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booking photo of Evan Wendell HuntBaltimore County Police arrest one suspect for attempted arson in Middle River.

Police responded to Royal Farms in the 12500 block of Eastern Avenue, 21220 just after 10 p.m. Tuesday night for a disturbance. The initial investigation revealed that a man left the location after refusing to pay for an item.

A short time later he returned and removed a fire extinguisher from a gas pump and discharged it in the parking lot. Then he grabbed the gas pump nozzles of numerous pumps and forcefully struck them against the sides of the gas pump terminals. Afterward, he attempted to ignite numerous gas pumps while threatening to set the location on fire. Police found him a short distance away with the fire extinguisher.  

Evan Wendell Hunt (26), who has no fixed address, was arrested and is charged with attempted second degree arson, threat of arson and various other charges. He is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail hearing.

Baltimore County Police arrest two suspects who carjacked a man in Parkville.

On April 3 at 3:28 p.m. police responded to the Royal Farms store in the 2700 block of Taylor Avenue, 21234 for a carjacking. The investigation revealed that two suspects, armed with a weapon, robbed the victim as he entered his car. Afterwards, they stole his vehicle. 

Members of the Regional Auto Theft Task Force, Baltimore County Police Aviation and patrol located the victim's vehicle in Baltimore City. A 14-year-old and 15-year-old, both from Baltimore, were arrested and charged with armed robbery, armed carjacking and various other charges. They have been released to the custody of their guardians.

     

Detectives are actively continuing an investigation into one armed robbery and another attempted armed robbery of convenience stores in the Towson Precinct early this morning.

The same suspects committed a robbery at a Royal Farms Store in the 7200 block of York Road around 4:30 a.m., then attempted another armed robbery at a 7-Eleven store on Sherwood Road. Officers searched the area but were not able to apprehend the suspects.

The Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit is continuing the investigation into these robberies this evening. Anyone who may have information on these crimes is asked to contact Robbery Unit detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Callers may also be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers and may submit tips anonymously.

 
 
Revised October 16, 2020               
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