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Keyword: theft of auto

UPDATE (July 2, 2018 1:22 p.m.):

Booking photo of Christopher Anthony DenicolisThe man who stole a car from a woman at the Canton Car Wash in Nottingham Friday afternoon, leading police on a pursuit that ended when he crashed into a car at the Sonic Drive-In, and then into a BGE transformer, light pole, and traffic signal box at Rossville Boulevard and Kelso Drive is identified as Christopher Anthony Denicolis (38) of the 12400 block of Wolbert Way in Kingsville, 21087. Denicolis is charged with Theft of Auto and Grand Theft and is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Original Release (June 29, 2018 2:21 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are on the scene of a crash involving a stolen vehicle that struck a BGE transformer, a light pole, and a traffic signal box, leaving the area near Rossville Boulevard at Kelso Drive without power.

A woman who had just finished washing her white Dodge Journey at Canton Car Wash, 10051 Franklin Square Drive in Nottingham, 21236 called police at 1:07 p.m. after she stepped out of her vehicle and watched helplessly as a male suspect got in and drove off.

Officers saturated the area and soon spotted a vehicle matching the description, following it at a distance along with Baltimore County Air support, until it could be confirmed that it was the stolen Dodge.  The vehicle drove around the White Marsh precinct area onto Interstate-695 and onto Eastern Boulevard heading toward Baltimore City, then back onto I-695 into Essex at Route 702. Once the vehicle was confirmed to be the stolen Dodge, officers attempted to make a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled, ultimately driving back onto I-695 and exiting onto Pulaski Highway. The vehicle fled into the parking lot of the Sonic Drive-In at 8733 Pulaski Highway, where it struck another vehicle, causing minor damage, and then fled back onto Rossville Boulevard. The driver attempted to turn left onto Kelso Drive when it left the roadway and drove up a slight embankment and overturned, striking a BGE transformer, a light pole, and the traffic signal box on the corner of Kelso Drive and Rossville Boulevard. As downed wires were arcing, officers assisted the suspect out of the vehicle and placed him under arrest at 1:28 p.m.

The suspect, only identified as an adult male at this time, was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, pending criminal and traffic related charges.


Eric Antoine Carter

Baltimore County Police are looking for a suspect wanted on warrants by both Baltimore County and Baltimore City Police for a number of crimes associated with the 1st Degree burglary and theft of a vehicle from a home in Baltimore County, and an associated assault and theft of vehicle in Baltimore City.

wanted suspect Eric Antoine CarterThe wanted suspect is identified as​ Eric Antoine Carter (23) of the 3000 block of West Lanvale Street, 21216. He is known to frequent the North Longwood corridor and Poplar Grove Corridor of the Western District of Baltimore City.

The series of events leading to the warrants for his arrest began in Baltimore City on April 17 around 1 a.m. when Carter stole a Honda that was left running on the parking lot of the BP gas station at 2801 Edmondson Avenue, 21216. When the owner stepped into the store, Carter jumped into the driver seat and began to drive away. The owner ran back out to the truck and managed to open the driver side door in an attempt to stop Carter, but he continued to flee, dragging the owner until he fell to the ground, suffering serious injuries and requiring hospitalization.

Around 1:30 a.m. another agency attempted to make a traffic stop on the stolen Honda which led police on a pursuit that ended when he escaped detection in the area of Circle Terrace and Shelbourne Road in Baltimore County. A woman residing in the 100 block of Circle Terrace, 21227, awoke in the morning to find the contents of her purse had been emptied onto her living room floor, more than $13,000 worth of personal possessions stolen, including the keys to the family truck, which was also stolen, and found the stolen Honda parked in her back yard.

Baltimore County Police and Baltimore City Police are now asking for the community's help in finding Eric Antoine Carter. Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or simply dial 9-1-1. You can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers with tips for Baltimore County or Baltimore City Police. Baltimore County's Burglary Unit continues to investigate this crime.

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, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

Web tip:

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a burglar that struck overnight in the Pikesville area in January.

Between 11:30 p.m. on January 29 and 6 a.m. on January 30 an unknown suspect entered a home in the 200 block of Luguain Court and stole a game console, credit cards, and the keys to a Chrysler vehicle, which was also stolen.

Investigators determined that one of the stolen credit cards was used at a location in the 9600 block of Reisterstown Road. Surveillance video of the suspect obtained by police shows that he appears to be a thin, light skinned black male.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at 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, text message, or online.

This crime continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Burglary unit.

Revised June 27, 2017