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    Further details on the fatal crash on Falls Road today is now available on our news blog. Driver identified. http://ow.ly/DbSuz ^JW
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    Nearly three months ago, 16-year-old Elise Fellner of Forest Hill was trying out for volleyball at a school in Kingsville when she collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest. Her coach and the athletic director immediately began CPR; BCoFD EMS crews followed up with defibrillation using an automatic external defibrillator. Elise has recovered fully.

    She and other survivors of sudden cardiac arrest will join Baltimore County Fire and EMS personnel and elected officials tomorrow, Thursday, October 23, 11:30 a.m., at the Parkville Fire Station. Each year, the Fire Department welcomes survivors of sudden cardiac arrest and the people who helped save them in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of CPR and defibrillation.

    The Parkville station is located at 2325 Putty Hill Ave., 21234. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Fire Chief John Hohman are scheduled to attend. The event will include a demonstration of CPR by EMS personnel.
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Baltimore County Police and Fire News

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Keyword: precinct 11

At 2:24 a.m. Saturday morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 6600 block of Blackhead Road 21220 for an open water rescue.

When officers arrived on the scene, they were met by 24-year-old Paul Lovelace of the 8900 block of Harkate Way 21133. He told officers that he had gone out on the water with his friend in a canoe. While they were on the water (Bird River) the canoe capsized and they fell into the water. He got back to shore but could not find his friend.

Lovelace pointed to a rope attached to a tree and said that it was his friend’s safety line. Officers pulled on the line and were able to pull an adult male out of the water. Police performed CPR on the male until the arrival of medical personnel.

The male was transported to Franklin Square Hospital where he was later declared deceased. The name of the male is not being released pending confirmation of notification of next-of-kin.

Lovelace was also transported to Franklin Square Hospital to be checked out.

UPDATE (October 6):

At 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Unit block of Eiffel Court in Essex for a report of a shooting.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the adult male victim was outside of his home when he was approached by two suspects. The victim and the suspects got into an altercation. During the altercation, one of the suspects shot the victim once in the lower body.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is investigating this incident. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

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

UPDATE (October 3 11:47 a.m.):

The alert status at Deep Creek Middle School and Deep Creek Elementary School has been lifted.

Police are continuing to look for suspects.

Anyone with information 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

Original release (October 3 11:06 a.m.):

At 10:45 a.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Unit Block of Eiffel Court 21221 for a report of a shooting.

At this time we have one person with at least one gunshot wound. That person will be taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Deep Creek Middle School and Deep Creek Elementary School have been placed on alert status. More information on a school being on alert status can be found at: http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/police/community/schoolemergency.html

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is responding to the scene.

No further information is available at this time.

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

UPDATE (September 23):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man taken into custody after a barricade in Essex yesterday as 30-year-old Samuel Leon Partlow Jr who lived at the home where the incident occurred.

At 11:33 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to a home in the 1600 block of Poles Road 21221 for a report of a violent domestic. The caller into 911 stated that her child’s father had threatened her and was holding a knife. When officers arrived at the location, they observed Samuel Leon Partlow Jr on the front porch holding a knife and a small child. He then went into the home with the child.

One of the responding officers began speaking with Samuel Leon Partlow Jr through a window. That officer was able to convince Partlow to give police the small child that he had been holding.

When officers were not able to convince Samuel Leon Partlow Jr to surrender peacefully, the Hostage Negotiation Team was called in. Negotiators were able to get Partlow to surrender peacefully after several hours.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that Samuel Leon Partlow Jr had been arguing with his 33-year-old wife. During the argument, he assaulted her and she fled from the home to call police. He then began to pace outside with their six-month-old son in one hand and a knife in the other.

The victim did not have any injuries which required transportation to a medical facility. The six-month-old boy was not injured.

Samuel Leon Partlow Jr has been charged with first degree assault and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Original release (September 22):

At 11:33 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the 1600 block of Poles Road 21221 for a report of a violent domestic. The caller into 911 stated that her child’s father had threatened her and was holding a knife. 

When officers arrived at the location, they observed a male on the front porch holding a knife and a small child. The subject did not hold the knife to the child and took the child into the home.

Officers were able to establish communication with the subject and convinced him to give them the child. That child was returned to its mother. When officers could not convince the subject to give himself up peacefully, the Hostage Negotiation Team was called in.

Hostage Negotiation Team members were able to convince the subject to give himself up peacefully and police now have him in custody.

The child’s mother did not have any injuries which required transportation to a medical facility. The child involved in this incident was not injured.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

Booking photograph of Samuel Leon Partlow Jr

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