Police investigate rash of local burglaries, attempted burglaries

burglaryPolice are investigating a rash of local burglaries and attempted burglaries that were reported over the past week.

Sometime between 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, and 7 a.m. on Friday, June 23, an individual pried open a storage room door at the El Rich Motel,  located in the 8200 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), and stole four televisions. The suspect then fled the scene.

At just after 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 23, an individual broke into an apartment on Attenborough Drive in Rosedale (21237) via a side door and stole cash, a computer, and a television.

Sometime between 1 a.m. on Friday, June 23, and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, an individual or individuals broke into a residence on Beaver Court in Nottingham (21236).  The suspects ransacked the residence and stole various items before fleeing the scene.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Friday, June 23, and 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, an individual entered a home in the 1000 block of Foxcroft Lane in Essex (21221) via the front window.  The suspects stole a DVD player, a game system, keys, a tablet, a TV, and a watch before fleeing the scene.

Sometime between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, someone broke into a home on Willow Creek Court in Parkville (21234) via the front door and stole cash from the residence.

Sometime between 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, and 7 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, an individual removed the screen from the kitchen window to enter an apartment on Rosecrans Place in Nottingham (21236). Once inside, the suspect stole clothing and electronics before fleeing the scene.

At about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, someone broke the front glass window of the Big Lots store located in the 2500 block of Cleanleigh Drive in Parkville (21234). No entry was gained.

At about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, an individual attempted to break into Island Spirit Liquors and the Goodwill store located in the 100 block of Carroll Island Road in Middle River (21220) by kicking in their front door glass. The suspect also threw the plants from Walmart into the street. The suspect was arrested.

Nottingham 7-Eleven sells winning $10K Md. Lottery scratch-off

Nottingham 7-ElevenA contractor from Forest Hill happily took home his second $10,000 top prize playing his favorite Maryland Lottery scratch-off game…”10x Cash.”

The 61-year-old husband and father has enjoyed tremendous luck with the $10 game, which is one reason he selected it. He stopped at the 7-Eleven located at 9617 Belair Road in Baltimore, on his way home from work. The Harford County man also is a frequent visitor to the Maryland Lottery’s scratch-off listings online.

“I keep an eye on the tickets that have been on sale for a while and still have big winners available,” he said. “It pays to do the homework.”

Scratching off his 10x Cash game later that evening, the loyal player was surprised to discover another top-prize winner.

“I yelled out ‘ALL RIGHT!’ Everyone in the house came running.”

This prize will fund his family’s upcoming vacation, the winner said. When he returns home, he’ll go right back to playing 10x Cash scratch-offs.

“This ticket is good to me, and there are plenty of big winners still out there,” he said.

Lottery officials say the game still has 35 $10,000 top prizes remaining in the game along with thousands of other prizes ranging from $10 to $1,000.

Police investigate road rage shooting incident, robbery, burglary

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a road rage shooting incident, a robbery, and a burglary that were reported over the past week.

At around 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, witnesses observed an individual enter a home in the 4000 block of Schroeder Avenue in Perry Hall (21128) without permission. While inside, the suspect stole cash from the victim’s purse. The suspect was subsequently identified and arrested.

At about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, two drivers became involved in a road rage incident in the 8800 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237). One driver pulled up next to the other driver’s vehicle and the two got into a verbal altercation. The first driver then pulled out a gun and shot into the other driver’s vehicle door. The suspect then fled the scene.

At 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a man met an acquaintance at Rosedale Park, located in the 1200 block of Kendrick Road in Rosedale (21237).  The acquaintance pulled out a gun and robbed the victim of his cash and cell phone, then struck him in the head with his gun and fled the scene.

New banners go up in downtown Perry Hall

New Perry Hall BannersMotorists and pedestrians will notice some new signage in the downtown Perry Hall area.

New banners were erected along Belair Road on Tuesday.

They were created by Accent Printers in White Marsh on behalf of the Perry Hall White Marsh Business Association.

The new banners highlight some of the events the PHWMBA sponsors in the local community.