Royal Farms store robbed, body shop burglarized

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a commercial robbery and burglary that were reported this week.

At just before 1 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, an individual entered the Royal Farms store located in the 8800-block of Philadelphia Road in Rosedale (21237).  The suspect displayed a knife and stole cash, then fled in a vehicle.


Sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. on Wednesday, an individual stole a golf cart with tools from the lot of the Putty Hill Body Shop, located in the 8200-block of Belair Road (21236).  The fence was damaged but the golf cart was later recovered.

Overnight drive-by shooting reported near Rosedale

shooting-news-graphicPolice are investigating an overnight shooting that occurred in the 5400-block of Hamilton Avenue.

At about 1 a.m., officers responded to the 6000-block of Barstow Road after a 30-year-old man was heard yelling for help.

Police found that the man had sustained a gunshot wound to the lower body when a vehicle approached him as he was walking on Hamilton Avenue near Radecke Avenue and someone inside the vehicle shot at him.

Both the victim and the suspect fled the location.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening wound.


Anyone with additional information on this shooting is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Robbery reported at C-Mart, Rosedale businesses burglarized

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a pair of robberies and commercial burglaries that were reported over the weekend.

At just after 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, an individual was sitting outside of the C-Mart, located in the 100-block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221), when two suspects walked up to the victim. One suspect struck the victim and then the other suspect stole the victim’s cell phone and fled.

Sometime between 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, and 7:30 a.m. on Monday, September 17, an individual entered the King Mulch store, located in the 7900-block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), via the front window. Once inside, the suspect stole various hand tools.


At 6:15 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, two individuals kicked in the front door of the Subway restaurant, located in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspects stole cash, then fled the scene.

At 11:15 p.m. on Monday, September 17, three individuals robbed a man of his wallet and keys at gunpoint in the 7500-block of Twincrest Court in Rosedale (21237).  The suspects then fled.

Remnants of Florence cause mudslide, closed roads

Hurricane FlorenceThe remnants of Hurricane Florence began pushing through the Nottingham area in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Thunderstorms and heavy rains were reported in many areas overnight.

At about 3:30 a.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that a vehicle had become submerged in flood waters at Pulaski Highway and Philadelphia Road in Rosedale.  The vehicle was unoccupied.

At about 5 a.m., the State Highway Administration reported that Route 43 had been shut down at US-1 due to a mudslide.  Other local roadways also had to be closed overnight.  They have all since been reopened.

The National Weather Service says another round of storms will likely move through the area on Tuesday afternoon.

A flash flood watch is in effect for the Nottingham area until 6 p.m.

Taco Love Grill, Bill Bateman’s burglarized

burglaryPolice are investigating a pair of commercial burglaries that were reported over the weekend.

At just before 2 a.m. on Friday, September 14, two individuals broke into the Taco Love Grill, located in the 11500-block of Philadelphia Road (21162). No items were reported missing.

At just before 6 a.m. on Friday, an individual used a rock to smash a window and gain entry to Bill Bateman’s restaurant, located in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspect stole cash from one cash register and stole a second cash register containing cash.