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UPDATE (May 9, 2019 8:59 a.m.):

The driver of the Chrysler that crashed into a BGE pole and a tree on Raphel Road, causing the occupants to be trapped inside when the vehicle caught fire in Kingsville on May 1, has died.

The driver was pulled from the vehicle by witnesses who stopped to help after the crash. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Burn Center in critical condition and died around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. He is identified as Walter Paul Ross, Jr. (39) of the 1200 block of Pulaski Highway in Joppa, 21085.

The passenger in that crash, Samantha Muehleisen, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to work to determine what factors contributed to this crash.

UPDATE (May 3, 2019 3:19 p.m.):

The female passenger who died in a fatal crash on Raphel Road in Kingsville Wednesday evening has been positively identified as Samantha Jean Muehleisen (24) of the 600 block of Yorkshire Drive, 21040.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing their investigation to determine the factors that contributed to this fatal crash. 

Original Release (May 2, 2019 12:53 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues investigating a fatal crash that happened in Kingsville yesterday evening.

Police were called to Raphel Road around 7 p.m. when a Chrysler 300 traveling northbound on Raphel Road near the intersection of Bradshaw Road crossed the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a BGE pole and then a tree, causing the vehicle to catch fire.

The driver and a female passenger in the vehicle both suffered life-threatening wounds and burn wounds during the crash. The female was pronounced deceased at the scene and has not yet been positively identified. The male driver was transported to an area hospital and remains in critical condition.

UPDATE (September 27, 2018 10:09 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police has charged David Lee Sanders (24) of the 600 block of Yorkshire Drive, 21040 with multiple counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, and First and Second Degree Assault in the stabbing of three victims at El's County Line Bar & Grill (Formerly the Dew Drop Inn) on Philadelphia Road in Kingsville early Sunday morning.

Booking photo of Defendant SandersThree adult men suffered stab wounds during a physical altercation involving Sanders on the parking lot shortly after midnight. All three men were taken to area hospitals for treatment and are expected to recover from their wounds.

Sanders fled the scene before police arrived but was quickly identified by detectives. A warrant was obtained for his arrest on Sunday. He was located and arrested early this morning.

Sanders is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release (September 23, 2018 4:19 p.m.):

On September 23, 2018 at 12:17 a.m., Baltimore County Police were called to the parking lot of a bar located in the 12300-block of Philadelphia Road, 21087 for a stabbing. Police arrived and found three victims. The adult male victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to this incident. If anyone has information about this case, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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Update 8/31/18 3:00 p.m.

Baltimore County Police have identified the man who drowned in the Loch Raven Reservoir on August 27th. Terry J. Ousley, 24, of the 5000-block of Pine Needle in Mascotte, Florida was in the area seeking employment. Mr. Ousley was located by Baltimore County Police Dive Team members and pronounced deceased at the scene. 


Update: 8/28/18 1:00 p.m.

Baltimore County Police Marine and Dive Teams responded to the Loch Raven Reservoir to recover the body of the drowning victim. At 6:21 p.m., Police divers recovered the body. The identity of the drowning victim has not been determined at this time. If anyone has information, please contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020. 


Original Release: 8/27/18 3:30 p.m.

Divers continue to search for a person who apparently drowned in the Loch Raven Reservoir earlier today.

Baltimore County Fire officials turned the search over to Baltimore City Police Department's Marine Unit at about 2:20 p.m.

BCoFD units responded at 10:53 a.m. to the 10500 flock of Pot Spring Rd., 21030, for an inland water rescue. Witnesses saw a male person go under the water without resurfacing.

Water rescue units from the Texas Fire Station, Kingsville VFC and Arbutus VFC were unable to locate the victim.  Rescue operations ended and recovery operations began at about 12:40 p.m.

A dive unit from Gamber & Community Volunteer Fire Co. (Carroll County) provided mutual aid on this call.

Revised June 27, 2017