Councilman Marks: Police warn of car burglaries in Seven Courts neighborhood

police-lightsPolice are warning of a rash of car burglaries in one Perry Hall/Nottingham neighborhood.

Councilman David Marks says that police have seen an uptick in auto burglaries in the Seven Courts area in recent days.

Police added patrols along the main Seven Courts Drive corridor, but the burglars then moved west to target the area closer to Hines Road.

Councilman Marks says that every car burglarized this week was left unlocked.

Citizens are reminded to lock their car doors at all times.

The precinct is continuing to step up enforcement.

Community meeting to be held to address stream work near Seven Courts Drive

perry-hallCouncilman David Marks announced on Monday that the county will hold a community meeting to discuss the final stages of the stream restoration project in the lower Seven Courts Drive area of Perry Hall.

The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2016, at the Perry Hall public library (9685 Honeygo Boulevard).

Baltimore County will be restoring approximately 5,000 linear feet of degraded stream and habitat from Naygall Road to India Avenue along a tributary of the Lower Gunpowder River. The tributary cross Seven Courts Drive behind The Festival at Perry Hall Shopping Center. Nearly all of the work will occur on county or community association property.

“Our office has actively followed the progress of this project, and we have met with residents of the condominiums behind Weis Market who are most affected by the changes,” Councilman Marks commented. “I am glad this work is finally advancing, and look forward to the completion of this project next year.”

Residents can contact the Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability at (410) 887-2904 with any questions.

Joppa Road reopens to traffic

Road ClosedA portion of East Joppa Road that was closed to traffic on Wednesday due to a water main break has been reopened to traffic.

The break occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning and led to a massive sinkhole in the 4100 block of E. Joppa Road, near the intersection with Seven Courts Drive.

Crews worked throughout the night to repair the damage to a 16-inch main that was installed in 1949.

Joppa Road was shut down between Belair Road and Seven Courts for repairs.

At 6:41 a.m. on Thursday morning, Baltimore County officials stated that repairs had been completed and that the road was reopened to traffic.


Side-view mirrors being stolen along Seven Courts Drive

4258284523110204Residents of the Seven Courts community in Carney/Perry Hall may want to keep an eye on their vehicles.

Readers tell that side-view mirrors are being stolen from parked cars.

In the majority of cases, the thefts are occurring along Seven Courts Drive itself.

The photos shown here were taken by a reader over the Labor Day weekend.

If your vehicle is vandalized, please contact police immediately.

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