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Baltimore County Police and Fire News

Official News Blog of Baltimore County police, fire, homeland security and emergency management. Call 911 to report crimes in progress and emergencies.
Keyword: precinct 9

Baltimore County Police are investigating a car fire early Friday morning that left a man deceased.

At 2:05 a.m., Baltimore County Fire and Police personnel responded to the 8800 block of Yellow Brick Road 21237 for a report of a car fire. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.

After members of the Baltimore County Fire Department extinguished the fire, they found a deceased male in the vehicle. The male’s body was taken to the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy that will determine an official cause and manner of death.

No further information is available about the male or the vehicle he was in at this time.

This incident remains under investigation by Baltimore County Police fire investigators.

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

At 1:30 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to the Unit block of Gemini Court 21237 for a report of an assault.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the adult male victim was walking up to his apartment building when the suspect, who had a handgun, approached him. The victim and the suspect became involved in a struggle during which the suspect dropped the handgun. The suspect then produced a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times. When the victim got away from the suspect, the suspect picked up the handgun and fired one shot at the victim, which missed him.

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

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

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

Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash which occurred early this morning. Just after 1:30 a.m., police were dispatched to a crash on Pulaski Highway and the entrance to the Best Buy store, near Rossville Boulevard.

Crash investigators determined that a 2011 Jeep Patriot was traveling eastbound on Pulaski Highway when the vehicle struck the rear of a 2007 Isuzu street sweeper. The street sweeper was stopped at the red light in front of the store entrance, on Pulaski Highway. After the first collision, the Jeep continued over the curb and struck a traffic signal support pole near the intersection.

The driver of the Jeep was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. He has been identified as Joseph Riley Armstead, III, 24 years old, of the 5800-block of Glenkirk Court, 21239. The driver of the street sweeper was not injured according to the initial police report. The street sweeper driver was identified as Sammie Ford, Jr., 53, of the 5000-block of Chagrove Avenue, 21215.

The police department's investigation will continue but no further details at this time.

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