Police/Fire

Mountain biker injured at Loch Raven Reservoir watershed

CARNEY, MD—A cyclist was injured in the Loch Raven Reservoir watershed area on Sunday. At just after 12:30 p.m., the Providence Volunteer Fire Company reported that an ATV unit was attempting to reach an injured mountain biker. The patient was located, rescued, and transferred to medic units from the Baltimore County Fire Department. There has been no further update on …


Police/Fire, Weather

Crews searching for lost cyclist near Loch Raven Reservoir

UPDATE: The cyclist has been found and no injuries have been reported. Original story below… ——— PARKVILLE, MD—Emergency crews are searching for a lost cyclist in the Parkville/Towson area. At around 7 p.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department said units weren’t searching for a cyclist who became lost in inclement weather near Loch Raven Dam. There has been no word …


Body found near Loch Raven Reservoir identified as missing 16-year-old girl from New York

UPDATE: Five MS-13 gang members have been arrested in connection with this murder. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—The body of a female discovered dead along a walking trail near Loch Raven Reservoir on Friday, May 29, has been identified. The Baltimore County Police Department says that the body, at first believed to be that of an adult female, is …

Police ask for help identifying woman found dead on Baltimore County trail

TOWSON, MD—Police are asking for help identifying the woman who was found dead along a trail near Loch Raven Reservoir over the weekend. The woman’s body was found on Friday in the area of Pot Spring Road near Colonade Road (21030).  The woman’s death is being investigated as a homicide. Anyone who recognizes the tattoos or t-shirt design below, or …

Deceased woman found on shoreline at Loch Raven Reservoir

UPDATE 5: Five MS-13 gang members have been arrested in connection with this murder. UPDATE 4: The body has been identified as that of a missing 16-year-old girl from New York. UPDATE 3: Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the victim. UPDATE 2: The location for this incident has been updated to Cockeysville (which is technically not …

Rescue in progress on Loch Raven Reservoir trail

UPDATE: Crews from the Baltimore Environmental Police and Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company also responded to assist with the rescue.  The bicyclist was reached and flown by Medevac to a nearby hospital.  There has been no further update on their condition. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Emergency crews are performing a Sunday morning “backwoods rescue” in Parkville. At around 11 a.m., …

Recreational activities to be suspended at Loch Raven Reservoir

BALTIMORE, MD—In response to the evolving conditions related to the threat of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of the public and of our employees, Baltimore City Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark announced that the following will take effect Monday, March 23, 2020: 1. All services other than curbside collections, condo collections, disposal services at the …

DPW takes steps to protect public health during COVID-19 pandemic, Loch Raven Drive to remain open

BALTIMORE, MD—During the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (which also handles drinking water for Baltimore County) has taken steps to: Ensure the continued delivery of safe, clean drinking water Protect the health and safety of our employees Continue DPW’s essential services DPW officials say their water filtration and disinfection process and testing procedures ensure that …