Crime, Police/Fire

Police investigating ATV, dirt bike thefts in Middle River, Dundalk

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Authorities are investigating after several all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes were stolen in the Dundalk and Middle River areas. Sometime between April 14 and May 1, storage facilities in the 3000-block of Eastern Boulevard (21220) and the 2600-block of North Point Boulevard (21222) were burglarized. Several suspects damaged and removed locks off of the storage units and …


Police/Fire

Essex motorcycle crash victim identified

ESSEX, MD – Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Essex on Sunday evening. At just before 8:30 p.m., state troopers were dispatched for a report of a motorcycle crash on the inner loop of I-695 past Route 702. The crash involved a 1996 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. John H. Schell Jr., 61, of Sparrows …


Fatal motorcycle crash reported in Essex

UPDATE: The victim in this crash has been identified. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD – Crews are on the scene of a fatal, Sunday evening motorcycle crash in Essex. The crash was reported at just before 8:30 p.m. along the inner loop of I-695 between Route 702 and North Point Boulevard. Story continues below The motorcyclist has reportedly been …

Pellet gun used in rash of destruction cases in Essex, Dundalk

Police are asking for assistance from the public in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for causing thousands of dollars in damage to residents’ doors and windows last weekend. Between Friday night, February 24, and Sunday morning, February 26, the Essex precinct received 26 reports of property damage in the form of vehicle windows, storm doors, sliding glass doors, and …

Essex man arrested in connection with August hit-and-run

The Baltimore County Police Department has announced an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run crash from August. Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, Keith Curtis Tawney, 23, was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled. Tawney died at the scene. …