Monday, May 20, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
May 18: Second-degree burglary, 7800 block of Eastern Boulevard At 2:25 a.m., officers responded to Dunkin Donuts for a burglar alarm. The suspect pried open a window and attempted to steal a cash register drawer. The suspect fled without taking anything. The suspect is a white male, 18 to 25 years old, and 5-foot-10. May 18: Second-degree burglary, 200 block of North Point Boulevard Between 1:50 and 2:30 a.m., an unknown suspect cut a hole in a fence around K-Mart. The suspect was unable to open the door to the store. May 16: Building fire, 2600 block of Yorkway At 12:47 p.m., police and fire units responded to a fire at a new home under construction. The fire is not considered suspicious. May 14: First-degree assault, 8000 block of …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
What advice did the first lady give graduates? Will electricity rates go up - again? Get all the Maryland news with one click on Patch.
By Patch Staff It was a big news week in Maryland last week, with a visit by the first lady, a commuter nightmare in Montgomery and a heads up for a sixth casino in the state. All the headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Berliner Calls for Better Electricity Service with 'Utility 2.0' Montgomery County Council Member Roger Berliner asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to require that substantial changes be made to electricity services in the state. Meanwhile, Pepco is asking for permission to raise rates. Michelle Obama to Bowie State Grads: It's Time to Feel Hungry Again In a speech rich with historical references, the first lady reminded the BSU class of 2013 why education is important. Report: Quince Orchard Students…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
A fire, accompanied by "loud noises," on Thursday heavily damaged a house under construction in Dundalk.
A house under construction in the 2600 block of Yorkway has been torn down after being heavily damaged by fire on Thursday. Firefighters received a call at 12:46 p.m. May 16 reporting smoke showing in the structure, according to police officials. Baltimore County fire personnel on the scene and witnesses in the area reported hearing a series of "loud noises" coming from the structure. After searching the building to make sure no one was inside, fire crews were evacuated out of concern for their safety, a department spokeswoman said Thursday. Onsite engineers, worried about the "integrity and stability" of the building after the blaze, asked fire personnel to leave the building, according to spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher. "They were …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Fire investigators will work to determine the cause of the Yorkway fire, according to a police spokeswoman.
Police are investigating a fire that broke out Thursday in a house under construction in Dundalk. Crews were called to the scene at 12:46 p.m. for smoke showing from the single-family home in the 2600 block of Yorkway. No injuries were reported to workers or firefighters as a result of the incident, and fire investigators will work to determine the cause, police spokeswoman Cpl. Cathy Batton said. "[Fire] personnel who were inside did hear a series of loud noises, but they were evacuated," Batton said. "Right now the structure is too unsafe for our personnel to be inside." Upon arrival, fire crews searched the basement and upper two stories to make sure no one was inside the structure at the time of the fire, according to spokeswoman …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Stephanie Kamlot is still in the hospital, but will be taken to the Baltimore County Detention Center when she is released, police say.
Stephanie Kamlot, age 40, has been charged in a police-involved shooting that happened Saturday in Pikesville. Early Saturday morning, Kamlot—with an unknown address—was shot several times in the upper body by an officer of the Pikesville precinct after she refused to put down a replica of a gun that looked like a semi-automatic handgun, police have said. Kamlot, who was still hospitalized on Monday, has been charged with first-degree assault and obstruction of justice in the incident that allegedly happened outside a home in the 3100 block of Northbrook Road, according to police. Police say Kamlot threatened Officer Small with the replica after she threw a large rock through the window of the home. Police said that when Kamlot is released…
The Merritt Boulevard restaurant sustained about $180,000 in damage.
The Wendy's restaurant on Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk was heavily damaged by a fire early Sunday morning. Crews were dispatched to the eatery in the 1300 block of Merritt Boulevard at 5:41 a.m. for the report of smoke showing from the building, according to Cpl. Cathy Batton, a spokeswoman for the Baltimore County Police Department. Upon arrival, crews discovered that a fire had started in the kitchen of the restaurant, which was not occupied at the time. The fire was brought under control at 6:13 a.m., Batton said. Firefighters have determined that the fire, which caused about $180,000 in damage, was accidental, according to Batton. Eighteen pieces of equipment responded to fight the blaze.
The incident on Interstate 695 happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday.
A dump truck overturned on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Pulaski Highway Monday, injuring a driver, police said. Police were called to the scene at 3:37 p.m., and the driver was taken to MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Center, a Maryland State Police spokesman said. Information on the severity of the driver's injuries was not available. The spokesman said state highway crews were assessing the crash scene, and police were still investigating the incident.
The four-alarm fire occurred early Saturday morning.
A four-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse in St. Helena early Saturday morning. Dundalk Patch reader Lewis Melcher, who lives in St. Helena, submitted photos of the blaze. If you have photos of the fire, add them to this gallery by clicking on the "upload photos and videos button."
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Police: The woman was holding a handgun replica when she was shot.
A woman shot by a Baltimore County police officer early Saturday morning in Pikesville was holding a handgun replica and will be charged in the incident, police said. A Baltimore County police officer shot the woman several times in the upper body after she did not follow police orders to drop the weapon. The woman threatened the officer with a metallic replica of a large semi-automatic handgun, a police investigation revealed. The woman, who was in stable condition Sunday afternoon, will be charged with first-degree assault and obstruction of justice upon her release from the hospital, Baltimore County police Officer Shawn Vinson said. The woman's name cannot be released until she is officially charged, Vinson said. Detectives have …
Check out what's going on crime-wise around the county in this round up of crimes taking place from Arbutus to Dundalk, and everywhere in between.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, May 12
Arbutus A juvenile was arrested Wednesday after being charged with fourth-degree burglary of an Arbutus home. Read more about crime in Arbutus Patch. Catonsville A juvenile was attempting to sell marijuana when an alleged adult client reportedly robbed the juvenile. Read more about crime in Catonsville Patch. Owings Mills-Reisterstown Shots were fired at a Reisterstown man after he and a friend met two men at a secluded location. Read more about crime in Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch. Pikesville Two men, residents of Marriotts Lane found their Milford Mill home ransacked last week. Read more about crime in Pikesville Patch. North Baltimore Two juveniles allegedly threatened to set a schoolmate on fire "and turn [her] white." Read more …