Police are investigating two burglaries, a robbery, and an assault on a police officer that have been reported over the past week.
At just before 3 a.m. on Tuesday, July 18, two individuals forced entry into Sir Michael’s Auto Sales, located in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), and stole two vehicles, numerous car keys, and registration plates. The suspects were later apprehended.
At just after 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, a police officer was assaulted while attempting to arrest a suspect in connection with another first-degree assault in the 5200 block of Trumps Mill Road in Rosedale (21237). The female suspect assaulted the officer by purposely scratching him with her fingernails and bracelet during handcuffing.
Sometime between 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, and 3 a.m. on Friday, July 21, an individual entered an apartment in the 7400 block of Meadow Branch Court in Rosedale (21237) via the kitchen window. The suspect stole various items before fleeing the scene.
At just after 10 p.m. on Friday, July 21, a Papa Johns delivery driver returned to his vehicle after a delivery in the 1100 block of Sandystone Road in Essex (21221), when an individual approached his vehicle, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The victim gave the suspect the money and the suspect then fled the scene.
Police are on the scene of a stabbing that reportedly took place on Sunday during a carjacking attempt in Middle River.
At about 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Grovethorn Road.
At the scene, police found that there had been a carjacking attempt, and that the victim had been stabbed in the hand.
There has been no update on the victim's condition.
An investigation is ongoing at this hour.
A tow truck driver was killed in an afternoon crash along Interstate 95 that snarled traffic on Thursday.
At about 12:30 p.m., Maryland State Police responded to a serious motor
vehicle accident involving a flatbed tow truck and a disabled tractor trailer, which was parked on the right shoulder of the highway.
The tow truck was traveling northbound on I-95 in the area of Bradshaw Road in the middle lane when it veered into the right
shoulder, hitting the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer.
The tow truck then became wedged under the truck, trapping the driver of the tow truck.
The passenger of the tow truck was ejected from the vehicle onto the right shoulder. The involved tractor-trailer was parked on the right shoulder. The occupant stated that his vehicle had been parked, and that he had been in the sleeping area of the truck when the collision occurred.
The driver of the tow truck was flown to Shock Trauma where he succumbed to his injuries. The passenger of the tow truck was taken to Bay View Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.
The occupant of the tractor trailer was not injured.
Police are investigating two burglaries and a robbery that were reported this week.
Sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, and 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19, an individual stole miscellaneous items from a residence in the 9200 block of Oswald Way in Rosedale (21237) before fleeing. The suspect was later apprehended.
At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, a man was robbed of his cash by an individual while standing by his vehicle in the 8100 block of Honeygo Boulevard in Nottingham (21236).
At just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, an individual forced open the rear door to Advantage Psychiatric Services LLC, located in the 5000 block of Campbell Boulevard in Nottingham (21236) and stole three laptops and a backpack.