Wednesday, April 24, 2013
An accident at U.S. Route 1 and Maryland Route 161 sent Edward Norris to a regional shock trauma center Wednesday evening, police said.
UPDATE: (5:52 p.m.)—Popular radio show host Ed Norris was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday after laying down his motorcycle to avoid hitting a truck in rural Harford County. Norris, of Hampstead, was driving his Victory motorcycle northbound on U.S. Route 1 in Darlington around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a release from Maryland State Police. At the same time, a GMC truck owned by Ward Trucking and driven by Dedrick Jamal McClain of Windsor Mill made a left turn from Maryland Route 161 onto southbound Route 1, but allegedly failed to yield right of way to the motorcycle. Norris intentionally laid down the motorcycle to avoid hitting the truck and successfully avoided hitting another vehicle, state …
The Sunoco in the 1400 block of Rock Spring Road was robbed on the afternoon of April 20.
A Bel Air man has been charged with assault and theft in the weekend armed robbery of a gas station in the Rock Spring area. Luke Raymond Johnson, 30, of the 800 block of Chesney Lane, was charged with armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, theft less than $1,000, possession of a drug other than marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug equipment. Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, a man wearing a white cloth over his face walked into the Sunoco located at 1451 Rock Spring Road, and demanded cash, according to a release from Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. When the clerk paused, the man, who police identified as Johnson, allegedly pulled out a box cutter-style knife and threatened the …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
A Maryland State Police officer helped save the life of a basketball player in Bel Air.
See CPR Saves C. Milton Basketball Player's Life After Collapse for more information.
Monday, March 11, 2013
At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck on U.S. Route 1, police said.
UPDATE (10 a.m.)—U.S. Route 1 reopened at 10 a.m. after a crash on the Conowingo Dam blocked access early Monday morning, officials said. The road connecting Cecil and Harford was closed to traffic in both directions after a crash at 6 a.m. Monday. The collision involved a car and a truck, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. Volunteers extricated two people and took them to a local hospital, Gardiner said. At least two cars were involved in the wreck on the dam, which carries U.S. Route 1 over the Susquehanna River between Conowingo and Darlington, a Maryland State Police duty officer told Patch. One person was in grave condition and the other in serious condition, according to …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The incident occurred on I-95 Southbound Tuesday afternoon.
Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a Bel Air man who killed himself Tuesday during a traffic stop on I-95 near White Marsh Boulevard. Shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday, police received a call from a relative of the man reporting a stolen vehicle, according to a press release from the Maryland State Police. The relative told police he was following the vehicle as it headed towards I-95. Troopers located the 1999 Saturn, being driven by a 23-year-old Bel Air resident, travelling on I-95 southbound near the exit for White Marsh Boulevard, the release states. The man pulled over when signaled and an officer took the keys from the the vehicle then returned to his patrol car to speak with the driver's relative, the release states. …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
No injuries were reported as a result of the Bel Air incident.
Bystanders reported a shooting outside Burger King in Bel Air Monday evening, but police later learned the weapon involved was a BB gun, not a handgun. Around 6:15 p.m. several people contacted Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack to report a shooting outside Burger King, located at 2110 Emmorton Road, according to a release from state police. Troopers and deputies with the Harford County Sheriff's Office arrived at the scene a short time later and canvassed the area. No one was injured, and investigators found no physical evidence of shell casings or property damage at the location, the release states. Police said they learned a group of juveniles was in the parking lot at the time of the reported shooting, among them a 17-year-…
Monday, February 4, 2013
The robber drove away in a silver car.
The Fallston BB&T Bank was robbed Monday morning, and police are looking for the man responsible. Shortly before 9:30 a.m. a man walked into the BB&T Bank located at 1911 Belair Road in Fallston, according to a release from Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. The man handed the teller a note demanding money from the drawers, the release states. The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of money from the drawers and coin vault and the robber ran toward Milton Avenue. He then got into a silver, four-door passenger vehicle and drove away, the release states. The robber is described as a white man, about 5-foot, 10-inches tall weairing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black knit cap, black jacket, blue jeans and robber coated knit …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Maryland State Police are investigating a Wednesday accident in Fallston.
Two men were taken to regional hospitals Wednesday night after a car crash in Fallston. MD Route 152 was closed to traffic for about three hours as police investigated at the scene, according to a release from Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. Around 8:30 p.m. a green, Chevrolet pickup truck driven by 22-year-old Nicholas Joseph Lotz was westbound on Connolly Road when it ran through a stop sign, according to state police. At the same time, Joshua Charles Wilson, 19, was headed north on MD Route 152 in an Isuzu SUV when the pickup hit his car on the passenger side, the release states. State police told ExploreHarford.com that Wilson was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore while Lotz was taken to Johns …
Friday, January 25, 2013
The patrol, also including Baltimore County police, will stretch from Rosedale to Joppatowne.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Natural Resources Police are conducting daily checks by Conowingo Dam, according to Maryland State Police.
Investigators continue to search for a Havre de Grace man reported missing last week, according to Maryland State Police. The man, who is not being identified by police, was one of the registered owners of a Mazda found Jan. 2 near the Conowingo Dam, said Greg Shipley, spokesman for Maryland State Police. "We cannot confirm the man we are searching for was the driver. We suspect he was, but have no positive confirmation at this time," Shipley said. Shipley said that police have reason to believe someone jumped from the Conowingo Dam. After the car was found at 6:44 p.m. last Wednesday, US Route 1 was closed to traffic for two hours while multiple teams investigated the waters around the dam. "The investigation has developed information …