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Date: Jul 24, 2020

UPDATE (July 24, 2020 3:50 p.m.):

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Baltimore County Police continue to investigate the New Year's Eve murder of Brea Mitchell and Antwan Jones, and are turning to the public for help.

Police responded to multiple calls for gunshots in the 4100 block of Twin Circle Way, 21227, around 9:30 p.m. that night. When they arrived on the scene, they found Brea Mitchell in front of the location with multiple gunshot wounds. Antwan Jones was found to the rear of the location with a gunshot wound. Both died at the scene.

Police and the family of Antwan Jones have partnered with Metro Crime Stoppers to elicit tips from the public in this double homicide. Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) responsible for these two murders. If you have information you can contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous. 

Reward Offered

To be eligible for a reward, contact Metro Crime Stoppers with tips. Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government that offers rewards of up to $2000 for information leading to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.

Tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original Release (January 2, 2020 10:39 a.m.):

Police Investigating December 31st Double Homicide in Halethorpe

On December 31, 2019 at 9:33 p.m., officers responded to the 4100 block of Twin Circle Way in Halethorpe in reference to a shooting. Responding officers found Brea Sade Mitchell (23) and Antwan Xavier Jones (25) at the location suffering gunshot wounds to their upper bodies. Medics arrived and pronounced them deceased at the scene.

Baltimore County Homicide Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit by calling 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

UPDATE  (July 24, 2020 10:45 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police arrested Michael Guy Fisher (24) of the 5400 block of Omahar Avenue, 21216 for the murder of Jerry Eley on December 29, 2019.

The investigation determined that Fisher and Eley were involved in a narcotics transaction that resulted in Fisher shooting Eley in the upper body. Eley died as a result of his injuries.

Fisher is charged with first degree murder and held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status.

Original (December 30, 2019 12:06 p.m.):

County Police Investigating Homicide in Reisterstown

Just before 8:00 p.m. on December 29, 2019, Baltimore County Police were called to the area of the 12000-block of Tarragon Road, 21136 for a person lying on the ground. Police arrived and located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jerry Josiah Eley, 28, of the 3400-block Mayfield Avenue, 21244.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation at this time. If anyone has information about this case, please call 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