Police/Fire, Traffic

I-695 outer loop shut down due to crash in Parkville

UPDATE: As of 12:15 p.m., all lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday morning crash on I-695. The crash was reported at just before 9:45 a.m. along the outer loop at Loch Raven Boulevard (Exit 29). The outer loop has been shut down at Loch Raven Boulevard. A truck …


Police/Fire

Police searching for missing 14-year-old last seen on Taylor Avenue

UPDATE: Jacob has been located safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old who was last seen on Taylor Avenue. Jacob William King is 5’8” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was last seen at 9 a.m. on Monday on Taylor Avenue heading toward Loch Raven Boulevard. Jacob is reportedly wearing royal blue …


Cash stolen from ATM being serviced at MECU on Loch Raven Boulevard

UPDATE: This story has been updated with the correct location…MECU on Loch Raven Boulevard. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Police are investigating after cash was stolen from an ATM that was being serviced at a local credit union. At just after 6:45 p.m. on Monday, November 22, an individual was servicing an ATM at the MECU located in the 8500-block …

Councilman Marks: Starbucks at former Bel-Loc Diner site “temporarily shuttered”

TOWSON, MD—For several days now, local residents have been posting to social media asking why the Starbucks at the corner of Loch Raven Boulevard and East Joppa Road has been closed. On Monday night, Councilman David Marks provided some answers. The coffee spot located at the site of the former Bel-Loc Diner is “temporarily shuttered,” according to Councilman Marks, partly …

Welcome Inn shooting suspect identified after shooting himself

PARKVILLE, MD—Police have released additional information on Monday evening’s shooting at the Welcome Inn. On October 25, detectives responded to the 8700-block of Loch Bend Drive (21234) in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim who had sustained a gunshot wound. A short time later, officers responded to the 8600-block of Loch Raven Boulevard for a …

Two MS-13 gang members receive life sentences in connection with Parkville-area murder

PARKVILLE, MD—Two reported members of the MS-13 gang on Thursday were sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in Baltimore County Circuit Court for their part in the murder of a 21-year-old man in the Parkville area of Baltimore County in July of 2019. Hugo Portillo Chavez, 33, and Jonathan Escobar Hernandez, 21, had been convicted by a jury …

Parkville/Carney roads flooded following heavy rain, vehicles stuck

PARKVILLE/CARNEY, MD—Several local streets are flooded following severe storms that moved through northeastern Baltimore County on Thursday. Storm and flood warnings were issued for much of the area on Thursday afternoon as a cold front passed through the region. At 3:30 p.m., Baltimore County Emergency Management advised that the area of Loch Raven Boulevard at Joan Avenue (21234) is flooded, …

Police: Missing Towson woman was last seen on Loch Raven Boulevard

TOWSON, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman. Tammie Ellis, 52, is 5’4″ tall, weighs 125 pounds, and was last seen in the 8800-block of Loch Raven Boulevard on Sunday. Ellis may be driving a blue 2016 Toyota Camry with Virginia tag USF5506. Authorities say she is known to frequent motels/hotels and may be in …