Thursday, April 25, 2013
A 50-year-old Joppa man told police he was attacked and robbed during the early morning hours Thursday in Edgewood.
A Joppa man was assaulted and robbed Thursday morning in Edgewood, and police have charged two men with the crime. Rodney Dion Williams, 33, of the 1800 block of Simons Court in Edgewood, is charged with robbery, second-degree assault and theft less than $100, according to court online records. Steven Michael Mack, 34, of the unit block of East Bel Air Avenue in Aberdeen, is facing charges identical to Wiliams, court records show. The charges stem from a incident that took place in the early morning hours Thursday. Around 2:30 a.m., a 50-year-old Joppa man told Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies he was visiting a relative on Crimson Tree Way in Edgewood when two men, later identified as Williams and Mack, allegedly walked up to him, …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The convenience store on Gateway Road was robbed at knifepoint on March 30, officials said.
See this article for more about the robbery: "Edgewood 7-Eleven Robbed at Knifepoint." Anyone with more information should contact Harford County Sheriff's Office Detective Andrew Lane at 410-836-5431.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The robber got away with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes Saturday.
Police are asking for the community's help in finding the man responsible for robbing an Edgewood convenience store at knifepoint Saturday. Around 4:42 a.m. Harford County sheriff's deputies responded to a hold-up alarm at the 7-Eleven located at 1020 Gateway Road, according to a release from the sheriff's office. Deputies spoke with the store clerk who said a man walked into the store displaying a knife, took money out of the cash register and assorted cigarettes off the storage shelf then ran toward Gateway Road, the release states. No injuries were reported in connection with the robbery. The robber is described as a white man with light brown hair and facial hair—possibly a goatee—between 5'9" and 6' tall with a medium build, weighing …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Deputies chased a Baltimore man in an Edgewood neighborhood Thursday morning after a traffic stop went awry, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
A Baltimore man attempting to escape a traffic stop was chased down in Edgewood and allegedly found to be in possession of crack cocaine, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Reginald S. Artis, 34, of the 2500 block of Highland Street in Baltimore, also was charged with obstructing and hindering a police officer. According to the sheriff's office, Artis was pulled over for driving a 2000 silver Mercury above the posted speed limit on Hanson Road at approximately 12:48 a.m. Thursday. The deputy activated his lights and Artis pulled over near Hanson Road at Woodbridge Center Way, but as the officer approached the vehicle, Artis drove off, according to the report. Sheriff's deputies located the suspect's vehicle on the 1600 …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Was a few inches of snow a big deal? At least one Aberdeen man didn't think so.
The March snowfall drew a mixed reaction from those in Aberdeen. Three inches of snow had fallen in Edgewood by 8:20 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service, and a wintry mix fell throughout the day. Schools were cancelled in Harford County on March 25, as was the Harford County Board of Education meeting. Some in Aberdeen did not see what the big to-do was about Monday's weather. "What snow?" J. Franklin "Frank" Hawley commented on the Aberdeen Patch Facebook page. "Everyone is acting like we had a major blizzard of 3 feet of snow." According to The Baltimore Sun, two inches of snow is standard for Maryland in March. For the city of Aberdeen, it was business as usual Monday. The Aberdeen City Council meeting went on as …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Harford County Sheriff's Office seeks help identifying suspects from the March 14 robbery on Edgewood Road.
Officials released the picture of one man they say was involved in the recent armed robbery of the Edgewood Burger King in hopes that the public can help identify him. Two men wearing ski masks entered the Burger King on the 1800 block of Edgewood Road at 10:20 p.m. on Friday. One person pulled a gun and demanded cash, according to Harford County Sheriff's Office spokesman Edward Hopkins. They left with an undisclosed amount of money from the register, Hopkins said. The suspect in the picture was described as 6' to 6'2" with a thin build, according to officials. The second suspect, who carried the gun and demanded the money, was 5'10," according to the sheriff's office. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Det. Tom …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The house fire was reported just before 8 p.m. Saturday.
UPDATE (12:20 a.m.)—Two firefighters were injured and a family was displaced after a house fire Saturday night, according to officials. At 7:54 p.m., emergency personnel were alerted to a blaze on the 1700 block of Harbinger Trail in Edgewood, Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association spokesman Rich Gardiner said. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company (JMVFC) reported being alerted of the fire at 8:02 p.m., and arriving first on the scene at 8:06 p.m. to find fire showing from a split-foyer home. Armed with hoses, the crew entered the house, where fire was on both floors, to extinguish the blaze, JMFVC said. Sheriff's deputies reported one person was still inside, according to JMVFC, so first responders conducted a search and …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Harford County Patches cover news in Edgewood and Joppatowne. Read it here.
Friday, February 22, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Harford County Sheriff's Office. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
From the Harford County Sheriff's Office: ___ Harbinger Trail, 1700 block, 4:42 p.m. on Feb. 19. Electronics and cash were stolen from a home. Willoughby Beach Road, 2400 block, 9:17 a.m. on Feb. 19. A 17-year-old student was arrested after arriving late to Edgewood High School with suspected marijuana in his posession. The juvenile was released to the custody of his parents. Cherry Road, 2000 block, 6:50 p.m. on Feb. 18. A gold 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis was stolen from the driveway of a home. Liberty Court, 400 block, 4:14 p.m. on Feb. 18. Items including electronics, home furnishings and jewlery, carrying a total value of approximately $5,000, were stolen from a home. Olive Branch Court, 800 block, 1:06 p.m. on Feb. 18. A pair of …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Police arrested 21-year-old Garfield Smith III Tuesday in what detectives suspect may have been a drug deal gone bad.
An Edgewood area man was arrested and charged Tuesday after allegedly shooting and killing an Edgewood teen and injuring another last week in what police believe may have started as a drug deal. Garfield Smith III, 21, with addresses in the 1600 block of Candlewood Court in Edgewood and the 500 block of Magnolia Ridge Drive in Joppa, Was charged Tuesday with first- and second-degree murder, attempted first- and second-degree murder and eight related charges, online court records show. The charges stem from a Jan. 31 shooting in Edgewood. Around 10:36 p.m. that night, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 1600 block of Candlewood Court after shots were fired in the area, according to a release from the sheriff's office…