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Baltimore County Police continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred Sunday evening on Paper Mill Road.

A Chevrolet Tahoe traveling east on Paper Mill Road just past Poplar Hill Road around 6:10 p.m. crashed when it suddenly left the roadway, striking a tree. Baltimore County Police and EMS responded to the scene, where they removed the driver from the vehicle and began life saving efforts. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The driver is identified as Hugh Thomas Brown (57) of the 3600 block of Galloway Road in Bowleys Quarters, 21220. Police determined he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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

One man has died following a single vehicle crash on Paper Mill Road this evening.

Daniel Joseph Lyons (81) of the unit block of Warren Lodge Court in Cockeysville, 21030 died at Sinai Hospital after his 2006 Scion XA drifted off of the roadway and struck a BGE pole just west of Hunters Run Drive around 5:36 p.m. 

Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team responded and continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding this crash.

Baltimore County Police have charged a couple in multiple thefts from autos, and one theft of a vehicle.

Charles Allen Fry (39) of no fixed address and Lauren Michelle Richardson (30) of the 300 block of Hidden Valley Road in Tracys Landing, 20779, have been charged with multiple counts of theft, credit card fraud, and various other related charges resulting from a string of thefts from autos at County parks that began with the theft of a truck.

The investigation began on September 28 when an officer was called to Honeygo Run Regional Park at 9033 Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh after a woman found the window to her Jeep broken out and her purse stolen. An hour later the same officer responded to Perry Hall Park at 9650 Honeygo Boulevard for a theft from another auto. This victim had received an alert on her phone that her credit card was declined at Best Buy at 5200 Campbell Boulevard. She returned to her truck and found that someone had gained entry and stolen her purse.

The investigation determined that another of the victim's credit cards was successfully used at Best Buy and the BP Gas Station at 5250 Campbell Boulevard. While police conducted their investigation, so did the victim, taking to Facebook for answers. She soon received an anonymous tip, identifying the suspects as Fry and Richardson. The police investigation confirmed this information.

On October 11 a Baltimore City officer stopped a Ford F-150 that was reported stolen out of Baltimore County. It was occupied by Fry and Richardson. Fry stole the truck on September 24 from the NCR Trail parking lot on Paper Mill Road by using a key left in the vehicle. Items stolen from the White Marsh thefts were found inside the truck, along with drug paraphernalia and tools used for breaking into vehicles. Other property was also found in the truck that may be from additional thefts.

Detectives have identified similar incidents that have occurred at Honeygo Park, Perry Hall Park, and LA Fitness at 8221 Town Center Drive and continue to investigate to determine if Fry and Richardson are also responsible for those thefts.

The Baltimore County Police Department warns citizens not to leave valuables in their vehicles, locked or unlocked, and never to leave a key to the vehicle or another vehicle inside a car. Places like Gunpowder Park or NCR Trail parking lots where vehicles are left for long periods of time are target rich environments for thieves like Fry and Richardson. Pay special attention to anyone walking around a parking lot that doesn't appear to have a specific purpose for being there. It should be noted that parks like Honeygo and Perry Hall are used for childrens' sports and both were highly populated when these two thefts occurred. Please, remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings; reporting anyone who appears out of place or involved in any suspicious activity. For more information on how to keep your possessions safe from thieves check out the Baltimore County Police website Safety Tips.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017