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.