Saturday, April 27, 2013
A robber didn't get far in his efforts to rob the Sovereign Bank on Emmorton Road.
A quick-thinking bank worker thwarted a robbery attempt at a Harford County bank Saturday morning, officials say. Harford County sheriff's deputies responded to the 1800 block of Emmorton Road for an attempted robbery at the Sovereign Bank. Responding deputies reported that at about 9 a.m. a man who was hiding in the bushes near the bank attempted to rob it when the manager began to open the doors for the business day, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. The suspect rushed toward the manager, displaying a black handgun, police said. The manager was able to secure the inner door of the bank and the suspect ran away on foot in an unknown direction without getting any money, according to police. The suspect was described as a …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Deputy First Class Todd Johnson is facing a series of charges including malfeasance in office.
UPDATE: (3:25 p.m.)—A Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy is facing a series of criminal charges after allegedly accepting bribes from Baltimore-based towing company in exchange for privileged information. Deputy First Class Todd E. Johnson, 30, of the 400 block of Bonnett Street in Aberdeen, is charged with demanding or receiving a bribe as a public employee, malfeasance in office, theft scheme between $1,000 and $10,000 and willfully distributing a valid National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) code, according to a release from the sheriff's office. Johnson, a 7-year veteran of the sheriff's office, is accused of carrying on illegal activity with Final Notice Recovery and Location of 4501 Curtis Avenue in Baltimore. The business is…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Amanda Miller is an inclusion helper at North Harford High School in Pylesville.
OUTSIDE BALTIMORE, MD -- UPDATE: (11:30 a.m.)—A classroom helper who works with disabled students at a local high school was charged Monday with sex abuse after allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old boy. Amanda K. Miller, 35, of the 4500 block of Flintville Road in Whiteford, is charged with sex abuse of a minor, third-degree sex offense and two counts of fourth-degree sex offense, according to a news release from the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Miller was working as an inclusion helper at North Harford High School, a position that is part of the school system's special education team and serving students with disabilities in the Harford County Public School system, the school system's website states. The 15-year-old boy told …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The burglaries occurred during the month of November at a number of Verizon Wireless stores.
Baltimore County Police are investigating the similarities between four burglaries at cell phone stores in Baltimore and Harford Counties. In each case a Verizon Wireless store was ransacked and a large number of cell phones were stolen. None of the burglaries showed any sign of forced entry and in each instance, burglar alarms were apparently deactivated. "Detectives are aware of some similarities between the burglaries at Verizon stores, and we are working with detectives in Harford County to determine if the crimes are connected," said Cpl. Cathleen Batton, a Baltimore County Police spokeswoman in an email. The following burglaries are being investigated for any possible connection: Police would not confirm any connection between the …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A man was taken to shock trauma for a head injury Wednesday evening, according to police.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Remember, an arrest does not indicate a conviction.
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Sunday, October 7, 2012
Remember, an arrest does not indicate a conviction.
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Monday, July 30, 2012
Police release the name of the Saturday shooting victim.
While police say the Saturday shooting of a 20-year-old Edgewood man was not random, it remained unclear Monday whether the incident was related to gang or drug activity. Before 1:30 p.m., Solothol Delilly, 20, was hit over the head then shot in the leg outside the the Save-a-Lot in the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway in Edgewood, according to a statement from the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Delilly was taken by Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company ambulance to Upper Cheasapeake Medical Center for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening. He had been released from the hospital as of Monday. The shooter is described as a 5'7" man wearing a black polo shirt and khaki shorts. Investigators do not believe the shooting was a …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The robbers attacked two employees and stole cash, police said.
Two men robbed a Royal Farms store in Joppa on Independence Day, and police are asking the community for help in finding suspects. Around 4 a.m. on Wednesday, two men walked into the Royal Farms located at 500 Joppa Farm Road, according to a release from the Harford County Sheriff's Office. The men allegedly attacked two store clerks, stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store, according to the release. Detectives believe the men in the above pictures may be responsible for the robbery. Those with information about the crime can share that information with law enforcement in the following ways:
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Alexander Kinyua, 21, was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder and assault charges.
The Joppa man charged with murdering and eating parts of his roomate was indicted Tuesday on charges stemming from the incident. Alexander Kinyua, 21, had already admitted to killing Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie, 37, before eating his heart and part of his brain. Tuesday, a Harford County grand jury indicted Kinyua, charging him with one count of first-degree murder and one count of carrying a weapon with the intent to injure, according to a news release from the office of State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly. Kinyua was transferred to Clifton Perkins Hospital, per Judge Susan Hazlett's orders, according to the statement from the state's attorney. Kinyua's attorney initially requested a competency evaluation before the indictment was handed …