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Date: Mar 28, 2016

UPDATE (March 28, 2016  10:26 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the suspect in a Saturday night shooting in Dundalk as 30-year-old Erica Nicole Shifflett of the 7300 block of School Avenue 21222. Shifflett has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and related charges. She is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
 
Just after 7 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to the 7300 block of School Avenue 21222 for a shooting. The investigation has indicated that Shifflett was trying to take her 7-year-old son from the location and became involved in an argument with her 31-year-old husband. When the husband went to take the son inside, Shifflett pulled out a gun and fired, injuring the husband and their son.
 
Family members took Shifflett to the ground and held her until police arrived.
 
The victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore county Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.
     

Booking photograph of Erica Nicole Shifflett

Original release (March 26, 2016  9:07 p.m.):

A man and his son were hospitalized tonight after being shot by the wife/mother. 
 
Police were dispatched to the 7300 block of School Avenue in Dundalk at approximately 7:05 p.m. for a call of a shooting. 
 
According to police, the 30-year-old female suspect had responded to the residence to take their 7-year-old son, at which time she and her 31-year-old husband became engaged in a verbal custody dispute in front of the home. The husband began to take their son inside the home when the wife pulled out a gun and fired, striking her husband in the upper body area and her son in the lower body area. Both victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.  
  
The female suspect was taken into custody at the scene. 
 
This incident continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.

UPDATE (March 28, 2016  9:09 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the woman charged with stabbing her boyfriend in Owings Mills Saturday as 33-year-old Adrienne Denise Monroe of the Unit block of Ogden Hall Court 21244. Monroe has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree-assault and related charges. She is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
 
Just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning, police responded to an apartment in the Unit block of Hartley Circle 21117 for a domestic incident. The investigation has indicated that Monroe stabbed her 37-year-old boyfriend during an argument.
 
The victim was taken to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition.
 
The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.
    
Booking photograph for Adrienne Denise Monroe

Original release (March 26, 2016  8:21 a.m.):

An Owings Mills man is fighting for his life after being stabbed by his girlfriend early this morning. 
 
Police responded to an apartment in the unit block of Hartley Court, 21117 in Precinct 4 at approximately 3:24 a.m. after the suspect called 911 seeking help. 
 
Police say that it started as a verbal argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend that quickly escalated into physical violence, which ended when the girlfriend picked up a knife and stabbed her boyfriend multiple times in the upper body. She called 911 and the victim, a 37 year old man, was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He is currently in critical condition. 
 
The suspect, a 33 year old woman, was immediately taken into custody. 
 
This incident is currently being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Original release (March 28, 2016  11:58 p.m.):

A call from an alert citizen led to the arrest of two people for trying to break into homes.
     
On March 22 at 3:15 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the 2300 block of Blackberry Road 21209 for a report of suspicious persons walking through the neighborhood pulling on door handles.
 
When officers arrived in the area, they observed a black Dodge Avenger and a dark colored SUV. An officer shined his light into the Dodge Avenger and was able to see two of the occupants inside. The SUV then made an abrupt turn down a road and the Dodge Avenger accelerated and turned onto another road. The Dodge stopped nearby and three people were seen running from the car. After searching the area with the assistance of K-9 and Maryland State Police Aviation, officers were able to take two of the three people that fled from the Dodge into custody.
 
Police discovered that the Dodge had been stolen from the 1400 block of Rosewick Avenue 21206 on March 21. The dark colored SUV was found crashed into parked car and abandoned. That vehicle, a 2001 BMW X5, had been stolen from the 4200 block of Star Circle 21133 on March 22.
 
The investigation further indicated that the suspects had also attempted to break into two residences in the 2300 block of Blackberry Road 21209 and a vehicle in the 2300 block of Sweet Meadow Road 21209.
 
The first suspect, and the driver of the Dodge Avenger, is a 17-year-old male from Baltimore. He is being charged as a juvenile and has been released to the custody of relatives.
 
The second suspect, a passenger in the Dodge Avenger, has been identified as 19-year-old Michael Jermaine Williams of the 3200 block of Ramona Avenue 21213. He has been charged with auto theft, attempted burglary, and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
   
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit and Auto Theft Task force. Detectives will be working to determine if the suspects in this case are responsible for any other crimes.
     
Anyone with information on this case or similar cases is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
   
The Baltimore County Police Department urges citizens to help protect their communities by reporting any suspicious persons, vehicles, or situations to police immediately.
     
Booking photograph of Michael Jermaine Williams
 
 
Revised June 27, 2017