Monday, December 10, 2012
The victims told police the robbers appeared to have handguns under their shirts.
UPDATE (1:25 p.m., Dec. 12)—A reported armed robbery early Sunday morning, in the unit block of Durban Court in Perry Hall, remains under investigation, police said. Outside the Silver Spring Station Apartments complex, at about 2:20 a.m. on Dec. 9, two men who appeared to have handguns under their shirts approached a woman and two men in their mid-20s, according to a police report. The men ordered the victims to hand over their purse and wallets. They then stole a purple purse, an iPhone, $100 in cash and a black leather wallet, before running away, the police report showed. The suspects were described as a 5-foot-10 white male, 180 pounds with reddish blond hair, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt; and a 5-foot-11 white male, 180 pounds…
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Catch up on the biggest news from the week.
It was a busy news week here in Perry Hall. It started with an apartment fire on Sunday. But at almost the exact same time that night, there was a hit-and-run on Seven Courts. More home burglaries were reported and residents noticed a helicopter flying around, following leads on possible suspects. There was a bank robbery, which is somewhat unusual for the Kingsville area. Perry Hall High School asked for the public's help in finding missing class photos. A Perry Hall mom protested abortion. On Friday afternoon, a woman was killed in an unusual single-vehicle accident on Philadelphia Road. Which stories impacted you the most this week? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Firefighters pulled at least two dogs and two cats from the burning Silver Spring Station Apartments complex Sunday night.
Firefighters went to great lengths to rescue some four-legged fire victims during a blaze in a Silver Spring Station Apartments building Sunday night. While all 24 of the building's human residents escaped without harm, some pets were left behind. At least two dogs and two cats were pulled from the building, said Fred Schillfarth, who was on the scene with the Central Alarmers, although one of the cats later died. While working the fire, a Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company firefighter pulled a tan, curly-haired dog from the building. "It was about two minutes later, the lady who owned the dog came up and she had tears running down her face," Schillfarth said. "I teared up myself. I'm a big dog lover." A paramedic from the Baltimore County …
A man and teenager helped residents escape a fire at Silver Spring Station Apartments Sunday night.
Among a crowd of fire victims on Sunday night, a man and teenager stood on ice-covered grass. Displaced residents of a Silver Spring Station Apartments complex, where a fire had devastated one side of the building, shook their hands and repeatedly said "Thank you." "They're the heroes here," said resident Mary Kavanagh. "They're the reason we're all safe." But if you ask 25-year-old Staff Sgt. Jeff Sanders and 13-year-old Justin Kosmicki, they say they did what anyone else would have done—they were just looking out for their neighbors. Follow Perry Hall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sanders, a recent Towson University graduate, has served two tours in Afghanistan with the Maryland Army National Guard. When he saw smoke coming from the …
Sunday, January 22, 2012
A fire struck Silver Spring Station Apartments, on the unit block of Arlen Road in Perry Hall, on Sunday night.
UPDATE (11:20 p.m.)—No one was injured in an apartment complex fire Sunday night in Perry Hall, although 12 people were displaced from their homes, a Baltimore County fire official said. Follow Perry Hall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Firefighters responded to Silver Spring Station Apartments on the unit block of Arlen Road, off Silver Spring Road, shortly after 7 p.m., according to county fire Capt. Ross Cooke. When firefighters arrived, flames were visible from the balcony of a top-floor apartment and the fire had spread into the attic of the complex. All of the building's residents had already escaped the building on their own, Cooke said. Read more about how residents escaped in the article, Soldier, Skateboarder 'Heroes' of Perry …