WMVFC Captain receives Governor’s service award

blubaugh-gov-awardOne local firefighter has received a prestigious award.

Captain Rick Blubaugh of the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company received a volunteer service award from Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism this week.

Capt. Blubaugh was one of 16 award recipients who received recognition on Thursday, October 20, at an event hosted by Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford.

The award recognizes Capt. Blubaugh’s commitment and dedication to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company.

A total of 418 nominees were submitted from across the state of Maryland.

WMVFC officials told NottinghamMD.com that Capt. Blubaugh received his award for his time and dedication to the company as the Vice President of Operations since 2010 when there was constant leadership turnover, poor morale, and internal issues. Capt. Blubaugh was motivated to resolve the problems within the organization so that it could provide a better service to the community.

Last year, Capt. Blubaugh served over 1,300 hours of volunteer time responding to over 220 calls.

Woman bitten during Kingsville robbery

Police LightsPolice are investigating after a woman was bitten during a robbery in Kingsville.

At about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, an unidentified suspect pried open the front door to an apartment in the 12300 block of Philadelphia Road, 21087, to gain entry.

Once inside, an argument ensued and then moved outside.

The argument became physical when the suspect bit the victim and forcibly took her purse from her shoulder.

The suspect then fled the scene.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police.

Police investigating attempted burglary in Parkville (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

police-lightsPolice in Baltimore County are investigating after someone tried to break into a home in Parkville on September 24th.

At just after 4 p.m. on 9/24, someone tried to gain entry to a home in the 2900 block of Hillcrest Avenue, 21234, through a rear door – but was not successful.

Video surveillance at the home shows a person knocking on the front door. A second person was seen walking on the street in front of the home. The second person appears to have talked to the person at the door at one point in the video.

Anyone with information on the persons pictured in the video surveillance or about this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

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Drunk driver hits multiple cars in Parkville

drunk-driver-parkville-20161019Police are investigating after an alleged drunk driver struck multiple vehicles in Parkville on Wednesday afternoon.

At about 2 p.m., authorities responded to the area of Cimmaron Circle and Wilker Avenue, 21234, for a report of a crash.

At the scene, police found that a man, who was allegedly high and drunk, had struck at least five vehicles along Taylor Avenue before attempting to flee to his home.

The man, who has not yet been identified, reportedly crashed into the sidewalk before making it home.

He was quickly arrested and taken into police custody.  No injuries have yet been reported in the incident.