Crime, Emergency Response

Police investigating Nottingham burglary, machete assault in Parkville

Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 4:30 and 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, an individual broke into a home in the 9000-block of Gardenia Road (21236) by forcing open a back window. Cash and jewelry were stolen, then the suspect fled. At just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, a man was assaulted by an …


Emergency Response

Pedestrian killed in Middle River while trying to catch bus

Police in Baltimore County are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash on Eastern Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police were called to the area of Eastern Avenue and Tidewater Lane in Middle River (21220) at just after 1 p.m. Sunday after a 2017 Ram 1500 truck traveling westbound on Eastern Avenue struck a pedestrian that suddenly darted out into the roadway. Advertisement The …


SHA to make safety improvements along Eastern Avenue

The State Highway Administration will soon be making safety improvements along Eastern Avenue in the area of Carroll Island Road in Middle River. To help reduce crashes in the area, SHA will refresh the longitudinal edge pavement markings and install center line rumble strips along Eastern Avenue, according to Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. Advertisement In addition, crosswalks and pedestrian warning signs will be …

Medical emergency may have led to fatal Chase crash

Police in Baltimore County are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the Chase area on Friday afternoon following calls to 9-1-1 for an erratic driver. Authorities are attempting to determine whether the driver, 73-year-old Janet Anne Walper of the 1100-block of Chester Road, may have been suffering from a medical emergency prior to the crash. Officers initially responded to …

Police pursuit under way in Parkville, Essex

UPDATE 2: The suspects in this case have been identified. UPDATE: The silver Scion has been stopped and two suspects are being taken into custody at this time. The white female driver and black male passenger have been taken into custody. Officers will be collecting evidence that was thrown from the vehicle in Essex, Parkville, and White Marsh.  Motorists should …

Nottingham man wins $30,000 with Md. Lottery scratch-off

Every day, a 56 year-old contractor drives his wife to work. Some days, he purchases scratch-offs during his lunch break. Last Thursday, the Nottingham resident combined the two — he purchased a scratch-off while driving his wife to work, which led to a $30,000 Ruby Riches win. “It was going to be an unusual day anyway,” the father of three …