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Keyword: hit and run

Baltimore County Police are searching for a SUV involved in a February 7th hit and run on Deveron Road near Glen Keith Boulevard in the Parkville area. Just before 8:30 p.m., the SUV was traveling on Deveron Road when the vehicle struck a parked Ford Edge. Police are not aware of any injuries at this point. The suspect vehicle continued on Deveron towards Loch Raven Boulevard.

The suspect SUV should have damage to the front passenger side. If anyone has information about this hit and run, please call 9-1-1 or the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

To see video of the hit and run collision, please follow this link to our YouTube page: https://youtu.be/A5mE25s7MNk

UPDATE (December 19, 2016  11:59 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has announced an arrest in a fatal hit and run crash from August.

Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled. Tawney died at the scene.

Last week, after an intensive Crash Team investigation, a Baltimore County Grand Jury indicted 29-year-old Daniel Earl Lawrence of the 400 block of Riverside Drive 21221 in connection with the crash. He was taken into custody just before 11:30 p.m. last night and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The indictment charges Lawrence with Failure to Immediately Stop Vehicle at Scene of Accident Involving Death, Failure to Immediately Return and Remain at Scene of Accident Involving Death, and Failure to Stop at Scene of Accident Resulting in Death.

  

  

  

 

  

  

  

  

 

 

UPDATE (October 13, 2016  8:44 a.m.):

Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000.00 for the tip that leads to the arrest and charges filed and family and friends of the victim are now offering an additional $3,000 reward for the tip that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who hit and killed 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney on North Point Boulevard August 23.

Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, Tawney was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled. Tawney died at the scene.

Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

UPDATE (October 5, 2016  11:24 a.m.):

Metro Crime Stoppers is now offering a reward in this case of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of the suspect. For more details, see the Metro Crime Stoppers Website.

UPDATE (September 21, 2016  10:11 a.m.):

Investigators with the Baltimore County Police Crash Team are continuing to investigate a deadly hit and run accident on August 23 in Dundalk.

Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled. Tawney died at the scene.

Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

Crash Team investigators are working hard to identify the person responsible for this incident, but they need the public’s help. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (August 23, 2016  12:07 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash in Dundalk early this morning  that left a man deceased.

The investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:50 a.m., a pedestrian was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. An unknown vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck the pedestrian and left the scene. The vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney of the 2500 block of Lodge Forrest Drive 21219.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (March 23, 2016  5:38 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing to investigate this crash. After the investigation is complete, the results will be presented to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office. The State's Attorney's Office will review the investigation and decide on any charges.

UPDATE (March 21, 2016  11:29 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the driver of the suspect vehicle in this case. Charges against him are pending further investigation.

Update (March 18, 2016   9:42 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have located the red Mercedes Benz involved in the March 17th hit and run incident. Police are continuing their investigation. No additional details at this time.

Original Release

Police are investigating a hit and run crash in Dundalk involving a 13-year-old girl.

The girl was crossing Holabird Avenue near Searles Road when she was struck by a red Mercedes Benz. The car fled the area even though several witnesses tried to prevent the driver from leaving the scene. Witnesses said the car was displayed Maryland War of 1812 registration plates. The driver was described as a white male. There was a front seat passenger in the car, described as a white female.

The child was transported by County Fire Department personnel to Johns Hopkins Children Center for treatment. The girl is in stable condition and is expected to survive her injuries.

The Mercedes should have damage to the front hood of the car. The vehicle was last seen in the area of Lynch Road and Shore Road. If anyone has any information concerning this incident, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017