Tuesday, October 30, 2012
There are 308,000 Maryland residents without power and there have been two storm-related deaths.
Editor's note: A death that the state originally attributed to Hurricane Sandy has been retracted and was not hurricane-related. Hurricane Sandy claimed the lives of two Maryland residents and 308,000 were still without power as of 11:15 a.m. Tuesday. A large tree fell on the home of a Pasadena man and killed him Monday night. The first storm-related death was in an automobile accident Monday morning in Montgomery County. State officials originally connected a third death in Prince George's County with the storm, but county officials are no longer linking the death to the storm. A man changing a tire beneath an SUV was killed when the jack slipped, officials said. Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Joshua …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Compilation of columns serves as community association fundraiser.
Raynor Heights in Linthicum was once a thriving neighborhood, complete with its own improvement association, a carnival, two groceries and a tavern. All of this was lost, though, after the Baltimore Beltway and the Baltimore Washington Parkway divided the community. But, thanks to the newest volume of Linthicum Vignettes, the memories will endure. Skip Booth, a member of the Linthicum-Shipley Improvement Association’s (LSIA) board of directors and vice president of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society, wrote about Raynor Heights and more than a dozen other topics in Linthicum’s past, as he has for about a decade. The seventh volume of Vignettes was published a couple of months ago. Booth said he felt a sense of accomplishment at the…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Police said the man ran and threw a handgun that was in his waistband when they approached him outside a Linthicum motel.
Police said a Baltimore man ran from them and attempted to discard a handgun that was in his waistband when officers approached him outside a Linthicum motel. Deandre R. Hill, 31, of the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in Baltimore was charged with several handgun violations and related charges. According to a police press release, officers were conducting surveillance of possible drug and prostitution activity at the Motel 6 in the 5100 block of Raynor Avenue in Linthicum at about 12:10 a.m. on Saturday. Detectives saw people participating in what they described as suspicious activity in the parking lot. When they approached the people, police said Hill ran and detectives chased him. During the chase, officers said Hill threw a handgun …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Police said the man had just returned to the country after an overseas deployment and was staying in a Linthicum hotel.
A Airman with the U.S. National Guard died from injuries he suffered after falling from the seventh-floor balcony of a Linthicum hotel room early Wednesday morning, police said. He had just returned to the United States after an overseas deployment. Police are withholding details about the airman—including his name, home state and National Guard affiliation—until his family, who live out of state, can be notified. See initial Patch coverage on this incident (scroll down). According to a police press release, officers responded to the Embassy Suites Hotel located in the 1300 block of Concourse Drive in Linthicum for a reported injured man. Witnesses told police they saw the airman climb over the seventh-floor balcony and hang onto the …
Police said the burns did not come from fireworks. In a separate incident a man either fell or jumped from a seventh-floor balcony in a Linthicum hotel.
Brooklyn Park: Burn incident A 46-year-old man suffered burns to his face Wednesday night in Brooklyn Park, but they were not caused by fireworks, fire officials said. According to fire spokesman Lt. Cliff Kooser, firefighters and medics responded to the 5700 block of Franklin Street at about 10:20 p.m. for a reported burned patient. Investigators determined that the man possessed black powder, which came in contact with a spark or flame, Kooser said. He suffered second-degree burns and was transported by ambulance to the Burn Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. While investigators determined that the incident did not involve fireworks, Kooser said the case remains under investigation. Linthicum: Fall victim A man was seriously…
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The General Federation of Women's Clubs Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights hosts the 32nd annual Summer Concerts in the Park.
The General Federation of Women's Clubs Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights 32nd annual summer concert series got under way last Sunday with a performance from Pet Rock. The concerts will be held at 6 p.m. every Sunday in Linthicum Park on Benton Avenue. Here is the list of bands: The series is arraigned by the Performing Arts Committee and is supported by a grant from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. Residents are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, food and nonalcoholic drinks. Concerts are canceled if it rains. See more:
Monday, June 25, 2012
In separate incidents, a man was arrested in connection with the burglary of a Linthicum Jackson Hewitt Tax Services and a man robbed a Glen Burnie 7-Eleven.
Glen Burnie: Burglary arrest Anne Arundel County police arrested a Glen Burnie man early Saturday morning in connection with the burglary of a battery store. Michael Joseph Wagner, 46, of the 100 block of Louisa Court, was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, possession of burglar's tools, destruction of property over $500 and destruction of property under $500. According to a police press release, officers responded to the Interstate Batteries located in the 7400 block of Furnace Branch Road in Glen Burnie at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday for a report of an alarm. Officers said they noticed that someone had forced their way into the store. Police said an investigation revealed that a man entered the business, rummaged …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Police said the 19-year-old woman allegedly was using Linthicum-area hotels to house prostitutes.
On Tuesday, Anne Arundel County police arrested a California woman who is accused of using Linthicum-area hotels to house prostitutes. Shkoyia Michelle Lomack, 19, of Sacramento, CA, was charged with human trafficking compensation, prostitution business and prostitution and other charges. According to a police press release, officers conducted an investigation at about 7 p.m. Tuesday into an anonymous tip about a prostitution ring in Linthicum. Detectives learned that an Internet advertisement was being used as a front for a prostitution business being operated out of a hotel room in the area, police said. Detectives from the Special Enforcement Section’s Vice Unit recently have been working to combat prostitution in the BWI Thurgood …
Friday, May 18, 2012
In a separate incident, a 4-year-old girl was taken to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center after she fell in Linthicum on Thursday evening.
Glen Burnie: Robbery Two men allegedly robbed a 19-year-old man Thursday afternoon in Marley Station Mall. The victim said he knew one of the suspects and police said they believe he was targeted. Anne Arundel County police responded to the mall in the 7900 block of Ritchie Highway at about 3 p.m. Thursday for a reported robbery, according to a police press release. Officers spoke with the victim who said he met up with an acquaintance and another man that he did not know at the mall, according to the release. The victim said when he went into the mall's upper level restrooms, the suspects followed him, assaulted him and took his property and an undisclosed amount of cash from his pockets. The suspects ran from the bathroom and were last …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Tuesday morning blaze was brought under control quickly.
Anne Arundel County fire investigators are looking into the cause of a Linthicum vehicle and garage fire that occurred Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire at 11 Lake Front Dr. in Linthicum Heights shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday and found both a vehicle and detached garage on fire, according to fire spokesman Capt. James Rostek. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze. "It was placed under control quickly," Rostek said. The vehicle suffered heavy damage, and there was some damage to the garage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, Rostek said.