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Baltimore County Police and Fire News

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Keyword: precinct 3

The next edition of Police Report, the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through April 30.

The opening segment focuses on Precinct 3/Franklin. Captain David Folderauer, commander of the precinct, discusses the operations at the Franklin Precinct and maintaining an open communication with citizens and businesses, while keeping communities safe.

Dr. Rebekah Hersch, a senior research scientist, is our guest in the second segment and talks about the challenges of coping with shift work.

The program airs five days a week on Comcast Channel 25 and Verizon FIOS Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

  • Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Police Report is available online, if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

At 9:18 p.m. last night, Baltimore County Fire Department personnel responded to the 100 block of Caraway Road 21136 (Preserve at Owings Mills apartments) for a report of a fire. When firefighters first arrived on the scene, they noticed heavy fire showing and called for a second alarm.

Firefighters rescued seven people and a dog from the second and third floors of the building. There was a total of 10 patients; four of which were transported to area hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. No firefighters were injured while fighting the fire.

The fire was brought under control at 9:51 p.m.

Fire investigators determined that the fire was accidental: caused by a candle that had fallen over in a second floor apartment. Approximately 12 apartments were damaged. Investigators are estimating the damages to be $200,000 to the building and $75,000 to the contents of the building.

Approximately 39 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Department equipment and 75 firefighters were assigned to the call.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Owings Mills that left a man injured.

Just before 11 p.m. last night, police were called to an area hospital for a patient that was being treated for a gunshot wound. The adult male victim told police that sometime between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m., he was in the area of High Falcon Road and Meridian Lane 21117 when the suspect shot him.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Investigators believe that there is no danger to the community.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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