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 Michelle Obama to Bowie State Grads: It's Time to Feel Hungry Again In a speech rich with historical references, the first lady reminded the BSU class of 2013 why education is important.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…
Friday, May 17, 2013
The following information was provided by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information supplied does not indicate a conviction.
>>> Keep up with all Perry Hall, White Marsh news by following us on Twitter and Facebook and by signing up for the daily newsletter. Questions about crime or police activity in your neighborhood? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Seven Courts Gunfalls Garth, unit block. Between 11:40 and 11:45 p.m., May 8. Two bikes were stolen from the front yard of a home. Romanoff Court, unit block. Between 11 and 11:30 a.m., May 8. Copper pipes were found cut inside a bank-owned property. Fullerton Arwell Court, unit block. Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., May 15. A white Mac laptop computer and a black Panasonic flat screen television were stolen from a home. It's unknown how someone got inside. White Marsh Philadelphia Road, 11200 block, 1:25 p.m., May 12. A …
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Police have temporarily relocated the Ebenezer Road speed camera in Perry Hall to Kingston Road in Middle River following the tragic death of a 9-year-old who was struck by a car on May 1, according to Cpl. Cathy Batton. Read: 9-Year-Old Girl Struck and Killed by Car in Middle River There is no fixed date for the portable camera to return to Perry Hall, "but the camera will be cycled back to Perry Hall High School in the coming days," Batton said. Essex-Middle River Patch reported that police responded to the intersection of Graythorn and Kingston roads at about 5:07 p.m. on May 1. Upon arrival, they found 9-year-old Amaria Gould. Gould was transported via helicopter to Johns Hopkins Pediatrics Center where she was pronounced dead. The …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Find out more about the amazing career of firefighter Fred Trentzsch.
The last fire Capt. Fred Trentzsch would have to worry about was a grill, and whether or not one of his fellow firefighters would overcook the burgers. Trentzsch retired Wednesday after 34 years of fighting fires. He ended his career in Perry Hall where he served as captain since 1992. “Everyone says you’ll know when it’s time. And it’s my time,” Trentzsch said. “I love coming to work. I’m going to miss that a lot. I love the guys. I love the calls. It’s just time to let the new guys come in and take over. “But I won’t miss getting up in the middle of the night for alarm bells,” he continued. In his office, a packed black duffle bag sat on his bed, neatly tucked with a faded green blanket. “I’m feeling happy, but I’m also feeling sad. …
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 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.
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.
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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 …
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Sunday, May 12
By Patch Staff Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Kicks Off Gubernatorial Bid In a speech highlighting his military and government service, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced in his home county of Prince George's Friday night that he is running for governor of Maryland in the November 2014 election. Dan Bongino’s Home Burglarized Wednesday Night While Family Slept A spokeswoman says computers, purses and a wallet were taken from the Severna Park home of Bongino, the former Secret Service agent who ran for U.S. Senate in 2012. Report: Anne Arundel County Top in State for Generating Tourism Money The county saw a more than 7 percent increase in money from tourism between 2010 and 2011, according to a new report. Businesses Look to Marketplace Fairness…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Police: The woman was shot after she didn’t follow orders to drop a handgun.
A woman is in serious condition after a Baltimore County police officer shot her when she would not drop a gun early Saturday morning in Pikesville, police said. Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a house in the 3100 block of Northbrook Road for a report of a suspicious person. When they arrived, an officer saw a woman standing in front of the house. When he approached her, she threw a large rock at the house, breaking a window, the release said. The woman then pulled out a handgun and did not drop the weapon after the officer ordered her to do so several times, the release said. As the situation escalated, the officer shot the woman several times in the upper body, the release said. The woman was taken to a local hospital …