Police/Fire, Traffic

Car crashes into utility pole, causes power outage in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A serious, Friday night crash in Overlea left some residents without power. The crash occurred at around 10:15 p.m. in the area of Northern Parkway at Hilltop Avenue (21206). One vehicle overturned in the crash and took down a utility pole. Several nearby residents reported being without power shortly thereafter. There has been no word on any injuries. Story …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Elderly Essex man killed in Route 702 crash

Route 702 at East Homberg Avenue in Essex was shut down throughout the afternoon on Monday while investigators were on the scene of a fatal crash that killed an 83-year-old man. Authorities have determined that, at just before 2:45 p.m. on Monday, a Toyota Corolla was traveling westbound on East Homberg Avenue crossing Route 702 when it was struck on the …


Medevac responding to serious Essex crash

UPDATE: Authorities have confirmed that an 83-year-old man was killed in this crash – click here for details. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene of a serious, Monday afternoon crash in Essex. The crash was reported at about 3 p.m. in the area of Route 702 at Homberg Avenue. Story continues below Route 702 will be temporarily …

Police ask for help identifying Essex burglar [VIDEO]

Police in Baltimore County are asking the public for any information that may help identify this burglar who struck a home in the 1600-block of Williams Avenue in Essex (21221) at around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 2nd. Surveillance video from a neighbor’s camera caught the suspect in the victim’s yard. One video shows the suspect walking through the back yard, then turning back …

Police investigating August 24 street robbery in Essex (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects responsible for an August 24 street robbery in Essex. The investigation has indicated that sometime between 2 and 2:45 a.m. on August 24, a 21-year-old man left the Royal Farms store in the 1600 block of Middleborough Road 21221 after making a purchase. He walked up …