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Police and Fire News

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.

On February 25 at 11:39 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to Eastpoint Mall for a report of a suspicious subject. When officers arrived on the scene, they were met by mall security personnel who had a suspect in the security office that they said had been impersonating a police officer in the mall.

The suspect that was in the mall security office was found to be in possession of the following items:

  • Gold badge (Police Explorer) on a silver chain around his neck
  • BB Gun holstered in a gun holster on a “police style” duty belt
  • ASP baton attached to the belt
  • Portable radio

An electronic control device (commonly referred to as a Tazer) was later found in the suspect’s vehicle.

Officers learned that the suspect is an explorer with the Baltimore City Police Department.

The suspect has been identified as 18-year-old Savon Shakur Hamilton of the 4400 block of Maple Shade Drive 21213. Hamilton has been charged with impersonating a police officer and possession of an electronic control device. He has been released on $10,000 bail.

Booking Photograph of Savon Shakur Hamilton

UPDATE (February 27):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with the February 25 shooting in Middle River that left a man deceased.

Antwan Donta Holmes (37) of the 3900 block of Red Deer Circle 21133 has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Detectives believe that Holmes and the victim, 22-year-old Christopher Allen Hagerman, knew each other. The investigation has indicated that Holmes shot Hagerman during an interaction that they were having.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Homicide Unit.

Booking Photograph of Antwan Donta Holmes

UPDATE (February 26):

Baltimore County Police have identified the person found deceased to the rear of the 3800 block of Bayville Road 21220 as Christopher Allen Hagerman (22) of the Unit block of Wiltshire Road 21221.

A person traveling through the neighborhood just before 7 a.m. yesterday morning found Hagerman’s body and called police.

An autopsy on Hagerman's body concluded the cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds. The manner of death was homicide.

The Baltimore County Police Department Homicide Unit continues to investigate this incident.

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)

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Original release (February 25):

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of an adult male found this morning behind the 3800 block of Bayville Road, Precinct 11/Essex.

Police responded to the scene -- several hundred yards from Seneca Elementary but not on school grounds --  at 6:44 a.m. after a person walking through the community saw the victim and called 911.

The man, who suffered upper body trauma, has not yet been identified. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

On February 20, at 11:23 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded for a shooting in the unit-block of Benn Way, 21236. The police investigation revealed that the victim was exiting his vehicle when he was approached by the suspects who attempted to rob him. The victim was shot by the suspects. He has been taken to an area hospital where he is being treated. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries.

Police detectives are currently investigating persons of interest. No one has been formally charged at this time, but the investigation continues. Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.

No additional information is available at this time.

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