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Date: Apr 7, 2014

UPDATED: 10:22 p.m.  Detectives have identified the victim as Yvonne Treslar, 78, of the 16500 block of Garfield Avenue.  Detectives have confirmed that she was shot, and are investigating the case as a homicide.  However, the cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner after an autopsy.

The victim's husband was taken into custody and is currently being interviewed by detectives. No charges have been filed at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

Additional details will be released as they become available.


Baltimore County Police are investigating the death of a woman in the Monkton area in Precinct 7/Cockeysville.

Police were called at 3:07 p.m. to a home in the 16500 block of Garfield Ave. for a possible shooting. Officers found an adult female, deceased, inside the house. Police are questioning another person found inside the house.

Additional information will be posted as it is available.

BCoPD has added red light cameras at Goucher Boulevard and Putty Hill Avenue to its red light camera program.

The new cameras have been installed on Goucher in both the northbound and southbound directions. Warnings will be issued for 30 days, after which motorists failing to obey the red light will receive citations that carry a $75 fine.

Red light cameras -- used to help police officers enforce laws requiring motorists to stop at red lights -- operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Additional information on the red light camera program is available online.

On February 1 at 10:54 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the unit block of Straw Hat Road for a report of a robbery.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the 40-year-old male victim was in front of his apartment building when he was approached by two suspects. They pushed him down and kicked him in the head. The suspects took the victim’s wallet that contained $700 before fleeing the scene.

The suspects are described as black males between the ages of 20 and 29. One suspect was short and stocky with a gray and white striped shirt. The other suspect was taller and wore all dark clothing. The suspects were later caught on video surveillance at a nearby gas station. Surveillance photos of the suspects are posted below.

The victim received minor injuries as a result of the incident but he was not transported to a medical facility.

This incident is being investigated by the Franklin Precinct Investigative Services Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Surveillance Photos

Suspect 1

Surveillance photo of suspect one in gray and white striped shirt.









Surveillance photo of suspect one in gray and white striped shirt.














Suspect 2

Surveillance photo of suspect two wearing dark clothing.









Surveillance photo of suspect two wearing dark clothing.

Revised June 27, 2017