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Keyword: handgun

Update (August 16, 2019): 

The suspect involved in the August 15th assault on the County officer has been identified as Anthony Lance Coley, 35, of the 4700-block of Mawani Road, 21206. Coley has been charged with attempted first degree murder, attempted second degree murder and numerous firearm-related charges. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original Release (August 15, 2019):

Just after 2:30 am on August 15, 2019, a Baltimore County Police officer was in the area of Springwood Road and Marglenn Road, 21206 when he saw a man holding a handgun while walking down the middle of Marglenn Road. The officer got out of his car and ordered the suspect to show his hands. The suspect ignored the officer’s commands and then ran down Marglenn then onto Raspe Avenue. Once on Raspe, the suspect fired his weapon at the officer. The officer was not struck or injured by the gunfire. The officer lost sight of the suspect and did not fire his service weapon during the altercation.

The suspect was located and arrested without any further incident on Old Home Road. Police recovered two handguns in the area of the 400-block of Old Home Road.

This is an on-going investigation and additional information will be provided as the details become available. Charges are pending against the suspect at this time. 

Baltimore County Police are investigating a January 7th shooting that occurred in the 7900-block of Belair Road, 21236. At 10:30 p.m., police were called to the parking lot of the Putty Hill Plaza for a shooting. Officers were able to later locate the victim after the man drove himself to a local hospital. Police determined that the man drove into the parking lot in order to make a phone call. While inside his car, the victim observed a suspect, armed with a handgun, walking up to his car. The victim drove off as the suspect approached, but was shot when the suspect fired the weapon. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper extremity. His injuries are suspected to be non-life threatening.

This is an on-going investigation but police do not have a suspect description at this time. If anyone has information about this shooting, 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, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's help in identifying this suspect who committed an armed robbery October 22 at Edible Arrangements in the Towson Precinct.

Investigators have exhausted efforts to identify this suspect, who walked into the store at 6352 York Road around 3:37 p.m. brandishing a handgun and demanding cash from the register. The suspect fled on foot across the parking lot toward York Road and, although an extensive search for the suspect was conducted, he was able to avoid capture.

Police are now asking for the public's help in identifying this robber. If you recognize this suspect or have any information pertaining to this crime, contact 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, text message, online or through their new mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017