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A joint investigation by Baltimore County Police Department's Organized Retail Crimes Team, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police has resulted in the arrest of an Owings Mills man who was purchasing stolen goods at a Gwynn Oak pawn shop.

The investigation originated several months ago with the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, concerned about a connection between crime in Carroll County and the Gold Trading Center in the 7100 block of Liberty Road, 21207.

On April 11, law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant on Gold Trading Center. Zakhar Trutsi, identified as the store owner, was arrested at the store and charged with three theft-related crimes.

Trutsi, 62, of the 100 block of Plantation Way, 21117, is free on $25,000 bail.

UPDATE (March 10, 2017  11:53 a.m.):

Rachel Jackson was located this morning in Towson, alive and well. Baltimore County Police Department thanks all those who assisted in efforts to find her.

Original Release (March 10, 2017  2:28 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing Owings Mills woman.

Rachel Nicole Jackson (24) was last seen around 11 p.m. on March 8. She left for work but never returned home. Rachel is a member of an assisted living home due to cognitive and developmental conditions for which she is reliant on medications. She does not have her medications with her and caretakers have not been able to reach her by phone.

Rachel is a dark skinned black female, 5'5", 235 pounds, with brown eyes and short straight brown hair. She was last seen in the 9200 block of Owings Choice Court in Owings Mills wearing blue jeans, brown boots, and a puffy black jacket. She also had a large tan backpack with a floral print on it with her. Rachel has been located on previous occasions at or near the Comfort Inn in the 8800 block of Loch Raven Boulevard in Towson.

Anyone with information on Rachel Jackson's whereabouts is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

On February 4th at 10:00 am, County police received a call from the unit-block of Continental Court, 21117 for a shooting inside a condominium. When officers arrived, they found two men and a woman inside, all suffering from gunshot wounds. One man was pronounced deceased at the scene by Baltimore County Fire Department personnel. The deceased man is identified as Dominic Boyd, 39, with an unconfirmed address at this time. Police identified the woman as Mr. Boyd’s estranged wife, Shakesha Boyd, 38, of the unit-block of Continental Court, 21117. Mrs. Boyd suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. The second man has not been identified as this time. The unidentified man and Shakesha Boyd were transported to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Mrs. Boyd is expected to survive her injuries. The condition of the unidentified man is also unknown at this time.

Homicide detectives believe that Dominic Boyd came to Mrs. Boyd’s condominium earlier today. Once inside the condominium, the shooting occurred between the three individuals. Detectives are investigating which person or persons are responsible for the shootings. Police did recover two handguns at the scene.

If anyone has information concerning this incident, please call Baltimore County 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.

Revised September 27, 2016