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Date: Oct 28, 2016

Baltimore County Police will be keeping an eye on sex offenders that are not allowed to have contact with children this Halloween.

Out of the hundreds of registered sex offenders in Baltimore County, only about 10 percent have what is called a “no contact order” as part of their probation. This, in effect, prohibits them from handing out candy to children on Halloween. Registered sex offenders that are not under such an order are not prohibited from giving candy out to children.

Undercover officers will be watching the residences of persons with a no contact order and will be coordinating with Parole and Probation agents.

Anyone who suspects that someone who has a no contact order is giving candy to children is asked to call detectives at 410-887-5584. Any other suspicious activity can be reported to 911 or Baltimore County's non-emergency line at 410-887-2222.

Original release (October 28, 2016  8:13 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating a Friday morning crash in Rosedale that has left a pedestrian deceased.

The preliminary crash investigation has indicated that a pedestrian was in the roadway on Philadelphia Road, just east of Golden Ring Road, when the pedestrian was struck by a truck that remained at the scene. The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene.

Philadelphia Road is shut down in the area of Golden Ring Road while the crash is investigated. Detours have been set up but motorists are encouraged to avoid the area. The road closure is expected to last for several hours.

No further information is available at this time.

Revised June 27, 2017