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Baltimore County Police arrest two carjacking suspects in Parkville.

On April 7 at 7:24 p.m., police responded to the 1300 block of Mantle Street, 21234 for a carjacking. The initial investigation determined two suspects walked up to the victim, who just parked his car, and asked for directions. When the victim pulled out his cell phone, the suspects grabbed the phone, demanded money and took his keys. They stole his vehicle and fled the scene.

On April 8 at 1:27 a.m., members of the Regional Auto Theft Task Force, while looking for the stolen vehicle, located it after it crashed in Baltimore City. The suspects fled the vehicle and were arrested by police after a brief foot pursuit.

Kevon Darrell Saunders (18) of the 1500 block of East Lanvale Street, 21213 was arrested and charged with robbery, carjacking and various other charges. Saunders is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review.

An 11-year-old female from Baltimore, a relative of Saunders, was also arrested and charged with felony offenses. She was released by the Department of Juvenile Services into the custody of a guardian.

UPDATE (March 2, 2020 4:01 p.m.):

booking photo of Calvin Krasheen FoggDetectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have charged a man in the shooting death of David Leroy King on January 24.

Calvin Krasheen Fogg (27) with no fixed address is charged with first degree murder in the death of David King and first degree attempted murder in the shooting of a second man during the incident. Fogg is held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review hearing. 

Original Release (January 24, 2020 9:04 a.m.):

Police Investigating Homicide in Essex

A double shooting in Essex left one man dead this morning.

At 5:11 a.m. officers responded to the 900 block of Holgate Drive for a shooting. Arriving officers found two adult men outside a home who were both suffering gunshot wounds. Medics responded and transported one man to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The second man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deceased man has been identified as David Leroy King, 29, of the 2100 block of Westfield Road.

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. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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:

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

On Wednesday, February 19 at 7 p.m., Baltimore County Police will promote 14 officers in a ceremony that will take place at Oregon Ridge, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 21030.

Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr., Chief Melissa R. Hyatt and other dignitaries will be in attendance. Chief Hyatt will present the certificates to the newly promoted, while Mr. Joshua Morris of the Baltimore County Court will administer the oath of office. The invocation and benediction will be delivered by Cantor Nancy Ginsberg.

The following is a list of the newly promoted.

Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant

  • Sergeant Derek B. Romanoff
  • Sergeant Brian M. Rupp

Promoted to the rank of Sergeant

  • Corporal Jamie R. Connors
  • Corporal Matthew R. Gonzalez
  • Corporal Stuart H. Grantham
  • Corporal James P. Johns
  • Corporal Dwayne A. Sewell
  • Corporal John P. Sullivan

Promoted to the rank of Corporal

  • Officer Michael B. Bartlett
  • Officer Jason R. Burkins
  • Officer Daniel B. Childs
  • Officer Christopher J. Day
  • Officer Jefferson D. Tufts
  • Officer Brenna N. Vaughn

Professional Staff Promotion

  • Kristi Barrows is promoted to Office Coordinator
Revised June 27, 2017