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UPDATE (July 7  2:12 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man that died in this crash as 21-year-old Nolan R. Robison of the 100 block of Deep Dale Court 21093.

Original release (July 7  5:05 a.m.):

At 1:07 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 19400 block of Middletown Road 21120 for a serious crash. 

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a Honda Accord had been traveling east-bound in the 19400 block of Middletown Rd 21120 when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

The adult male driver, and only occupant of the vehicle, was declared deceased at the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Original release (June 29 1:36 p.m.):

A Sunday morning fire in Hampton Village has left a woman deceased.

At 7:34 a.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 500 block of Valley View Road 21286 for a report of a fire. When fire personnel arrived on the scene, they saw smoke coming from the home.

Firefighters rescued the sole occupant of the home, a 58-year-old female, and transported her to St Josephs Medical Center where she was later declared deceased.

The fire was brought under control at 8:15 a.m. There were no reports of injuries to firefighters. Approximately 16 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Department equipment responded to the scene.

Based on results of the initial investigation, detectives believe the female rescued from the home intentionally started the fire.

Photograph courtesy of the Providence Volunteer Fire Company

UPDATE (June 29  2:30 pm.):

Ricky Tolson, the man wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of a BP gas station in Lutherville, has been taken into custody. He is charged with armed robbery and related charges.

Tolson is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $50,000 bail.

Booking Photograph of Ricky Calvin Tolson

Original release (June 19):

The Baltimore County Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in connection with a June 17 attempted robbery in Lutherville.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that on June 17 at approximately 2 p.m., the suspect entered the store at a BP gas station in the 1600 block of York Road 21093. He approached the counter with a hand under his shirt as if he had a gun and demanded money and lottery tickets.

The suspect then came around the counter and tried to take the register but was pushed away by the cashier. After two customers entered the store, the suspect fled without taking anything.

The investigation led detectives to identify 36-year-old Ricky Calvin Tolson as the suspect.

Tolson is described as a white male, 5’07”, 170 pounds, with two tear drop tattoos under his left eye and one tear drop tattoo under his right eye. He also has tattoos all the way down his left arm and a DMI tattoo on the left side of his neck.

The arrest warrant charges Tolson with armed robbery and related charges.

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

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)

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