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Keyword: stabbing

Original release (December 7, 2016  10:55 a.m.):

A Loch Hill convenience store employee suffered life threatening injuries when he was stabbed Tuesday afternoon.

The investigation has indicated that just before 4 p.m., the 39-year-old male victim was working behind the counter at the Quick Mart in the 6500 block of Loch Hill Road 21239. The suspect went behind the counter and stabbed the victim repeatedly. The victim managed to escape the attack and run out the front door. The suspect fled the area.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is actively investigating this incident. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime. Robbery is not suspected 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.

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online.

Update (November 28, 2016):

The deceased man in the Academy Road incident is Derick F. Cromartie Jr., 35, of the 300 block of S. Mount St. 21223. Autopsy results are pending, and the investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit is ongoing.

Original release (November 23, 2016  3:28 p.m.):

Violent Crimes Unit Detectives are investigating a Wednesday morning stabbing in Catonsville.

At 9:24 a.m., police were called to a home in the 500 block of Academy Road 21228 for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult female suffering from at least one stab wound. She was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

As officers went further into the house, they found an adult male deceased. They were not able to determine how he died are waiting for the medical examiner to arrive at the scene.

The man’s body will be transported to the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

Investigators do not believe that there is any danger to the public at this time.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

UPDATE (November 9, 2016  3:34 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged two suspects in connection with a stabbing early Saturday morning in Lansdowne.

Emilio Otonieo Miranda-Lopez (16 – Charged as an adult) of the 3200 block of Lily Avenue 21227 and Jesi Alexander Castro (20) of the 4000 block of McDowell Lane 21227 have been charged with attempted first-degree murder and related charges. Both are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, police were called to an area hospital after a 17-year-old male came into the facility suffering from multiple stab wounds. The investigation indicated that the victim had been in the 4000 block of McDowell Lane 21227 when he encountered the suspects. During that encounter, he was stabbed multiple times.

Detectives determined that Miranda-Lopez and Castro were responsible for the crime. The suspects and the victim knew each other.

The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.​







Original release (November 6, 2016  10:34 a.m.):

Early Saturday morning, just before 1:00 a.m., officers responded to St. Agnes Hospital for a 17-year-old man who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. According to the victim, he was in the 4000 block of McDowell Lane when he was stabbed. Police are working to confirm the details which led up to the stabbing at this time. The victim remains hospitalized in stable condition. He is expected to survive his injuries. If anyone has any information about this incident, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020


Revised September 27, 2016