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.

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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.

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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.

White Marsh post office, Middle River apartment building burglarized

burglaryPolice are investigating three commercial burglaries that were reported over the past week.

Sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 7, and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 8, an individual pried open the locked interior door at the U.S. Post Office in White Marsh, located in the 5400-block of Ebenezer Road (21162). Once inside, the suspect pried open two cash drawers and stole the cash from each drawer.

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At 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7, an individual broke into the business center of The Berkleigh apartment building, located in the 6200-block of Greenleigh Avenue in Middle River (21220). Once inside, the suspect stole a computer then fled the scene.

At 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, an individual broke into the H. Deniz Auto Sales office, located in the 1200-block of White Avenue in Rosedale (21237).  The suspect then stole office equipment.

Crash shuts down inner loop at Route 40

Crash AccidentCrews are on the scene of a serious, Saturday night crash along I-695 in Baltimore County.

The Maryland State Highway Administration reported the crash at about 8:45 p.m.

All lanes of the inner loop have been shut down at Route 40 (exit 35a).

There has been no word on any injuries.

Motorists should use an alternate route.

Serious crash reported in Rosedale

Crash AccidentCrews are on the scene of a serious, Wednesday night crash in Rosedale.

The crash was reported at just after 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Franklin Square Drive at Attenborough Drive.

Two people were injured in the crash.

A medevac chopper is being dispatched to the scene.

Motorists should avoid the area.