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Two people were stabbed early this morning in Cockeysville after a domestic related argument turned violent.

Around 2 a.m. police responded to the unit block of Cedar Tree Court in Cockeysville (Precinct 7) after a verbal argument between the suspect and his girlfriend escalated, resulting in him pulling out a knife and stabbing her. Another man, attempting to intervene, was also cut during the incident.

The woman, 30, suffered a life-threatening stab wound to her upper body and was transported to a local hospital for treatment, where she remains in stable condition. The man, 27, suffered a superficial cut to his upper body and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He has since been released.

Police believe the suspect, Ricardo Terrell Saunders, Jr. (30) of the unit block of Cedar Tree Court, was intoxicated by drugs and alcohol during the incident. He was placed under arrest and transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, 2 counts of 1st Degree Assault, and 2 counts of 2nd Degree Assault. He has since been released from the hospital and is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.


Baltimore County Police are asking for additional victims of a specific type of “date” robbery to come forward after two suspects are charged, with additional suspects still outstanding.

Matthew Austin Bauer (21) of the 1900 block of Denbury Drive, 21222 and Paul William James Keve (18) of the 1700 block of Searles Road, 21222 are charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery, 2nd Degree Assault, and Misdemeanor Theft after they robbed a man (24) they scheduled a meeting with on a cell phone based dating application called “Jack’d” on March 31. When the victim responded to a designated location in the 7500 block of Westfield Road in Dundalk he was surrounded by Bauer and Keve, who threatened him with a knife and stole his cash and cell phone.

In an earlier case on March 2, another man (22) was robbed and beaten when he set up a meeting with someone called “Josh” on a similar type of cell phone based dating application called “Grindr.” When the victim responded to the designated meeting place in the 1600 block of Four Georges Court in Dundalk, he was approached by a black male suspect wearing all dark clothing and a ski mask who demanded his money and cell phone. When the victim attempted to flee he was surrounded by two other black male suspects who began beating him. The three suspects fled with the victim’s cash and phone. Keve has been identified as one of these suspects and is also charged in this case.

Anyone with information on either of these incidents, a similar type incident, or anyone who may have been victimized under similar circumstances by either Bauer or Keve is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message, or online.

These cases continue to be investigated by Detectives of the Dundalk precinct Investigative Services Team.


Photo of David Paul Thomas, charged with manslaughter.The victim from the Dundalk homicide has been identified as Richard William Zenobia, 35, of the 3300-block of North Point Road, 21222. 

The suspect has been identified as David Paul Thomas, 16, of the 2800-block of Henley Avenue, 21001. Thomas has been charged as an adult with one count of manslaughter. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a denied bail status. His booking photo is posted to the left.


Original Release:

Baltimore County Police are investigating the homicide of a 35-year-old man in the Dundalk area. On January 7 at 6:50 p.m., County police responded to the 3300-block of North Point Road, 21222 for an assault call. When officers arrived they found the 35-year-old victim lying in the back yard of the house, suffering from multiple stab wounds. The man was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased just after 9:30 p.m.

Police determined that the man was involved in an argument with his live-in girlfriend. The argument continued into the backyard of the house between the man and his girlfriend’s 16-year-old son. During the fight between the man and his girlfriend’s son, the 16-year-old produced a knife and stabbed the man several times.

The 16-year-old is awaiting a bail hearing at this time. The names of the victim and suspect will be released once the suspect is officially charged with this incident. 

Revised June 27, 2017