Community Expresses Frustration with Shomrim SUV

A meeting on the distribution of Video Lottery Terminal slots funds drew roughly 100 residents, community stakeholders and city officials to Pimlico Race Course last week. Attendees had questions about the SUV that had been presented to neighborhood watch group Shomrim at a Nov. 11 event at Congregation Shomrei Emunah. Some at the meeting challenged… Read More

Neighbor’s Call Leads to Arrest of Carjacking Suspects

A concerned neighbor’s call to Shomrim ended with the arrest of two teenage carjackers, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Late Sunday night, the resident phoned the organization and reported seeing “four suspicious individuals” on private property, Shomrim spokesman Nathan Willner said. Members of Shomrim began following the suspects. Police said at approximately 11 p.m.,… Read More

Crime Lab Gives City Big Punch in Fight Against Bad Guys

Chani Loeb traces her interest in blood splatter, tire tracks, fingerprints and ballistics to the nights when she first started watching the popular TV drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” She was instantly hooked, becoming enamored with the clues of solving mysteries and crimes through forensic science. “I like the idea of solving mysteries and crimes… Read More

Shomrim, Councilman Schleifer Help Police Arrest Carjacking Suspect

A 15-year-old was arrested and charged with carjacking, assault and theft of a motor vehicle after four separate carjacking incidents took place in the Upper Park Heights area Sunday. Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith called the suspect a “repeat violent offender” in a news conference Monday. At approximately 1:30 a.m., two people pulling up to… Read More

Take Note

More than 1,000 Northwest Baltimore residents packed into the Cross Country Middle School auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 16 to voice their opinions on what they consider most important in their neighborhood. The event was organized by a joint effort from Baltimore City and the five Northwest neighborhood groups. Each resident checked in at a table, where… Read More