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Date: May 2016

UPDATE (May 31, 2016  1:41 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged two suspects in connection with the April 4 shooting in Dundalk that left a man deceased.

Amritpal Singh Mavi (17 – Charged as an adult) of the 1800 block of Homberg Avenue 21222 and Michael Christian Mullen (18) (No current address) were both originally charged with first-degree murder. Indictments for both men have added additional charges that include armed robbery, first-degree assault, handgun violation, and other related charges. Both are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The investigation has indicated that on April 4 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Mavi and Mullen were involved in a dice game with 21-year-old Marlo Delector Braxton in the basement of a home in the 7500 Block of Lange Street 21224. During the game, Mavi shot Braxton in the head. Mavi and Mullen then fled to West Virginia where they were later apprehended.

Mullen was found on April 18 in Beaver, West Virginia and Mavi was found on April 21 in Mount Hope, West Virginia.

The exact cause for the shooting remains unknown.

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

UPDATE (April 5, 2016  8:49 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man who was found dead in an Eastpoint home yesterday morning as 21-year-old Marlo Delector Braxton of the 7500 block of Lange Street 21224. He did not live in the home in which he was found.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Detectives do not believe that there is any danger to the community.

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 (April 4, 2016  9:51 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man is found dead in an Eastpoint home.

Just after 4:30 a.m. this morning, police and fire personnel responded to a home in the 7500 block of Lange Street 21224 for a cardiac arrest. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male suffering from traumatic injuries. He was declared deceased at the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Homicide 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 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

On May 31 at 10 a.m., nine Baltimore County police officers will be promoted. The ceremony will take place at Oregon Ridge, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 21030.

Chief James Johnson will speak at the ceremony and will present the certificates. The oath of office will be administered by the Honorable Lori McComas, Manager of Court Operations. The invocation and benediction will be offered by the Reverend Darron McKinney Sr., a police chaplain.

The following is the list of the promoted officers and their new assignments:

  • Sergeant Devin J. Rill is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Corporal David J. Fuerlinger is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 6/Towson.
  • Corporal Kathryn D. Greenbeck is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 8/Parkville.
  • Corporal David S. Heath Jr is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville.
  • Officer Ann-Marie Collins is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Officer John T. Dawson is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 12/Dundalk.
  • Officer Jason R. Eaton is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 2/Woodlawn.
  • Officer Gregory T. Pawelczyk is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens.
  • Officer Jason M. Sutton is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 8/Parkville.

Original release (May 26, 2016  7:34 p.m.):

A Maryland Transportation Authority Police Officer has been arrested and charged with theft.

Corporal Shane Schapiro (36) has been charged with Theft from $10,000 to under $100,000. He turned himself in yesterday afternoon at the Towson Precinct and was released on $10,000 bail.

The charges stem from an investigation into missing and misappropriated funds from FOP Lodge 34 where Shapiro is a former President. FOP Lodge 34 represents Maryland Transportation Authority Police Officers and is located in Middle River.

The investigation is being conducted by the Baltimore County Police Financial and Cyber Crimes Unit.

Due to the sensitive nature and early stage of the investigation, no further information is available at this time.

Booking Photograph of Shane Schapiro

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017