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Precinct 8 - Parkville

Precinct 8 - Parkville

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At approximately 9:36 a.m. this morning a vehicle was going west-bound on Upton Road approaching Kintore Drive. The vehicle lost control, went off the roadway, down a hill and struck a shed attached to a townhome.

The 17-year-old female driver of the vehicle and the 17-year-old female passenger were both taken to an area hospital to be treated for minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

This crash is under investigation by the Parkville Precinct Traffic Unit. Investigators believe that speed may have been a factor in the crash.

The Parkville Precinct Officer of the Month for February 2015 is Officer Greco.

Officer Greco has been assigned to the Parkville Precinct Investigative Services Team for the last six months and has become an asset to the team. His dedication to his job and quality investigations led to the clearance of several cases in February. The first is a robbery case that involved narcotics. Officer Greco conducted a thorough investigation that included two search and seizure warrants and two arrest warrants. During his investigation of this case, he also recovered a large amount of narcotics and cleared two felony distribution cases. The second case is a first-degree assault case that Officer Greco was called into handle. He was able to identify the suspect in that case and obtain an arrest warrant.

Officer Greco’s supervisor stated “Officer Greco developed into an excellent investigator. He is an asset to IST and any team he is associated with.”

Original release (March 7, 2016  11:30 a.m.):

Officer Shane Johnson is a 15-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department and is currently an officer in the Parkville Precinct. As an alumni of Parkville High School, she was happy to help out with the recent Alumni Career Day. Alumni Career Day was a success and a school official sent the Parkville Precinct Commander a letter of thanks for Officer Johnson’s dedication to the school and the community.

Letter From Parkville High School

Around 3 p.m., victim was assaulted by two known suspects who took electronics, cash and personal items.

Original release (February 8, 2016  3:04 p.m.):

Captain Lisa Hannon, the Commander of the Parkville Precinct, has issued several Commander’s Awards for exceptional police service in 2015.

Officer Goorevitz
Officer Goorevitz is part of the Parkville Precinct Outreach Team. During 2015, he was the precinct’s “go to” officer for community complaints, crime prevention and various inquiries. He was able to successfully handle a wide range of issues important to the community such as neighbor complaints, landlord/tenant disputes, solicitors and animal complaints. Captain Hannon stated that he is “truly an asset to the department and to precinct eight”.

IST (Investigative Services Team)
Out of the 41 robbery cases the Parkville Investigative Services Team (IST) investigated in 2015, only seven remain open. The unit’s thorough investigation of these incidents exceptionally cleared 21 cases and another six cases were found to be false reports. Investigative work by IST also helped identify the suspect responsible for multiple shed burglaries in the Parkville area. This dedicated group of detectives is an asset to the precinct and the community that it serves.

CAT (Community Action Team)
During 2015, the Parkville Precinct Community Action Team (CAT) did a fantastic job of patrolling areas of concern within the precinct such as Oakleigh Station and the McClean Boulevard area. They were also detailed to Wilkens / Precinct 1 several times to assist with crime suppression initiatives. Because of the team’s expertise, they were called upon to assist in deployments to Baltimore City. The team also won the Community Policing Award for their work reducing crime in the Parkway Crossing Shopping Center.

Patrol – Shift Two
Led by Lieutenant Chemelli, this group of dedicated officers made a commitment to connect with the community and to help those in need during the holiday season. It started on Halloween when officers parked their patrol cars in several Parkville neighborhoods, turned their lights on and gave candy out to children. This spirit continued into December when officers adopted two needy families and provided them with gifts and everything else they needed to have a happy holiday. One officer even paid an overdue electric bill for a family that could not afford it.

At 11:45 p.m., unknown suspect entered the business, displayed a weapon and demanded money from the clerk. Suspect took cash and left.

Around 1 a.m., suspect approached victim, displayed a gun and demanded money. Victim drove suspect to an ATM, where the suspect took the victim's car. Suspect was apprehended and arrested.

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Revised April 6, 2016