Friday, May 3, 2013
Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company Firefighter Gene Kirchner's funeral procession will begin at Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills, and head east, affecting Greenspring Avenue, Broadway, Falls and Padonia roads.
Firefighter Gene Kirchner's funeral is set for 1 p.m. on Sunday at Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills. And some roadways will be affected, beginning at 11:30 a.m. At 11:30 a.m., Walnut Avenue will be closed between Greenspring and Park Heights avenues. It will reopen after the funeral procession has left the synagogue, according to a news release from Baltimore County police. However, police will be on hand to help people who reside on Walnut, the release states. Also, the procession route to Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens will: Begin at Har Sinai, located at 2905 Walnut Ave., taking a right on Walnut Ave., a right on Greenspring Ave., to Broadway. The procession will then take a left on Broadway, crossing Falls Road, and continuing …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
James White, 64, went missing from a group home in February, and his body was found April 28.
The death of a man whose body was found in a pool Sunday has been ruled accidental. The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the man found as James White, 64, who went missing from a group home Feb. 26, according to police. He was found less than a mile away from his group home. "The cause of death is listed as drowning complicated by hypothermia," the release states. "There are no signs of foul play, and no criminal charges will be filed." The pool in which he was found is located in the 8600 block of McDonogh Road in Owings Mills. White went missing from the group home in the 9200 block of Leigh Choice Court. Staff members had found the front door open, according to police. He was non-verbal and shuffled when he …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Report: Motorist parks his car and turns to find that a black, semi-automatic handgun is pointed at his face.
A man who had just parked his car in a Garrison neighborhood was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday. At 1:10 a.m., the man got out of his car in the unit block of Hartley Circle, turned around and was confronted by a man pointing a black, semi-automatic handgun at him, according to a report by Baltimore County police. The robber, who wore a white "hospital mask," pointed the gun at the victim's face and demanded money, the report states. He got cash, then ran away toward Township Drive. The robber is described as a black man in his 20s who is 5-foot-8 with a slim build. He wore a gray, hooded sweatshirt and bluejeans, the report states.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
An apartment resident discoverd that three bicycles were no longer on his second-floor balcony. Between 3 p.m. March 30 and 11:10 a.m. April 7, a pink and white Schwinn, a Blue Giant and Silver Giant were stolen from the unit block of Sugarloaf Court, according to a report by Baltimore County police. Stevenson Greenspring Valley Road. 900 block. Between Jan. 1 and April 5, at unknown times. A burglar stole the gutters from a vacant house. Villa Nova Essex Road. 3900 block. Between midnight April 2 and 9:55 April 5. A burglar stole about 300 feet of copper tubing, and removed a lockbox that had the rear door key inside. Owings Mills Wimbledon Lane. 100 block. Between 11:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. April 3. Two dirtbikes, a 2003 Yamaha and 2004 …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
On Monday night, he jumped from a bridge. Witnesses said the man was hit by multiple vehicles, but those drivers didn't stop, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Robbers taped sales clerk's feet and hands and stole merchandise, according to Baltimore County police.
An electronics store was robbed Friday evening. At 6:45 p.m., two robbers came into the Communications Electronics store in Owings Mills with a handgun, according to a report by Baltimore County police at the Pikesville Precinct. They took the sales clerk to the back of the store, located at 9400 Reisterstown Road, where they taped the clerk's hands and feet together, the report states. They stole bank cards, cell phones, iPods and cash, and left in an unknown vehicle in an unknown direction, it states. The robbers are described as two males. One wore a black hat, gray hoodie, sunglasses, black sweatpants and white shoes, the report states. The second wore a black hoodie, a black jacket, dark jeans, sunglasses and black boots. Editor's …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The new library, the largest in Baltimore County, makes its debut tomorrow. Will you be there?
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville Precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.
Burglars stole a clothes washer and dryer, a dishwasher, stove, refrigerator and copper piping from a Lochearn home. Between 4 p.m. March 12 and 5 p.m. March 15, someone broke off a doorknob to get inside the home in the 6200 block of Liberty Terrace and take the property, according to a report by Baltimore County police. Milford Mill Dunhill Village Circle. 7900 block. Between 8:30 p.m. March 13 and 7:19 p.m. March 14. A storage shed for an apartment was broken into. Three three bicycles, a stereo and a rear-view mirror were missing, according to a March 15 report. Old Milford Mill Road. 3700 block. Between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 14. A resident came home to find the front door to his home open and a front window broken. Inside, his …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
James White, 64, was last seen at his group home in Owings Mills early Tuesday morning.
UPDATED 2:05 p.m. Feb. 28: Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who went missing from his group home early Tuesday morning. James White, 64, was last seen at his group home in the 9200 block of Leigh Choice Court in Owings Mills between 3:30 a.m. and 4 a.m., at which time staff members found the front door open, according to a Baltimore County Police press release. White (photo attached), is described as a black male, 5’7’’, 186 pounds, with brown eyes and bald. He is non-verbal and may not be able to find his way home, the release said. White shuffles his feet when he walks and walks hunched over. He does not understand that he has to pay for things at stores and may get accused of shoplifting, …
Friday, February 15, 2013
The Owings Mills Diner has been closed for at least a week-and-a-half.
The New Towne Diner suddenly closed the doors at its Reisterstown Road restaurant in Owings Mills. The diner was closed as early as Feb. 5, according to several Patch readers. On Thursday, there were no people inside, no cars in the parking lot and a stack of newspapers at the front door. The phone line has been temporarily disconnected, according to an automated message. Two Patch readers left positive reviews on the diner’s directory listing. “Great food and great service!” wrote Bob Albert. The diner’s listing on Yelp has much more negative reviews. “Awful service, sub-par food,” wrote Rebecca G. Will you miss the New Towne Diner? What do you hope will take its place? Tell us in the comments.