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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.

At 9:26 p.m. on June 22, 2018, Baltimore County Police responded to a fatal pedestrian-involved crash on York Road near Sherwood Road, 21030.

Police were able to determine that Benny Bitolas Villalobos (86) of the 13800-block of York Road, 21030 was crossing York Road when he was struck by a 2016 Chevrolet Suburban traveling northbound on the same road. Villalobos was transported to University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased at 10:18 p.m.

The driver of the Suburban remained at the scene and alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash at this time. Mr. Villalobos was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by the vehicle. 

Baltimore County Police have charged a Washington DC woman after she threw gasoline on her boyfriend and set his house on fire.

Lisa Lashell Finley (29) of the 700 block of Delafield Street in North-East Washington DC has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, and first-degree assault. She is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just before 5 p.m. on July 19, Baltimore County Police were called to a home in the 10800 block of Sherwood Hill Road in Owings Mills for a domestic. While they were still en route, officers were advised that the house was now on fire. When officers arrived on the scene, they met with the homeowner. He advised that Finley, who is his girlfriend, came to the location and threw gasoline on him. She then held a lighter and stated that she was going to kill him. He then fled the home.

The victim further stated that when he returned, he found a fire inside the home. The fire was extinguished by a sprinkler system.

Finley turned herself in at the Franklin Precinct Monday afternoon.

Booking Photograph for Lisa Lashell Finley

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017