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booking photo of Daniel Michael MitchellBaltimore County Police  arrested a man after responding to a hold-up alarm at Royal Farms in the 8800 block of Philadelphia Road, 21237.

On March 25 at 2:25 a.m., Daniel Michael Mitchell (42) of the 500 block of Franklin Avenue, 21221 was found by police walking on Philadelphia Road towards Rossville Boulevard as they responded to the call. He was arrested without incident.

Police determined that Mitchell displayed a note to a cashier, implied a weapon and demanded cash.

Mitchell is charged with first degree assault and armed robbery. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bail. 

booking photo of James Everett NicholsonBaltimore County Police arrested a burglar when they responded to a call for an alarm at the Catonsville Walmart.

At 1:15 a.m. on  March 25, officers responded to the Walmart in the 6200 block of Baltimore National Pike, 21228 for a call of a burglar alarm. Responding officers noticed that someone pried open the doors to the Garden Center. During their investigation, officers found an unoccupied vehicle on the parking lot of the location with various items inside that were stolen from the store.

Moments later, James Everett Nicholson (24) of the 1500 block of Woodlawn Drive, 21228 was found by officers hiding behind a nearby tree. Nicholson was arrested and charged with theft, destruction of property, and second degree burglary. He has been released on $10,000 bond. 

Tips to keep your home and business safe from criminals during this unprecedented time when we are all dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic are posted online.

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Detectives are investigating an incident in Middle River that left a victim injured this afternoon.

On 2/6/20 at 4:42 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Oak Grove Drive in Middle River for a call of a gunshot wound. Responding officers located a victim who sustained trauma to the lower body. Medics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital to be treated for injuries. The victim is expected to survive. 

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app. 

Phone: 1-866-7-LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017