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By Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun | September 21, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating a homicide in which a young male was found dead with severe trauma to his body early Saturday morning. The victim, whose age and identity were not immediately released, was found by police near Lantern Hill Drive and Sedgemoor Road in Lochearn around 2 a.m. Police did not elaborate on the nature of his injuries and said he was pronounced dead on the scene. Police later identified the victim as Jonathan Michael Watkins, 20, of Milford Mill.
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By Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun | September 21, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating a homicide in which a young male was found dead with severe trauma to his body early Saturday morning. The victim, whose age and identity were not immediately released, was found by police near Lantern Hill Drive and Sedgemoor Road in Lochearn around 2 a.m. Police did not elaborate on the nature of his injuries and said he was pronounced dead on the scene. Police later identified the victim as Jonathan Michael Watkins, 20, of Milford Mill.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
The state Department of Transportation reported a collision in Lochearn on Interstate 795 South at the Baltimore Beltway at 8:51 a.m. on Tuesday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:55 a.m. that trains and buses were running on schedule.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2014
Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93. "She was a pillar of Baltimore education and society," said Latrell A. Clark, an educator who had attended Hilton Elementary School from 1977 to 1983 when Mrs. Wright was its principal. "She made learning fun and made you want to come to school. " The daughter of John Sawyer and Clara Doyle Sawyer, who owned and operated a boarding house, the former Helena Elizabeth Sawyer was born in Norfolk, Va., and moved in 1929 to Lexington Street in West Baltimore.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 7, 2011
A collapsed roof at an auto parts store in Lochearn at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday remains under investigation and resulted in no injuries. Baltimore County firefighters remained on the scene at 7003 Liberty Road for several hours and county building engineers continue to work at determining the cause. They will also attempt to secure the building and determine if the structure is structurally sound. Most of the damage was to the back of the building, officials said. There were no customers at the Salvo Auto Parts store at the time and employees were able to evacuate without injury.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | November 11, 2010
At the end of World War II in Europe, a young American soldier was reassigned from the infantry to the military police. He was issued a new uniform, told to practice saluting and ordered to guard the former German SS headquarters in Bavaria, where the U.S. Army had set up a base of operations. As he stood at his post, proudly sporting the black-and-gray patch of the 94th Division on his sleeve, Pfc. Roland "Ron" Sluder spotted a tall, broad-shouldered man in a trench coat making his way down the corridor.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
Five teenage pedestrians were injured when a car drove off the road after striking another vehicle Thursday night in Lochearn, Baltimore County police said. Police said a 2003 Honda Accord, driven by an 18-year-old man, struck a 2009 Accord, driven by a 23-year-old woman, when it crossed Windsor Mill Road from Royal Court Drive about 10 p.m. When the cars collided, police said the 2003 Honda left the road and struck the teens. All five pedestrians, plus the 23-year-female driver of the second car and a 7-month-old boy also in that vehicle, were taken local hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 21, 2014
A city police drug investigation led to the seizure of about 9 kilograms of heroin and cocaine and more than $650,000 in cash from two Lochearn properties and a vehicle, according to court records. A city police drug investigation led to the seizure of about 9 kilograms of heroin and cocaine and more than $650,000 in cash from two Lochearn properties and a vehicle, according to court records. Police wrote in charging documents that officers from the agency's Special Enforcement Section have been investigating a drug scheme involving Thomas Linwood Jones Jr., 44, since November 2013.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,nick.madigan@baltsun.com | May 16, 2009
Baltimore County police on Friday identified a 27-year-old Lochearn man who was shot by two officers Thursday after he summoned police to his home and then became violent and irrational, a spokesman for the department said. The spokesman, Bill Toohey, said the man, Odatei Kwadwo Mills, was shot several times and was recovering from surgery at Sinai Hospital, where he was under sedation. Mills has not been charged with an offense, Toohey said. The county's 911 switchboard received a call about 4:30 p.m. Thursday saying there was an emergency, but the caller did not provide an address before hanging up. An operator traced the call to a house in the 3600 block of Forest Grove Ave., and two officers were sent.
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By James Bock | July 7, 1991
When electronics engineer Willie Dash moved to the Baltimore area in 1979 from a nearly all-white Boston suburb, he wanted his three young children to grow up with a strong black identity.The Dash family settled in Lochearn, a comfortable Baltimore County suburb of substantial brick and stone houses amid towering oaks.Mr. Dash liked the location just over the city line off Liberty Road, convenient both to downtown and to the Beltway, and he liked the $42,000 price for a three-bedroom home.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2014
Frances A. Leavitt, a homemaker and active Franklin High School alumna, died May 4 in her sleep of an undetermined cause at Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. She was 97. The daughter of Charles Edgar Harris, who had been livestock manager at McDonogh School, and Ida Lavinia Allers, a homemaker, Frances Allers was born in McDonogh and raised on the McDonogh School campus. After graduating in 1933 from Franklin High School, Mrs. Leavitt worked as a cashier in the financial office at McDonogh for eight years before her marriage in 1941 to Morrill Leavitt, a salesman.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 21, 2014
A city police drug investigation led to the seizure of about 9 kilograms of heroin and cocaine and more than $650,000 in cash from two Lochearn properties and a vehicle, according to court records. A city police drug investigation led to the seizure of about 9 kilograms of heroin and cocaine and more than $650,000 in cash from two Lochearn properties and a vehicle, according to court records. Police wrote in charging documents that officers from the agency's Special Enforcement Section have been investigating a drug scheme involving Thomas Linwood Jones Jr., 44, since November 2013.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
The state Department of Transportation reported a collision in Lochearn on Interstate 795 South at the Baltimore Beltway at 8:51 a.m. on Tuesday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:55 a.m. that trains and buses were running on schedule.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
Five teenage pedestrians were injured when a car drove off the road after striking another vehicle Thursday night in Lochearn, Baltimore County police said. Police said a 2003 Honda Accord, driven by an 18-year-old man, struck a 2009 Accord, driven by a 23-year-old woman, when it crossed Windsor Mill Road from Royal Court Drive about 10 p.m. When the cars collided, police said the 2003 Honda left the road and struck the teens. All five pedestrians, plus the 23-year-female driver of the second car and a 7-month-old boy also in that vehicle, were taken local hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 12, 2013
A man was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot in Lochearn Tuesday night, Baltimore County police said. The victim, whose identity has not been released, was shot in the ribs about 8:14 p.m. in the 3200 block of St. Lukes Lane. Police have not identified any suspects. The county's violent crimes unit is investigating. jkanderson@baltsun.com
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 11, 2013
Woodmoor Elementary School in Lochearn was placed on lockdown briefly Monday after a 14-year-old boy was spotted with a BB gun outside the school, Baltimore County police said. School officials put the building at 3200 Elba Drive on lockdown shortly before 4 p.m., after classes were over for the day, said Cpl. Cathy Batton, a police spokeswoman. "At no point was the school threatened," Batton said. The boy had discussed the gun with some girls near the school as he waited for his little brother, she said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 29, 2004
Police arrested one man and were seeking at least one other last night in the fatal shooting yesterday afternoon of a man in his late teens or early 20s in the Lochearn area of Baltimore County, police said. Police declined to release details of the arrest, but said the shooting was not a random act. The victim drove to Southern Cross Drive and Westridge Road about 4:10 p.m., got out of his white four-door car and began arguing with a group of men on the corner, said Sgt. Vickie Warehime, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman.
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By Amy L. Bernstein and Amy L. Bernstein,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | February 18, 1996
When Mary Clatenbaugh and her family moved to Lochearn in 1947, they paid less than $10,000 for a brand new three-bedroom brick-and-clapboard home on a quiet street. Since then, the prices of homes in this neighborhood have changed a great deal -- but not much else around here has."Lochearn was a wonderful place to raise a family," says Ms. Clatenbaugh, 75.Unlike many other Baltimore County neighborhoods that have either deteriorated, sprawled or become busy thoroughfares over the decades, Lochearn is still coveted as a family neighborhood that's reasonably well-insulated from the hustle and bustle of nearby Liberty Road and the Baltimore Beltway.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | December 24, 2012
A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Lochearn area of Baltimore County on Sunday night, according to police. Police responded at 10:30 p.m. to the 6800 block of Townbrook Drive and found the man injured, police said. The victim was listed in stable condition Monday at noon. No further information was immediately available. krector@baltsun.com twitter.com/rectorsun
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2012
Louise V. Muhlbauer, a retired Hutzler's department store sales associate who enjoyed cooking and entertaining, died Wednesday of a stroke at Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. The former longtime Parkville resident was 90. The daughter of German-Hungarian immigrant parents, the former Louise Victoria Weibe was born and raised in Lansdowne. During World War II, Mrs. Muhlbauer held a variety of secretarial jobs at Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., the Seaman's Branch of the YMCA, and Telephone Answering Service, where she coordinated a city-wide scrap drive for the war effort.
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