Friday, April 5, 2013
The shooting happened about a block from where Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts spoke to residents less than a day away.
(UPDATED 10:52 a.m., Friday)—Baltimore police are calling a shooting near Homeland "minor." Police reported via social media, at about 4:30 p.m., Thursday that an adult male was shot in the 5400 block of York Road. Det. Vernon Davis, a police spokesman, said the man was shot in his "lower extremities" and taken to an area hospital and treated. Davis said there was no further information available about a possible motive for the shooting, or any details about the shooter available. The incident occurred less than a day later, and a block away, from where Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts spoke to residents about crime in the area, and discussed having residents help neighborhoods in the Western District struggling with crime. This …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The robber pulled out a gun after a struggle.
A man was punched and robbed at gunpoint while waiting for a bus near York Road. According to Baltimore police, at 10:30 p.m., Feb. 12 the man was at a bus stop in the 500 block of E. Coldspring Lane, when a robber approached him and said "Give me all your [expletive]." The robber then punched the man in the face, and the man pushed the robber away. At that point the robber pulled out a black handgun and the man handed over his wallet containing credit cards, Social Security card and bus pass. The robber took the property and ran off. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Department of Transportation will meet with community members about the project Wednesday evening.
Brick sidewalks and intersections could be coming to York Road and Greenmount Avenue. Residents will have the chance to speak with Department of Transportation officials on Wednesday about the proposed streetscape project along Greenmount Avenue and York Road. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. at the Waverly branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 E. 33rdSt. According to an email from Adrienne Barnes, a department spokeswoman, the proposed improvements include:
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The car was stopped at a light on York Road when the knife lodged in the windshield.
A police officer had stopped at a traffic light when an assailant crossing the street threw a knife at his car’s window. According to Baltimore police, the car had stopped at 11:30 p.m., Jan. 14 in the 5200 block of York Road when an assailant crossing the street headed east tossed a large knife at the vehicle. The knife stuck in the car’s windshield and the assailant ran away. The report does not indicate if the officer was injured in the attack.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Theodore Smith, 37, allegedly struggled with an officer resulting in two people being shot.
Baltimore police have arrested a man for his alleged involvement in a struggle with a police officer that resulted in two people being shot on York Road early Sunday. Winston Govans resident Theodore Smith, 37, has been charged with first degree assault, second-degree assault and resisting arrest, said Sgt. Eric Kowalczyk a police spokesman. At about 2 a.m., a Northern District officer was on patrol in the 5400 block of York Road, when he saw a large crowd gathered in front of a carry out. The officer then got out of his car, tried to disperse the crowd and ended up in a struggle with Smith, according to police. During the fight, the officer drew his gun and fired a single shot. The bullet hit a 22-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman (…
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Police have released photos of the man they say is responsible for the crime in the Walgreen's parking lot in the 6300 block of York Road.
The Baltimore police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed an elderly woman in a Walgreen’s parking lot. According to police, at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday a man robbed the 88-year-old woman in the parking lot in the 6300 block of York Road. The robber ran away but was captured on area surveillance cameras. Anyone with information about the crime are asked to call the Northern District Detective Unit at (410) 396-2455.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The carjacker was armed with a handgun at the time of the crime.
A man and his girlfriend were carjacked at gunpoint on York Road Wednesday. According to a police report, at 11 p.m., Nov. 21, in the 5300 block of York Road, a carjacker armed with a handgun forced them out of the car before stealing the 2007 Honda Pilot. Police later spotted the vehicle but the thief jumped out and escaped on foot. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Traffic is limited to one lane heading each way on York Road.
The Department of Public Works announced that it has completed repairs on a water main in the 4600 block that broke last week. However, a lane shift remains on York Road with one lane of traffic heading in opposite directions.
Friday, November 2, 2012
The break was reported in the 4600 block of York Road.
(UPDATE) Thursday, 10 a.m.—A water main break at 4605 York Road forced the evacuation of 4617 York Road Thursday afternoon and left 40 homes and businesses without water. According to a news release from the Department of Public Works, York Road was closed between Cold Spring Lane and 41st Street, but has since been reopened one northbound lane on the southbound side to allow for two way traffic. Follow Patch for updates.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Police found a man's body inside a home.
(UPDATED) 1:45 p.m.—A Baltimore Police Department spokesman has confirmed detectives are investigating a homicide on York Road. Sgt. Anthony Smith said police discovered a body inside a home in the 3600 block of Old York Road on Wednesday. He said the man had been shot and that detectives are still on the scene investigating. Follow Patch for further details as the become available. Correction: The street originally reported in this story was wrong because of incorrect information provided by the Baltimore Police Department.