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A phone call from an alert citizen has led to the clearance of two burglaries and the return of some of the property that was taken.

On August 12 at 4:06 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the 7100 Block of Heathfield Road 21212 for a report of juveniles breaking into a vehicle.

The initial investigation indicated that a group of juveniles had been going through a vehicle and had left the area in two vehicles: a gold SUV and a black passenger vehicle.

An officer located the gold SUV and black passenger car, a Honda, on north-bound Charles Street. He attempted to stop the Honda, but it failed to stop. The Honda was followed into Baltimore City where it crashed on Northern Parkway. Several people were taken into custody.

Further investigation indicated that the Honda had been taken in a burglary in Baltimore City. Property was recovered from the Honda that had been taken in burglaries in the 200 block of Dumbarton Road 21212 and the 700 Block of Scarlett Drive 21286. A gold Jeep Grand Cherokee was also taken in the Scarlett Drive burglary.

The gold Jeep Grand Cherokee was not recovered.

A 16-year-old male and 15-year-old male have been charged as juveniles in connection with this incident.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (July 27  3:11 p.m.):

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian was crossing Towsontown Boulevard from the south side to the north side. A vehicle that had been traveling east-bound on Towsontown Boulevard struck the pedestrian and remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Original release (July 23  6:10 p.m.):

At 4 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a pedestrian involved crash at Towsontown Boulevard and University Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a seriously injured adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a van.

The pedestrian was transported to Sinai Trauma Center for treatment. The van remained at the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Baltimore County Police have charged a Havre De Grace man in connection with an inappropriate relationship he had with a 17-year-old female student.

On May 14, Baltimore County Police became aware that a Towson High School teacher had been involved in an inappropriate relationship with a student at the school. The student told investigators that the teacher would drive her to areas that included Cromwell Valley Park, Roland Park, and Wymann Park. He also drove her to work and  home. In March, the relationship became physical.

The student described the physical contact between her and the teacher as kissing and the teacher touching her in inappropriate areas over her clothing. She did not touch the teacher in an inappropriate area.

Investigators reviewed emails sent between the teacher and the student. The review indicated references to kissing and sexualized writing. Nothing in the review indicated any unreported sexual contact or sexual acts.

The investigation indicated that the contact between the teacher and the student did not involve sexual intercourse.

The teacher has been identified as 36-year-old Richard James Hanna of the 4000 block of Rock Run Road 21078. He has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor and related charges. He was released on $10,000 bail.

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