Sunday, May 5, 2013
Police said they are investigating the early Sunday shooting.
A man died Sunday morning after he was reportedly shot at a Rosedale gas station, according to police. Baltimore County police responded to a Shell station in the 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue at 4:28 a.m., according to a news release. There, police said officers found a man in front of the gas station who had been shot at least once. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The police department's homicide unit is investigating the incident, according to the release. The man's name has not yet been released. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to call 410-307-2020. Stay with Patch for updates. — Follow @BaltCountyPatch on Twitter for breaking news updates.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Philadelphia Road was closed so firefighters could battle the blaze.
(UPDATE) 3:10 p.m.— A three alarm blaze that apparently started in the Jacky Chen carry out damaged five other stores in the Rosedale Village shopping center. Baltimore County firefighters responded to a call for a fire at 12:42 p.m. Saturday at 8426 Philadelphia Road and called for additional help, according to a news release. While battling the blaze, it spread to five additional stores. Firefighters are still at the scene and investigating what started the fire. There were no reported injuries, according to a news release. Follow Patch for updates.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Former Baltimore City police officer Rodney Cintron was sentenced to 42 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.
A Middle River man on Wednesday became the 11th Baltimore City police officer sentenced in an illegal towing scheme involving a Rosedale auto shop. Rodney Cintron, 32, of Middle River, was sentenced to to 42 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release on charges of conspiracy to commit and committing extortion, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland. The owners of Majestic Auto Repair paid Cintron and other Baltimore City police officers to arrange for their company—rather than a city-authorized business—to tow vehicles from accident scenes and make repairs, according to a news release. The officers contacted Majestic owners Herman Alexis Moreno and Edwin Javier Mejia for towing and repair …
Friday, October 14, 2011
Kyniya Harris, 6, needed 40 stitches on her leg after the dog bit her on Monday.
(UPDATE 2:04 p.m.) A 6-year-old Rosedale girl is recovering after a pit bull attacked her Monday evening, Baltimore County police said. Kyniya Harris needed 40 stitches in her leg following the attack, which occurred at about 5:40 p.m. along the 2300 block of Bluegrass Heights Court, said Baltimore County Police spokeswoman Detective Cathy Batton. Batton said Kyniya was playing outside with a group of friends when the pit bull burst out of his home and ran across the street. “The dog heard a noise and pushed open the screen door and ran outside where the attack occurred,” Batton said. Loretta Harris, Kyniya’s mother, said her daughter was taken to Franklin Square Hospital Center for treatment before being transferred to Johns Hopkins …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Baltimore County police are searching for two "persons of interest" in the July 2 shooting death of George William Bryant.
Baltimore County Police released two sketches of men who are considered “persons of interest” in connection with the July 2 shooting death of a man at a Rosedale club. George William Bryant, 36, of the 1500 block of Pentwood Avenue, was shot around 2 a.m., while outside Club Baltimore, located on the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway. Police spokesman Det. Cathy Batton said Bryant was shot multiple times and was later pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. According to a news release, Baltimore County Police detectives are trying to identify the men from these sketches. “There are no arrest warrants at this time,” Batton said. “We just believe these men were at the club at the time of the shooting and may have information …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Rosedale establishment has had eight noise complaints and three fights documented over the last 18 months.
Owners of a Rosedale Club where a man was fatally shot on Saturday have pledged to work with Baltimore County police to prevent future violent episodes. Club Baltimore manager G. Singh told Patch in a phone interview on Friday that the establishment, located in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway, that the club has taken several steps to reduce outside noise and minimize the chance of fights. Among those steps are better insulation to dampen noise and fewer speakers. Singh said there are plans to change the tone of the business to more of a lounge instead of a nightclub where loud music, large crowds and alcohol can escalate into violence. “We want to be good neighbors and set the record straight,” Singh said. Singh’s comments come a day …
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The governor supports the decision to charge Teonna Brown with a hate crime for allegedly assaulting a transgender woman at a Rosedale McDonald's.
Gov. Martin O’Malley vowed to fight for stronger antidiscrimination laws next year following the hate crime indictment on Monday of a Baltimore County woman for allegedly assaulting a transgender woman last month at a Rosedale McDonald’s. O’Malley also commended Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger for the indictment against 18-year-old Teonna Brown, who already faced assault charges for the attack on Chrissy Polis. A since-fired McDonald’s employee recorded the attack on his cell phone before posting it online, which then went viral on the Internet. “Even with Maryland's 'hate crimes' law, it is clear that more must be done to protect the rights and dignity of transgendered people,” said O’Malley in a statement. “In the …
Monday, May 16, 2011
An 18-year-old faces assault, hate crime charges.
A Baltimore County circuit court grand jury indicted Teonna Monae Brown on assault and hate crime charges in connection with last month's attack on a transgendered woman at a McDonald's in Rosedale. The jury issued the indictment Monday morning, according to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's office. Brown, 18, and a 14-year-old girl were each arrested and charged in the April 18 attack on Chrissy Polis, a transgendered woman from Dundalk and Essex. She was using a bathroom at a Rosedale McDonald's. Prosecutors have said that no one else will be charged in connection with the incident. A video of the assault went viral on YouTube,receiving hundreds of thousands of hits in the week that followed and spawning a rally in support of the …
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Hundreds gather in Rosedale at the McDonald's where Chrissy Polis, 22, was attacked by two females.
Renee Carr hated to see her daughter, Chrissy Polis, assaulted by two females inside a Rosedale McDonald's on the now-infamous video that went viral on the Internet. “That video was difficult to watch and I’m so upset of everything Chrissy had to endure during that time,” Carr said. But Carr believes a lot of good can now be generated in the weeks and months following the assault of Polis, a 22-year-old transgender woman who grew up in Essex and Dundalk. To Carr, the first step in learning from the assault came on Monday night when hundreds of supporters of the transgender community turned out for a rally in front of the McDonald’s, located on the 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue. Organized by several transgender organizations, supporters …
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Employee who recorded beating that went viral is no longer employed with the fast food restaurant in Rosedale.
A transgender woman whose attack at a Rosedale McDonald’s was recorded and later went viral on the Internet said she is a victim of a hate crime, according to The Baltimore Sun. Chrissy Lee Polis, 22, who grew up in Essex and Dundalk, told The Baltimore Sun that since the attack on April 18 she’s afraid to go out in public. "Anyone in my predicament should not be afraid to walk the streets," Polis told The Sun. "They should not have to go into a restaurant and get gawked at and made fun of.” A 14-year-old girl faces assault charges and an 18-year-old girl has charges pending against her after the violent attack at the McDonald's, located on the 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue. The attack occurred at about 8 p.m. on April 18. When officers …