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Date: Mar 16, 2017

A BCoPD investigation of a viral video depicting child abuse is ongoing.

Detectives in the Crimes Against Children Unit began an investigation this morning, after the viral video surfaced on YouTube and other social media platforms. The video shows a woman and several children. The investigation focuses on a household in the Essex/Middle River area.

No charges have been filed at this time. The children have been transferred to the  Department of Social Services and are now in the care of family members.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Update: 3/16/17 8:00 p.m.

Baltimore County Police have confirmed that Mr. Monahan has been located and he is unharmed. Thank you to those who shared the information concerning this missing man. 

 

Photo of Zachery Monahan, missing from the Essex area.

Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a man missing in the Essex area. Zachery Monahan is a white male, 28 years old, 5'11" with brown eyes and black hair.

Police are concerned because he has critical medical issues. He was known to be on the way to Franklin Square Hospital but has not arrived.

If you have any information on the location of Zachery Monahan, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

The next edition of Police Report, the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through April.

The opening segment focuses on the abuse of opioids, a problem sweeping our nation and causing irreversible harm to the lives of persons who become addicted and their families. Captain Wes Fischer, commander of the Vice Narcotics Section, provides advice to help protect communities against overdose deaths from prescription opioids and heroin.

The topic of the second segment is burglary prevention. Corporal Christine Sisk, of the Burglary Unit, provides helpful tips to protect homes and businesses from unwanted intruders.

The program airs every day on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Police Report is available if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017