CRIME & SAFETY
Double Shooting In Southeast Baltimore Leaves One Dead, One Injured, Police Say
Officers from the Baltimore Police Department were called to the 400 block of North Curley Street shortly after 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, where there was a reported shooting that left two men down. Upon arrival, police say that they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds, one of...
Man killed in shooting in East Baltimore Saturday morning
A man was shot and killed in the Ellwood Park-Monument neighborhood of East Baltimore 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 man, 38, was injured in the same shooting and taken to an area hospital with ...
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.
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.
Convicted Felon Evades Arrest While Racking Up Warrants in Baltimore
Larry Cooper, a 31-year-old convicted felon, has multiple active arrest warrants. He has eluded authorities for about two years. Cooper was discovered unconscious near a Towson, Maryland McDonald's in August 2021. During the arrest, law enforcement officers found drugs including crack cocaine, heroin, and small vials of potent fentanyl, known as 'trash cans.' This drug discovery is creating concerns in Baltimore, a city already facing high drug usage and overdose rates.
Two persons were killed and one was injured in a crash on Highway 63 in Columbia
On Thursday night, tragedy struck as a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 63 claimed the lives of two individuals who were residents of Columbia. Our hearts go out to their loved ones during this difficult time. According to the Columbia police, Giovanny Ezequiel Blanco Rodriguez, aged 21, was declared dead...
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.
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.
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 continue to search for suspect(s) in connection to 34-year-old cold case
Baltimore County Police need your help solving a homicide case that occurred 34 years ago. Teresa Schamansky was found stabbed to death in her home in the 6700 block of Holabird Avenue in Dundalk.
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.
Man walks into hospital with gunshot wound to leg, police say
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — A man walked into a local hospital after being shot in the leg Friday night in Baltimore according to police. Police say at approximately 11:57 p.m., officers were dispatched to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment. Responding officers arrived at the...
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.
Sisters face Federal charges for alleged COVID-19 relief fraud
Sisters, one who is from Baltimore, are handed a Federal indictment after allegations they misused COVID-19 relief aid.
Weekly Safety Report: Pedestrian Fatality, Missing Person, and Rape Cases in Towson
In Towson, Maryland, there were three incidents of concern this week. One pedestrian was killed and another injured in a crash at the intersection of E. Seminary Avenue and Dulaney Valley Road. Baltimore County Police are also seeking information on a missing 17-year-old last seen in Towson. Additionally, a Baltimore man pleaded guilty to raping three Towson students earlier this year.
Auto Theft Crisis Overburdens Baltimore City's Impound Facility
Baltimore City is struggling with a significant rate of car thefts. More than 7,700 vehicles have been stolen this year, a disturbing trend. Many of these end up in the city's impound facility, as visibly observed from local highways.
Local Resident Arrested for Attempted Murder in Southwest District
On September 19, 2023, police in the Southwest District responded to a shooting report on Jamestowne Court. They found a 25-year-old male with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital and is now stable.
Carrol County Sheriff appeals to governor for proactive approach in tackling juvenile crime backlash
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Carrol County Sheriff Jim DeWees was heavily involved in the discussions concerning the state's juvenile justice laws, before they were passed. “People that were on the front lines, like me, the sheriffs, the chiefs, the state’s attorneys, we told them this is exactly what was gonna happen," said DeWees.
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...
Multiple juveniles attempt to carjack woman, demand ride to Baltimore
Police say when the victim refused, one juvenile pulled out a small knife and pushed the victim into her vehicle.