Water main break reported along Belair Road

Water Main BreakCrews are on the scene of a Wednesday evening water main break in Nottingham.

The break occurred at the intersection of Belair Road and Dunfield Road.

The right turn lane along southbound Belair Road is currently closed.

Motorists are advised to use caution in the area.

Water main break reported in Nottingham

Water Main BreakCrews are responding to the scene of a water main break in the Nottingham area.

The Department of Public Works reported that a ten-inch water main has ruptured in the 3700 block of Putty Hill Avenue (21236).

Fifty customer, two fire hydrants, and several apartment complexes are currently without service.

There has been no ETA provided on repairs.

Motorists should use caution in the area.

Attempted burglary at Casa Mia’s; man robbed in Essex

Police CrimePolice are investigating a pair of local crimes that were reported over the weekend.

At just after midnight on Saturday morning, January 6, an individual unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry into the Casa Mia’s located in the 8600 block of Honeygo Boulevard (21236) by kicking the front door and striking it with a large cinder block. No entry was gained.

At 2 a.m. on Saturday, three individuals assaulted a man in the 400 block of Essex Avenue in Essex (21221) and stole the man’s wallet containing cash and stole his cell phone. The suspects fled in a vehicle and the victim’s wallet was recovered at the scene.

Police identify juveniles arrested in connection with Fullerton gang attack, carjacking

CarjackingUPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established for the victim.

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Police have made four arrests of juveniles as they continue to investigate the armed-carjacking of a 69-year-old victim in Overlea/Fullerton last Wednesday.

At 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, officers  responded to the 4200 block of Cardwell Avenue, 21236, for an armed carjacking.

There, police determined that a man was violently attacked by six suspects, forcing him to fall to the ground. The suspects told the victim that they would shoot him and then stole the victim’s car and his belongings. The suspects drove over the man with his own car as they fled the area.

Police received information from a citizen that led officers to the area of Sturbridge Drive and Pickering Drive, 21236. During the subsequent investigation, officers recovered the victim’s car and two other stolen cars (a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban and a 2007 Saturn Vue). Officers were also able to arrest four juveniles for their involvement in this crime.

The victim continues to receive medical treatment at a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

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Fullerton Carjacking Suspects Arrested

Darian Maurice Hicks, 16, of Baltimore City, has been charged as an adult with attempted second-degree murder, fist degree assault, second degree assault, armed carjacking, carjacking, and theft charges. Hicks is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on a denied bail status.

Taizjuan Eliza Waddell, 16, of Towson, and Kimani William Graham, 16, of  Parkville, have each been charged with armed carjacking, carjacking, armed robbery, robbery, first degree assault, second degree assault, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, and theft charges. Both are being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

A 15-year-old suspect was also charged as a juvenile in this case. Detectives continue to search for two additional suspects at this time.

“The Baltimore County Police Department continues to strive to use a comprehensive approach to address violent crime,” according to Colonel Steven M. Hlavach, Commander, Criminal Investigation Bureau. “These crimes are solved by the assistance of citizens in providing valuable information working in concert with the diligence of our police officers,” said Hlavach.

If anyone has information about this crime, please call the Baltimore County Police Department at (410) 307-2020.