Regional Recap, September 24, 2010

| September 24, 2010 | 1 Comment

Police Catch “Preppy” Burglar.The Howard County Police Department said they’ve arrested a man it referred to as the “preppy burglar” because of his clothing worn during a break-in.Officers said the man forced his way into a home in the 7600 block of Browns Ridge Road on Sept. 14 and stole electronics and other items. The burglary occurred at about 10:25 a.m., police said.

Howard County Schools Sued For Bullying.  The Howard County School Board of Education is defending itself against a lawsuit in which the parents of an Ellicott City student claim their son was bullied and is suffering as a result.According to the lawsuit, the family is suing for three counts of deprivation of constitutional rights and two counts of gross negligence.Court documents said that the family’s claim to the school system’s insurance company was denied last year, so they’re taking the school system to court.

AA Police: Moped Hit, Then Stolen. Police are looking for two people after a car struck a moped with two passengers, which was followed by the theft of the scooter.It occurred just before 1:45 a.m. Thursday in the 7200 block of B&A Boulevard in Glen Burnie.Investigators said two riders in their late teens were on the moped on Route 648 when a Dodge Stratus attempted to run them off the road.The moped operator turned around and continued eastbound on Wellham Avenue. Police said the Dodge Stratus later pulled from a side street and hit the moped two times, causing both teens to be thrown to the ground.

MDTA: Bay Bridge Traffic To Be Heavy, Expect Delays. Motorists should expect high traffic volumes for the next few days on the Bay Bridge. Sunfest in Ocean City, along with NASCAR races in Dover, Del., will mean lots of drivers using the bridge.Maryland Transportation Authority officials said they will monitor traffic conditions throughout the weekend and, weather permitting, implement two-way operations on the westbound span to help alleviate potential eastbound delays.The MDTA encourages motorists to travel off-peak.

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