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Keyword: carjacking

Officers arrested a carjacking suspect when he crashed into a Baltimore County Police patrol car minutes after stealing the vehicle yesterday afternoon.

Police were initially dispatched to the 9200 block of Oswald Way, 21237 at 4:12 p.m. when the suspect ordered the victim out of his Chevrolet Equinox, then drove it away toward Philadelphia Road. The victim had just sat down in the driver seat when the suspect got into the vehicle through the rear passenger door and ordered the victim out. The victim was not injured in this incident.

Minutes later, at approximately 4:18 p.m., the suspect lost control of the Equinox as he turned onto Martin Boulevard from Transverse Avenue in Middle River. He struck the rear right area of an Essex Precinct marked patrol car stopped at the intersection, pushing the patrol unit into a Nissan Frontier.

The suspect was taken into custody at the scene and transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The officer was also transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. No one in the Nissan was injured.

The identity of the suspect, a 37-year-old man, is withheld pending formal charges.

UPDATE (August 26, 2020 10 a.m.):

Police have charged three suspects in a shooting on Rockdale Terrace early Saturday morning.

Officers were responding to a call for shots fired in the area of Rockdale Terrace and Florida Road, 21208 shortly after 3 a.m. where they observed a vehicle matching that of one taken in a carjacking just over an hour earlier. Officers stopped the vehicle and confirmed that it had been taken from a man in the 6600 block of Dogwood Road, 21244, around 1:50 a.m. The victim in that case, an adult man, was assaulted during the carjacking and ultimately transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds. The suspects were taken into custody for the carjacking at that time.

A short time later, at approximately 3:33 a.m., police were dispatched for a shooting victim near the area where the call for shots fired had been dispatched. Officers located a man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded to assume the investigation into the shooting. They determined that the same suspects responsible for the carjacking were also responsible for shooting the man during an armed robbery as he was walking home from 7-Eleven along Rockdale Terrace, and that they were trying to flee the scene of the shooting when they were stopped by officers who recognized the vehicle from the earlier carjacking.

The three suspects all remain held on no bail status following bail review hearings, charged with the following:

  • Attempted first degree murder
  • First degree assault
  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime
  • Robbery
  • Armed robbery

The suspects are identified as follows:

  • Brandon Antonio Muldrow (30) of the 2900 block of Rockroads Avenue, 21215
  • Eric Raymon Harrington (28) of the 1900 block of Merritt Boulevard, 21222
  • Adam Aria Arasteh (19) of the 15700 block of Ensor Mill Road, 21152

Original Release (August 22, 2020 2:26 p.m.):

Police Investigate Shooting in Windsor Mill Today

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Windsor Mill this morning that left one man injured. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that just after 3:30 a.m. on August 22, the victim, an adult male, was shot in the upper body while walking in 3600 block of Rockdale Terrace, 21244. Responding officers placed a tourniquet on the victim before he was transported to a local hospital by medics. The suspects fled prior to police arriving.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident and ask anyone who may have additional information to call 410-307-2020. 

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

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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.

Revised June 27, 2017