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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 (December 11, 2015  11:34 a.m.):

Many students were evaluated by medical personnel at the scene in reference to this incident; however only eight students and one teacher were transported to area hospitals for further evaluation.

Original release (December 11, 2015  10:18 a.m.):

At 8:32 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Deep Creek Middle School in the 1000 block of Marlyn Avenue 21221 for a report of a strange odor. The odor caused the evacuation of students from the school.

An investigation into the incident has indicated that a 12-year-old female seventh grade student had brought a small can of pepper spray to school, which accidentally discharged. The discharge affected multiple students and teachers. Police have taken the pepper spray container into evidence. Any criminal charges against the student will depend on the outcome of the investigation.

Medical personnel transported between seven and 15 students and one teacher to area hospitals for evaluation. The information will be updated when the exact numbers are confirmed.

Students were allowed back into the school at approximately 9:45 a.m.

Approximately 21 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Department equipment were assigned to the incident.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017