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One woman died following a vehicle crash in Parkville this morning.

Police responded to the crash just after 12 a.m. when a Can-Am Spyder was traveling westbound on E. Joppa Road near Waltham Woods Road and struck another vehicle. The Can-Am lost control causing it to hit a median, roll over and eject both occupants. Baltimore County EMS transported the driver to an area hospital. The passenger of the Can-Am was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.

The passenger is identified as Elisha Denise Hemsley (30) of the 4000 block of Belwood Avenue, 21206. The occupants of the other vehicle were not injured.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing to work to determine the cause of this fatal crash.

Original release (April 29, 2016  10:48 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect wanted for an attempted robbery at a Royal Farms store and thefts from two other Royal Farms stores. 

On March 8, the suspect entered a Royal Farms Store in the 7200 block of York Road 21212, approached the counter with items to purchase, and asked for four cartons of Newport cigarettes.  He leaned over the counter towards the clerk and said, “I need you to kick it out”.  The suspect ran out the door and got into a silver minivan after a customer yelled at him. 

On March 15, the suspect entered a Royal Farms Store on 1500 block of East Joppa Road 21286, approached the counter, and asked the clerk for six cartons of Newport cigarettes.  When the clerk asked the suspect for identification he advised he didn’t have any and walked out of the store.  The clerk walked away from the register and the suspect ran behind the counter grabbing the 6 cartons of cigarettes. 

On April 27, the suspect entered the Royal Farms Store in the 6000 block of Falls Road 21209. He approached the counter with items to purchase and asked the clerk for four cartons of Newport cigarettes.  As the clerk walked away to retrieve cigars, the suspect reached over the counter and grabbed the cigarettes.  

These incidents are under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit. 

Anyone with information on the suspect or these incidents is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

UPDATE (March 22, 2016  9:25 a.m.):

Traffic lights are starting to come back on. Motorists should continue to use caution in area.

Original release (March 22, 2016  9:15 a.m.):

At 8:09 a.m. this morning, a tractor trailer hit some overhead power lines in the 200 block of East Joppa Road in Towson. This caused a power outage which in turn caused multiple traffic lights in the area to go out or malfunction. BGE is working on getting power back now.

The tractor trailer has been removed from the wires and the driver was not injured. Joppa Road is open.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution in the area.

Revised June 27, 2017