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Update (May 27, 11:08 a.m.):

Booking photo of Manooel Yerooshalmy.Baltimore County Police have charged a man in connection with an incident on May 26 where he was driving erratically and attempting to run people over.

Manooel Yerooshalmy, 33, from the 3600 block of Clarks Lane, 21215 was charged with three counts of attempted first degree murder, three counts of attempted second degree murder and various other charges.

He is currently being held without bail.

Original (May 26, 11:24 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police received a 911 call around 7 a.m. today for a person driving erratically in the 400 block of Mt. Wilson Lane, around the campus of Ner Israel Rabbinical College. The caller stated that the driver was trying to run people over and gave the tag and a description of the vehicle, a black Nissan.

As officers were en route, they spotted the vehicle at Mt. Wilson Lane and Reisterstown Road. They attempted to stop the vehicle and it fled southbound on Reisterstown Road. After a brief pursuit, the vehicle was stopped at Reisterstown and Fallstaff roads. The suspect would not comply with orders to get out of the vehicle so officers broke the driver’s side window in order to arrest the suspect. During the arrest one officer sustained an injury and was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma as a precaution.

Police have determined that the suspect was a former student at Ner Israel Rabbinical College. Several people are being interviewed. At this time, investigators have determined that at least one staff member was targeted with the vehicle but was not injured. This is an active investigation.

The suspect has been arrested. Additional details will follow once formal charges are placed.

UPDATE (May 22, 2020 12:15 p.m.):

Howard County Police have charged two suspects in yesterday's police officer-involved shooting. Read their press release on their website at Be sure to follow Howard County Police for updated information on this investigation.

Original Release (May 21, 2020 10:34 p.m):

Baltimore County Police detectives were investigating a shooting that occurred on May 19 at Hollins Ferry Road and Third Avenue in Precinct 1 Wilkens where a suspect shot at another person, missed and fled the scene. Detectives were able to identify the shooter and obtained an arrest warrant.

On May 21 undercover investigators were able to locate the suspect and saw him get into a car. They requested a marked patrol unit to make the traffic stop so they could arrest the suspect wanted for the shooting. The officer attempted to stop the car in the area of Second and Saratoga avenues when the vehicle fled the scene. A pursuit ensued and several other units, along with assistance of air support, tracked the vehicle into Howard County where the suspects were ultimately arrested after a police involved shooting.

Howard County Police will be conducting the investigation into the officer involved shooting while Baltimore County will pursue charges against the three suspects who were in the car.

UPDATE (October 6, 2018 7:39 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the two suspects that led police on a lengthy pursuit through the eastern parts of Baltimore County yesterday. Police have since confirmed that both had warrants for their arrests issued by the Hampton Police Division in Virginia.

The driver is identified as Melissa Joyce Moen (38) of the 100 block of Wiltshire Road, 21221. She is being held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center pending extradition procedures.

The passenger is identified as Christopher Levar Cox (33) of the 300 block of Magnolia Terrace, 21221. He is also held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center pending extradition procedures. Additionally, a Baltimore County warrant for First Degree Burglary, Misdemeanor Theft, and Credit Card Fraud was also served. 

The Baltimore County Police Department will coordinate prosecution of the Baltimore County charges with Hampton Police Division following their extradition.

Original Release (October 5, 2017 3:34 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police engaged a silver Scion vehicle in an extensive pursuit this afternoon that was caught on video by local news stations and played on Facebook Live for nearly thirty-five minutes.

The pursuit began after police were dispatched to a "check location" call in the Essex Precinct around 12:19 p.m. The call was initiated by detectives from Newport News, Virginia, asking Baltimore County Police to check for a silver Scion believed to be involved in a homicide in Virginia this morning and thought to be headed to the Essex area.

Officers checking the area discovered the vehicle leaving a parking lot area near the Back River off of Eastern Boulevard in Essex and followed the vehicle into the Parkville area. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop but the vehicle began to flee, initiating a pursuit with Baltimore County Air support following the vehicle as officers in marked vehicles backed off. The Scion continued to flee into Baltimore City on Harford Road near Taylor Avenue, where two local news station helicopters began filming the pursuit and airing it on their Facebook Live feeds.

The Scion was followed through parts of Baltimore City and the Parkville, White Marsh, and Essex Precincts of Baltimore County until police were finally able to box the vehicle in on a parking lot in the 12500 block of Eastern Avenue near Ebenezer Road and place a female driver and male passenger into custody at 1:07 p.m.

During the pursuit a number of items were thrown from the Scion, including ammunition and two long guns. Police officers stopped along a number of roadways to photograph and collect the evidence.

Although lengthy, this pursuit was conducted at moderate speeds and resulted in the apprehension of potentially dangerous suspects with no collisions involved and no injury to any citizens, officers, or the suspects. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department will coordinate all follow-up investigation with detectives from Newport News.

Revised June 27, 2017