Robbery reported at C-Mart, Rosedale businesses burglarized

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a pair of robberies and commercial burglaries that were reported over the weekend.

At just after 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, an individual was sitting outside of the C-Mart, located in the 100-block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221), when two suspects walked up to the victim. One suspect struck the victim and then the other suspect stole the victim’s cell phone and fled.

Sometime between 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, and 7:30 a.m. on Monday, September 17, an individual entered the King Mulch store, located in the 7900-block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), via the front window. Once inside, the suspect stole various hand tools.

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At 6:15 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, two individuals kicked in the front door of the Subway restaurant, located in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspects stole cash, then fled the scene.

At 11:15 p.m. on Monday, September 17, three individuals robbed a man of his wallet and keys at gunpoint in the 7500-block of Twincrest Court in Rosedale (21237).  The suspects then fled.

Remnants of Florence cause mudslide, closed roads

Hurricane FlorenceThe remnants of Hurricane Florence began pushing through the Nottingham area in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Thunderstorms and heavy rains were reported in many areas overnight.

At about 3:30 a.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that a vehicle had become submerged in flood waters at Pulaski Highway and Philadelphia Road in Rosedale.  The vehicle was unoccupied.

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At about 5 a.m., the State Highway Administration reported that Route 43 had been shut down at US-1 due to a mudslide.  Other local roadways also had to be closed overnight.  They have all since been reopened.

The National Weather Service says another round of storms will likely move through the area on Tuesday afternoon.

A flash flood watch is in effect for the Nottingham area until 6 p.m.

Water main break leaves Overlea High School without service

Water Main BreakA major water main break is affecting the Overlea area on Tuesday morning.

The Department of Public Works reports that a twelve-inch main has ruptured at Overlea High School in the 5400-block of Kenwood Avenue.

Eighty residents, nine fire hydrants, and the high school are all without water at this hour.

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The roadway in front of Overlea High School has been closed. The high school itself will also be closed on Tuesday.

Motorists should use an alternate route.

Maryland State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Harford County

DUI Driving Checkpoint PoliceOn Friday, September 21, 2018, Maryland State Police have announced that they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Harford County.

The goal will be to locate impaired drivers and to promote public awareness of the dangers of impaired driving.

Troopers have investigated over 60 collisions this year in which a driver was under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both.

Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspensions, and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Police have not given a specific location for the checkpoint.

Pair of overnight crashes reported along Route 40

CrashEmergency personnel responded to a pair of overnight crashes along Route 40 in White Marsh.

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported that the first crash occurred at about 1 a.m. at the intersection of Pulaski Highway and White Boulevard.  There, a vehicle had reportedly gone off the roadway and into the woods.

The second crash occurred at just after 6 a.m. at the intersection of Pulaski Highway at Days Cove Road.

There has been no update on any injuries.