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On July 26 just after 12:30 a.m., a suspect stood in front of the 1700 block of Earhart Road, 21221 and shined a laser pointer through the cockpit of Baltimore County Police Department's helicopter.

At the time, officers from the Baltimore County Police Department's Aviation Unit flew the helicopter over Eastern Boulevard and Orville Road, assisting officers with an unrelated investigation. Officers flying the helicopter located the suspect and he was quickly arrested by patrol officers. 

Brandon Dunevant (31) of the 1700 block of Earhart Road, 21221 was arrested and charged with pointing a laser pointer at an aircraft. He is currently held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status. 

The Baltimore County Police Department takes these acts very seriously. Pointing a laser pointer at an aircraft is extremely hazardous to the flight crew and to people on the ground.  It should be noted that pointing a laser pointer at an aircraft is a misdemeanor that carries a $2,500 fine or up to three years jail time. 

booking photo of Anton Hosea Elsezy Jr UPDATE (May 8, 2020 2:47 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police charge the man responsible for the murder of Tyron Deandre Davis.

On December 4, 2019 just before 6 p.m. police responded to McDonald’s in the 200 block of Back River Neck Road, 21221 for a shooting. Arriving officers found Tyron Deandre Davis (18) of the 900 block of Lowe Road, 21220 suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center by medics. The next day, Davis died of his injuries in the hospital.

Detectives determined that Davis and another male subject approached a group of males who stood outside of McDonald’s. Davis briefly spoke with them before walking away. As Davis walked away, one of the members of the group, identified as Anton Hosea Elsezy Jr. (18) of the unit block of Moline Circle, 21221, pulled out a gun and shot Davis.

On December 6, 2019, Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Elsezy. He was captured by the US Marshals Task Force in North Carolina on Tuesday, May 5, and faces extradition. Elsezy is charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in a felony.

UPDATE (December 11, 2019 5:50 p.m.):

Anton "Ant" Hosea Elsezy, Jr. is being sought for his connection in the murder of Tyron Deandre Davis on Back River Neck Road, 21221, on December 4.

Police are asking for anyone with information on his whereabouts or about this homicide, to contact them at 911 or 410-307-2020.

Images of Anton

UPDATE (December 9, 2019 4:40 p.m.):

Just before 10:30 a.m. on December 5, 2019, Tyron Deandre Davis was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. Police continue to seek information related to Davis' murder. If you have any information about this homicide, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release: (December 5, 2019 9:26 a.m.) 

Police Investigating December 4th Shooting in Essex

Just before 6:00 p.m. on December 4, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the parking lot of a business located in the 200-block of Back River Neck Road, 21221 for a report of gunfire. Police arrived and found a victim laying on the parking lot suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Tyron Deandre Davis, 18, of the 900-block of Lowe Road, 21220 was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Davis is currently in grave condition.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are investigating this case. If anyone has information about this shooting, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Police discovered a burglar hiding in the attic of a home in Essex last night after a lengthy barricade situation.

Officers were initially dispatched to the home in the 900 block of Renfrew Street, 21221 for a burglary in progress around 12:55 p.m. when the homeowner called 9-1-1 upon seeing the burglar inside on surveillance cameras. The homeowner received a "person detected" mobile alert from his interior surveillance cameras, then watched a live feed of the suspect walking around inside his home.

Officers surrounded the home and challenged the suspect as he attempted to escape through a window, but the suspect retreated back inside. Police initiated a barricade situation, summonsing additional resources to the scene, and attempted to communicate with the suspect without success. Just after 10 p.m. tactical officers made entry into the home, located the suspect hiding in the attic and made the apprehension.

The burglar is identified as Devante James Riley, 26, of the 1700 block of McKean Avenue, 21217. He is charged with First and Fourth Degree Burglary in this case, as well as being served a warrant for his arrest on charges of First, Third, and Fourth Degree Burglary and Theft in another Baltimore County case. He is held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center following his initial court appearance this morning.

Revised June 27, 2017