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Monday evening, a slow-moving storm resulted in localized severe flooding in the Reisterstown/Owings Mills area.  Baltimore County police and fire crews were quick to respond to reports of flooded roads and in conjunction with local emergency management officials, conducted initial damage assessments.

A few businesses that sit along the Gwynns Falls in the area of Reisterstown Road and Owings Mills Boulevard were especially hard hit.

We are happy to report that there were no serious injuries reported.  We are working through the recovery phase of this event and will provide more information as it becomes available.

For more information, please visit the Emergency Preparedness page for information on flooding events.

UPDATE (November 7, 2016  2:33 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the motorcycle operator who died in a crash last night on Liberty Road as 51-year-old Henry Isaac Williams of the 7300 block of Maury Road in Windsor Mill.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that a 2014 Acura TL was turning left from Brubar Court onto east-bound Liberty Road when it collided with a 2003 Suzuki motorcycle, operated by Williams, which had been traveling west-bound on Liberty Road. Williams was ejected from the motorcycle and came to rest on west-bound Liberty Road where he was struck by a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. He was declared deceased at the scene.

The vehicles involved in the crash remained at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. The investigation is expected to take several weeks.​

Original release (November 6, 2016  9:53 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Just after 6 p.m., Baltimore County officers responded to a multiple vehicle crash at Liberty Road and Brubar Court. Crash investigators have determined that a vehicle pulled onto Liberty Road from Brubar Court. A motorcycle traveling westbound on Liberty Road collided with the car. The driver of the motorcycle was ejected onto the roadway. Shortly afterwards, another car traveling westbound on Liberty Road struck the driver of the motorcycle, as he was laying on the road. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the man and the others involved in the crash will be released after family notifications.

UPDATE (October 31, 2016  9:23 a.m.):

Just after 5 p.m. on October 29, Adam Thomas Lass was found deceased in a wooded area near the Unit block of South Lake Way 21136. His body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Criminal activity is not suspected in Lass's death.

Original release (October 24, 2016  12:08 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man missing from Reisterstown.

Adam Thomas Lass is a 58-year-old Caucasian male, 5-07, 170 pounds, with long gray hair, a beard, and mustache. It is unknown what he may be wearing.

Lass was last seen at his home in the 6100 block of Deer Park Road 21136 on October 20 at 11:40 a.m. When he left he took a NASA blanket, medication, and a survival kit with him.  Lass is known to frequent Soldier’s Delight Park and Liberty Reservoir.

The search for Adam Thomas Lass is being led by the Baltimore County Police Missing Person Unit.

Anyone with information on Adam Thomas Lass is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017