Friday, April 26, 2013
Thomas Augustyniak, 53, is from Glen Rock, PA and was last seen Wednesday.
Maryland State Police are helping Pennsylvania authorities in searching for a man who works in Belcamp. Thomas Augustyniak, 53, of Glen Rock, PA, has been missing since Wednesday morning, according to a state police news release. He works in Belcamp, the release said. Police described Augustyniak as 6-foot-1, 175 pounds with green eyes and gold wire frame glasses, the release said. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue jacket and white sneakers. Police said there were no signs of foul play at Augustyniak's home, nor was there a motive for his disappearance. Anyone with information may contact the Southern (PA) Regional Police Department at 717-235-3944.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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 …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The BB&T Bank located on U.S. Route 1 was robbed late Monday morning.
UPDATE (5:14 p.m.)—A man wearing a hard hat and neon yellow safety vest robbed a Fallston bank at gunpoint late Monday morning and remained at large that evening, police say. Around 11:02 a.m., police were called to the BB&T Bank, located at 1911 Bel Air Road in Fallston, after employees reported the bank had been robbed, a Maryland State Police trooper with the Bel Air Barrack said. Shortly before 11 a.m. a man wearing a hard hat and a yellow and orange safety vest walked into the bank carrying a duffel bag, according to a release from state police. The man showed a black “bull pub” style shotgun, demanded money and ordered the tellers and customers to floor, the release states. The armed man then stole an undisclosed amount of money from…
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The car that Nicole Ashley Albers was driving hit another vehicle head-on.
A Bel Air woman was indicted Tuesday in connection with a July 2011 accident on MD Route 543 in the Bel Air area that claimed a woman's life. Nicole Ashley Albers, 28, of the 700 block of Farnham Place in Bel Air, faces charges of negligent vehicular manslaughter, negligent vehicular homicide involving drugs and related charges Get daily and breaking news email updates from Bel Air Patch by signing up for newsletters here. On July 21, 2011, Albers was driving a 2002 Chrysler 300M north on MD Route 543 when the car crossed the center line in the area of Fountain Green Swim Club and hit another car head-on, according to a release issued by Maryland State Police following the crash. The Chrysler struck a 2010 Lexus driven by 65-year-old …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
The following are recent arrests made by the Harford County Sheriff's Office: Bel Air man charged with credit card theft Kyle Minnibach, 26, of the 1700 block of Gillingham Drive in Bel Air, was charged May 21 with 19 theft-related charges including theft between $1,000 and $10,000, stealing another person’s credit card and fraud by identity information theft. Bel Air man charged with drug possession Christopher Maschke, 24, of the 1500 block of Scarlet Oak Court in Bel Air, was charged May 21 with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bel Air man charged with theft Sean Julian Dickerson, 22, of the 500 block of Mast Street in Bel Air, was charged May 21 with theft less than $100. Abingdon woman charged with …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, the Bel Air Police Department and the Bel Air Barrack of the Maryland State Police. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conv
The following are recent arrests made by the Bel Air Police Department: Pylesville woman charged with violating probation Tammi Rebecca Neaves, 46, of the 400 block of Wheeler Road in Pylesville, was arrested May 14 on a bench warrant in a case in which she is charged with second-degree assault. Neaves was found guilty of second-degree assault in March and sentenced to probation, according to online court records. A warrant alleging she violated probation was issued for her arrest on May 8, according to online court records. Bel Air man faces drug, traffic charges Tony Vincent Raimondi Jr., 22, of the 800 block of Fairwind Drive in Bel Air, was charged May 11 with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, violating license…
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Trooper First Class Michael J. Bonczewski with the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack was named 2011 trooper of the year.
The Bel Air area has bragging rights to 2011's best trooper in the state of Maryland. Trooper First Class Michael Bonczewski was named the Maryland State Police 2011 Trooper of the Year on Wednesday, according to a release from state police. “I was totally shocked and actually still am quite shocked to be quite honest with you” Bonczewski told WBAL Radio’s Anne Kramer Thursday. The award is in large part due to his dedication to the job, high number of arrests and traffic citations as well as involvement in several major investigations in 2011. One of Bonczewski's striking accomplishments involved gathering significant gang intelligence While investigating a domestic assault in Edgewood, Bonczewski noticed gang tattoos on the suspect and "…
Thursday, April 12, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Bel Air Police Department and Maryland State Police. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
The following are recent arrests made by the Bel Air Police Department: Man with no known address faces weapons charge Leroy Thomas Gill, 22, with no fixed address, was charged April 10 with illegally having a concealed dangerous weapon and driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol or alcohol and drugs. The charges stem from a 6:51 p.m. traffic stop that day in the 100 block of Baltimore Pike in Bel Air. Bel Air man charged with disorderly conduct Colin Lemaster Tarbert, 22, of the 1900 block of Millington Square in Bel Air, was charged April 9 with disorderly conduct, failure to obey a lawful police order and making a false statement to an official. Gwynn Oak man arrested on bench warrant Aaron Robinson Jr., 30, of the 3000 block of …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The investigation into incidents of indecent exposure in the Bel Air area is ongoing.
After at least a dozen reports of indecent exposure in the Bel Air area within a 90-day period, police say only a "small number" may be connected. Members of the Bel Air Police Department, Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police met this week to review the recent reports of indecent exposure that have been occurring since January, Monica Worrell, public information officer with the sheriff's office, said. "The majority of the incidents had an explanation or showed no criminal intention," Worrell said. "At this time it is believed that a small number from the greater Bel Air area may be connected." Worrell said police are not releasing which specific incidents they believe are connected or an exact number, citing the …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Governor O'Malley and Maryland Board of Public Works grant $385,000 out-of-court settlement to Pro-Life protestors in connection with illegal arrests in 2008.
The Maryland Board of Public Works, on which Gov. O'Malley serves, has offered an out-of-court settlement in pro-life protesters' lawsuit against Maryland State Police. The board approved a $385,000 settlement with Defend Life, a grassroots, all-volunteer pro-life activist organization, according to the board of public works agenda and summary. The settlement will be funded through State Insurance Trust Fund. The following is posted under the agenda item for the public works board: The above referenced case arises from the arrest of 17 anti-abortion protesters on August 1, 2008 in Bel Air, Maryland by MDSP Troopers. The protestors were arrested, processed and spent a night in the Harford County Detention Center. The Office of the Attorney …