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Date: Jun 14, 2019

The operator of a motorcycle involved in a crash in Essex tonight has died.

The motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Route 702 around 5:13 p.m. when it struck the passenger side rear quarter panel of a 2013 Nissan Maxima making a left turn onto East Homberg Avenue from northbound Route 702.

The operator of the motorcycle was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. He is identified as Michael Johnson (49) of the 1000 block of Foxcroft Lane, 21221.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing their crash reconstruction efforts to determine the factors involved in this fatal crash.

Baltimore County Police need your help identifying this suspect who used credit cards, stolen during a burglary in Pikesville, in various places around Baltimore City.

Detectives have determined that the stolen credit cards were used at the Exxon Pimlico and various other locations in Baltimore City around the Reisterstown Road Plaza on May 15. The cards were stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway in the 3400 block of Philips Drive, 21208, along with lawn equipment stolen from a shed on the homeowner's property. The burglary occurred sometime between 7 p.m. on May 14 and 4 p.m. on May 15.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect is asked to contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous. Callers submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers may also be eligible for a reward.

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

UPDATE (June 14, 2019 2:54 p.m.):

Booking photo of Derrick Paul Christopher charged with homicideDetectives have arrested Derrick Paul Christopher (38) of the unit block of Goeller Avenue, 21221, in the stabbing death of Thomas Eugene Hunt on Arncliff Road two weeks ago.

The investigation into the homicide revealed Christopher met with the victim for a narcotics transaction. They argued, resulting in Christopher stabbing Thomas Hunt in the upper body and causing a fatal injury.

Christopher is held without bond at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial on the charge of First Degree Murder.

Original Release (May 31, 2019 1:01 p.m.):

At 1:30 a.m. on May 31, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the alley in the rear of the 1000-block of Arncliff Road, 21221 for a fight. When police arrived they found a male suffering from at least one stab wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to a local hospital but was pronounced deceased just after 2:30 a.m.

The victim has been identified as Thomas Eugene Hunt, 51, of the 1000-block of Arncliff Road, 21221. Police are continuing their investigation at this time. If anyone has information about this murder, please call detectives at the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit 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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017