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UPDATE (October 6, 2017 4:21 p.m.):

Wendy Bustillo has been located and reunited with her family. Thank you to all those who helped to share her information.

Original Release (October 4, 2017 3:41 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a critical missing child, 13-year-old Wendy Bustillo from the 2700 block of Arbutus Avenue in Wilkens Precinct 1.

Wendy was reported missing around 7 p.m. last night. She is a Hispanic female, approximately 5'0" and 100 pounds. It is unknown what clothing she may be wearing. Wendy has only been in the United States for two months and does not speak English.

Anyone who may have contact with Wendy Bustillo or may have any information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. This case is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Homicide/Missing Persons Unit.

UPDATE (September 15, 2017 10:39 a.m.):

Mr. Ott has been located and safely returned home.

Original Release (September 12, 2017 3:32 p.m.):

Police continue to search for the subject of Sunday's silver alert activation.

Frederick Ott (89) was reported missing on Sunday, initiating a state-wide silver alert activation. He was last seen around 10:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Maiden Choice Lane in Catonsville. Mr. Ott is approximately 5'9", 150 pounds, has short white hair and wears glasses. It is unknown what he might be wearing. Mr. Ott was driving a black 2004 Nissan Altima with Maryland tag 'SLP166'.

Anyone who may have seen Frederick Ott or his vehicle is asked to contact police at Precinct 1 - Wilkens at 410-887-0872 or dial 9-1-1.

UPDATE (August 3, 2017 11:48 a.m.):

Police have identified the victim in last night's shooting as Kavon Terrell Washington (32) of the 1500 block of North Luzerne Avenue, 21213.

The Baltimore County Homicide Unit continues to investigate this crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact 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)

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Original Release (August 2, 2017 9:51 p.m.):

Just after 4:30 p.m. on August 2, 2017, Baltimore County Police received calls for a man lying near the curb of Stanley Road and Rosalie Road, 21227. Officers arrived and found the adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators do not have any additional details but do believe that this is not a random act. The victim's body will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in order to determine the cause and manner of the victim's death. 

If anyone has information concerning this homicide, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

Revised June 27, 2017