Thursday, March 29, 2012
Police had previously not disclosed the masked man’s name.
The Batman caught by police recently in a Batmobile displaying no tags in Montgomery County has a name: Lenny B. Robinson. This is “new” news, as police didn’t unmask the superhero by revealing his name following the recent road encounter. Washington Post reporter Mike Rosenwald, who actually knows Batman, wrote Wednesday that the crusader in black is actually a Baltimore County businessman who visits children in hospitals to lift their spirits. He reportedly lives in Owings Mills. On the day he was pulled over in Montgomery County, his tags were in his car, and he was not ticketed, Rosenwald wrote. Robinson’s black Lamborghini has gotten him noticed before. Howard County residents may recall that in November 2011, Batman's muscle car got …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
You've seen him here before.
Looks like Batman was caught breaking a traffic law near White Oak in Montgomery County Wednesday. He's no stranger to Howard County either, but his cause is apparently just. Montgomery County Police pulled over a man dressed as the caped superhero as he was driving southbound on Route 29 near Prelude Drive. The reason: his Batmobile didn't have any tags. According to WTOP, the man was driving to the hospital to visit sick children, when he was stopped by officers because his black Lamborghini was identified with the Batman symbol rather than the required state tags. Howard County residents may recall that in November 2011, Batman's muscle car got a flat tire in the area of Johns Hopkins Road. After police cleared the vehicle, Batman posed…
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Robin was apparently busy.
The following is an excerpt from the Howard County Police Facebook page: “PFC Brandon Stickles (pictured) and PFC Chris Calcaterra responded to assist a disabled motorist in the fast lane on U.S. 29 southbound on Halloween around 11 a.m. The driver, donning a Batman costume, was on his way to a hospital in Washington, D.C., to visit sick children when his Batmobile got a flat tire in the area of Johns Hopkins Road. After clearing the vehicle to the highway shoulder to be towed, the two crime fighters posed for a snapshot. The masked man got a ride from a friend to the hospital appearance. Listen to the 911 call from a surprised passing motorist.” Have a better headline for this photo? Post below.