Red Brick Station holding fundraiser for Ellicott City

Red Brick Ryelief AleRed Brick Station will hold a fundraiser on Wednesday to aid in the Ellicott City flood relief effort.

The event will be held at 6 p.m. on September 7th as they introduce a special Ryelief Ale.

Brewed for Bond Distributing Co. in collaboration with Key Brewing Co., Monument City Brewing Co., The Brewers Art, and White Marsh Brewing Co., Ryelief was created to aid those residents and business owners of Ellicott City recovering from the massive July flooding.

Proceeds from the sale of Ryelief will be donated to the Ellicott City Partnership Fund and Nepenthe HomeBrew in Hampden which was also shuttered due to the disaster.

In addition, 10% of all Red Brick Station bar sales during the event will be donated.

UAW – GM All American Cruisin’ Car Show comes to White Marsh on Sept. 24

GM Baltimore OperationsA big auto show is coming to White Marsh later this month.

The annual UAW – GM “All American Cruisin’ Car Show” will be held at the GM Baltimore Operations Plans on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The plant is located at 10301 Philadelphia Road in White Marsh.

Proceeds will benefit the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company.

The event will feature fun for the whole family – food, music, raffles, games for the kids, etc.

All domestic and classic vehicles are invited. There is a $15 registration fee.

Call 443-425-1500 for more information.

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Maryland State Police arrest 119 over Labor Day weekend

Maryland State PolicePIKESVILLE, MD – The Labor Day weekend efforts of the Maryland State Police had a positive effect on reducing crashes and keeping the public safe.

Preliminary information indicates from September 1st through September 6th, 2016, troopers statewide made approximately 9,218 traffic stops. They issued 6,221 citations and 5,777 warnings. There were 119 drunk driving arrests and 1,029 repair orders issued for defective vehicle equipment.

In support of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, S.P.I.D.R.E., a full-time drunk driving enforcement team, was out this weekend from September 1st through September 3rd in Montgomery County where drunk drivers and drunk driving related crashes are known to be prevalent. The team arrested 10 impaired drivers and issued more than 75 citations. One of the drivers arrested was a repeat offender.

The traffic enforcement efforts of the Maryland State Police led to criminal violations as well. Troopers made 64 arrests and an additional 75 wanted people were arrested on outstanding criminal warrants.

Troopers assigned to the Southern Maryland and Eastern Shore regions worked the “Operation SHOWBOAT” initiative and inundated the Route 50 corridor from the Chesapeake Bay to Ocean City. The operation successfully contributed to highway safety this weekend. During these initiatives there were no fatal or serious crashes.

The Maryland State Police continue to support the Maryland Department of Transportation’s campaign “Toward Zero Deaths.” These high visibility enforcement efforts reduce the number of aggressive driving, motor vehicle crashes in which speed, alcohol and other driving violations are contributing factors to crashes on Maryland roads. Troopers will continue these initiatives throughout the year.

[Source: Maryland State Police]

Group assaulted, threatened at gunpoint in Putty Hill Park

Police LightsUPDATE: Police have arrested the suspect who displayed the handgun.

Original story below…

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Police are investigating after a group of individuals was threatened at gunpoint at Putty Hill Park.

At about 9: 30 p.m. on Sunday, September 2, a group of people was approached by four suspects while in the park.

Police say the victims recognized three of the suspects.

One of the suspects assaulted one person while another suspect pointed a gun at the victims.

The suspects then fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Parkville Precinct at 410-887-5310.