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Date: Dec 9, 2019

Update: (12/9/19 12:00 p.m.)

Photo of Quinn, arrested for child sex offense.Baltimore County Police have charged the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting a child on December 2, 2019. Royal Jamar Robert Quinn, 24, of the 3000-block of Wayne Avenue, 21207 has been charged with attempted kidnapping, second degree rape, third degree sex offense, robbery, false imprisonment, assault, and theft.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit conducted an extensive investigation and were subsequently able to identify Quinn as the suspect.Quinn is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

Original Release: (12/2/19 6:35 p.m.) 

Baltimore County Police are investigating the sexual assault of a child on school property this morning. 

The child reported the incident to school officials at Norwood Elementary School in Dundalk immediately upon arriving at the school this morning. The school resource officer recovered surveillance video of an unknown black male suspect dressed in all dark clothing sexually assaulting the child on a footpath near the baseball fields, then fleeing the school property on foot.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit are continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone who may have information on this incident or other potentially related suspicious activity is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020

The next edition of On the Beat, the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through January 2020. This edition covers the following segments.

  • Winter and holiday season crime prevention – Officer Gary Doucett of the Towson Precinct provides information and techniques to keep your home and valuables safe and secure. He also reminds us of the fines and points that drivers face if their car is left running unattended.
  • RATT (Regional Auto Theft Task Force) – Sergeant Izaac Hester, of the Regional Auto Theft Task Force, provides insight into the unit's daily activities with a ride along with detectives. He discusses the problem of auto thefts and gives tips to keep your car secure.
  • Unsolved Homicide: Diamonic Reyshann Arca Jones – The public's help is needed in solving the murder of Diamonic Reyshann Arca-Jones, who was a graduate of Parkville High School and a former member of the Junior ROTC. He was fatally shot near the corner of Taylor and Beverly avenues in Parkville on October 20, 2018.

These segments are available online, if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

On the Beat also airs every day on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Photo of Officer Edward Kuznar, killed in the line-of-duty in 1969.Baltimore County Police Officers will be wearing mourning bands on their badges on Sunday, December 9, in memory of a fallen hero.

On December 9, 1969, Officer Edward Kuznar died as a result of a traffic accident.

While on traffic patrol near Kingsville, Officer Kuznar was hit head on by a driver who crossed the center line and crashed into his police car.

Both the officer and the driver of the other vehicle were killed.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017