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Date: Nov 21, 2019

UPDATE (November 21, 2019 9:01 p.m.):

Police have positively identified a man struck by a vehicle on November 15 and his family has been notified of his whereabouts. His condition has begun to improve, as well.

Baltimore County Police thank everyone involved in helping to identify this man and reunite him with his family.

Update (November 21, 2019 10:30 a.m.): 

The man involved in the November 15 crash has yet to gain consciousness. Investigators continue to seek assistance in identifying the man. Police have released a composite of the pedestrian. If you have any information, please call the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team at 410-887-5396. 










Original Release (November 19, 2019 12:30 p.m.): 

Just before 9:30 p.m. on November 15, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to a crash on Reisterstown Road at Caraway Road, 21136. Officers were able to determine that a pedestrian was attempting to cross Reisterstown Road when he was struck by a vehicle. The Pedestrian was not inside a crosswalk at the time of the crash. The car and occupants remained at the scene. The man was transported to a local hospital and continues to receive medical treatment. Due to the extent of his injuries, police have been unable to identify the pedestrian.

The man is described as a Hispanic or White male, 30 to 40 years old, 5’10,” 150 pounds, with long dark-colored hair. He was wearing a tan jacket, blue jeans and tan boots. Police are unable to share a photograph of the pedestrian at this time. If you have any information that would help identify the man involved in this crash, please call the Baltimore County Police, Crash Team at 410-887-5396.

Ten years after a vehicle was reported stolen in Baltimore City, Baltimore County Police pulled it from the murky waters of a pond in Stansbury Park.

Police received a tip that there may be a vehicle in the pond in Dundalk after it was seen on satellite images. The Baltimore County Police Dive Team responded to the park yesterday and discovered the vehicle, empty, immersed in the pond. After it was pulled from the pond a check of the vehicle identification number revealed that the vehicle, now covered in algae, was a gold 2007 Chevrolet Malibu reported stolen in Baltimore City after it was left running unattended in 2009. The vehicle has not been linked to any other crimes.

An eel was taken into custody after being found inside the vehicle, but he was released after questioning.

Photo courtesy of Beverly Sullivan

Three arrests have been made in the serious assault of a juvenile in Parkville last week; one adult, and two juveniles are charged as adults due to the seriousness of the crime.

Jaheim Daquan Taylor (18) of the 8700 block of Cimarron Circle, 21234, Kristen Joseph Johnson (17) of the unit block of Hallview Court, 21236, and Perez Antonio Barrett Jr (16) of the 8000 block of Arbor Station Way, 21234 face a litany of attempted homicide, assault, robbery and theft charges following two separate assaults on a 16-year-old juvenile in Parkville last week. 

On November 11 the suspects assaulted the victim behind a building in the 8700 block of Old Harford Road, 21234, after they were dissatisfied with a purchase of marijuana sold to them by the victim. The victim advised they hit and kicked him until he was unconscious, then stole his backpack and belongings, including his school laptop which he recovered the following day. The victim did not initially report the incident to police.

On November 12 the victim attempted to resolve things with the suspects and recover his stolen property. He agreed to meet with the suspects after school again and fight with Barrett to resolve the issue. They met around 2:30 p.m. behind a building in the 8600 block of Old Harford Road. Barrett punched the victim in his face first, followed by the other suspects striking and kicking the victim until he fell to the ground and lost consciousness. During the fight Barrett stated he was going to kill the victim.

A witness from a nearby building saw the suspects assaulting the victim while he was unconscious on the ground, grabbed a shovel and ran to intervene. The suspects all fled the area on foot. The witness, who has some medical training, found the victim unconscious and not breathing. After placing the victim on his side and clearing his airway the victim began to breathe again. He was transported by medics to an area hospital for further treatment.

Detectives have identified and charged three of four suspects involved in both incidents, with Johnson and Barrett both being juveniles charged as adults. All three are held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial.

Detectives from the Parkville Investigative Services Unit are continuing their work to identify the fourth suspect. Anyone who has additional information that can help them in this endeavor is asked to call detectives at 410-887-5456. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Revised June 27, 2017