House fire reported in Essex

Crews are responding to the scene of a Monday afternoon house fire in Essex. At about 2 p.m., fire personnel responded to the 1600 block of Howard Avenue. At the scene, crews found smoke showing from a 2-story home with fire coming from the basement. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Crime, Police/Fire

Police investigating 3 burglaries, 2 robberies

Police are investigating several local burglaries and robberies that were reported over the weekend. Sometime between 12:30 and 3 a.m. on Friday, April 21, three indiviuals entered a property in the 8400 block of Pulaksi Highway, 21237, after cutting a fence. The suspects cut the locks on seven storage units. A dirt bike, a four wheeler, a moped, a scooter, …