Two teens are charged in school robbery try

BALTIMORE COUNTY DIGEST

June 02, 2007

A Milford Mill Academy student has been charged with attempted robbery after he demanded that a student empty his pockets in a classroom this week, Baltimore County police said yesterday.

The suspect, a 15-year-old boy, walked into the classroom about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and began punching another 15-year-old boy, police said. The suspect walked out, then returned with a 16-year-old student, according to police spokesman Cpl. Mike Hill.

The two boys demanded that the victim empty his pockets, and the 16-year-old implied that he had a weapon, Hill said. A teacher, noticing the boys in the back of the classroom, ordered them to leave.

On Wednesday morning, the victim told school officials what had happened, and the two suspects were arrested. The 16-year-old, a freshman, was charged with disrupting school operations. The 15-year-old, a sophomore, was charged with the same, as well as trespassing, second-degree assault and attempted robbery, Hill said.

Both students were charged as juveniles and released to the custody of their parents, he said.

Julie Scharper

Cockeysville

Landfill drop-off to be closed

The trash drop-off area of the Baltimore County Resource Recovery Facility in Cockeysville at Drop-Off Drive, off Warren Road between York and Beaver Dam roads, is scheduled to be closed June 12 and June 13 for maintenance. During the two-day period, residents will not be permitted to drop off trash at the facility, but recyclables will be accepted.

The Eastern Sanitary Landfill Solid Waste Management Facility, at 6259 Days Cove Road in White Marsh, and the Western Acceptance Facility, off the 4500 block of Hollins Ferry Road, will remain open.

Information: 410-887-2000 or www.baltimorecountymd.gov/recycling.

Halethorpe

Hammonds Ferry Road to close

A section of Hammonds Ferry Road between Washington and Lansdowne boulevards will be closed from Wednesday to Monday, June 18, to repair a water line serving Baltimore, Howard and Anne Arundel counties, Baltimore County officials said.

During the closure, traffic will be detoured to Washington and Lansdowne boulevards. Hammonds Ferry will be open to local traffic.

Chase

Concerts planned at Oliver House

The Friends of the Oliver House will hold a series of free summer concerts this month.

Performers include: Monday - The Middle River Concert Band; Tuesday, June 12 - Bobby and the Street Rods; Tuesday, June 19 - John Zunt and the Townsmen; and Tuesday, June 26 - Tidewater.

All concerts are scheduled from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets. The concerts will be held in the park behind the Oliver Beach Community Hall in Chase.

Information: 410-335-5834 or 410-335-3167.

Essex

Antique autos to roll into park

The Antique Automobile Club of America, Chesapeake Region, will be hold an Antique Automobile Car Show from noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow at Ballestone Manor, Rocky Point Park in Essex.

There is no registration fee. A Sponsor Choice Award will be awarded to the winner by Ballestone Manor. Plaques will be given to the first 25 cars registered. For additional information, call 410-668-3749.

Events or news items for the Baltimore County Digest may be submitted to baltco.news@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days in advance of the event.

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