Parkville BP station robbed at gunpoint

bp-signPolice are investigating after a local gas station was robbed last week.

Authorities say that at just after 11:15 a.m. on Friday, November 4, someone entered the BP gas station store, located in the 9300 block of Harford Road.

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The suspect displayed a gun, then demanded money from the cash register.

After receiving an undisclosed amount on cash, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The investigation is ongoing at this hour.

Essex Precinct investigating 4 burglaries

burglaryThe Essex Precinct is investigating four burglaries that were called in over the past week.

Sometime between noon on November 4 and 3:30 p.m. on November 6, someone entered a home in the 300 block of South Taylor Avenue, 21221, through a window and stole a power drill and nail gun. Boxed tiles were also broken.

Sometime between 11:20 p.m. on November 5 and 1:41 a.m. on November 6, someone entered a home 1300 block of Sugarwood Circle, 21221, through a window. Once inside, the suspect photographed the victim’s property and sent them via text message to the female victim, who he knew and who was not home at the time. The victim returned home to find that the items in the photographs were stolen from her home.

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At just after 3 p.m. on November 8, the victim saw a juvenile suspect rummaging through a vehicle in her open garage in the 700 block of Luke Road, 21220, while another suspect was distracting her. Both suspects were located several blocks from the scene and were arrested.

Sometime between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on November 9, someone entered a residence in the 800 block of Northrop Lane, 21220, through an unlocked front door. The suspect or suspects then stole two TVs, three game systems, four tablets, a laptop, a desktop computer and various watches.

Anyone with additional information on these crimes is asked to call police.

1 dead, 1 injured in Essex double shooting

shooting-news-graphicPolice are investigating a double shooting that took place in Essex overnight.

At about 1 a.m., police responded to an incident on Seagate Court in Essex.

Police says that a 19-year-old man answered the door to his residence and was shot in the upper body.  He died from his injuries.

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Another victim was shot in the lower body and is expected to survive.

The suspect then fled the scene.

Anyone with additional information on this crime is asked to call police at 410-307-2020

The Avenue serves up great Veterans Day deals for heroes

Veterans Day DealsFriday is Veterans Day and The Avenue has some fantastic deals on tap as a way to thank our current and former servicemembers. 

What can you expect if you’re a veteran?

– Active or retired veterans will receive a free cup of coffee at Starbucks

– Active or retired veterans will receive a free slice of cheese pizza with the purchase of a signature slice at Slice On The Avenue

– Active or retired veterans will receive 50% off their food ticket at The Tilted Kilt

– Active or retired veterans will receive 50% off their food ticket at Red Brick Station

– Active or retired veterans get a free meal at Chili’s

– Active or retired veterans get a free appetizer at Don Pablo’s

If you’re a veteran, we thank you for your service!

Rush hour crash on I-95 snarls traffic

i-95-20161110Crews are on the scene of a Thursday evening crash in White Marsh.

At just before 5:30 p.m., emergency personnel responded to northbound Interstate 95 just before the Route 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit for a report of a crash.

The Maryland Transportation Authority says that two vehicles were involved in the accident.

The two right lanes of northbound I-95 are now closed.

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company says that two of its engines are on the scene.

There has been no word on any injuries.

Motorists should expect delays in the area.