Motorist rescued from rising floodwaters in Essex

Water RescueA motorist was rescued after becoming trapped in rising floodwaters in Essex on Friday night.

At about 9 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the 7300-block of Golden Ring Road (21221).

At the scene, firefighters found one vehicle floating after the motorist had attempted to drive through rising floodwaters.


Fire crews were eventually able to successfully rescue the driver.

No injuries were reported.

Rosedale Royal Farms robbed, man robbed in Middle River

Police GraphicPolice are investigating two robberies that were reported this week.

At just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, two armed individuals entered the 7-Eleven located in the 6400 block of Golden Ring Road in Rosedale (21237), stole cash and cigarettes, and then fled on foot.


At 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, a man was assaulted by several individuals on Whitethorn Way in Middle River (21220). During the assault, the man’s cell phone was stolen.

Pair of local 7-Eleven stores robbed

7-elevenPolice are investigating after a pair of 7-Eleven stores were robbed over the weekend.

At 9:30 p.m. on Friday night, April 20, an unknown suspect stole cash from the 7-Eleven located in the 6400 block of Golden Ring Road in Rosedale (21237) at knifepoint.  The suspect then fled the scene on foot.


At just before 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 22, an individual walked into the 7-Eleven located in the 600 block of Compass Road in Middle River (21220), displayed a knife, and demanded money from two cashiers. The suspect took the cash and four packs of cigarettes and then fled the scene on foot.

Police have not indicated whether or not they believe the robberies are connected.

Rosedale water main break leaves 100 residents without service

Water Main BreakCrews are responding to the scene of a Saturday evening water main break in the Rosedale area.

At 7:30 p.m., Baltimore County officials said that a 10-inch water main had ruptured in the 6400 block of Golden Ring Road (21237), near the Kenwood Shopping Center.

The Department of Public Works says that one hundred customers and one hydrant are currently without service.

There has been no estimate given on repair time.

Police seek help locating possible witness to fatal Rosedale crash

ford focus RS comboPolice in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle and driver and/or occupants that may have information in reference to a fatal crash that occurred on October 14 on Philadelphia Road.

Police are looking for a darker colored, possibly green, Ford Focus RS, between the model years of 2003 to 2009. The vehicle is modified with low profile rally style rims, a lowered body, an after-market exhaust, and may be turbo equipped.

At about 11:30 p.m. on October 14, this vehicle was seen exiting the outer loop of I-695 at Philadelphia Road and heading west at the same time a Hyundai Genesis 2H was seen passing vehicles on Philadelphia Road just before it lost control and crashed into a house, killing the driver, 28-year-old Gary Auberg.

The Ford Focus RS was also seen continuing westbound on Philadelphia Road west of Golden Ring Road just after the crash occurred. The vehicle was not involved in the crash but investigators would like to speak with the driver and/or any occupants of the vehicle to determine what information, if any, they may have in reference to the crash.

Anyone with information regarding this vehicle, the driver, or any possible occupants is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.