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Original release (October 17, 2016  11:11 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating after a deadly crash in Towson late Saturday night.

The preliminary crash investigation has indicated that at approximately 11:44 p.m., a 2002 Toyota Camry was traveling west-bound on Fairmount Avenue east of Towson Gate Drive. The vehicle struck the median and then a tree. The 23-year-old male driver was declared deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The driver’s information will be released after notification of next-of-kin.

The crash investigation is expected to take several weeks.​

UPDATE (July 28, 2016  10:22 a.m.):

Teklehaimanot Woldemichael was found unharmed in Baltimore City.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared his information.

Original release (July 28, 2016  10:27 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Department is actively searching for 79-year-old Teklehaimanot Woldemichael, missing from his home in the 300 block of East Joppa Road in Towson since approximately 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.  Mr. Woldemichael may be confused or disoriented and is believed to have left his home on foot in an unknown direction.

Mr. Woldemichael is a black male with gray hair and a receding hairline.  He is 5 foot 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, has brown eyes, a thin gray mustache, and he has a dark spot on his left cheek.  He was last seen wearing a collared shirt under a dark blue windbreaker, dark blue pants, black shoes and a golfer’s hat.  He does not have a cell phone but is believed to have his wallet and access to cash.

Anyone with information on Mr. Woldemichael’s whereabouts is asked to contact Baltimore County Police by calling 410-307-2020 or dial 911.

Original release (April 29, 2016  10:48 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect wanted for an attempted robbery at a Royal Farms store and thefts from two other Royal Farms stores. 

On March 8, the suspect entered a Royal Farms Store in the 7200 block of York Road 21212, approached the counter with items to purchase, and asked for four cartons of Newport cigarettes.  He leaned over the counter towards the clerk and said, “I need you to kick it out”.  The suspect ran out the door and got into a silver minivan after a customer yelled at him. 

On March 15, the suspect entered a Royal Farms Store on 1500 block of East Joppa Road 21286, approached the counter, and asked the clerk for six cartons of Newport cigarettes.  When the clerk asked the suspect for identification he advised he didn’t have any and walked out of the store.  The clerk walked away from the register and the suspect ran behind the counter grabbing the 6 cartons of cigarettes. 

On April 27, the suspect entered the Royal Farms Store in the 6000 block of Falls Road 21209. He approached the counter with items to purchase and asked the clerk for four cartons of Newport cigarettes.  As the clerk walked away to retrieve cigars, the suspect reached over the counter and grabbed the cigarettes.  

These incidents are under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit. 

Anyone with information on the suspect or these incidents is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.


Revised September 27, 2016