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Date: Jul 26, 2018

UPDATE (July 26, 2018 1:55 p.m.):

Booking photo of Callie SchwarzmanBaltimore County Police have arrested and charged the woman responsible for striking and killing a woman and her grandchild while they were taking an early morning walk on Monday.

Callie Noble Schwarzman (22) of the 200 block of Chantrey Road in Timonium was arrested Tuesday night on a warrant for violation of probation for a drunk driving offense in Carroll County in June of 2017. Investigators obtained a warrant for her arrest yesterday morning for DUI and vehicular homicide charges related to the deaths of 60-year-old Deborah Limmer and 5-year-old Delaney Gaddis.

While the Baltimore County Crash Team continues their investigation into the early Monday morning crash, preliminary findings indicate that the vehicle was traveling southbound on Girdwood Road when Schwarzman lost control just south of Treherne Road, veering across the roadway and onto the sidewalk, striking Deborah Limmer and Delaney Gaddis, who was being pushed in a stroller up the sidewalk toward Treherne Road. The vehicle returned to the roadway and stopped just before Londonderry Road.

During the course of the initial investigation a search warrant for the Kia Sorento that Schwarzman was driving at the time of the crash was obtained and evidence of alcohol and controlled dangerous substance was recovered. Schwarzman, who was transported to Greater Baltimore Medical Center, consented to a blood test which was submitted to the Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division for analysis. The results of the test remain pending.

After consulting with the Assistant State’s Attorney’s Office for Baltimore County, Schwarzman is preliminarily charged with the following traffic-related offenses and remains held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing:

  • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
  • Driving While Impaired by Alcohol
  • Driving While so far Impaired by Drugs/ Drugs & Alcohol Cannot Drive Safely
  • Driving While Impaired by Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS)
  • Negligent Manslaughter by Automobile (2 counts)
  • Homicide by Motor Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol (2 counts)
  • Homicide by Motor Vehicle While Impaired by Drugs (2 counts)
  • Homicide by Motor Vehicle While Impaired by CDS (2 counts)

Original Release (July 23, 2018 3:38 p.m.):

A grandmother and her granddaughter were killed when they were struck by a vehicle while taking a morning walk in Lutherville-Timonium this morning.

Police and Fire/EMS responded to Girdwood Road just north of Londonderry Road at about 6:49 a.m. for a pedestrian involved crash. A woman was pushing her 5-year-old granddaughter in a stroller northbound on the sidewalk when a 2003 Kia Sorrento traveling southbound on Girdwood Road inexplicably left the roadway, crossing a grassy area and onto the sidewalk, where it struck the two pedestrians.

An EMS supervisor and EMS personnel from the Texas and Towson fire stations provided advanced life support to both victims at the scene.

The woman, identified as Deborah Ann Limmer (60) of the 2300 block of Potspring Road, 21093, was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma via Medic 101, where she was pronounced deceased. The child, identified as Delaney Marie Gaddis (5) was transported via Medic 117 to Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Kia, a 22-year-old woman, remained at the scene and was transported via Medic 11 to an area hospital with minor injuries. A 25-year-old male passenger was also transported via Medic 11.

The Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team continues working to uncover the causative factors involved in this fatal crash.

UPDATE (July 26, 2018 12:52 p.m.):

Police have identified the man found dead in an Essex home as one of three suspects who entered the home during what police are investigating as a targeted home invasion. The deceased suspect is identified as Tarae Damon Holton (20) of the 100 block of Saint Charles Road, 21225. Police are still working to identify his two accomplices, who fled the home prior to the arrival of officers. The injured subject is identified as a resident of the home.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident.

Original Release (July 24, 2018 11:42 a.m.):

An early morning shooting inside an Essex home has left one man dead, another injured.

Police were called to the 800 block of Arncliffe Road, 21221 around 4:44 a.m. for a person suffering from a gunshot wound. Police located one man suffering from at least one gunshot wound just outside the home. He was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive. A second man suffering from at least one gunshot wound was located inside the home. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit are investigating this as a targeted home invasion robbery and believe that there is no further danger to the community.

UPDATE (July 26, 2018 12:44 p.m.):

Police have identified the man killed in a shooting on Beechfield Avenue yesterday afternoon as John Ivan Eversley (38) of the 4400 block of Old Frederick Road, 21229. Detectives are still investigating to determine a motive in this shooting.

Anyone with information should contact police at 410-307-2020. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit continue to investigate this crime.

Original Release (July 25, 2018 3:32 p.m.):

On July 25, 2018 at 1:18 p.m., Baltimore County Police received a call for a shooting in the 800-block of Beechfield Avenue, 21229. When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased shortly afterwards. If anyone has any information about this homicide, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Reward Offered

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.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017