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UPDATE (January 19, 2016  9:28 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have released more details on the January 9 shooting in Nottingham that left a man injured.
 
The investigation has indicated that around 1 a.m. on January 9, the victim, a 37-year-old man, was in a friend’s truck in the drive thru at the Taco Bell at Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard. The vehicle behind them in line beeped at them when they did not pull up far enough. The vehicle beeped at them again when they were at the window. The victim then got out of the truck and approached the passenger side of the vehicle but could not see in due to the tinted windows. He then went around to the driver side and found that the driver’s door window was partially down. When he began to speak to the driver, the driver shot him once and drove off. The vehicle was last seen traveling north-bound on Belair Road.
 
The suspect vehicle in this case is a 2010 to 2016 silver Chevrolet Equinox with dark tinted windows. The vehicle has a Maryland 1812 tag but the tag number is unknown.
 
The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.
 
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crime Unit.
 
Anyone with information on this incident or anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

The two pictures below are from the video surveillance system at the Taco Bell. They picture the suspect vehicle as it is leaving the drive thru.

The picture below is of a Chevrolet Equinox that is similar in appearance to the suspect vehicle

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. Your tip must be made through Metro Crime Stoppers in order to be eligible.

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.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

Web tip:
www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Original release (January 9, 2016  5:58 a.m.):

At 1:05 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to an area hospital for a man who walked into the facility with a gunshot wound.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the man and the suspect were involved in an argument at Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard. During the argument, the suspect shot the man once in the upper body. After the shooting, the man fled the scene and went to the hospital.

The man was treated at the hospital and is expected to survive.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes 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:
www.metrocrimestoppers.org

UPDATE (December 2,2015  3:02 p.m.):

The suspects in this case have been charged by the Harford County Sheriff's Department in connection with a homicide.

Link to Harford County Sheriff's Department release: http://ow.ly/VoDCd

Original Release (December 2, 2015  11:26 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a man in connection with six robberies in Baltimore County. His girlfriend is also being charged in connection one of the robberies.

Walter McMillan Dorsey (33) of the 100 block of Fuller Avenue 21206 has been charged with two counts of robbery and four counts of armed robbery. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $5 million bail.

Lauren Paulette Valiquet (28) of the 100 block of Fuller Avenue 21206 has been charged with one count of robbery and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $1.5 million bail. Valiquet is Dorsey’s girlfriend.

Police Chief Jim Johnson stated "These arrests are a result of the hard work done by our Robbery detectives and I am proud of them."

Dorsey is charged in connection with the following robberies. Valiquet is only charged in connection with the robbery of the 7-Eleven in the 7600 block of Belair Road 21236 on November 5.

November 5, 2015:  7-Eleven, 7600 block of Belair Road 21236
Just before 11:30 p.m. a male suspect and female suspect entered the store, walked up to the soda fountain machine, and got sodas. The female then walked up to the counter to pay for her soda. As the cashier opened the register, the male walked around the counter, told the cashier to keep the register open, and took money from the register. Both suspects then fled the scene.

The full release for this incident is on our news blog: http://ow.ly/VoERH

November 7, 2015: 7-Eleven, 8000 block of Belair Road 21236
At approximately 4 a.m., the suspect walked into the store, picked up some donuts, and put them on the counter. He then displayed a handgun and demanded money. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

November 11, 2015: Baskin Robbins, 2300 block of East Joppa Road 21234
Just before 8:30 p.m., the suspect entered the store and approached an employee. He grabbed the employee and pressed something against her side that she thought was a gun. The suspect then took the employee to a register and told her to open it or he would shoot her. He took money from the register and fled the store.

The full release for this incident is on our news blog: http://ow.ly/VoF7C

November 13, 2015: Subway, 1600 block of East Joppa Road 21234

Just after 8 p.m., the suspect entered the store. He grabbed an employee, took him behind the counter, and told him to open the register. The male fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

November 14, 2015: 7-Eleven, 8600 block of Pleasant Plains Road 21286
The suspect entered the store just before 6 a.m. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded that the employee open the register. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money.

November 15, 2015: Dunkin Donuts, 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue 21237
The suspect entered the store just before 8:30 p.m. He looked around, and then went into the bathroom. The suspect later exited the bathroom, went behind the counter, and approached the cashier. The suspect put a knife to the cashier’s side and demanded that the cashier open the register.  After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the scene.

These incidents remain under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit. Detectives continue to work to see if the male suspect in this case is responsible for any other robberies in the area.

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

Booking Photograph of Walter McMillan Dorsey
Booking Photograph of Lauren Paulette Valiquet

UPDATE (December 1, 2015  8:57 p.m.):

Police have taken a man and woman into custody in connection with this robbery.

Further information is not available at this time.

Original release (November 30, 2015 3:00 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in the robbery of a 7-Eleven on Belair Road. Just before 11:30 p.m. on November 5, Baltimore County Police responded to the 7-Eleven store in the 7600 block of Belair Road 21236 for a robbery.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a male suspect and female suspect entered the store, walked up to the soda fountain machine, and got sodas. The female then walked up to the counter to pay for her soda. As the cashier opened the register, the male walked around the counter, told the cashier to keep the register open, and took money from the register. Both suspects then fled the scene.
 
A picture of the female suspect was captured on the store’s video surveillance system. She is described as an African American female in her late 20s, 5’0” to 5’2”, weighing 170 to 180 pounds, and has a light complexion. She was wearing all black clothing.
 
The male suspect is believed to be involved in a recent robbery of a Baskin Robbins store in Parkville (click here for news release) and possibly other businesses as well.
 
This incident is 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.

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016