Family, Police/Fire

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to police officers at White Marsh Precinct

WHITE MARSH, MD—Some local police officers received a very special delivery this week. On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct received a deliciously-sized donation of cookies from Junior Girl Scout Troop 982, along with a heartfelt message from the girls: On behalf of Junior Troop 982 of St. Joseph Church Fullerton, a division of Girl Scouts of …


Crime, Police/Fire

Pair of robberies reported in Essex/Middle River area

ESSEX/MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police are investigating a pair of robberies that were reported in the Essex/Middle River area this week. At 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, an individual approached a man from behind outside of Essex Liquors in the 900-block of Eastern Boulevard in Essex (21221). The suspect assaulted the victim then robbed him of his property and fled the …


Crash snarls I-695 outer loop traffic in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash along I-695 in Parkville. The crash was reported at around 1:45 p.m. along the outer loop at the Loch Raven Boulevard exit. Two of three lanes along the outer loop as well as the outer deceleration lane are currently blocked. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists …

I-695 inner loop to be shut down for several hours following tractor-trailer crash, hazmat response

UPDATE: Authorities are urging drivers to access the Towson area via Dulaney Valley Road or Providence Road.  Motorists should avoid Charles Street and Kenilworth Drive for the next 4 to 6 hours. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Fire officials say the inner loop of I-695 will remain shut down through the afternoon following a Thursday morning crash involving a tractor-trailer. …

Rollover crash reported in Fallston

FALLSTON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday evening crash in Fallston. The crash was reported at around 6:45 p.m. in the 600-block of Reckord Road. One vehicle reportedly rolled over as a result of the crash and a pole has been struck. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should avoid the area.

Crash reported in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash in Middle River. The crash was reported at just after 4:15 p.m. in the area of Middle River Road at Ballard Avenue (21220). No entrapment has been reported, however there are two patients with minor injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Carney man arrested, charged in connection with Nottingham shooting death

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County have identified and charged a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man on Stillmeadow Road in Nottingham on Monday evening. Sahmir Pasha Tahlib Smokes, 20, of the unit block of Bernadotte Court in the Seven Courts Community in Carney (21234), has been charged with first-degree murder and held on no bail status …