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Original release (April 12, 2016  3:13 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for a March 22 theft at a White Marsh jewelry store.

The investigation has indicated that on March 22 at 6:40 p.m., the suspect entered the Reeds Jewelers located in White Marsh Mall. He approached the counter and asked to see a ring, valued at $6,000, from a display case. When the employee handed the suspect the ring, the suspect fled the store.

The suspect in this case is also believed to be responsible for a theft from the Bowie Town Center Kay Jewelers. A video surveillance image was captured of the suspect in that case.

This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Organized Retail Crime Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Picture of suspect at the Bowie Town Center
Kay Jewelers

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 (March 30, 2016  12:04 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the suspect in the stabbing last night at a White Marsh car dealership as 31-year-old Demetric Omar Phillips of the 3500 block of Fairview Avenue 21216. Phillips has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
    
The investigation into the incident has indicated that Phillips had been arguing with a co-worker at Koons Chevrolet in the 10200 block of Philadelphia Road 21162. During that argument he stabbed the co-worker multiple times in the upper body and fled the scene. Detectives located Phillips at Sinai Hospital where he had gone to seek treatment for cuts he had received during the incident.
    
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.
    
Booking Photograph of Demetric Omar Phillips

UPDATE (March 30,2016  9:34 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have located the suspect responsible for this incident and have taken him into custody. His information will be released after he has had a bail hearing.

Original release (March 29, 2016  10:05 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a workplace argument in a White Marsh car dealership turns violent.

Just after 7:30 p.m. tonight, police responded to the Koons Chevrolet Dealership in the 10200 block of Philadelphia Road 21162 for a stabbing. The preliminary investigation into the incident has indicated that two adult male employees of Koons Chevrolet were arguing inside of a service bay at the location. During the argument, one man stabbed the other man multiple times in the upper body and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

The suspect is not in custody. Further information on him is not available for release at this time.

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

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (February 26, 2016  10:15 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a woman missing from the White Marsh area.

Lashawn Neal is a 36-year-old African American woman, 4'11", weighing 170 pounds. It is not known what she is currently wearing.

Neal was last seen in White Marsh on January 31.

The search for Neal is being led by the Baltimore County Police Missing Person Unit.

Anyone with information on Lashawn Neal is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016