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Update: (8/5/20 4:14 p.m.)

On August 4, Homicide detectives were searching for the fifth suspect wanted in the November 2019 murder of Michael McCoy when they spotted him in a vehicle that he was driving. The suspect led police on a lengthy pursuit that started on Dulaney Valley Road 21286, and traveled along Interstate 695, Interstate 70 and finally towards the 1200-block of Franklintown Road, 21216. A tree was blocking the entire roadway due to the storms and the vehicle had nowhere to go. The suspect fled from the car and was captured after a brief foot pursuit.

Nasir Khalif George, 20, of the 10300-block of Grand Central Avenue, 21117 was arrested on a warrant and charged with first-degree murder. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on denied bail status.

Update: (12/6/19 1:35 p.m.)

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives have charged four suspects for their involvement in the murder of Michael McCoy. The suspects were taken into custody on November 26, 2019. The suspects have been identified as the following:

  • Jamahl Dwayne Simmons, 20, of the 2500-block of Castlestone Drive, 21237
  • Omoro Nijee Floyd, 21, of the 4200-block of Euclid Avenue, 21229
  • Taikee Allen Carter, 21, of the 3600-block of Hilmar Road, 21244
  • Corey Darrell Downs, 28, of the 1900-block of W. Saratoga Street, 21223

All four suspects have been charged with first-degree murder and are being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

  

  

  

Original: (11/5/19 3:00 a.m.) 

A shooting in the 3800 block of Cedar Drive in the Pikesville Precinct left one man dead tonight.

Police were called to the scene at 6 p.m. for a shooting. The victim, identified as Michael Anthony McCoy (24) of the 1500 block of King William Drive, 21228, was discovered inside the home suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he later died.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing the investigation into this deadly shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact them by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward if submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Baltimore County Police are investigating a domestic-related shooting in Towson this evening.

Officers responded to a call for a shooting in the 8500 block of Lasalle Road, 21286, just before 5 p.m. where they found an adult woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

The suspect, an ex-boyfriend of the woman, fled before police arrived on the scene. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Burglar Suspect PhotosUPDATE (August 4, 2020 3:36 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police would like to thank the community for responding with tips to this media release which helped lead to the identity of this suspect. His identity will be withheld pending formal charges.

Original Release (July 30, 2020 2:17 p.m.):

On June 9 just after 2:30 a.m. a man burglarized a church in the 900 block of Frederick Road, 21228. The church was closed to the public at the time.

The suspect can be seen on the church's surveillance video looking through windows. He entered the church through an unlocked window. Once inside, he used a tool to open the door of the Pastor's office and stole several items.

Police believe someone will recognize the suspect in this picture. He is described as a black male, approximately 50-60 years old with a gray beard and balding gray hair. He wore a blue short sleeved shirt over a white long sleeved shirt, black jeans and he carried a cane. 

Baltimore County Burglary detectives are investigating this incident. If you recognize this suspect, contact detectives at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered

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.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017