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Date: Jul 9, 2019

On Friday, July 12, the Baltimore County Police Department will activate four new speed camera locations in the following school zones.

  • Sandalwood Elementary School, 900 block of South Marlyn Avenue (southbound)
  • Deep Creek Middle School, 1100 block of South Marlyn Avenue (northbound)
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 1700 block of Putty Hill Avenue (westbound)
  • Victory Villa Elementary School, 500 block of Compass Road (southbound)

For the first 30 days, motorists exceeding the speed limit by at least 12 mph will receive warnings rather than citations. All speed camera zones are marked with signage.

In compliance with state law, Baltimore County’s speed cameras operate Monday through Friday between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., including during the summer months and on weekdays when school is not in session.

Further information on the use of speed cameras and a list of other locations in Baltimore County can be found on our website.

UPDATE (July 9, 2019 10:19 a.m.):

Booking photo of Karon Dajon HarvellPolice have arrested Karon Dajon Harvell (26) in the shooting of a man on Hazelwood Avenue Saturday night.

Harvell is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, First and Second Degree Assault, Armed Robbery and Robbery and remains held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review hearing yesterday.

Original Release (July 7, 2019 12:06 p.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into a shooting in Overlea this morning.

Officers responded to the 4800 block of Hazelwood Avenue just before midnight for a shooting after a 27-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the lower body during an attempted street robbery. The victim fought back and the suspects fled the scene.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive his wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may also be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers. Callers may remain anonymous.

Revised June 27, 2017