Police investigating robbery, 3 burglaries

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a local robbery and three local burglaries that were reported this week.

Sometime between 6 a.m. on Monday, November 13, and 4 p.m. Wednesday, on November 15, an individual cut the latch to a detached garage door in the 3000 block of Putty Hill Avenue in Parkville (21234) to gain entry. Nothing appeared to be missing or stolen.

Sometime between 10 and 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14, an individual broke the side door glass to gain entry into a residence on Hallbrook Court in Perry Hall (21236). Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry then fled the scene.

Sometime between 8:15 and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, an individual broke into the an apartment in the 2300 block of Tarleton Lane in Parkville (21234) through the front door. The suspect ransacked the apartment and stole a car key.

At 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, a courier for Express Care was seated in the company vehicle when he was approached by an individual in the 7700 block of Harford Road in Parkville (21234). The suspect, displaying a gun, demanded money and then fled the scene with the cash.

Parkville bank robber dies in house fire following Cecil County standoff

Parkville Bank Robber Cecil County FireA man wanted for a pair of bank robberies in the Parkville area has died.

The FBI says that the man wanted for robbing a pair of M&T Bank branches was killed in a Sunday night house fire in Cecil County.

The suspect was believed to be responsible for the October 30, 2017, robbery of the M&T Bank located at 8200 Harford Road and the November 3, 2017, robbery of the M&T Bank located at 8812 Waltham Woods Road.

Authorities say that at about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night, the FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a home on McGrady Road in Rising Sun.

The suspect did not comply with officers and barricaded himself inside the home.

The home then caught fire and the man was subsequently found dead inside. His identity is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

The Maryland Office of State Fire Marshal is investigating the blaze.  Preliminary reports would seem to indicate that the suspect may have set fire to the home, according to the Cecil County Fire Blog.

FBI offering $5K reward for info on Parkville bank robber

Parkville Bank Robber 20171113UPDATE: Authorities now say the suspect was killed in a house fire following a standoff with police – details here.

Original story below…

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The FBI is offering a reward for information that leads to the capture of a Parkville bank robber.

The suspect is believed to be responsible for the October 30, 2017, robbery of  the M&T Bank located at 8200 Harford Road and the November 3, 2017, robbery of the M&T Bank located at 8812 Waltham Woods Road.

In each robbery, the suspect entered the bank, announced a robbery using a demand note, and fled the bank on foot.

The man is described as a white male, approximately 5’9″ tall, weighing about 150 pounds, and is about 35 to 45 years old.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of this suspect. This individual should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on this individual should contact the FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force at 410-265-8080.

Hazmat crews responding to Overlea truck crash on I-695

Car Crash AccidentHazmat crews are responding to the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash along I-695 in Overlea.

At about 2:45 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the inner loop of the Baltimore beltway between Harford Road and Belair Road.

At the scene, paramedics found that a box truck had overturned and that the driver was trapped.

Hazmat crews are responding to the scene due to a large fuel leak.

Motorists should avoid the area.