Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A man died after a hit-and-run in Glen Burnie Tuesday night.
UPDATE 11/21 10:30 a.m.: The man who was struck by a vehicle on Mountain Road in Glen Burnie on Tuesday night has died, according to Anne Arundel County police. Doctors pronounced John Junior Stewart, 52, of Glen Burnie, dead after arriving at University of Maryland Shock Trauma with critical injuries, according to police. Investigators announced Wednesday morning that the dark-colored maroon van or SUV involved could have damaged the hood, grille or bumper. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Traffic Safety Section at 410-222-8573. --- A hit-and-run in Glen Burnie left a man in critical condition Tuesday night, according to Anne Arundel County police. Investigators said …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Emergency crews found a woman lying on Ritchie Highway while returning from a call.
UPDATE 11 a.m. Nov. 16: Doctors at Harbor Hospital pronounced the pedestrian hit Thursday night dead from injuries after she was hit by a vehicle on Ritchie Highway. Anne Arundel County police identified the woman as Cheryl Lynn Knick, 57, of Brooklyn Park. Investigators said a GMC pickup truck traveling southbound on Ritchie Highway hit Knick as she was walking on the road outside of a crosswalk. Police said pedestrian error is the primary cause of the incident, and excessive speed was not a factor. Investigators are also looking into whether excessive window tint in the truck was a contributing factor. Police did not announce any charges against the driver, a 53-year-old Gambrills man, but the investigation is ongoing. --- UPDATE 11 p.m…
Monday, November 5, 2012
Police said Michael J. Diegel was seriously hurt when he was struck by a van in Brooklyn Park last week.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tim Lemke
Monday, November 5, 2012
Anne Arundel County police said a Severn man was seriously hurt Thursday when he was truck by a van while walking in Brooklyn Park. Police said Michael J. Diegel was hospitalized with critical injuries, and they have charged the driver of the van with leaving the scene of an accident. According to police, the incident happened at 12:37 a.m. Thursday at Ritchie Highway northbound near Camrose Avenue. Police arrived at the scene to find Diegel, 57, lying in the roadway with traumatic injuries. He was rushed to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Police investigated, and determined that Diegel was hit by a gold 2001 Chevrolet Venture. They determined that the driver of the van was Robin L. Sears of Baltimore, and charged her with failing…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Police say vehicle hit a man as he was walking in the roadway, outside of a crosswalk.
UPDATE 11/1 2 p.m. Anne Arundel County police released photos as possible matches for the model vehicle that struck a man in Brooklyn Park early Thursday. Police said it could be a 1997 to 2005 Pontiac Montana or Chevrolet Venture with damage to the passenger side turn signal, headlamp and windshield. --- A hit-and-run on Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park left a 57-year-old Severn man in critical condition early Thursday, according to Anne Arundel County police. Shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, officers responding to a report of a crash found a man lying in a northbound lane on the 5800 block of Ritchie Highway. They identified the pedestrian as Michael J. Diegel, 57, of Severn, and transported him to University of Maryland Shock …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
A Glen Burnie man was arrested on gun charges after a hit-and-run in Pasadena, according to police.
Police arrested a Glen Burnie man on gun charges after he was involved in a hit-and-run Feb. 18 in the area of Montrose Road and Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena, according to an Anne Arundel County police spokesman. According to online court records, Jason Schmale, 26, of the 900 block of Chase Walk in Glen Burnie, was charged with concealing a dangerous weapon, having a handgun in a vehicle, and having a handgun in his possession. At 7:45 a.m. Feb. 18, officers responded to the area of Montrose Road and Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena for a hit and run, police said. Officers said they discovered that a vehicle traveled off Fort Smallwood Road, struck a street sign and drove through the wooden fence of a residence located in the unit block…
Thursday, November 10, 2011
A private reward of $10,000 is being offered to the person who can provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the man believed to be responsible for the hit-and-run death James Schreiber Jr., 38, of Pasadena.
Anne Arundel County Police say a private cash reward of $10,000 is being offered to the person who can provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the driver responsible for a fatal hit-and-run accident in August. Additionally, Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward. James Schreiber Jr., 38, of Pasadena, a driver for Baltimore-based Ted's Towing Service, was killed after being struck Aug. 24 by a Nissan Pathfinder while assisting another driver on the shoulder of Route 100, police said. Ted's Towing is offering the private reward. Police describe the driver's truck as a 1987-1995 maroon or burgundy Nissan Pathfinder. The driver is described as being a white man with a thin build in his early- to mid-30s and …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The driver of the sport utility vehicle, believed to be a 1987-1995 Nissan Pathfinder, is suspected of hitting a tow truck driver on Route 100 last week and leaving the scene.
Anne Arundel County Police released an image of the Nissan Pathfinder Wednesday they believe was involved in an Aug. 24 fatal hit-and-run accident on Route 100 in Glen Burnie. James Schreiber Jr., 38, of Pasadena, a driver for Baltimore-based Ted's Towing Serivce, was killed after being struck that morning by the Pathfinder while assisting another driver on the shoulder of Route 100, police said. Through investigation, police determined the sport utility vehicle (SUV) involved in the accident is a burgundy 1987-1995 Nissan Pathfinder. Police took an image of the SUV from surveillance footage. According to a police press release, the SUV sustained damage to the right side mirror, right front turn signal, right front fender and lost the …
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The number of pedestrians and bicyclists who died after being struck by vehicles in Anne Arundel County as August approaches has already increased over the number of fatalities for all of 2010, according to police.
According to statistics from Anne Arundel County Police, eight people have died this year after being hit by a vehicle while walking. Another man, Alex Hernandez, 25, of Baltimore, died from injuries sustained when he was hit July 14 while riding his bicycle in Brooklyn Park. Police still are searching for the driver, who fled the scene. Within eight days, three people died and four were hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle—with two of those cases being hit-and-run accidents. Comparitively there were only seven fatalities in 2010, all pedestrians. In 2009 10 pedestrians died after being hit by a vehicle and one bicyclist died. Numbers shared by police only included fatal accidents in the county. They do not include accidents where the…
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Anne Arundel County police and fire departments. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
This activity report is a selection of local incidents provided by the Anne Arundel County police and fire departments as a public service to the community and compiled by Patch. It is not a complete listing of all events and crimes reported. July 18, 2011 Hanover: Police chase and arrest A Brooklyn Park man is under arrest and charged with multiple drug, assault and traffic counts after he led police on a high-speed chase that ended at Arundel Mills Mall and sent one police officer to the hospital. Darin L. Sympton Jr., 22, was arrested Monday and charged with possession with intent to distribute both heroin and marijuana, possession of both heroin and marijuana, fleeing and eluding, resisting arrest, multiple counts of assault, driving …
Monday, July 18, 2011
We look back at some of the stories from the past week on Glen Burnie Patch.
Harry Potter closed out its franchise of movies Friday with fans filling the theaters at UA Movies at Marley Station 8 to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2. Patch was on hand to capture the excitement in a photo gallery. Earlier in the week we brought you a preview outlining what made the films so important to Glen Burnie residents Barbara, John and Joshua Schmid. Joshua, 15, said it was the film that encouraged him to become a magician, and his love of magic was captured in our Quote of the Week. The Anne Arundel County Board of Eduation approved a new curriculum that will introduce the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) at three elementary schools in the county, including Southgate Elementary. …