20K gallons of sewage spill into Herring Run tributary

Environment Hazmat Hazard SewageThe Baltimore County Department of Public Works has reported a sanitary sewer overflow near the Nottingham area.

Approximately 20,500 gallons of sewage was leaked at Glendale Park, located west of Loch Raven Boulevard and south of Taylor Avenue (21239).

The release was discovered at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and was stopped 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30.

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The overflow was suspected on Saturday evening in an area of thick vegetation. County utility crews surveyed the park and discovered that a manhole had been damaged by a falling tree which was directly responsible for the overflow of a sixteen-inch diameter sewer line. County crews then established a pump around and the release was stopped by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The release went into a tributary of Herring Run. As a precaution, officials say contact with the waters of the Herring Run should be avoided.


Parkville stabbing being investigated as attempted robbery

Police CrimePolice now believe that a stabbing incident that occurred on the parking lot of Maria’s Carry Out on Thursday night was a targeted, attempted robbery.

An investigation has determined that the incident in the 1800-block of Taylor Avenue (21234)  occurred as the 36-year-old victim was getting into his vehicle in the corner of the parking lot at around 9:30 p.m.

The suspect entered onto the lot through a hole in the fencing, grabbed the victim’s cell phone from his hands, and threw him onto the ground. The suspect stabbed the victim in a lower extremity and reached into one of his pockets.

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When the suspect found nothing, he began to rummage through the victim’s vehicle, apparently searching for cash, but finding none. The suspect fled the location on foot, possibly southbound on Beverly Avenue.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, but is expected to survive his wounds. The victim indicated that the suspect never checked his other pocket, which did have cash in it, so it is likely that the suspect saw the victim put cash into his pocket earlier.

The victim’s cell phone was located on the ground next to his vehicle during the initial phase of investigation.

Anyone who may have information on this suspect, only described as a tall black male with a baseball cap, possibly white and red shirt with dark colored pants, is asked to contact police at the Towson Precinct at 410-887-2361. Callers may remain anonymous.


Stabbing reported in Parkville

StabbingPolice are on the scene of a Thursday night stabbing in Parkville.

At 10 p.m., units responded to Maria’s Carry Out, located in the 1800-block of Taylor Avenue (21234).

At the scene, paramedics found an adult male suffering from multiple stab wounds to the lower body.

Reports indicate that the victim had been stabbed following an altercation in the parking lot.

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Police say he has been taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

A black male suspect in black clothing fled the scene.


Robberies reported at Perry Hall liquor store, Parkville Royal Farms

police-lightsPolice are investigating several robberies and burglaries that were reported over the weekend.

Sometime between 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, and 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 8, an individual entered the construction site of Honeygo Elementary School in the 4800 block of Joppa Road in Perry Hall (21128) and removed spools of electrical wire.

Sometime between 10 p.m. on Thursday and 9:30 a.m. on Friday, an individual cut the telephone and cable wires at the Swan Song Spirits store, located in the 9600 Belair Road in Perry Hall (21128). The suspect broke into the store and stole cash from the register.

At 2:40 p.m. on Friday, an individual entered the Royal Farms store located in the 2700 block of Taylor Avenue in Parkville (21234). The suspect went behind the counter, displayed a handgun, removed cash from the register, and then fled.

At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, an individual entered the Perry Hall Liquors store, located in the 8600 block of Belair Road (21236), displayed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene.