CRIME & SAFETY
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Howard County, Maryland
Howard County, Maryland, frequently earns recognition as one of the top places to reside in the United States, boasting excellent education, healthcare, and economic opportunities. Nevertheless, safety levels in the county can vary, and certain neighborhoods experience higher crime rates than others. How Does Howard County Compare to Other Counties...
79-year-old robbed at gunpoint while removing groceries from her car, police say
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — A 79-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint while removing groceries from her car last night in East Baltimore, according to police. Last night around 6 p.m., officers with the Baltimore Police Department responded to the 4100 block of Raymonn Avenue for a report of an armed robbery.
High schooler fatally shot in Facebook Marketplace deal gone wrong, police say
BALTIMORE (WJZ) - Police say an 18-year-old high school student was fatally shot while driving away after deciding not to buy a car he saw on Facebook Marketplace. Carlos Carrazana Ricardo, 18, was a senior at J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He had only immigrated from Cuba last year.
Passenger Killed, Driver Critical After Anne Arundel County Crash, Police Say
Shortly after midnight on Thursday morning, officers were called to the intersection of Fort Smallwood Road at the intersection of Bay Harbor Road in Pasadena, where there was an Infiniti G37 that smashed into the pole. According to investigators, the driver, Meziah Johnson, 23, lost control and the Infiniti left...
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest Made in Glen Burnie Shooting and Escape Incident
Glen Burnie, Maryland experienced two incidents this week. The first incident involved the discovery of the five most dangerous neighborhoods in Glen Burnie, highlighting higher rates of crime and violence in these areas. The second incident involved the arrest of a Glen Burnie man in connection with a shooting that allowed a patient to escape from the Eastern Shore Hospital Center.
Towson Starbucks carjacking leads to arrest of teen tied to convicted Baltimore killer
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Fox45 has learned more about several teens arrested for a Towson carjacking on December 2nd. The incident occurred at the Starbucks in the 6200 block of N. Charles St. Baltimore County Police tracked the vehicle to Mondawmin Mall in Baltimore City. Arrested was 18-year-old Markev Wade...
Police Use Of Force Incident In Anne Arundel County Under Investigation
The Independent Investigations Division (IID) of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General is investigating a use of force incident involving a Taser that resulted in critical injuries to an adult male in Anne Arundel County on October 29, 2023. On October 29, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Anne Arundel County...
Man fatally shot after attempting to break into a home in Essex on Saturday
ESSEX, Md. — A man is dead after attempting to break into a home in Essex Saturday night. At around 9:45 pm, Baltimore County police responded to the 1000 block of Middlesex Rd for reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male suffering from multiple...
31-Year-Old Man Shot in Baltimore: An Overview
In a recent incident that took place on December 9th, 2023, a 31-year-old man was shot in Baltimore, Maryland. The incident occurred around 2:39 p.m. near the 200 block of N. Eutaw Street. This blog post will provide an overview of the incident based on the available information.
Attorney General's Office Investigates Fatal Crash in Pasadena Involving Police Pursuit
PASADENA, Md. – The Attorney General’s Office has initiated an independent investigation into a fatal crash that occurred in Pasadena early Thursday morning. The incident, which involved a high-speed chase and a collision with a utility pole, resulted in the death of a passenger and critical injuries to the driver of a sedan.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash and Stabbing Incident in Ellicott City, Maryland
Two incidents occurred in Ellicott City, Maryland this week. The first incident involved a single-car crash that resulted in the death of the driver. Preliminary investigations suggest a possible medical emergency as the cause of the crash. The second incident involved a man allegedly stabbing his twin sister in Maryland and then leading police on a 65-mile car chase into New Jersey.
Weekly Safety Report: Knife Fight, Stabbing, Shooting, and Assault Incidents in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
This week in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, several incidents occurred involving violence and criminal activity. These incidents include a fight at a Shell gas station where a suspect wielded a knife, a stabbing incident where the suspect was identified through a paystub found at the scene, an arrest in connection with a shooting and escape at a hospital center, an aggravated assault incident involving a woman and a man, a shooting investigation in the Parole section of the city, and an arrest of a man armed with a ghost gun and knife at an Outback Steakhouse.
Man punched in face by teens during attempted carjacking at Prince George's Co. Mall
Hyattsville, Md. — Upwards of eight teenagers tried stealing a man’s car from the Prince George’s County Mall on Saturday night, according to police. Hyattsville police told 7News a man left a restaurant and was attempting to put some things in the back of his car when he was surrounded by seven or eight boys ages 16-18 who told him he was going to get hurt if he didn’t give up his car keys and items.
Police and Family Searching for Missing 13-Year-Old
Detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Genesis Flores, a missing 13-year-old from Silver Spring. Flores was last seen on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at appxoimately 10:15 p.m., in the 9000 block of Piney Branch Rd. in Silver Spring. She...
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Carjacking, and Gang Activity Raise Concerns in Silver Spring
This week in Silver Spring, Maryland, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a passenger admitting to shooting and killing a man shortly after purchasing a new gun, a man being arrested for a double shooting that left one person dead, an attempted armed carjacking caught on camera, a man being charged in the death of a disabled relative, an MS-13 gang member pleading guilty to participating in a racketeering conspiracy, and a man being found guilty of killing his roommate. These incidents highlight the need for increased vigilance and safety measures in Silver Spring.
Woman Strangled During Attack Over Money Dispute in Annapolis
ANNAPOLIS, PA – The Annapolis Police Department responded to an assault and robbery on the 800 block of Bay Ridge Avenue, occurring on Thursday, at 9:24 am. The victim reported…
Theft of Black Lives Matter signs, Pride flags end in hate crime guilty plea
"I am committed to prosecuting these crimes because hate-based incidents won't be tolerated in our community, said Anne Colt Leitess, the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney.
Weekly Safety Report: Murder, Fire, Assault, and Collision in Prince George's County, Maryland
This week in Prince George's County, Maryland, several incidents occurred, including a murder charge for a man accused of killing a motorcyclist, a house fire in Bowie, an assault by a waitress on a woman in a taxi, a fatal motor vehicle collision, and another house fire in Bowie. These incidents highlight the importance of safety awareness in the county.
Women with babies robbed at gunpoint in Annapolis
Anne Arundel County police step up patrols at Quiet Waters Park after an unidentified suspect robbed two women at gunpoint while they were walking their babies.
Laurel High School Students Arrested in Connection with Recent Shooting Incident
The Criminal Investigations Division and Community Action Team of the Laurel Police Department have advanced in their investigation into a shooting near Laurel High School. The event occurred on November 30th and involved two groups of juveniles. Three juveniles, all students at the school, have been arrested and charged.