Crime, Emergency Response

Man threatened to burn down Hillendale gas station during robbery

HILLENDALE, MD – Police say a man threatened to burn down a local gas station during a robbery on Monday. At just before 3:30 a.m. on July 8, a man entered the Evergreen gas station store located in the 6800-block of Loch Raven Boulevard. The man demanded cigarettes and then poured lighter fluid on the store counter and threatened to …


Crime, Emergency Response

Man robbed at bus stop, Nottingham home burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating two robberies and two burglaries that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 10 a.m. on Monday, June 17, and 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, an individual entered a home in the 7900-block of Highpoint Road in Parkville (21234) via an unlocked basement window. Once inside, the suspects stole numerous electronic items …


Elderly pedestrian killed in Hillendale crash

Police in Baltimore County are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday night in the Hillendale area. A pedestrian, identified as Mohamed Hamid Idries Hassan, 72, of the 600-block of Walker Avenue (21212), was crossing Loch Raven Boulevard near Sayward Avenue (21234) when he was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe traveling northbound. Hassan suffered …

20K gallons of sewage spill into Herring Run tributary

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works has reported a sanitary sewer overflow near the Nottingham area. Approximately 20,500 gallons of sewage was leaked at Glendale Park, located west of Loch Raven Boulevard and south of Taylor Avenue (21239). The release was discovered at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and was stopped 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. …

I-695 inner loop to be shut down near Carney overnight

Maryland State Police are working with Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) officials to inform motorists of a significant road closure on I-695 that will begin on Saturday night. Beginning at 10:00 p.m., the recovery efforts of a disabled tractor trailer carrying large equipment will close a portion of I-695 until 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 5, …

Parkville man wins $50K with Md. Lottery scratch-off

Finding himself $10 short while at a convenience store to purchase a $30 scratch-off, a Parkville man “settled,” instead, for the $20 Cash Explosion instant ticket. It was a close call, the lucky $50,000 winner told Maryland Lottery officials. “For a moment I considered heading to the ATM because I was really in the mood for a $30 game,” he …