash from an ATM, an assault involving a weapon resulting in an arrest, a pedestrian fatality on Thanksgiving night, and a crash involving an overturned U-Haul truck on a major highway.
Weekly Safety Report: Woman Killed in Crash, Gunshots Damage Homes in Landover
Two incidents occurred in Landover, Maryland this week. In the first incident, a woman was killed in a crash when her SUV was T-boned by a sedan while making a turn. The second incident involved multiple shooters firing dozens of gunshots at a man running for his life, resulting in damage to parked cars and homes in the neighborhood.
Newly Graduated Natural Resources Police Officers Ready to Serve and Protect Maryland's Environment
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police (NRP) recently held a graduation ceremony for its 64th Basic Recruit Class. The class, made up of 14 new officers, graduated on November 30, 2023. The ceremony was held at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, Maryland. Josh Kurtz, the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, addressed the graduates.
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,…