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Keyword: carjacking

UPDATE (October 15, 2019 12 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police continue to ask for the public’s help in providing information about the murder of Idrissa Derme. On this date in 2018, Idrissa was shot to death while making a food delivery in the 900 block of Vanderwood Road, 21228. Derme’s car, a black 2008 Honda Accord with Maryland registration '1DG7315', VIN 1HGCP26858A088892, is also still missing. 

If anyone has information about this murder, please call 9-1-1. Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect in this case.

 

UPDATE (August 25, 2019 4 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police continue to search for the killer of Idrissa Derme, who would have celebrated his 47th birthday yesterday.

Derme’s car, a black 2008 Honda Accord with Maryland registration '1DG7315', VIN 1HGCP26858A088892, is also still missing. The victim was killed on October 15, 2018 in the 900-block of Vanderwood Road, 21228 while making a food delivery.

If anyone has information about Idrissa’s murder, please call 9-1-1 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCK UP. Those calling Metro Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Original Release (March 8, 2019 12:56 p.m.):

Shooting on Vanderwood Road Leaves One Man Dead

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help locating a homicide victim’s Honda Accord, stolen after he was shot to death while making a food delivery in October.

Homicide detectives learned that Idrissa Derme’s car was stolen following his murder on October 15, 2018 and are now asking for help locating the car, a black 2008 4-door Honda Accord with Maryland registration ‘1DG7315’. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is ‘1HGCP26858A088892.’ The Accord has a sunroof and, prior to being stolen, had minor damage to the hubcaps and front bumper.

Derme was making a food delivery for Pat’s Pizza & Pasta in the 900 block of Vanderwood Road around 8 p.m. when he was shot at least once in the upper body. A passerby discovered Derme lying unconscious in the street, where he was pronounced deceased upon arrival of police and medics. It was later learned that Derme’s Honda Accord was missing.

If anyone has information about this murder, please call 9-1-1. Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect in this case.

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: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Just after midnight on May 12, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the unit-block of Malus Court, 21207 for a shooting.

The victim, a 31 year-old male, told police that he was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect attempted to rob and steal the victim's car. During the attempt, the suspect shot the victim and fled. The victim suffered a non-life threatening injury to his lower body. The man was transported to a local hospital and has since been released after receiving medical treatment. 

If anyone has information about this crime, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020. 

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: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Update (1/9/19 2:15 p.m.) 

The officer involved in the January 6 fatal crash during a carjacking and subsequent pursuit is Police Officer First Class Corbin. Officer Corbin is a 5-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department and is assigned to the Woodlawn Precinct. The investigation is continuing at this time.

Update (1/7/19 3:00 p.m.) 

Baltimore County Police have charged the second suspect involved in the January 6th carjacking, as an adult. Taron Donta Kelly, 16, of the 5000-block of Truesdale Avenue, 21206 faces several charges including armed robbery, armed carjacking, motor vehicle theft, possession of a handgun and being a minor in possession of a handgun. Kelly is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update (1/7/19 1:45 p.m.) 

Baltimore County Police have identified the suspect who was struck by the police vehicle during the carjacking incident on January 6th. Dion Lamar Taylor, 20, of the 3200-block of West Rogers Avenue, 21215, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Baltimore Police and Baltimore County Police are continuing their investigations at this time. 

Original (1/6/19 10:07 p.m.) 

Just before 4:00 p.m. on January 6, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the 3400-block of Merle Drive, 21244 for a carjacking. The victim, a pizza delivery driver, told police that three suspects threatened him and stole his car. Afterwards, a Baltimore County officer saw the car on Liberty Road at Essex Road. The officer attempted to stop the car, but the suspects fled. Police pursued the suspects and saw the suspects throw a handgun from the car on Liberty Road at Northern Parkway. Police were able to recover the gun. The three suspects then jumped out of the car on Northern Parkway at Highgate Drive. One suspect was struck in the roadway by one of the pursuing police vehicles. Another suspect was arrested, and the third suspect continued to flee. The third suspect is still being sought by police. The suspect struck by the police car was pronounced deceased at the scene. Baltimore Police did assist County officers at the crash scene.

Baltimore Police are leading the crash investigation. None of the involved officers were injured during the incident. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017