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On Tuesday, December 6 at 10 a.m., two Baltimore County police officers will be promoted. The ceremony will take place in the Hampton Room, located on the third floor of the Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road, Towson 21286.

Chief James Johnson will join family and friends at the ceremony and will present the certificates. The Oath of Office will be administered by the Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court. The invocation and benediction will be offered by the departmental chaplain.

The following is a list of the promotees and their new assignments:

  • Corporal Anastasia C. Robinson is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 1 Wilkens.
  • Officer Shawn L. Reagle is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 2 Woodlawn.

Baltimore County Police Detectives were contacted Friday after an investigation into a shooting by the Baltimore City Police Department lead them to the 'Fairways at Towson Apartments' in Precinct 6 as the scene of the crime.

Baltimore City Police Detectives initiated an investigation Thursday evening after a 24-year-old man checked into MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center for further treatment and was released Saturday morning.

Further investigation revealed that at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening the victim was shot by an acquaintance after engaging in a verbal altercation in the 6900 block of Donachie Road, 21239.  The victim fled to his own car and drove himself to the hospital.

The suspect remains outstanding at this time.

Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at ​1-866-7LOCKUP​. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online. 

One man is dead after crossing into oncoming traffic on McDonogh Road in Owings Mills Saturday afternoon.

At approximately 1:45 p.m. the driver of a 1998 Subaru Forester was traveling westbound on McDonogh Road near Woods Road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse.

The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the Subaru was pronounced deceased at the scene and has been identified as Matthew James Reardon (26) of the 4000 block of Ashforth Way in Owings Mills. 

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.


Revised September 27, 2016