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  1. Investigating O.J. police shooting. At 12:35 am off duty Baltimore officer atta...

    Investigating O.J. police shooting. At 12:35 am off duty Baltimore officer attacked by 2 males. He shot 1 suspect who will survive. ^RM
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    Investigating homicide @ Lantern Hill Dr & Sedgemoor Rd (PC2). At 2:06 am male victim found suffering from trauma. Seeking info. ^RM
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    On September 28, the Baltimore County Fire Service remembers career and volunteer members who passed away during the past year.

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  4. A 23-year-old Hampstead man was killed early this morning in a crash in rural no...

    A 23-year-old Hampstead man was killed early this morning in a crash in rural northern Baltimore County.

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    A 23-year-old Hampstead man was killed early this morning in a single-vehicle crash in the 19000 block of Brick Store Road, near Hampstead.
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UPDATE (September 11):

Baltimore County Police have charged four men in connection with the August 17 shooting at the Welcome Inn that left a man deceased. 

  • Umar Hydeem Amin Foust (22) of the 4700 block of Wards Chapel Road 21117
  • Nathaniel Martin Lawrence (20) of the 5800 block of Waycross Road 21206
  • Pompey Olivon Lawrence (21) of no fixed address
  • Jermell Lamont Foster (19) of the Unit block of Mercury Court 21234

Umar Hydeem Amin Foust, Nathaniel Martin Lawrence, and Pompey Olivon Lawrence are charged with first degree murder. Jermell Lamont Foster is charged with first degree murder, use of a handgun during a felony, and a handgun violation. All four men are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just before 11 p.m. on August 17, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Welcome Inn (8700 block of Loch Bend Drive 21234) for a report of a shooting. Upon arriving at the location, officers discovered 30-year-old Ramel Keith Baker lying in an alley suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was declared deceased.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim was in an alley when he was approached and shot by the suspects. Investigators believe that the victim and the suspects were involved in some sort of on-going dispute.

Booking photo of Jermell Lamont Foster

Booking photo for Pompey Olivon Lawrence

Booking photo of Nathaniel Martin Lawrence

Booking photo of Umar Hydeem Amin Foust

Original release (August 18):

At 10:48 p.m. Sunday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 8700 block of Loch Bend Drive 21234 for a report of a shooting. Upon arriving at the location, officers discovered an adult male victim lying in an alley suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was declared deceased. He has been identified as 30-year-old Ramel Keith Baker of the 8700 block of Loch Bend Drive 21234.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim was in an alley when he was approached and shot by the suspect.

This incident is 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 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 (September 11):

The Office of The Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the manner of death for 18-year-old Julia Margaret Ratnaraj as accidental. The cause of death has been determined to be head and neck injuries. The investigation has indicated that she fell backwards into a sliding glass door which caused the head and neck injuries. There was no evidence of foul play.

At 11:38 p.m. September 6, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to an apartment in the 300 block of East Joppa Road 21286. When Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene, they found Julia Margaret Ratnaraj unresponsive. She was transported to St Josephs Medical Center where she was declared deceased.

Persons in the apartment told police that Julia Margaret Ratnaraj had been drinking.

The investigation into this incident continues.

UPDATE (September 9):

Investigation has indicated that Julia Margaret Ratnaraj lived on Towson University's Campus in Richmond Hall. The apartment on Joppa Road was a friend's.

Original release (September 8):

At 11:38 p.m. Saturday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to an apartment in the 300 block of East Joppa Road 21286. When Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene, they found an unresponsive 18-year-old woman.

Persons in the apartment told police that the woman had been drinking.

The woman was transported to St. Joseph Medical Center where she was later declared deceased. She has been identified as 18-year-old Julia Margaret Ratnaraj of the 100 block of Quail Hollow Drive 08080.

Julia Margaret Ratnaraj’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. That autopsy will determine the cause and manner of death.

Baltimore County Police have charged two people in connection with an assault on September 4 in the 8000 block of Liberty Rd 21244 that left a man seriously injured.

  • Gerrod Deandre Powell (26) of the 3800 block of Sylvan Drive 21207
  • Warren Christian Davis (29) of the 3800 block of Sylvan Drive 21207

Both men are charged with attempted first degree murder and related charges. They are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim and the suspects became involved in an argument in the parking lot of Greek Village Carryout. During the argument, the suspects beat the victim with an unknown object.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The nature of the argument between the victim and the suspects remains unclear.

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

Booking Photo of Gerrod Deandre Powell

Booking photo of Warren Christian Davis

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