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Keyword: 21093

On August 28 at 8:48 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Timonium Fairgrounds in the 2200 block of York Road 21093 for a report of an overdose.

A supervisor had responded to the trailer of a ride operator, 22-year-old Amanda Leigh Bradley of the 7700 block of New Street in Wyndmoor, PA 19038, when she did not show up at her assigned ride. She was found slumped over inside the trailer.

Bradley was transported to Greater Baltimore Medical Center, where she was declared deceased.

Police found items in Bradley's trailer that indicated possible heroin use.

The woman's body was transported to the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Bradley  was employed by Deggeller Attractions.

UPDATE (June 29  2:30 pm.):

Ricky Tolson, the man wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of a BP gas station in Lutherville, has been taken into custody. He is charged with armed robbery and related charges.

Tolson is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $50,000 bail.

Booking Photograph of Ricky Calvin Tolson

Original release (June 19):

The Baltimore County Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in connection with a June 17 attempted robbery in Lutherville.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that on June 17 at approximately 2 p.m., the suspect entered the store at a BP gas station in the 1600 block of York Road 21093. He approached the counter with a hand under his shirt as if he had a gun and demanded money and lottery tickets.

The suspect then came around the counter and tried to take the register but was pushed away by the cashier. After two customers entered the store, the suspect fled without taking anything.

The investigation led detectives to identify 36-year-old Ricky Calvin Tolson as the suspect.

Tolson is described as a white male, 5’07”, 170 pounds, with two tear drop tattoos under his left eye and one tear drop tattoo under his right eye. He also has tattoos all the way down his left arm and a DMI tattoo on the left side of his neck.

The arrest warrant charges Tolson with armed robbery and related charges.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip:

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying persons in reference to the use of stolen credit cards in Baltimore County.

On May 28, the victim left her wallet at a store on York Road in Cockeysville. She realized that the wallet was missing when she was contacted by her bank about fraudulent activity on credit cards that had been in her wallet.

The investigation has indicated that the cards were used at a WaWa store in Baltimore City and a Rite Aid store in Timonium.

Investigators have obtained surveillance photographs of several persons and a gold 200 Mercury passenger car in reference to the use of the credit cards.

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

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