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  1. Baltimore County health officials have put out this warning about a rabid cat in...

    Baltimore County health officials have put out this warning about a rabid cat in the Reisterstown area:

    The Baltimore County Department of Health is urging residents near Delight Road in Reisterstown (21136) to be aware of possible exposure to a cat which tested positive for rabies on Monday, September 29. he cat was a male, grey striped tabby that may have had a limp.

    In light of this incident, area residents are urged to contact the Health Department if they have had direct exposure to this cat AND to take actions to protect themselves, their families and pets from rabies exposure. Contact health officials at 410-887-6092.
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  2. *** MISSING PERSON *** Have you seen 29-year-old Thandar Htwe? Thandar Htwe is...

    *** MISSING PERSON ***
    Have you seen 29-year-old Thandar Htwe?

    Thandar Htwe is a 29–year-old Asian female, 5’07”, 160 pounds, shoulder length black hair and brown eyes. It is unknown what she might be wearing. Thandar Htwe goes by the nicknames of “Mimi” and “Saraha”.

    More information is available on our news blog:
    http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/iWatch/PoliceLookingForMissingCockeysvilleWoman


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  3. #BCoPD, #BCoFD on the scene of a worker that has been injured by a piece of cons...

    #BCoPD, #BCoFD on the scene of a worker that has been injured by a piece of construction equipment in the 600 Block of Belfast Road 21152.
    2014-10-01T19:59:27+01:00http://www.facebook.com/BaltimoreCountyPoliceandFire/posts/862804570396342
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    Man transported to Sinai Trauma after accident at GBMC. http://ow.ly/C9Kf5 ^JW
    2014-10-01T15:01:31+01:00http://www.facebook.com/BaltimoreCountyPoliceandFire/posts/862688337074632

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Willard Dimitri Rykowski

Update (April 29):
Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives continue to search for the person responsible for killing 80-year-old Willard Dimitri Rykowski in his Halethorpe home on April 22.

Willard Dimitri Rykowski was last seen at the 8:00 a.m. mass at St Celement’s Church on April 21.

Detectives have few leads in the case and are reaching out to the public for help.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Update (April 23):

Baltimore County Police have identified the elderly man found deceased in his home on Tuesday as 80-year-old Willard Dimitri Rykowski.

Police responded to his home in the 300 block of Third Avenue in Halethorpe after an acquaintance of his called and asked police to check on him. When police arrived at the home, they found Willard Dimitri Rykowski on the floor suffering from traumatic injuries. He was declared deceased at the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide unit.

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

Original release (April 22):

At 3:27 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the 300 block of Third Avenue in Halethorpe to check on a subject. The caller into 911 stated that he had not had any contact with a resident of the location since last week and wanted police to check on him.

When officers arrived at the location, they found an elderly male suffering from traumatic injuries. He was declared deceased at the scene.

Homicide Detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County 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

At 9:40 p.m. Tuesday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 2800 block of Lakebrook Circle in Halethorpe for a stabbing. When officers arrived on the scene they found an adult male suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the 37-year-old victim was approached by two unknown black males who stabbed him multiple times. The reason for the assault remains unknown.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. His current condition is unknown.

The incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.

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

Baltimore County Police have charged a Catonsville man in connection with vehicle theft and numerous thefts from autos.

On February 12 at 6:03 a.m., Baltimore County Police took an auto theft report in the 4800 block of Carmella Drive in Halethorpe. The victim reported that someone had taken her beige 2004 Volkswagen Jetta. Next to where her vehicle had been was a Jeep Cherokee. When officers checked the Jeep Cherokee, they discovered that the steering column was covered by a scarf and the ignition was destroyed. A records check on the vehicle revealed that it had been reported stolen in Baltimore City on February 10.

At 6:56 a.m., police responded to the 5000 block of Gateway Terrace in Halethorpe in reference to a theft report. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered that a total of 28 vehicles in that area had their windows broken. Property was taken from some of those vehicles.

Officers later located the Volkswagen Jetta and observed a male suspect getting in it and driving away. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was taken into custody. Investigation has determined that the person taken into custody was responsible for the theft of the Jeep Cherokee from Baltimore City, theft of the Volkswagen Jetta, and the damage to and thefts from vehicles in the area of Carmella Drive.

The suspect has been identified as 29-year-old John Henry Quick II of Catonsville. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $50,000 bail.


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