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Keyword: precinct 8

Original release (January 6, 2016  11:26 a.m.):

Officer Buie, the School Resource Officer for Parkville High School, has been given a Commanders Award by Parkville Precinct Commander Captain Steve Troutman. The reward is in recognition for his work with students at the school and his efforts to reach out to students who primarily spoke other languages.

More information on the outreach program is available here.

Captain Troutman stated:

Officer Buie truly cares about each and every child that attends Parkville High School. He has expressed, on many occasions, that he believes in every child, and that not one is to be considered a lost cause. He is such a positive mentor and we are honored to have him as part of the Special Operations Unit for Precinct Eight.

Congratulations to Officer Buie on the award.

Original release (November 23, 2016  7:50 a.m.):

A man was injured Tuesday night after being shot by an acquaintance. 

Two men met up on the parking lot of the Parkway Crossing Shopping Center in the 2400 block of McClean Boulevard in Parkville at approximately 10:54 p.m. Tuesday night. The two men had some sort of an exchange that led to one man being shot at least one time in the lower portion of his body. That adult male victim was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive his injuries. 

The suspect fled the area and remains outstanding at this time. 

This crime is under investigation by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.org. Metro Crime Stoppers is an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government.

Original release (November 15, 2016  9:31 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man that died in a vehicle fire in Parkville on November 10.

Just after 1:30 p.m. on November 10, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a shopping center in the 2300 block of Cleanleigh Drive 21234 for a vehicle fire. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 2004 Dodge Caravan on fire.

After Fire Department personal put the vehicle fire out, the body of 73-year-old Lewis Purvin Courts of the 1700 block of Hartsdale Road 21239 was found inside.

Baltimore County Police Fire Investigators are continuing to investigate the fire. Criminal activity is not suspected.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016