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Baltimore County Police and Fire News

Official News Blog of Baltimore County police, fire, homeland security and emergency management. Call 911 to report crimes in progress and emergencies.
Date: Jun 10, 2014


The 33rd Citizens’ Academy graduation will take place tonight, June 10, 6:30 p.m., at the Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road 21286.

Police Chief James Johnson will present certificates to the 26 graduates who completed the 15-week program. During that time, participants learned about the various units and the many aspects of law enforcement. Officers from specialized units such as K-9, Marine, Aviation and Tactical Operations spoke to the participants and described their duties.

The citizen students learned about the precincts, narcotics identification and investigation. They sat in on lectures that covered media relations, criminal investigations, as well as residential and Homeland security. They went to the firing range, where they learned about the use of force and the department’s policy on the use of firearms.

The purpose of the Citizens’ Academy is to foster greater communication and relationships between the Department, the community, and businesses, as well as to promote a better understanding of law enforcement.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash Monday afternoon involving a motor scooter in Lansdowne.
 
At 2:46 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Hollins Ferry Road and Hammonds Ferry Road for a report of a serious crash. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered that one of the vehicles involved was a motor scooter and the operator was seriously injured.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a Honda CRV was traveling east-bound on Hollins Ferry Road. A motor scooter was traveling north-bound on Hammonds Ferry Road. The two vehicles collided in the intersection of the two roads.
 
The operator of the motor scooter was transported to St. Agnes Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. He has been identified as 33-year-old Derrick Lawson of the 2900 block of Grantley Avenue 21215.
 
No further information on this incident is available.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team. When the Crash Team is done its investigation, the report will be presented to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office. The State’s Attorney’s Office will review the report and decide if any charges will be brought.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred June 7 in Essex.
 
On June 7 at 11:47 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire Personnel responded Back River Neck Road and Poles Road for a report of an accident involving a pedestrian. Upon arriving at the scene, officer discovered that a pedestrian had been struck by a 2000 Volkswagen Passat.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a pedestrian was crossing Back River Neck Road from east to west. The Volkswagen Passat was traveling south-bound on Back River Neck Road and struck the pedestrian.
 
The pedestrian was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital where he was later declared deceased. He has been identified as 35-year-old Bert Sylvester Bush who had a last known address in the 300 block of Bentalou Street 21223.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team. Investigators believe that pedestrian error may be a factor in the crash.
 
When the Crash Team is done its investigation, the report will be presented to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office. The State’s Attorney’s Office will review the report and decide if any charges will be brought.
 

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