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Date: Apr 2020

photo of Deontae Vilada Belcher

Baltimore County Police need your help finding a man missing from Rosedale.

Deontae Vilada Belcher (25) was last seen on April 11 in the 7900 block of 33rd Street, 21237. He was seen leaving with a friend and may have been going to the North Avenue and Fulton Avenue, 21217 area of Baltimore.

Belcher is described as being 5'3, 125-pounds, a short black afro hair style and tattoos on his neck that say "Gift" and "1995". He was last seen wearing a black jacket, white shirt, blue jeans and Fila brand tennis shoes.    

Baltimore County Police Missing Person Detectives continue to investigate his disappearance. If you have any information that could help locate him, contact detectives at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

booking photo of Robert William Taylor JrUpdate (April 28, 2020 3:59 p.m.)

Baltimore County Police are asking for your help finding the suspect who stabbed a 14-year-old boy in Halethorpe on January 24.

Just before 10 p.m., police responded to America's Best Wings in the 3500 block of Washington Boulevard, 21227 for a stabbing. The investigation determined that a 14-year-old boy and an employee were outside arguing over a purchase.

The suspect walked up to the victim and employee and became involved in the dispute, which led to the suspect stabbing the victim multiple times. The victim was transported to a local hospital and survived his injuries.

Police identified Robert William Taylor, Jr. (30) of the 1900 block of Griffis Avenue, 21230 as the suspect responsible for stabbing the victim. On January 25, police obtained an arrest warrant for Taylor, charging him with first and second degree assault. Taylor is 5'8" tall, 165 pounds, with brown hair, blue eyes and tattoos covering his neck.

Baltimore County Police detectives continue investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: http://metrocrimestoppers.org/

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original Release (January 24, 2020 10:45 p.m.)

Teen Injured in Halethorpe Stabbing

Police are investigating the stabbing of a teenage boy in Halethorpe this evening.

The boy, 14, was outside America's Best Wings in the 3500 block of Washington Boulevard around 9:50 p.m. when he became involved in an altercation with at least one individual. The preliminary investigation indicates the suspect struck the boy with an unknown weapon causing a potentially life-threatening stab wound, then fled the scene. The suspect remains outstanding at this time. The boy was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers from the Wilkens Precinct are currently continuing the investigation. Anyone who may have seen the altercation or who has any information regarding the incident is asked to contact police at the Wilkens Precinct by calling 410-887-0872. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

photo of victim Isaiah Micah McKnightUpdate (April  27, 2020 3:28 p.m.)

Baltimore County Police need your help finding out who murdered Isaiah McKnight in Lochearn on January 8.

Police responded to the 3800 block of Southern Cross Drive just after midnight for a shooting. The investigation determined that the two victims were sitting inside of a U-Haul truck when two suspects, one armed with a weapon, walked up to the driver side window and shot both victims. The suspects fled the scene.  

Isaiah McKnight (20), pictured here, of the 3800 block of Southern Cross Drive, 21207 was shot and pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. The second victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot in the upper body and transported to a local hospital. He survived his injuries.

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives continue investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact Detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: http://metrocrimestoppers.org/

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original Release (January 9, 2020 2:52 p.m.)

County Police Investigating January 8th Double Shooting, One Man Killed

Just before midnight on January 8, 2020, Baltimore County Police responded to the 3800-block of Southern Cross Drive, 21207 for a shooting. Police arrived and located one of the victims inside a vehicle, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Isaiah Micah McKnight, 20, of the 3800-block of Southern Cross Drive. The second victim, a 19-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. He is expected to survive his injuries. Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating this murder.

If you have any information about this case, please call the 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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017