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Date: Jan 3, 2020

UPDATE: (January 4, 2020 3:25 p.m.) 

Photo of Jimmy Foye Sr., arrested in homicide on Woodbench Court.Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have charged a man in the stabbing death of Irma Lily Garrido Ruiz (43) that occurred on January 3 in the unit block of Woodbench Court in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Detectives' investigation led to the arrest of Jimmy Foye Sr. (60) of the unit block of Mopec Court, 21234. He is charged with first degree murder and held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Detectives determined that the victim and Foye Sr. were in a relationship and lived together. However, Foye Sr. recently moved out.

ORIGINAL RELEASE: (January 3, 2020 9:45 p.m.)

Just after 12:30 p.m. on January 3, Baltimore County Police responded to the unit block of Woodbench Court, 21136 for an incident. When police entered the residence, a female adult victim was found inside. The victim suffered from apparent multiple stab wounds to the upper body. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. Homicide detectives are actively investigating this murder. At this time, police believe that this is not a random incident and that there is no on-going threat to the area. Additional details will be provided as the investigation progresses. If anyone has information about this homicide, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020. 

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Baltimore County Police are attempting to identify a white tractor trailer combination in reference to a hit and run involving a pedestrian. The crash occurred in the Sam’s Club parking lot in the 5700 block of Baltimore National Pike on January 2 at 7:10 a.m.

The tractor portion has a sleeper cab and is possibly a Freightliner brand.

The word “Shaffer” is printed in faded ink on the top of the trailer on the right rear side. There is also a faded logo, which appears to be a circle, in the middle of the trailer towards the front right side. The trailer also has a noticeable dent on the top right side towards the middle. There is also a refrigeration system on the trailer.

The tractor trailer drove through the shopping center and made a right turn onto Baltimore National Pike after hitting the pedestrian.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Below are surveillance photos of the tractor trailer.

On January 2 at 5:12 p.m., Baltimore Police Officers arrested four juveniles (two 16-year-old males and two 14-year-old males) in the 1100 block of Orleans Street in a vehicle stolen from Baltimore County. Those juveniles were released to the custody of the Baltimore County Carjacking Team.

The car was stolen on December 31, 2019 in the 1800 block of York Road in Timonium. The investigation led detectives to charge three of the juveniles with auto theft and one with carjacking. Detectives continue to investigate.

Revised June 27, 2017