Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Harford County Sheriff's Office has exhausted leads
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help after exhausting leads in search of a suspected identity thief. On Dec. 12 employees at the Family Dollar Store in the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway in Edgewood told deputies a customer passed a fraudulent check for $100, according to a release from the sheriff's office. After pursuing a number of leads, investigators are asking for the community's help in identifying the man pictured in surveillance footage in connection with identity theft and fraud, the release states. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Larry DeFazio with the sheriff's office at 443-409-3333.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A 50-year-old Joppa man told police he was attacked and robbed during the early morning hours Thursday in Edgewood.
A Joppa man was assaulted and robbed Thursday morning in Edgewood, and police have charged two men with the crime. Rodney Dion Williams, 33, of the 1800 block of Simons Court in Edgewood, is charged with robbery, second-degree assault and theft less than $100, according to court online records. Steven Michael Mack, 34, of the unit block of East Bel Air Avenue in Aberdeen, is facing charges identical to Wiliams, court records show. The charges stem from a incident that took place in the early morning hours Thursday. Around 2:30 a.m., a 50-year-old Joppa man told Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies he was visiting a relative on Crimson Tree Way in Edgewood when two men, later identified as Williams and Mack, allegedly walked up to him, …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The National Taxpayer Advocate released a list of 350 communities nationwide.
According to IRS data, Edgewood in Harford County is home to "clusters" of potential tax cheats. The Associated Press on Monday posted the list of more than 350 communities nationwide where, according to a study National Taxpayer Advocate conducted on 2009 tax return data from sole proprietorships, potential tax cheats were clustered. Other Maryland towns, including Bowie, Garrison, Rosedale and Essex are also on the list. 2012 state and federal income tax forms were due Monday. According to a separate AP report, the advocate, Nina Olsen, "got access to the data as part of an effort to learn more about why some taxpayers are more likely to cheat than others."
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The convenience store on Gateway Road was robbed at knifepoint on March 30, officials said.
See this article for more about the robbery: "Edgewood 7-Eleven Robbed at Knifepoint." Anyone with information about the suspect should contact Harford County Sheriff's Office Detective Andrew Lane at 410-836-5431.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The robber got away with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes Saturday.
Police are asking for the community's help in finding the man responsible for robbing an Edgewood convenience store at knifepoint Saturday. Around 4:42 a.m. Harford County sheriff's deputies responded to a hold-up alarm at the 7-Eleven located at 1020 Gateway Road, according to a release from the sheriff's office. Deputies spoke with the store clerk who said a man walked into the store displaying a knife, took money out of the cash register and assorted cigarettes off the storage shelf then ran toward Gateway Road, the release states. No injuries were reported in connection with the robbery. The robber is described as a white man with light brown hair and facial hair—possibly a goatee—between 5'9" and 6' tall with a medium build, weighing …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Deputies chased a Baltimore man in an Edgewood neighborhood Thursday morning after a traffic stop went awry, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
A Baltimore man attempting to escape a traffic stop was chased down in Edgewood and allegedly found to be in possession of crack cocaine, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Reginald S. Artis, 34, of the 2500 block of Highland Street in Baltimore, also was charged with obstructing and hindering a police officer. According to the sheriff's office, Artis was pulled over for driving a 2000 silver Mercury above the posted speed limit on Hanson Road at approximately 12:48 a.m. Thursday. The deputy activated his lights and Artis pulled over near Hanson Road at Woodbridge Center Way, but as the officer approached the vehicle, Artis drove off, according to the report. Sheriff's deputies located the suspect's vehicle on the 1600 …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The event will be March 29 in Edgewood.
Maryland celebrates Arbor Day on the first Wednesday in April, but Harford County is getting a jump on the event this year. On March 29, there will be a tree planting at Edgewood Elementary School, coordinated by the Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning. Volunteers will plant 630 trees during the event, which includes demonstrations, exhibits, a free tree and lunch, according to organizers. Individuals as well as groups are welcome to participate and are encouraged to bring a shovel, hammer and gloves. See the event flyer for more details. Harford County's participation in tree-planting efforts have earned it the designation as a "Tree City USA" community by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Arbor Day 2013 celebration in Harford …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Firefighters reported responding to numerous calls, including one involving carbon monoxide.
The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company reported being "busy on this snowy Monday," according to a statement from the department on March 25. By 12:15 p.m., Joppa-Magnolia paramedics had handled six emergency medical calls in Joppa and Edgewood, one medical call in Belcamp and another in Kingsville, the statement said. It was not immediately available how many incidents the department responds to on an average day. There were several crashes reported Monday during the snowfall as well, The Aegis reported. In Joppatowne, there was also a carbon monoxide call, which Joppa-Magnolia crews said they responded to Monday morning.
Snow tapered off in Bel Air Monday afternoon.
UPDATE (6 p.m.)—A total of three to five inches of snow was forecast in Bel Air on March 25, according to the National Weather Service. By 8:20 a.m., three inches of snow had fallen in Edgewood, according to the weather service. Whiteford also reported 3 inches of accumulation. Did you take snow pics in Bel Air? Show us! Add them by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos" below the image with the article. See Related:
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Train passengers may face interruptions or delays on select days in March, April.
There will be some modifications to MARC service in late March and mid April as work gets underway on the Bush River Bridge, which is located between Edgewood and Aberdeen. Transportation officials announced that due to maintenance on the bridge, trains will be single-tracking in that area. As a result, passengers may experience "minor delays" north of Baltimore, according to a statement from the Maryland Transit Administration. The work will take place on March 25, March 26, March 27, April 15, April 16 and April 17. MARC officials said the following trains will be affected: