July 20, 2021
UPDATE July 22,2022 10:21 a.m.
On July 19, 2022, officers of the Baltimore County Police Department’s Crash Investigation Team arrested the individual responsible for the fatal hit and run crash that resulted in the death of 16-year-old Jayden Baldree on July 19, 2021. Jayden Baldree, who was riding her bike on Northpoint Boulevard, was fatally struck by a dark colored 2005 Acura sedan. The vehicle responsible fled the scene and was located a short time after the crash. After a lengthy and comprehensive investigation, the suspect, an 18 year old (17 years old at the time of the incident), was arrested without incident and charged. Due to the individual being a juvenile at the time of the incident, the name will not be released.
ORIGINAL JULY 20, 2021 1:55 p.m.
Investigators with the Baltimore County Crash Team continue to search for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that occurred July 19, shortly after 12 a.m.
The 16-year-old victim, Jayden Baldree, was on a bicycle at the time of the crash. Baldree was traveling northbound along Northpoint Boulevard near Baltimore Street when a car traveling in the same lane struck her from behind and fled the scene. The teen did not survive.
Officers later located the suspect’s vehicle, unoccupied, at the intersection of Baltimore Street and Eastbrook Avenue. Prior to fleeing the scene, the tags to the 2005 Acura were removed.
Anyone who may have information about this crash is asked to call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.
Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.
Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.