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UPDATE (February 21):

The suspect in the February 11 incident in Windsor Mill that led to the lockdown of Dogwood Elementary School has been extradited back to Maryland.

Ehim Kenneth Ehijator (46) of the Unit Block of Nottinghill Ct 21244 has been charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and dangerous weapon with intent to injure.

On February 11 at 10:30 a.m., police responded to a home in the Unit block of Nottinghill Court 21244 for an assault report. An adult female at the location reported that Ehim Kenneth Ehijator, her husband, had cut her with a knife. He then threatened to go to Dogwood Elementary School and kill their daughter.

Dogwood Elementary School was put on lock down as a precaution while officers looked for Ehijator. The lockdown was later downgraded to an alert status and then lifted when police determined that Ehijator was no longer in the area.

Investigators were able to determine that Ehijator had taken a north-bound train out of Penn Station in Baltimore City. Amtrak Police in Delaware were notified of the incident and they were waiting for Ehijator when he arrived in Wilmington, Delaware.

Ehim Kenneth Ehijator is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $1 million bail. 

Booking photograph of Ehim Kenneth Ehijator

UPDATE (February 12):

The suspect in the Nottinghill Ct assault from yesterday that caused the lock-down of Dogwood Elementary School remains in custody in Delaware.

Yesterday, officers were able to determine that the suspect had traveled to Penn Station in Baltimore City. By the time police arrived at Penn Station, the suspect had already left. Suspecting that the suspect was traveling north, officers called ahead to Amtrak Police in Delaware. When the suspect arrived in Wilmington, Delaware, Amtrak Police were waiting for him and took him into custody.

The suspect is currently awaiting extradition to Maryland.

Original release (February 11):

At 10:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to a home in the Unit block of Nottinghill Court 21244 for an assault report. An adult female at the location reported that her husband had cut her with a knife. He then threatened to go to Dogwood Elementary School and kill their daughter.

Police contacted Dogwood Elementary School which was put on lock down as a precaution while officers looked for the suspect. Officers were also stationed at the school.

At approximately 11:17 a.m., the school was downgraded to alert status.

The suspect’s vehicle was later located several blocks from the home. There was no sign of the suspect.

Specialized units that included K-9, Aviation, and the Tactical Unit were called in to assist with the search.

After an exhaustive search, police determined that the suspect had left the area. Dogwood Elementary School was then placed back on normal status.

Police in Wilmington, Delaware later apprehended the suspect. He is awaiting extradition back to Maryland to face charges in connection with this incident.

Update, December 4:

A 19-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with first degree murder in this homicide. Cortez Timothy Taylor, of the 700 block of E. Cold Spring Lane, 21212, was arrested December 3 and is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

A booking photo of Cortez Timothy Taylor is provided below.

Original release:

Baltimore County Homicide detectives are investigating a Sunday afternoon homicide in Windsor Mill.

At 2:40 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the parking lot of a Popeye’s restaurant in the 1800 Block of North Rolling Road 21244 for a report of a stabbing. When they arrived at the scene, officers found an adult male victim suffering from at least one stab wound.

The victim was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was later pronounce deceased. He has been identified as 24-year-old Reuben Cole Haskins of the 8300 block of Merryview Drive 21244.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated at the victim was involved in some sort of altercation with the suspect when the suspect stabbed him.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

Anyone with information on this incident 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

Booking photo of Cortez Timothy Taylor

Booking photo of Cortez Timothy Taylor arrested in the murder of Reuben Haskins.

UPDATE (November 14):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a September 20 murder in Lochearn.

Charlie William Jones (19) of the 7400 block of Digby Road 21207 has been charged with first-degree murder and using a handgun during a felony. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just after 2 a.m. on September 20, Baltimore County Police responded to the area of Lantern Hill Drive and Sedgemoor Road 21207 for a check on subject call. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 20-year-old Jonathan Michael Watkins of Windsor Mill suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene.

An investigation by the Homicide Unit identified Charlie William Jones as the suspect in this case. Investigators found that Jones approached Watkins as he was standing at Marston Road and Sedgemoor Road and shot him once in the head. Jones then ran to a nearby vehicle and fled the area. While investigators do not know the exact reason for the assault, they believe that the victim was targeted.

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

Booking photograph of Charlie William Jones

UPDATE (September 22):

Detectives continue to investigate this incident. They will be working to determine a motive and if this was a targeted crime.

Anyone with information on this incident 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

UPDATE (September 21):

Baltimore County Police have identified the victim in the Saturday, September 20 homicide in Lochearn. His name is Jonathan Michael Watkins (20) last known address in the 100 block of Village of Pine Court, 21244.

Police ask anyone that might have information about this crime to call (410) 307-2020.

Original release (September 20):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in Lochearn.

On September 20, at 2:06 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the area of Lantern Hill Drive and Sedgemoor Road, 21207 for a check on subject call. Police found an unidentified young male subject suffering from severe trauma to the body. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Baltimore County Police homicide detectives are investigating the case. Police are asking anyone with information about this crime to call (410) 307-2020. Witnesses can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-Lockup, where they may qualify for a reward up to $2,000, if the information leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

No additional information is available at this time.

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