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Date: Aug 28, 2020

UPDATE (August 28, 2020 1:46 p.m.):

Detectives have charged a suspect in the shooting death of Charles Green on Garden Ridge Road last week.

The investigation determined that the suspect engaged in a verbal altercation with Green inside an apartment where a number of people had gathered and agreed to step outside to finish the dispute. As the two stepped outside the suspect shot and killed Green.

The suspect is identified as Jaekwan Jacob Stephens (24) of the 1300 block of South Carey Street, 21230. He is charged with first degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime. He is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release August 18, 2020 11:46 p.m.):

27 Year Old Man Killed in Catonsville Shooting Last Night

Baltimore County Police are investigating as shooting in Catonsville last night that left one man dead.

Just before 12:30 a.m. on August 18, police responded to the 200 block of Garden Ridge Road, 21228 for a call of a shooting. Responding officers found the victim, Charles Anthony Green Jr. (27) of the 3100 block of Cliftmont Avenue, 21213, in front of the location suffering gunshot wounds to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and suspects argued which led to the victim being shot. Three suspects were seen leaving the scene in a white vehicle. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding this murder.

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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

Web tip:

Mobile App: P3TIPS


Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was crossing Cranbrook Road near Malcolm Circle in Cockeysville around 11 p.m. last Friday, August 21, when he was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Cranbrook Road. The vehicle momentarily stopped, then fled the scene westbound on Cranbrook Road.

The pedestrian, a 29-year-old man, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The vehicle involved is believed to be a darker colored SUV or crossover type vehicle, and should have significant damage to the front windshield, as well as possible damage to the front end area. Anyone who may have information about the crash or this vehicle is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Booking photo of Jaysson David SanchezPolice have charged a 24-year-old man with sex offenses after sexually assaulting at least one minor.

Jaysson David Sanchez of the 300 block of Stonecastle Avenue, 21136 is being held without bail on charges of third and fourth degree sex offense and second degree assault after he sexually assaulted a teenage girl. He further solicited sex from other teenage girls using the Instagram App, but detectives have not yet identified these victims.

Additional Victims Asked to Contact Police

Police are now turning to the public to identify any additional underage victims that may have been solicited for any sex acts or sexually assaulted by Sanchez. Detectives believe that Sanchez attempts to use cell phone apps or frequent areas where he is likely to meet underage girls, as well as asking young girls to introduce him to their friends. Sanchez drives a red Toyota Scion as depicted in the images below.

Police are asking anyone who may have been inappropriately approached for sex acts or sexually assaulted by Sanchez to contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Special Victims Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

Revised October 16, 2020               
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