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Photo of Dorothy Grubbs, missing from the North Point area.The boyfriend of a North Point woman reported missing Saturday was arrested on Merritt Boulevard this morning on an open warrant for a weapons violation. The woman, Dorothy Iris Grubb, 60, of the 1700 block of Manor Road, 21222, remains missing.

Clyde Campbell, 53, also of the Manor Road address, is in police custody and has not yet appeared before a court commissioner on the weapons violation, which is unrelated to the missing persons case. Police want to talk to Campbell to see if he has information that may help them find Dorothy Grubb.

Campbell's 14-year-old son was with him at the time of the arrest.

Campbell was driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck when he was arrested.

Grubb's adult daughter called police Saturday at 6:30 p.m. to report that she had not seen her mother since Thursday evening and was concerned for her welfare because of a history of domestic violence with Campbell. The daughter said she had not seen Campbell, either.

Police began a missing persons investigation and on Sunday publicized the case, asking for the public's help in locating Grubb. Police have searched the Manor Road home, looking for information that might help them find Dorothy Grubb. The investigation is active and ongoing. Police consider Grubb a "critical" missing person because of concerns about her safety.

Grubb is a white female, 5'5" tall, 120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a T-shirt of unknown color. She has no known medical problems.

Anyone with information about this case should call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

At 9:52 a.m., Baltimore County Fire personnel responded to a home in the 2500 block of Gray Manor Terrace in Dundalk for a report of a building collapse.

Responding personnel discovered that two males in their 50's had been taking a shed down when it collapsed on them. One of the males was transported to Shock Trauma for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and the other refused medical treatment at the scene.

Approximately 18 pieces of fire equipment were dispatched to the scene.

Fourteen years after the murder of 24-year-old Heidi Bernadzikowski in her Dundalk townhome, Baltimore County Police homicide detectives have arrested and charged her boyfriend with hiring someone to kill her.

This week, Stephen Michael Cooke Jr., 43, of the 1000 block of Englishman Harbour, Pasadena, 21122, was charged with first-degree murder. He was arrested in Anne Arundel County and is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police have believed almost from the beginning of this case that Cooke -- who was the victim's boyfriend and lived with her in the 2000 block of Codd Avenue -- conspired to kill Ms. Bernadzikowski, but detectives have been unable to prove his involvement. A breakthrough came recently, when one of the co-conspirators -- Alexander Charles Bennett, 34, of Greeley, Colorado -- identified Cooke as the person behind the murder. Bennett is in the Baltimore County Detention Center, awaiting trial.

Bennett was charged with first-degree murder in January 2012 after police discovered DNA evidence linking him to the crime. The investigation shows that Cooke hired Bennett and another conspirator, Grant A. Lewis, also of Colorado, to kill Bernadzikowski. Cooke wanted to collect a $700,000 insurance policy he had purchased on the victim months earlier, police believe.

Lewis, 35, of the 2500 block of Locust Street, Denver, Co., was arrested in Baltimore this week and is charged with conspiracy to commit murder. He is held without bail at BCDC.

The investigation shows that Cooke contacted Bennett and Lewis via the Internet and entered into a murder-for-hire agreement with them. Lewis was the middle man and remained in Colorado, coordinating Bennett's actions; Bennett traveled to Maryland and committed the murder, strangling Bernadzikowski and cutting her throat.

Homicide detectives do not believe there are any additional suspects in this case.

"We have been seeking justice in this case for a long time," said Police Chief Jim Johnson. "Our Homicide detectives deserve credit for never giving up on these cold cases. They never forget these victims and their families, and they tirelessly pursue leads over many years. This time, their work has paid off."

Photos of Suspects

Stephen Michael Cooke Jr.

Photo of Stephen Michael Cooke Jr., charged in a cold case homicide from 2000.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Grant A. Lewis

Photo of Grant A. Lewis, charged in a cold case homicide from 2000.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Alexander Charles Bennett

Photo of Alexander Charles Bennett, charged in a cold case homicide from 2000.

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