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Baltimore County Police and Fire News

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Keyword: precinct 11

A hazardous materials incident at a business in Middle River has left a man injured.

Just before 11 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Fire personnel responded to Middle River Aircraft Systems in the 100 block of Chesapeake Park Plaza 21220 for a report of an explosion.

Firefighters found that two employees had been transferring hydrochloric acid from one container to another. That process had been completed and they were in the process of flushing out the transfer hose when it burst.

One employee, that had on a protective suit but no respiratory gear, was splashed with the acid and inhaled some fumes. The other employee was splashed with the acid but his protective suit kept him from being exposed.

The exposed employee was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment.

There were two other people (one contractor, one employee) that were evaluated but declined transportation to a medical facility.

Approximately 24 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Department Equipment was assigned to this incident.

A Parkville man has died after falling off a boat in Browns Cove.

Just after 7 p.m. Friday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire Personnel responded to the 110 block of Engleberth Road 21221 for an open water rescue. Members of the Baltimore County Police Marine Unit arrived on the scene and pulled an adult male out of the water. It appeared that he had fallen out of his boat in rough water.

The male was transported to Franklin Square Hospital where he later died. He has been identified as 62-year-old Lee Anthony Dregier of the 2900 block of Alden Road 21234.

This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Marine Unit.

UPDATE (May 15):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the fourth suspect that was taken into custody after a shooting incident in Middle River on Tuesday afternoon.

Curtis Edward Williams Jr (38) of the 1500 block of Durham Street 21213 is charged with firearms violations, CDS violations, and related violations. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $500,000 bail.

Booking Photograph of Curtis Edward Williams Jr

UPDATE (May 13):

Baltimore County Police have identified the three of the men arrested after a shooting incident at a Middle River gas station yesterday afternoon.

  • Kevin Tywon Leach (18) of the 300 block of South Herring Court 21231
  • Ja’ron Maurice Laws (24) of the 300 block of South Herring Court 21231
  • Desmond Aaron Moore (22) of the 300 block of South Herring Court 21231

All men are charged with firearms violations and related charges. They are being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center: Leach on $50,000 bail, Laws on $50,000 bail, and Moore on $100,000 bail.

The fourth suspect that was taken into custody remains hospitalized; being treated for injuries he sustained in the crash.

The incident began just after 1 p.m. when an officer on patrol observed a Dodge Van in the parking lot of the BP Fuel in the 600 block of Compass Road 21220. He saw a passenger of the van hold a gun out the window and fire several shots in the direction of the BP Fuel store. The van then drove away, speeding down Compass Road toward Martin Boulevard. As the van approached the intersection with Martin Boulevard, it lost control and struck a car and a light pole. All four occupants of the van fled the scene.

Police quickly apprehended three of the van’s occupants. The fourth occupant was later apprehended behind a home in the Unit block of Box Circle. A handgun was recovered in the area.

There were no reports of injuries as a result of the shooting. What prompted the shooting remains unknown.

This incident remains under investigation by the Precinct 11/Essex Investigative Services Team.

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

Booking Photograph of Kevin Tywon Leach

Booking Photograph of Ja’ron Maurice Laws

Booking Photograph of Desmond Aaron Moore

Original release (May 12):

Baltimore County Police have taken four people into custody after shots were fired at a Middle River Gas Station.

At 1:18 p.m. this afternoon, a Baltimore County Police responded to the BP gas station at Compass Road and Middle River Road 21221 after shots were fired at the business from a van. There were no reports of injuries at the BP gas station.

The van fled the scene, but crashed into a car and a pole at Compass Road and Martin Boulevard. All four occupants of the van fled the scene. Officers quickly took three of them into custody. At approximately 3:43 p.m., a fourth suspect was taken into custody.

Victory Villa Elementary School, Orems Elementary School, and Middle River Middle School were placed on alert status while police searched for the fourth suspect. Both schools have since dismissed students.

This incident remains under investigation by the Precinct 11/Essex personnel.


For more information on school security procedures, go to this link:
http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/police/community/schoolemergency.html

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