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booking photo of Christopher Allen KiddCorrection (May 17, 2:18 p.m.): Suspect Kidd was released after posting a $3,000 bond. He was not released on his own recognizance.

Original Post (May 15):

Since May 7, police investigated several thefts from autos in the Falls Road, Ruxton Road and Charles Street, 21204 areas of Towson. 

The investigation revealed that between the times of approximately 5 p.m. and 11 a.m., the suspect, Christopher Allen Kidd (40) of the unit block of Offshore Lane 21811, drove a stolen Honda Civic to the areas and stole various items from parked cars. Many of the cars were parked in residential areas and left unlocked. Kidd used several credit cards stolen from the victims at businesses in Baltimore.  

On May 12, Kidd was arrested after a traffic stop in Baltimore City while driving the Honda. He is charged with the following:

  • 1 count of theft $1,500 to under $2,500
  • 2 counts of theft $100 to under $1,500
  • 1 count of theft less than $100
  • 4 counts of fourth-degree burglary theft
  • 6 counts of rogue and vagabond

Kidd has been released on his own recognizance after posting a $3,000 bond.

As a reminder, always lock your car doors and remove any visible and valuable items. Thefts from autos are crimes of opportunity that you can prevent.

UPDATE (December 16, 2018 10:30 a.m.): 

Baltimore County Police recently received information that led to the identification of the suspect and the vehicle involved in the December 8th fatal hit and run crash. The suspect has been identified as Man Bahadur Gurung, 36, of the 1400-block of Chesaco Avenue, 21237. Investigators were able to locate evidence that linked the vehicle, a grey 2017 Toyota Tundra and suspect to the crash that resulted in the death of Mzimazisi Ncube (20) of the 300 block of Burke Avenue, 21286.

Police have charged Gurung with four charges relating to the crash, including failing to remain at the scene of a fatal accident and additional charges. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.




UPDATE (December 13, 2018 3:30 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team now believes it is more likely that the suspect vehicle that killed 20-year-old Mzimazisi Ncube on North Charles Street late Sunday night is a Toyota Tundra. Police have received some tips from the public but nothing concrete as of yet.

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 and has offered up to a $2000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in this case.

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)

Web tip:

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original Release (December 9, 2018 9:29 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's help locating the suspect vehicle that hit and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian on North Charles Street in Towson last night.

Police are looking for a 2007-2019 Toyota Tundra or Toyota Sequoia truck with a driver side mirror that has the mirror glass broken out and the mirror cover missing. There could also be damage to the front of the vehicle on the driver side.

The pedestrian was crossing North Charles Street south of Ruxton Ridge Road around 10:30 p.m. when the suspect vehicle, a Toyota Tundra or Sequoia, traveling northbound on North Charles Street, stuck him on the driver side of the vehicle and continued to flee the scene northbound on North Charles Street. After the pedestrian was knocked to the ground he was struck by a second passing vehicle, a Mercedes, that stopped at the scene and called 911. 

The pedestrian, identified as Mzimazisi Ncube (20) of the 300 block of Burke Avenue, 21286, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police are asking anyone who sees a Toyota Tundra or a Toyota Sequoia of any color that is missing the cover and glass on the driver side exterior mirror today to contact police by calling 410-307-2020 or dial 9-1-1. The Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team is continuing to investigate this incident this morning.

Revised June 27, 2017