Police investigating 2 robberies, 2 burglaries

Police LightsPolice are investigating two robberies and two burglaries that were reported over the past week.

At 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 11, an individual gained entry into a residence on Willow Creek Court in Parkville (21234) by prying open the front door. Once inside, the suspect stole a laptop computer, then fled the scene.

At 11:55 p.m. on Friday, two individuals robbed a man of his cash when he exited his vehicle in the 900 block of Baltimore Yacht Club Road in Essex (21221).

At 12:20 a.m. on Monday, August 15, an individual displayed a gun and robbed a man of his cash in the 7600 block of Belair Road in Overlea (21236), then fled on foot.

At just before 4 a.m. on Monday, an individual gained entry into Little Lou’s, located in the 8000 block of Philadelphia Road in Rosedale (21237), via a rear window. The store’s alarm was activated causing the suspect to flee the scene.

Joppa Road water line project to begin this month

Joppa Road CarneyCrews will begin replacing more than a mile of old water line along Joppa Road, between Walther Boulevard and Belair Road, this month.

The $3 million project, which will ensure water quality and improve service, should be completed by the end of 2018.

During construction, the county’s contractor may occasionally interrupt water service in order to make emergency repairs.

When possible, residents will be given forty-eight hour notice.

Construction work may also impact traffic, as lanes may be temporarily diverted, but the road will not be closed.

Construction crews will be on site from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on weekdays.

Some additional work may be scheduled for weekends.

Work to result in temporary overnight closures of highway ramps in NE Baltimore

I-95The roadwork continues this week in northeastern Baltimore County.

The Maryland Transportation Authority says that the ramps from northbound Interstate 95 and southbound I-95 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed overnight.

The detour will direct motorists to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/Belair Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop).

The ramp from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to MD 7 (Exit 34, Philadelphia Road) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to MD 7 (Exit 34, Philadelphia Road).

The ramps from I-695 West (Outer Loop) to I-95 (Exit 33) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/ Bel Air Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop), to I-95 (Exit 33).

Weather permitting, the ramps from I-95 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) and the ramp from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to MD 7 (Exit 34, Philadelphia Road) will be closed Monday, July 31, through Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramps from I-695 West (Outer Loop) to I-95 will be closed Thursday, Aug. 3, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Crews will be paving as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).

Overlea bank, Nottingham delivery driver robbed

police-lightsPolice are investigating two robberies and an attempted robbery that have been reported in the Nottingham, Parkville, and Overlea areas.

At about 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 21, while attempting to deliver pizzas on Duntore Place in Nottingham (21236), the driver was assaulted by five to seven suspects. The suspects stole one of the victim's pizzas and then fled the scene.

At about 4 a.m. on Sunday, July 23, an individual attempted to open the drive through window at the McDonald's located in the 7300 block of McClean Boulevard in Parkville (21234). An employee called the police, at which time, the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

At just after 2:30 p.m. on Monday, July 24, an individual entered the M&T Bank located in the 7600 block of Belair Road in Overlea (21236). The suspect, implying a weapon, demanded money from a teller and then fled the scene.