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Keyword: precinct 12

UPDATE (June 30  2:16 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a homicide on Cameron Drive in Dundalk.

Michael Anthony Huth (58) of the 2100 block of Cameron Drive 21222 has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police responded to an apartment in the 2100 block of Cameron Drive just after 1 p.m. Monday afternoon after receiving a call from a concerned family member who asked police to check on a resident. When police and maintenance staff entered the apartment, 59-year-old John Thornton was found with trauma to his upper body. He was declared deceased at the scene.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that Huth and Thorton lived in the apartment together for approximately six years. Huth had approached Thornton with a baseball bat and struck him multiple times in the upper body. Exactly what prompted the assault remains unknown.

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

Booking Photograph for Michael Anthony Huth

Original release (June 29  10:21 p.m.):

Just after 1:00 p.m. on June 29, Baltimore County Police received a call to check on a person in an apartment in the 2100 block of Cameron Drive, 21222. When officers entered the apartment, they found a man suffering from significant injuries. The man was pronounced deceased by Baltimore County Fire Department personnel at 1:51 p.m. The victim was identified as John Thomas Thornton (59) of the 2100 block of Cameron Drive, 21222.

Homicide investigators were able to identify and arrest a suspect a few hours later. The suspect has not been officially charged, therefore additional details cannot be released at this time. Police do believe that the victim was targeted. Additional information may be released once charges are filed by detectives.


If anyone has any information concerning this homicide, please contact the Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.

UPDATE (June 23):

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. When the Crash Team completes its investigation, the report will be turned over to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office for review. The State’s Attorney’s Office will decide if any charges are warranted.

Original release (June 13):

On June 12, 2015 at 4:41 p.m., Baltimore County police responded to a crash involving a pedestrian in the southbound lane of Dundalk Avenue near Baltimore Avenue in the Precinct 12 area.

A 1999 Ford truck, being operated by Valery Nimbo of the 12100 block of Sweet Clover Drive 20904, was traveling south on Dundalk Avenue, when the truck struck the pedestrian who was walking along the shoulder of the roadway. The pedestrian, identified as Jack Roland Walther (76) of the unit block of Admiral Boulevard, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 5:30 p.m.

Police continue to investigate the cause of the collision.

UPDATE (June 10 3:25 p.m.):

Investigators have determined that the crash was caused by pedestrian error. The driver of the vehicle still faces hit and run charges.

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

Original release (June 10 8:42 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the publics’ assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for the May 6 hit and run crash on Eastern Avenue that left two people injured.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that just before 10 p.m., two female pedestrians were crossing Eastern Avenue from the median towards the north curb near the intersection with 54th St. As the pedestrians crossed, a westbound vehicle struck one of the pedestrians throwing her into the other pedestrian. This vehicle did not stop and left the scene, continuing west-bound on Eastern Avenue. The pedestrians were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.

Video surveillance from a local business captured the crash events. The vehicle involved is only described as a silver sedan. The suspect vehicle may possibly have impact damage on its hood and front end.

This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team.

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

Still images (enhanced) from video surveillance at a local business

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