This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region.
Here's a look at some of the crime that's happened recently in our coverage area:
Police said a man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday after accepting a ride from strangers in Annapolis.
A 26-year-old man is charged with burning down a house and returning to take pictures in front of it.
BALTIMORE CITY & COUNTYA 30-year-old man was charged with robbing a North Baltimore convenience store twice in a week, police said.
County police arrested a man they say assaulted the owner of a restaurant and left his weapon behind amid an armed robbery in the Parkville establishment's parking lot. A County judge sentenced three men — including a retired city police officer — for their involvement in a Dundalk bar brawl involving rival motorcycle clubs. Explore a map of homicides in Baltimore.
Police made more than 20 arrests during a warrant sweep.
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Police are still seeking suspects after a scam involving church donations victimzed residents in Aberdeen.
HOWARD COUNTY Police are investigating three robberies in East Columbia. A 16-year-old was charged as an adult after firing a gun on a footpath, leading to a brief lockdown of nearby schools. ELSEWHEREA Hagerstown man is facing arson-related charges after police say he set a mattress on fire while his 2-year-old child was at home and five residents were in an adjoining apartment.
Police seek the driver of a vehicle that fled after it struck and killed a Camp David guard who was aiding another motorist.
A woman has been arrested after police say she doused her boyfriend with bleach and rubbing alcohol and then set him on fire.