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UPDATE  (July 24, 2020 10:45 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police arrested Michael Guy Fisher (24) of the 5400 block of Omahar Avenue, 21216 for the murder of Jerry Eley on December 29, 2019.

The investigation determined that Fisher and Eley were involved in a narcotics transaction that resulted in Fisher shooting Eley in the upper body. Eley died as a result of his injuries.

Fisher is charged with first degree murder and held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status.

Original (December 30, 2019 12:06 p.m.):

County Police Investigating Homicide in Reisterstown

Just before 8:00 p.m. on December 29, 2019, Baltimore County Police were called to the area of the 12000-block of Tarragon Road, 21136 for a person lying on the ground. Police arrived and located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jerry Josiah Eley, 28, of the 3400-block Mayfield Avenue, 21244.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation at this time. If anyone has information about this case, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip:

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original release (June 30, 2016  8:20 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in the street robbery of a 71-year-old man in Reisterstown on May 22.

The investigation has indicated that around 9:40 p.m., the man was followed by a suspect from the Mars store on Reisterstown Road to an Exxon gas station on Franklin Boulevard where he cashed a winning lottery ticket for $50. The man left the store and when he reached Tarragon Road and Salony Drive he was approached by the suspect and a second person. One of the suspects produced a handgun and announced a robbery. When the man resisted the two suspects trying to rob him, they threw him to the ground and took money from a pocket.

This incident remains under investigation by the Precinct 3 Investigative Services Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-6979 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip:

Revised June 27, 2017