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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 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.

UPDATE (February 13):

The woman who died in a house fire on February 5 has been identified as 74-year-old Roberta S McFarland.

The fire remains under investigation.

Original release (February 6):

A fire in a Fullerton home late Thursday night has left a woman deceased.

At 11:38 p.m., Baltimore County Fire and Police Department personnel responded to a home in the 4500 block of Kenwood Avenue 21206 for a report of a house fire. When Engine 8 out of the Fullerton Fire Station arrived, they found a three-story structure with fire showing. Additional fire equipment was requested to respond.

When firefighters entered the home to fight the fire, they found that the inside of the home was extremely cluttered.

A woman, believed to be in her 70’s, was found deceased on the third floor of the home. Her body has been taken to the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy. Investigators have not yet been able to confirm her identity.

The majority of the fire equipment sent to the scene was released at 3:24 a.m. Approximately 23 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Equipment were assigned to the incident.

Investigators remain on the scene of the fire, working to determine the cause. At this time, criminal activity is not suspected.

Pictures courtesy of the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company

UPDATE (February 5):

Baltimore County Police have charged three men in connection with the January 25 shooting at the Regal Inn in Rosedale that left a man deceased.

  • Nathaniel Ashantia McKnight (33) of the 600 block of Wildwood Parkway 21229
  • Telly Dane Williams (29) of the 700 block of Lyndhurst Street 21229
  • C'Auntay Diaquon Parnell (21) of the 800 block of Glen Allen Drive 21229

These men have been charged with first degree murder and are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just after 5 a.m. on January 25, police responded to the Regal Inn in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway 21237 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they located 38-year-old Aaron Lamont Burrell of Baltimore suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he died.

The investigation into this incident indicated that Burrell was shot during a robbery. Detectives believe that the robbery was targeted.

Booking photograph of Nathaniel Ashantia McKnight

Booking photograph of Telly Dane Williams

Booking photograph of C'Auntay Diaquon Parnell

UPDATE (January 26):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man who was shot at the Regal Inn early Sunday morning as 38-year-old Aaron Lamont Burrell of Baltimore.

At 5:12 a.m., police responded to the Regal Inn in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway 21237 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they located Burrell suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he died.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives are working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

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

Original release (January 25):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting at a motel in Rosedale Sunday morning that left a man deceased.

At 5:12 a.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Regal Inn in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway 21237 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was later declared deceased.

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

No further information is available at this time.

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)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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