Crime, Police/Fire

KFC, 7-Eleven robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local robberies and assaults that were reported over the past week. At just before 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, three individuals were engaged in a verbal altercation in the 2200-block of Middleborough Road in Essex (21221). During the course of the altercation, the suspect grabbed a butcher’s knife, approached both victims, and threatened to …


Education, Sci-Tech

Maryland Department of the Environment recognizes local schools for ‘idle-free’ policy

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Some northeastern Baltimore County schools have been recognized by the Maryland Department of the Environment. MDE has published an “Honor Roll” recognizing schools that have established a “school idle reduction” policy. “(These schools) are making great strides to keep students, staff, and families safer by reducing vehicle emissions from unnecessary idling,” said MDE officials. MDE reminds parents that idling …


Attempted burglaries reported at Dunkin’ Donuts, Carrabba’s

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two attempted burglaries and an attempted robbery that were reported this week. At just before 3 a.m. on Tuesday, October 8, an individual entered the Dunkin’ Donuts located in the 1900-block of Taylor Avenue in Parkville (21234) through a rear-facing window. Once inside, the suspect tried to access the safe but failed. The suspect left the …

Robberies reported at Parkville Subway, Rosedale Checkers

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several robberies that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, and noon on Friday, October 4, an individual broke into a trailer in the 8500-block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237) by damaging the door lock. The trailer was left in disarray, but nothing was stolen. At 5 a.m. …

LA Fitness coming to Fullerton Square

NOTTINGHAM, MD—LA Fitness is coming to the Fullerton Square Shopping Center, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday. Construction is expected to begin in the late fall. The 34,000-square-foot fitness center is the latest improvement at the shopping center, one of the oldest in Baltimore County. Weis Markets opened there in the fall of 2017. “This is the latest …

Police investigating rash of local burglaries

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a rash of local burglaries that were reported in recent days. At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, an individual entered a residence in the 5000-block of Strawbridge Terrace in Perry Hall (21128) via an unlocked window. Once inside, the suspect stole property and fled the scene. Sometime between 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, and …

Fullerton beauty store, Essex Dollar General burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 4:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, an individual pried open the front door of the Dollar General, located in the 200-block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221). The suspect made two unsuccessful attempts to open the safe using the …

Rosedale retiree wins $30,000 with Maryland Lottery scratch-off

ROSEDALE, MD – A Rosedale man told Maryland Lottery officials that he buys a scratch-off or two just about every day as part of his routine since retirement. While he stuck to that routine last Friday, the 74-year-old reports that the results of his purchase were far from routine. He wound up winning a $30,000 top prize on a Dominoes …