Tag: howard county police

Police find body of missing National Guardsman two days after destructive Ellicott City flood

Eddison Alexander Hermond. Image via Howard County Police Department.

Howard County police say searchers have found the body of a National Guardsman in the Patapsco River, two days after he went missing while assisting with rescue efforts during a devastating flash flood.

Columbia’s Alleged Hamburglar Nabbed by Howard County Police

Still from video via Howard County Police

The woman infamously seen clumsily burglarizing a McDonald’s in Columbia last week has been captured, according to authorities.

Police: Woman Robbed Columbia Mall Carousel, Grabbed Employee by Hair, Then Bit Her

Still via Howard County Police/Twitter

A 22-year-old woman is in Howard County police custody following an ugly altercation last week at the Columbia Mall.

Howard County Police Say They Also Won’t be Helping Feds Deport Immigrants

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

After a failed attempt by Howard County lawmakers to stop police from helping federal agents deport local residents, the police department has clarified that it doesn’t plan to start doing so anyway.

Escaped Convict Captured After Five-Day Stay in Jessup Woods

David Watson, captured. Photo via Howard County Police Department.

After nearly a week on the lam in the woods near a state-run mental hospital in Jessup, David Watson is back behind bars.

Howard County Has a New Sheriff in Town



Gov. Larry Hogan has picked former Howard County police chief Bill McMahon as his replacement for James Fitzgerald.

12 Arrested for Selling Nitrous Oxide Outside Merriweather Phish Concert

Phish (photo: Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Phish (photo: Merriweather Post Pavilion)

Phish shows always make news in themselves because of the devotion of their fans and ever-changing setlists. Last weekend, there was also some activity outside the jam band’s two-night stand at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, as police arrested a dozen people for selling “mind-altering” drugs. You’re surprised, we know.