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Maryland State Police

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  • Bel Air man dies from injuries in Friday's multi-vehicle crash near Forest Hill

    A Bel Air man died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a three-vehicle crash north of Forest Hill early Friday evening, Maryland State Police said. The accident happened around 5 p.m. in the 3000 block of Rocks Road (Route 24) near the bridge over...
  • General Assembly considers expanding state's 'move-over' law

    General Assembly considers expanding state's 'move-over' law
    After a tow truck operator from Green's Garage stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 795 in Reisterstown in January to help a motorist, she ended up needing a wrecker herself. A distracted driver veered off the road and hit her truck, causing nearly...
  • Nationwide manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C.

    Nationwide manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C.
    A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken...
  • Forest Hill woman, 49, hurt in single car crash in Dublin

    A 49-year-old Harford County woman was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Friday evening after a single-car accident on Route 543 in Dublin. Dawn Christian Hoerr, of the 500 block of Chestnut Hill Road in Forest Hill, was driving a...
  • Scaled-down Polar Bear Plunge set for Saturday

    Scaled-down Polar Bear Plunge set for Saturday
    With sunny skies and temperatures expected in the 50s, a scaled-down Polar Bear Plunge was scheduled at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis on Saturday afternoon after the Special Olympics Maryland fundraiser was canceled in January for the first time...
  • Amber Alerts, social media 'keyboard crime fighters' aided search for abducted girl

    Amber Alerts, social media 'keyboard crime fighters' aided search for abducted girl
    Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday. Baltimore County Police Chief...
  • Timothy Virts waives extradition to Maryland

    Timothy Virts waives extradition to Maryland
    Timothy Virts, the man who allegedly killed the mother of his children and then fled to South Carolina with one daughter, has waived his right to extradition proceedings, authorities said Monday. Virts, 38, is waiting to be transported by Maryland...
  • State police arrest suspect who exchanged gunfire with officers after traffic stop in Easton

    State police arrest suspect who exchanged gunfire with officers after traffic stop in Easton
    After an hours-long manhunt, police caught a man who exchanged gunfire with Maryland State Police troopers after abruptly fleeing a traffic stop in Easton early Thursday morning, police said. The suspect, Brooks S. Perry, 28, was pulled over in a Hyundai...
  • Marijuana hearings reflect public opinion shift

    Marijuana hearings reflect public opinion shift
    An NAACP leader, a former Maryland State Police major, a candidate for governor and a mother seeking to help her son with epilepsy converged Thursday on Annapolis to support more liberal marijuana laws. A number of bills, backed by lawmakers from a...
  • Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]

    Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Derrick J. Ware, 29, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he is charged with second-degree assault. Randy Bowens, 47,...
  • Fallen county firefighter, police officer remembered

    Fallen county firefighter, police officer remembered
    After learning his son had been shot to death while serving a warrant at a Catonsville home, Officer Jason Schneider's father found comfort in knowing his son had died doing something that mattered. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz recalled...