Harford County Public Schools Hosts Grassroots Summit: Initiative Against Heroin

From Harford County Public Schools: On Tuesday, February 2, nearly 100 Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) middle and high school students who are members of their school’s STARS, SADD or Student Government Association organizations participated in the Grassroots Summit: Initiative Against Heroin event held at the Center for Educational Opportunity in Aberdeen. The event was […]

Bel Air Police Department Investigates Thefts from Vehicles; Loaded Handgun Among Stolen Items

From the Bel Air Police Department: The Bel Air Police Department is currently investigating a rash of thefts from parked vehicles in the neighborhoods of Shamrock Park and Major’s Choice (Grayson Square, McCormick Street, Shamrock Road, Lee Way). The thefts are believed to have occurred between Friday, February 6 (7:30 pm) and Saturday, February 7 […]

73-Yr-Old Man Stabs 55-Yr-Old Man in Aberdeen; Charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder

From the Aberdeen Police Department: On Thursday, February 4, 2016, at approximately 10:55 PM, the Aberdeen Police Department responded to the 900 block of Avon Drive in reference to a stabbing. Responding officers found Otis Harper, 55, suffering from stab wounds sustained during an altercation. The stabbing victim was transported by Aberdeen Fire and EMS […]

Harford County Sheriff’s Office Averaged 1 DUI Arrest Every Day in 2015; Largest Increase on Record

From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff Jeffery R. Gahler and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office announces a 105% increase in Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrests made by deputies throughout Harford County in 2015. During the year, the Sheriff’s Office recorded 365 DUI arrests, compared to 177 in 2014. This is an increase of […]

Aberdeen Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Domestic Assault

From the Aberdeen Police Department: On February 3, 2016 at 2:00 AM, staff from Upper Chesapeake Hospital contacted Aberdeen Police dispatch to report an injured domestic violence victim. Police responded to Upper Chesapeake and began an investigation. Investigation determined that the incident occurred in the 100 block of Osborn Rd around 9:00 PM. The victim […]

Harford County Aims to Prevent Drug Addiction Among Local Youth

From Harford County government: Seeking to prevent drug addiction among Harford County youth, Joe Ryan, manager of the Office of Drug Control Policy, gave a presentation on January 21 to Boy Scout Pack 830 and their families. The pack of fourth and fifth-graders learned refusal skills and heard up-to-date information on drug abuse, alcohol misuse […]

Bel Air Man Arrested by State Police on Child Pornography Charges

From Maryland State Police: Maryland State Police investigators from the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrested a Harford County man on child pornography related charges today. The accused is identified as James Zornes, 51, of the 300 block of Kenmore Avenue in Bel Air. Zornes is charged with three counts of distributing […]