Councilman Marks: Police searching for auto theft suspects in Perry Hall

Police LightsPolice in Perry Hall were searching for a pair auto theft suspects on Monday afternoon.

At around 4:30 p.m., residents reported seeing a heavy police presence, including a police helicopter, along Joppa Road between Chapel Road and Kilbride Road.

Councilman David Marks tweeted that police are searching for one black male and one black female who may be connected to an incident involving a stolen car.

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Police have not released any additional details at this time.


Suicidal person prompts police response in White Marsh

PolicePolice were called to a White Marsh residence on Wednesday night after a man threatened to kill himself.

At around 10 p.m., officers responded to the 9100 block of Kilbride Road near Joppa Road for a report of a suicidal subject.

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Police began to cordon off the area but the man came out of his home on his own and was taken to a nearby medical facility for further evaluation.

There were no injuries and the police helicopter has now cleared the scene.


Councilman Marks proposes limiting development along 18 acres near Kilbride Road

Baltimore CountyBaltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that he will recommend downzoning five areas of land near Kilbride Road in Perry Hall.

Issue 5-041 includes nine acres on the west side of Kilbride Road across from Galley Road. Councilman Marks will recommend the land be zoned DR 1, or one house per acre.

Issue 5-082 includes four acres to the east of Deviation Road.

5-084 includes acres between 1.3 acres between Perryvale and Ballygar Roads.

5-085 encompasses one acre south of Kilkenny Circle and Torpoint Road.

5-086 includes 2.5 acres northwest of Kilkea Court.

The 18 acres are currently zoned DR 5.5, which allows single-family homes and townhouses.

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Councilman Marks is examining the development potential of thousands of acres in order to reduce school overcrowding and preserve green space.

“Neighborhoods like Northgate Hall and Rolling Hills deserve to know that common areas will remain green,” Councilman Marks commented.

The zoning maps will be adopted on August 30th.

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