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Traffic Advisory for Funeral Services of Baltimore City Fire Department Battalion Chief Lawrence H. Goldberg

Please be advised in observance of the service for Battalion Chief Goldberg on July 16, 2019, the following road closures are expected:

-Starting at 7:30 a.m., Reisterstown Road between Sudbrook Lane and Church Lane will be closed for several hours.

-Also starting at 7:30 a.m., lane closures will occur on Reisterstown Road between Mt. Wilson Lane and Avalon Way.

The funeral procession route will be announced once it has been finalized.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone in advance for your patience and our condolences to Battalion Chief Goldberg’s family and his colleagues in the Baltimore City and County Fire Departments.

Police are actively investigating a shooting in the unit block of Leafydale Court in Pikesville this evening.

Preliminary information indicates that the victim, an adult man, was at the front of his home when he was shot multiple times by at least one suspect around 6:32 p.m. The suspect(s) fled to a vehicle that was parked on a nearby side street and left the area prior to police arrival.

The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body and was transported to an area hospital. He is expected to survive his wounds. 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit are on the scene and continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this crime or the suspects is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Baltimore County Police are attempting to locate a man wanted for a string of burglaries and package thefts. Darryl Ra'Nard Crawford (23) is described as a black male, 5'6," 125 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. On April 23, 2018, Crawford burglarized a home in the 3400-block of Liberty Parkway, 21222. The following day, he stole packages from the front of two houses located in the 6500-block of Clarington Road, 21209 and in the 2300-block of Whitley Road, 21209. Crawford continued his spree on April 26, 2018, when he burglarized a home in the 4700-block of Ballygar Road, 21236. 

Police Department detectives worked in coordination with patrol officers and have been able to connect Crawford to these crimes. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Darryl Ra'Nard Crawford, please call 911 or 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:

Revised June 27, 2017