CRIME & SAFETY
Blake Bozeman, former D1 HBCU hooper, loses life to gun violence
Blake Bozeman, son of college basketball coach Todd Bozeman, reportedly had his life taken by gunfire. The post Blake Bozeman, former D1 HBCU hooper, loses life to gun violence appeared first on HBCU Gameday.
Baltimore man faces murder and attempted murder charges after confronting car thieves
A Baltimore man is now charged with murder and attempted murder after shooting and killing a man, and shooting and injuring another after they stole his vehicle. According to charging documents, 32-year-old Kyle Cooper killed 56-year-old Eric Gill and injured 42-year-old Wayne Brown, the morning of August 31st, 2023. Police...
Second double shooting this weekend leaves another man dead
Baltimore city experienced two separate shooting incidents which occurred within hours of each other. City police responded to a report of shooting at 11 p.m. Saturday at 100 block of E. Mulberry Street. Upon arrival, police discovered a 21-year-old male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Despite the efforts of medical personnel, the victim was pronounced deceased at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Shortly thereafter, a 22-year-old male arrived at a local hospital, seeking treatment for a gunshot wound which police believed to be non-life threatening. Detectives have determined that both victims were shot in the 100 block of E. Mulberry Street, leading homicide detectives to assume control of the investigation.
List Of Top 10 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Baltimore (2023)
Baltimore is renowned for its blue-collar spirit, colonial past, and exceptional seafood. However, it also has a notorious image for being a hub of violent crime; unfortunately, this reputation is not unfounded. Despite being a significant economic and cultural centre in the region, the city’s crime rate is notably higher than the national average. If you are planning to move to Baltimore, it’s best to steer clear of these ten neighbourhoods considered to be the worst in terms of safety and security.
BPD officer charged with misconduct and theft, suspended without pay
A Baltimore Police officer has been charged with misconduct in officer and theft for an incident that happened on Sept. 20, 2023.
Local Police Seek Public Assistance Following Two Shootings in Northwest and Eastern Districts
On September 22, 2023, Northwest District officers received a shooting report. A 33-year-old man sought treatment for a gunshot wound to the leg. Northwest District shooting detectives are investigating the case. They are yet to identify the shooting location and request public help.
Speeding driver on the Baltimore National Pike in Cantonsville, MD causes multi-car collision, slams into Baltimore Beltway underpass support column
Multiple factors came into play, causing a speeding driver to take out more than one car. Presumed Maryland resident and Redditor /u/Bjukes53 shared dashcam footage to the /r/IdiotsInCars subreddit showing the surprising moment a car speeding on the Baltimore National Pike (aka US 40) at night caused a multi-car collision.
Racial Tension and Crime Rise in Baltimore Amid Preparations for Local Event
Disturbing incidents of racially driven vandalism have been reported this Thursday near MNT Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Graffiti propagating violence against white individuals and symbols linked to the white supremacist group, Patriot Front, have been found. A concerning increase in these incidents, alongside a noted rise in anti-Semitic incidents in Maryland from 2021 to 2022, has been highlighted by the Anti-Defamation League.
Local Homicide Investigation Underway Following September 23 Shooting on N. Curley Street
A homicide investigation is in progress in the Southeast District following a shooting on September 23, 2023. Police were called to the 400 block of N. Curley Street, where they discovered two males with gunshot wounds.
Police seeking to identify suspects in southwest Baltimore shooting, carjacking
BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Police Department is seeking to identify several suspects in connection to a shooting in Southwest Baltimore. On September 8, officers responded to the 500 block of South Bentalou Street for a person laying on the ground, police said.When they arrived, they found a 41-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.Police said the man was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A preliminary investigation revealed that the man was approached by armed suspects, who shot the victim before fleeing the scene in his vehicle, according to BPD.
Maryland's new criminal enterprise
The following is an editorial by Armstrong Williams. In our criminal justice system, we frequently confront the question of how severely we should punish children for criminal acts. Whenever any person advocates for leniency, they often point out that children's minds aren't fully developed, preventing them from fully understanding the consequences of their actions. Yet, as we’ve seen in Maryland, this leniency comes at a grave cost to the innocent, resulting in innocent bystanders being victims of petite and violent crimes.
Two men killed in shootings in Baltimore on Saturday
Two men were killed and three others were injured in separate shootings this weekend in Baltimore. A man was killed in the Ellwood Park-Monument neighborhood of East Baltimore on Saturday morning. Officers responded to the 400 block of North Curley Street and found an unidentified victim with gunshot wounds, Baltimore Police said. Medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene. Another ...
Local Alert: Murder Investigation Underway in Southeast District, Residents Urged to Share Information
A murder took place in the Southeast District on September 23, 2023, leading to an ongoing investigation. Police officers arrived at a shooting scene on N. Curley Street's 400 block at 10:46 a.m. They discovered two men with gunshot injuries.
‘Brazen, Bold, Shameless,’ Prosecutor Says During Opening Statements in Murder Trial for Mervo High School Student
The afternoon of Sept. 20 saw a heavily packed courtroom as the prosecution and defense contentiously began their arguments on a murder case involving two high school students. Nizah Daniels, is charged with first-degree murder, firearm use in a felony violent crime, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, possession of...
After Witness Fails to Appear, Prosecutor Dismisses Attempted Murder Charges
The prosecutor of an attempted murder case dropped all charges against a 45-year-old defendant after the victim did not show at trial. Eric Davis is charged with attempted first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, firearm use in a felony violent crime, reckless endangerment, firearm possession with a felony conviction, illegal possession of ammunition and discharging a firearm in connection with a 2022 non-fatal shooting.
Young people 'carry firearms on a regular basis,' says Baltimore Schools police sergeant
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — In just the first few weeks of the school year, violence has touched schools across our region. “Our schools are a reflection of our communities. What’s going on in the communities will ultimately impact our schools,” said Baltimore City Schools Police Sergeant Clyde Boatwright.
Police Respond to Mosher Street Shooting
On Sept. 21, at approximately 2:46 p.m., Baltimore Police Department officers responded to the 600 block of Mosher Street to investigate a call for a discharging/shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-year-old male and a 30-year-old male suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Medics transported the victims to area hospitals to receive treatment for their injuries.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrests, Shootings, and Stabbings Shake Baltimore
This week in Baltimore, Maryland, several incidents of violence occurred, including a fatal shooting, an arrest in the killing of a teenager, two separate shootings injuring four people, an armed robbery resulting in injuries, a conviction for a stabbing death, and a fatal shooting near a golf course.
Argument Over Woman Turned Deadly in 2021 Reisterstown Road Shooting, Prosecutor Says
Five months after his mistrial, defendant Byron Erin Lewis sat at defense counsel’s table on Sept. 21, once again, facing charges for the murder of 32-year-old Sammarh Jenkins on a summer evening in June 2021. A hung jury in April led to a mistrial in the 41-year-old homicide defendant’s...
Surge in Baltimore Car Thefts Strains City Impound, Leads to Higher Insurance Rates
Baltimore is experiencing a notable increase in car thefts, with reports totaling more than 7,700 this year. This surge is not only straining the city's main impound lot but is also linked to a rise in auto insurance rates. As a result of the volume of recovered vehicles, the city impound on Pulaski Highway is continuously congested, complicating the process through which victims must navigate to retrieve their stolen cars.