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UPDATE (August 28, 2020 1:46 p.m.):

Detectives have charged a suspect in the shooting death of Charles Green on Garden Ridge Road last week.

The investigation determined that the suspect engaged in a verbal altercation with Green inside an apartment where a number of people had gathered and agreed to step outside to finish the dispute. As the two stepped outside the suspect shot and killed Green.

The suspect is identified as Jaekwan Jacob Stephens (24) of the 1300 block of South Carey Street, 21230. He is charged with first degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime. He is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release August 18, 2020 11:46 p.m.):

27 Year Old Man Killed in Catonsville Shooting Last Night

Baltimore County Police are investigating as shooting in Catonsville last night that left one man dead.

Just before 12:30 a.m. on August 18, police responded to the 200 block of Garden Ridge Road, 21228 for a call of a shooting. Responding officers found the victim, Charles Anthony Green Jr. (27) of the 3100 block of Cliftmont Avenue, 21213, in front of the location suffering gunshot wounds to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and suspects argued which led to the victim being shot. Three suspects were seen leaving the scene in a white vehicle. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding this murder.

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact detectives 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

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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

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Burglar Suspect PhotosUPDATE (August 11, 2020 2:12 p.m.):

With the help of the community responding with tips to this media release, Baltimore County Police detectives identified and have charged Arthur Adams (57) of no fixed address in connection with the June 9 burglary of a church in the 900 block of Frederick Road, 21228.  Adams is charged with second degree burglary, theft, and destruction of property.

UPDATE (August 4, 2020 3:36 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police would like to thank the community for responding with tips to this media release which helped lead to the identity of this suspect. His identity will be withheld pending formal charges.

Original Release (July 30, 2020 2:17 p.m.):

Police Seek Identity of Catonsville Church Burglar

On June 9 just after 2:30 a.m. a man burglarized a church in the 900 block of Frederick Road, 21228. The church was closed to the public at the time.

The suspect can be seen on the church's surveillance video looking through windows. He entered the church through an unlocked window. Once inside, he used a tool to open the door of the Pastor's office and stole several items.

Police believe someone will recognize the suspect in this picture. He is described as a black male, approximately 50-60 years old with a gray beard and balding gray hair. He wore a blue short sleeved shirt over a white long sleeved shirt, black jeans and he carried a cane. 

Baltimore County Burglary detectives are investigating this incident. If you recognize this suspect, contact detectives at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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 $2,000 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

Web tip: metrocrimestoppers.org

photos of suspect and vehicle Police are asking for the public's help in identifying these two suspects linked to at least two robberies of gas stations in Baltimore County. 

The first robbery occurred on November 22, 2019 at 9:40 p.m. at the Crown gas station in the 1000 block of Ingleside Avenue, 21228. The suspect entered the store, threatened the attendant, and demanded cash. The suspect fled in the pictured black Ford Escape with additional suspects.

On December 15, 2019 at 10:37 p.m., the same suspect entered the Shell gas station in the 1600 block of Forest Park Avenue, 21207, with a second suspect. Again, he threatened the attendant and demanded cash.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Robbery Unit believe these same suspects may be responsible for additional robberies, as well. If  you recognize either of these two suspects, or have any additional information to offer, contact detectives 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

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 $2,000 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017