Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Capt. James Monahan will take over as commander on April 22.
A pending retirement will bring the second interim police commander in a month to the Franklin Precinct. Capt. James Monahan will take over beginning April 22. Last month, Capt. Matthew McElwee was re-assigned to administrative functions in the department's operations bureau following an arrest for driving under the influence in Carroll County. Lt. Steve Doarnberger was named to replace McElwee but is expected to retire in about a month. Monahan is currently the commander of the department's intelligence unit. Previously, Monahan supervised the homicide unit. Lt. Sam Houston has been named to oversee the intelligence unit following Monahan re-assignment to the Franklin Precinct.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, acting commander at the Baltimore County Police Franklin Precinct, told the RIA the police will remain committed to helping Main Street in light of Capt. Matthew McElwee being reassigned.
The acting commander of the police precinct that serves Reisterstown and Owings Mills pledged the department’s continued support despite changes in the command structure. “Our commitment to this group and to your goals has not changed,” Lt. Stephen Doarnberger said to the Reisterstown Improvement Association at Tuesday night’s meeting. Doarnberger, previously assistant commander, is acting precinct captain after Capt. Matthew McElwee was reassigned Monday. McElwee was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Saturday in Carroll County, according to police. He was assigned to administrative duties at the police department’s operation bureau, police announced Monday. The Franklin police precinct has been working with the RIA …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Capt. Matthew McElwee was reassigned to administrative duty.
(Updated 5:07 p.m.)—Franklin police precinct Capt. Matthew McElwee was transferred following Carroll County citations for driving under the influence, Baltimore County police announced Monday. McElwee was assigned to administrative functions in the department's operations bureau. According to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, McElwee, a Hanover resident, was one of two arrests Saturday night during a sobriety checkpoint in the 2200 block of Hanover Pike in Hampstead. According to the sheriff's office, McElwee, 43, was arrested on suspicion of alcohol impairment and released with citations after he refused to submit to a blood alcohol concentration test. He declined to comment, and referred questions to the police's communications office…
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Baltimore County Police precinct that covers Owings Mills and Reisterstown gained two experienced corporals this past weekend.
The Baltimore County Police Franklin Precinct gained two experienced police officers on Saturday when one officer was promoted to corporal and another corporal was assigned to the precinct. Officer Thomas Insley Jr. was promoted to the rank of corporal and Cpl. Joseph Putnam came from the county police’s K9 unit to the precinct. “[Insley] is very knowledgeable and very capable and brings with him a lot of energy and enthusiasm,” said Capt. Matthew McElwee, commander of Baltimore County Police’s Franklin Precinct. Insley, who comes from the police’s criminal investigated division, was promoted Friday morning in the Baltimore County Police’s promotion ceremony at Stevenson University’s Greenspring Valley Road campus in Stevenson. Police …