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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.

With the 24th anniversary of her death, the Baltimore County Police Department and family of Jody LeCornu continue to seek the identity of her killer. Jody’s family has coordinated the advertisement of her unsolved 1996 murder on billboards throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area. 

Case Details

Crime scene photosJust before 4:00 a.m. on March 2, 1996, police were called to the 6300-block of York Road, 21212 for a shooting. Officers found Jody LeCornu, 23, inside her car suffering from a gunshot wound. The subsequent investigation determined that she was shot in the back while seated inside her car on the lot of the Drumcastle Shopping Center in the 6300-block of York Road, 21212. After being shot, LeCornu drove her car onto York Road and then onto the lot of the York Road Plaza. Witnesses gave information about a male suspect. The suspect followed LeCornu’s car into the lot of the Plaza and then removed an unknown item from inside Jody’s car. The man then drove away southbound on York Road in a white BMW. He was described as a black male with a stocky build and wearing a drab or green-colored army style coat.

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

Jody LeCornu’s family is also offering a private reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of Jody’s killer.

UPDATE (February 6, 2020 10:30 a.m.):

Booking photo of John Hurley Marking JrBaltimore County Police arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a man on New Year’s Eve yesterday.

The victim, Thomas Charles Gluick (62), was crossing Dulaney Valley Road when he was struck by a dark colored truck that fled the scene. Gluick died from his injuries nearly two weeks later.

The suspect, identified as John Hurley Marking Jr (34) of the 7500 block of Ridge Road, 21104, is charged with negligent manslaughter and other traffic-related offenses. He was released on a $20,000 unsecured bond late last night.


UPDATE: (January 13, 2020 9 a.m.) 

The pedestrian involved in a hit-and-run crash in Towson on New Year's Eve was pronounced deceased on January 12, 2020. 

The evening of December 31, 2019, Thomas Charles Gluick (62) of Marietta, Georgia crossed the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue when a dark colored pick-up truck made a left turn from Fairmount Avenue onto northbound Dulaney Valley Road and struck Gluick. The vehicle left the scene without stopping. Gluick was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Gluick was later pronounced deceased during the early morning hours of January 12, 2020. 

Police are still investigating and searching for more information. After reviewing surveillance video, officers have determined that the suspect vehicle is a 2013-2020 Dodge Ram. 

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.


Original Release: (January 2, 2020 10:45 a.m.)

Police Investigating December 31st Hit-and-Run

On December 31, 2019 at 7:24 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue in Towson for a pedestrian struck. The pedestrian, an adult male, was transported by medics to a local hospital for injuries and is in critical condition. The suspect vehicle left the scene without stopping. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored, full-sized, four-door pick-up truck, possibly with a tool box or bed cover on the back of the truck.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Revised June 27, 2017