Skip Navigation

Baltimore County iWatch Logo

COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Public Safety News

 

Baltimore County Police and Fire News

Official News Blog of Baltimore County police, fire, homeland security and emergency management. Call 911 to report crimes in progress and emergencies.
Keyword: river road

UPDATE (August 8, 2019 3:18 a.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have charged two suspects in the death of Glenroy St. Aubyn Copeland after his body was discovered in Patapsco State Park on June 16.

Renardo Giovanni Whitehead (19) of the 3900 block of Briarwood Drive in Laurel and Dion D'Angelo Boler (26) of the 5600 block of Harpers Farm Road in Columbia are both charged with first degree murder after the results of an autopsy yielded cause and manner of death to be homicide by multiple gunshot wounds. Both Whitehead and Boler are held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center following bail review hearings.

UPDATE (June 21, 2019 10:57 a.m.):

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the body of a man found in Patapsco State Park Sunday night as Glenroy St. Aubyn Copeland (27) of the 7700 block of Alastor Court in Elkridge, Maryland.  

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is now investigating this death as a homicide.

Original Release (June 17, 2019 4:17 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after the body of an adult man was found in Patapsco State Park last night.

A woman walking her dog along a trail in the park discovered the body around 5 p.m. last night near River and Thistle roads. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death, as well as for identification purposes.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene and will be continuing the investigation into the man's death.

Original release (October 19, 2016  9:12 a.m.):

A pedestrian died after he was struck by a car on Frederick Road Monday morning.

The preliminary crash investigation has indicated that around 10 a.m., a man was attempting to stop his dog from running into the roadway. He stepped into the east-bound lane of Frederick Road near River Road, 21228, and was struck by a 2000 Toyota Solara that had been traveling east-bound on Frederick Road.

The injured man was transported to the R Adams Cowley shock Trauma Center where he died just after 1:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. He has been identified as 41-year-old Paul Gutoski Johnson of Pasadena.

The Toyota Solara remained at the scene.

The dog was not injured.

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

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017