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Date: Aug 4, 2020

UPDATE (August 4, 2020 1:20 p.m.):

The front passenger in the crash on Ebenezer Road has died. He is identified as Conrad Ellsworth, 89, of the 600 block of Bowleys Quarters Road, 21220.

The Baltimore County Crash Team continues to investigate this crash.

UPDATE (July 24, 2020 12:08 p.m.):

Police Investigate Crash that Killed Two, Injured One

Baltimore County Police investigate a crash that left two dead and one hospitalized yesterday.

On July 23, just after 3 p.m., a 2013 Buick Lacrosse was traveling south on Ebenezer Rd. near Meyers Ln., 21162. The Buick drove off of the road for unknown reasons and struck a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu and a Baltimore Gas and Electric pole in the 6000 block of Ebenezer Rd. The Chevrolet was parked and unoccupied when the crash occurred.

The driver of the Buick, identified as Shirley Ellsworth (84), and the rear passenger, identified as Leona Schleicher (83), both of the 600 block of Bowleys Quarters Rd., 21220, were pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. The front passenger, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. He is in stable condition.

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release (July 23, 2020 3:49 p.m.):

Police on Scene of Serious Crash on Ebenezer Road in Middle River

Baltimore County Police Crash Investigators are on the scene of a serious injury crash in Middle River.

Officers were dispatched at 3:14 p.m. after a vehicle struck another vehicle and a utility pole in the 5800 block of Ebenezer Road. At least one person is being transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Ebenezer Road will be closed for crash reconstruction into the evening hours. Motorists are encouraged to use White Marsh Boulevard as an alternative route.

Police are investigating a shooting in Lansdowne that left one man dead last night.

Officers responded to the 4100 block of Oak Road, 21227 at 10:40 p.m. for a shooting. On arrival they located the victim in the roadway suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene and is identified as Ira Douglas Dixon (45) of the 4200 block of McDowell Lane, 21227. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. 

Anyone with additional information on this shooting death is asked to contact police 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

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

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017