Police investigating 3 local burglaries

burglaryPoPolice are investigating three local burglaries that were reported this week.

Sometime between 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, and 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, an individual broke into the Whiting Turner construction site office, located in the 4800 block of Joppa Road in Perry Hall (21128). Once inside, the suspect took electronic equipment, spray paint, and food before fleeing.

Sometime between 6:30 and 7 a.m. on Thursday, an individual shattered a basement window to gain entry to a residence in the 1100 block of Seneca Road in Essex (21221). The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene.

Sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, an individual gained entry into a residence in the 5500 block of Maudes Way in White Marsh (21162) via a rear window. Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry and a safe, then fled the scene.

Man assaulted, robbed by four individuals along Belair Road

AssaultPolice are investigating after a man was assaulted and robbed in Nottingham on Thursday night.

At just before 9 p.m., the man was assaulted by four suspects in the 9100 block of Belair Road, near Tom’s Tropicals.

During the assault the man’s cell phone was stolen.

Councilman David Marks adds that the suspects may have been juveniles and that a Good Samaritan stepped in to help.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact police at 410-887-5310.

Nottingham man charged in connection with Saturday’s shooting in Essex

Montez Deonta HarrellPolice have charged a suspect in the Saturday afternoon shooting of a man on Sugarwood Circle in Essex.

At about 2 p.m. last Saturday, officers responded to the 1200 block of Sugarwood Circle for a report of a shooting.

At the scene, police found the victim, 26, with a single gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers, but a subsequent investigation led police to identify Montez Deonta Harrell, 25, of Nottingham, as the shooter.

Harrell has been charged with the following:

  • Attempted 1st Degree Murder
  • 1st Degree Assault
  • 2nd Degree Assault
  • Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
  • Handgun on Person

Police are still uncertain as to what led to the shooting, but believe that the victim and Harrell are known associates. The victim continues to be treated at an area hospital.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.

Police investigating 2 assaults, attempted burglary

Police LightsPolice are investigating two assaults and an attempted burglary that were reported over the past week.

At just after 10 p.m. on Friday, May 19, an individual tried to enter a residence on Whitelaw Place, 21236, via the front window. When the resident approached the window, the suspect became startled and fled the scene.

At 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, a man was walking in the area of Martin Boulevard at Middle River Road, 21220, when two individuals approached the man and demanded his wallet. The victim refused and was assaulted.  The suspects then fled the scene.

At 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, a Seasons Pizza delivery driver was assaulted by two individuals, one armed, in the 2100 block of Townhill Road, 21234. One of the suspects demanded the driver’s money, then the suspects fled the scene.