Thursday, April 25, 2013
Thomas Augustyniak, 53, is from Glen Rock, PA and was last seen Wednesday.
Maryland State Police are helping Pennsylvania authorities in searching for a man who works in Belcamp. Thomas Augustyniak, 53, of Glen Rock, PA, has been missing since Wednesday morning, according to a state police news release. He works in Belcamp, the release said. Police described Augustyniak as 6-foot-1, 175 pounds with green eyes and gold wire frame glasses, the release said. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue jacket and white sneakers. Police said there were no signs of foul play at Augustyniak's home, nor was there a motive for his disappearance. Anyone with information may contact the Southern (PA) Regional Police Department at 717-235-3944.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
An accident at U.S. Route 1 and Maryland Route 161 sent Edward Norris to a regional shock trauma center Wednesday evening, police said.
UPDATE: (5:52 p.m.)—Popular radio show host Ed Norris was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday after laying down his motorcycle to avoid hitting a truck in rural Harford County. Norris, of Hampstead, was driving his Victory motorcycle northbound on U.S. Route 1 in Darlington around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a release from Maryland State Police. At the same time, a GMC truck owned by Ward Trucking and driven by Dedrick Jamal McClain of Windsor Mill made a left turn from Maryland Route 161 onto southbound Route 1, but allegedly failed to yield right of way to the motorcycle. Norris intentionally laid down the motorcycle to avoid hitting the truck and successfully avoided hitting another vehicle, state …
Monday, March 11, 2013
At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck on U.S. Route 1, police said.
UPDATE (10 a.m.)—U.S. Route 1 reopened at 10 a.m. after a crash on the Conowingo Dam blocked access early Monday morning, officials said. The road connecting Cecil and Harford was closed to traffic in both directions after a crash at 6 a.m. Monday. The collision involved a car and a truck, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. Volunteers extricated two people and took them to a local hospital, Gardiner said. At least two cars were involved in the wreck on the dam, which carries U.S. Route 1 over the Susquehanna River between Conowingo and Darlington, a Maryland State Police duty officer told Patch. One person was in grave condition and the other in serious condition, according to …
Friday, January 25, 2013
The patrol, also including Baltimore County police, will stretch from Rosedale to Joppatowne.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Natural Resources Police are conducting daily checks by Conowingo Dam, according to Maryland State Police.
Investigators continue to search for a Havre de Grace man reported missing last week, according to Maryland State Police. The man, who is not being identified by police, was one of the registered owners of a Mazda found Jan. 2 near the Conowingo Dam, said Greg Shipley, spokesman for Maryland State Police. "We cannot confirm the man we are searching for was the driver. We suspect he was, but have no positive confirmation at this time," Shipley said. Shipley said that police have reason to believe someone jumped from the Conowingo Dam. After the car was found at 6:44 p.m. last Wednesday, US Route 1 was closed to traffic for two hours while multiple teams investigated the waters around the dam. "The investigation has developed information …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Yvette Allen, 35, of Aberdeen was killed in the two-vehicle crash Saturday near Exit 85.
Maryland State Police officials have released the name of the driver killed in a two-vehicle collision on I-95 near the Aberdeen exit Saturday morning. Yvette Allen, 35, of Aberdeen was killed when the Ford Expedition she was driving crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer truck parked on the shoulder of the highway near Exit 85 to Aberdeen, according to state police officials. A preliminary investigation shows that for unknown reasons Allen drove onto the shoulder of the highway, striking the truck. The truck driver's name was not released. The exit ramp was closed for two and a half hours while the crash was investigated, according to a state police statement. Courtesy Patrol units and personnel from the Aberdeen Fire Department …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
All five occupants of the Mazda that crashed Saturday night were Harford County residents.
Three Harford County residents in their early 20s were killed Saturday night in a crash on Prospect Road, according to Maryland State Police. Two others were taken by helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma. Police said preliminary investigation indicated Tyler G. Anderson, 21, of Jarrettsville was driving a 2008 Mazda 3 eastbound on Prospect Road when he lost control of the vehicle, which went off-road, became airborne, hit a tree and broke in half upon impact. A passerby reported seeing a vehicle off the road on MD Route 646 (Prospect Road) near Mill Green Road at 11:29 p.m., according to police. Anderson was killed, and so were passengers Shawn Ponton, 21, of Jarrettsville and Alexzandria McDowell, 20, of Street. Police said that all three …
The accident took place late Saturday night in northern Harford County.
UPDATED (12:05 p.m.)—Maryland State Police have identified the victims of the crash. Read more here. — — UPDATED (6:10 a.m.)—Three people were killed and two others were injured when their vehicle went off a road in northern Harford County, hit a tree and broke in half Saturday night. The single-vehicle accident took place near the intersection of Prospect and Mill Green roads near Street, just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The identities of the victims have not been revealed, pending notification of family, according to a news release from Maryland State Police. However, police said the victims—two males and a female—appear to have been friends, in their late teens to early 20s, from Harford and Baltimore counties. The release stated the …
Monday, October 29, 2012
State police urge motorists to stay off the roads as much as possible.
Although Maryland State Police is not handing out citations for being on the road, they are strongly discouraging residents from driving. State police spokesperson Greg Shipley warned residents that increasing amount of standing water is a significant hazard to drivers because of the high risk for vehicles to hydroplane. “People don’t realize that you don’t have to be going that fast on the road to hydroplane,” he said. Hydroplaning is caused by water being pushed up to the tires and creating a barrier of water, which decreases tire traction and inhibits drivers’ ability to safely steer their vehicles. Basically, Shipley added, the vehicle will be traveling on top of water. Drivers could also run into other hazards like downed trees and …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
All three southbound lanes on I-95 were closed Wednesday afternoon in Harford County.
All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were shut down near Aberdeen for an accident Wednesday afternoon. As of 3:40 p.m., the three southbound lanes were closed, but traffic was passing on the left shoulder near mile marker 86.1 in Harford County, according to officials at the Maryland State Police JFK barrack in Perryville. Officials said all lanes of traffic were expected to re-open soon. Click here for a live local traffic map. Stay with Patch for updates. — Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact Aberdeen@patch.com with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.