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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:

A 57-year-old Owings Mills landscape contractor died yesterday in Reisterstown when a spark ignited gasoline vapors in a trailer operated by the victim's business.

Baltimore County Police have identified the victim as  George Louis Kelley, of the unit block of Montrose Ave., 21117. He was deceased at the scene.

Baltimore County Fire Department crews responded to the 300 block of Bonnie Meadow Circle, 21136, at 10:12 a.m. where they found a 23-foot vehicle trailer fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters used foam to bring this intense fire under control.

 BCoPD fire investigators found that the landscape company, GK Enterprises, was cutting grass yesterday in the Bonnie Meadow Circle community.  Witnesses saw Kelley go into the trailer just before it erupted in flames and said he did not come out. Firefighters found the victim after the flames were extinguished.

The investigation shows that a 100-gallon gasoline tank, used to supply lawn equipment, had been installed at the front passenger side of the 23-foot trailer. The victim was trying to connect the fuel tank pump to a lawnmower battery in order to energize the pump when a spark ignited the vapors and caused a spontaneous eruption of flames.

Revised June 27, 2017