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Keyword: road rage incident

UPDATE (September 18, 2019 1:07 p.m.):

Booking photo of Cristian Isaac Cardona MejiaCristian Isaac Cardona Mejia (24) of the 1000 block of Middlesex Road, 21221 is charged with three counts of attempted first degree murder, three counts of first degree assault, and use of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure in the road rage incident that caused injuries to four people in Dundalk Monday night.

Cardona Mejia is currently held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing today.

Original Release (September 17, 2019 11:22 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a road rage incident in Dundalk that led to four people being injured last night.

Police responded to multiple calls for a stabbing on North Point Road at Merritt Boulevard around 9 p.m. where they located four adult males suffering from lacerations. All four were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening wounds.

The investigation indicates that two vehicles, a Toyota Corolla and a Toyota pickup truck, were involved in a road rage incident that began on Eastern Boulevard and ended with a confrontation on North Point Road between the driver of the truck and three occupants of the Corolla. The driver of the truck produced a utility knife and assaulted the three other men, also incurring a laceration himself during the altercation.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing the investigation into this incident. The identity of the suspect will be released following formal charges.

Booking photo of Gregory SumterA road rage incident turned into an arrest for impersonating a police officer on a Walmart parking lot in Catonsville Tuesday evening.

Gregory Sumter (57) of the 7300 block of Kathydale Road, 21207 was arrested after police were called to the 6200 block of Baltimore National Pike for a weapons incident around 7:20 p.m. What started as a road rage incident in the parking lot escalated when Sumter produced a badge and gun, identifying himself as a police officer.

The victim honked her horn at Sumter when she attempted to enter the parking lot but Sumter's truck was blocking the access road. She eventually drove around his truck and parked her car on the parking lot. Sumter followed her and stopped behind her vehicle, blocking her egress. Sumter identified himself as an officer and produced a silver badge, then threatened the victim and her children, displaying a handgun.

An officer working uniformed secondary employment at Walmart spoke with Sumter, who denied the allegations, but witnesses confirmed the victim's account of events. A Special Police State of Maryland badge and a loaded revolver were recovered and confiscated. Sumter later stated he was retired Special Police and did not return his badge upon retiring.

Sumter was arrested and charged with first degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, carrying a loaded handgun in a vehicle, and impersonating a police officer. He is held without bond pending a bail review hearing later today.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017