Crime, Police/Fire

Police investigating series of eastern Baltimore County robberies, assaults

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a series of robberies and assaults that were reported in eastern Baltimore County over the past week. At 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, two individuals assaulted the victim in the area of Eastern Boulevard at Wilson Point Road in Middle River (21220) while they were in the victim’s friend’s car. The suspects stole cash, and …


Health

Sanitary sewer overflow reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD—A sanitary sewer overflow occurred in the Essex area overnight. Baltimore County officials say that the overflow occurred in the area of Back River Neck Road at Old Eastern Avenue on Wednesday night and was stopped at around 4 a.m. on Thursday morning. The overflow was caused by the failure of a by-pass pump which was set up to …


Essex church recognizes Baltimore County police officers

ESSEX, MD – A church in Essex recently recognized a pair of Baltimore County police officers. On July 21, St. Stephens African Methodist Episcopal Church on Old Eastern Avenue recognized Officer Barnes and Officer Allen at their Public Service Sunday. The two officers also received an award from the church and a citation from County Executive Johnny Olszewski for their …

Police investigating Essex area assaults, robberies

ESSEX, MD – Police are investigating various reports of assaults and robberies that were reported in the Essex area on Monday, July 1st. At 5:30 a.m., while walking in the area of Glenwood Road and Old Eastern Avenue (21221), an individual attempted to rob the victim by going through his pockets. The victim pushed the suspect away and then the …

Route 702 shut down in Essex

UPDATE: As of 11:45 a.m., the crash has been cleared and all lanes have been reopened. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD – Motorists traveling in the Essex area should be aware of an important closure. At just after 11 a.m. on Saturday, The Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Route 702 had been shut down at Old Eastern Avenue. …

Youths robbed in Parkville, Nottingham; Metro PCS burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating several burglaries and robberies that were reported over the past week. At just after 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, a man on a bicycle pulled up to a woman and her child walking with a cart in a parking lot in the 6400-block of Petrie Way in Rosedale (21237). The suspect bumped into …

Portion of MD-702 shut down due to crash

ESSEX, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning crash in Essex. The crash was reported at about 10:45 a.m. along MD-702 at Old Eastern Avenue. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that southbound MD-702 has been shut down at Old Eastern Avenue. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use an alternate route.

Street robberies reported in Essex, Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Police are investigating three robberies that were reported this week. At about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, two individuals robbed two victims at gunpoint in the area of Compass Road at Tipton Road in Middle River (21220). The suspects stole a cell phone and wallet from the victims before fleeing on foot. Sometime between 2:45 …