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Medhi Eghnal

Medhi Eghbal (48) of no fixed address was arrested today and charged with second-degree rape, fourth-degree sex offense and second-degree assault. He was also served with an FTA warrant from 2017 for driving with a revoked out of state license. He is held at the Baltimore County Detention center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Just before 1 a.m. on September 18, police responded to a restaurant called Z Burger, located in the unit block of Allegheny Avenue, 21204, for a call of a sexual assault. Responding officers met with the victim, an adult female, who advised that she was sexually assaulted at the location.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was invited into the location by Eghbal, who is an employee there. At the time this occurred, the business was closed. While inside, Eghbal sexually assaulted the victim. The victim was able to leave the location. As she exited, her friends, who had been using a cell phone location application to find her, saw her coming out of the location and called 911. Police quickly found Eghbal in the basement of the location, where he was arrested.

The Baltimore County Police Special Victims Unit believes there is a potential for victims of similar incidents involving this suspect. If anyone has information, they should contact detectives at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault, there is help available for you 24-hours a day. You can call the police non-emergency line at 410-887-2222 or contact any one of these resources:

UPDATE (August 27, 2020 2:35 p.m.):

The female passenger in a motorcycle crash on Holobird Avenue August 11 died shortly after the crash. She is identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as Lanayah Monique Rodriquez, age 21. 

The Crash Investigation Team is continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Original Release (August 11, 2020 11:06 p.m.):

Police Investigating Serious Injury Crash in Dundalk Tonight

Baltimore County Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in Dundalk tonight that left two people with life-threatening injuries.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 11 police responded to Holabird Avenue and East Avenue, 21222 for a call of a motorcycle crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcycle was traveling East on Holabird Avenue, passing stopped traffic on the right side.

A Chevrolet Impala made a right turn from northbound East Avenue onto eastbound Holabird Avenue. The motorcycle struck the front of the Chevrolet causing serious injury to the driver and passenger of the motorcycle. Both were transported to local hospitals with life-threatening injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing their investigation into this incident. 

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UPDATE (August 26, 2020 10 a.m.):

Police have charged three suspects in a shooting on Rockdale Terrace early Saturday morning.

Officers were responding to a call for shots fired in the area of Rockdale Terrace and Florida Road, 21208 shortly after 3 a.m. where they observed a vehicle matching that of one taken in a carjacking just over an hour earlier. Officers stopped the vehicle and confirmed that it had been taken from a man in the 6600 block of Dogwood Road, 21244, around 1:50 a.m. The victim in that case, an adult man, was assaulted during the carjacking and ultimately transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds. The suspects were taken into custody for the carjacking at that time.

A short time later, at approximately 3:33 a.m., police were dispatched for a shooting victim near the area where the call for shots fired had been dispatched. Officers located a man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded to assume the investigation into the shooting. They determined that the same suspects responsible for the carjacking were also responsible for shooting the man during an armed robbery as he was walking home from 7-Eleven along Rockdale Terrace, and that they were trying to flee the scene of the shooting when they were stopped by officers who recognized the vehicle from the earlier carjacking.

The three suspects all remain held on no bail status following bail review hearings, charged with the following:

  • Attempted first degree murder
  • First degree assault
  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime
  • Robbery
  • Armed robbery

The suspects are identified as follows:

  • Brandon Antonio Muldrow (30) of the 2900 block of Rockroads Avenue, 21215
  • Eric Raymon Harrington (28) of the 1900 block of Merritt Boulevard, 21222
  • Adam Aria Arasteh (19) of the 15700 block of Ensor Mill Road, 21152

Original Release (August 22, 2020 2:26 p.m.):

Police Investigate Shooting in Windsor Mill Today

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Windsor Mill this morning that left one man injured. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that just after 3:30 a.m. on August 22, the victim, an adult male, was shot in the upper body while walking in 3600 block of Rockdale Terrace, 21244. Responding officers placed a tourniquet on the victim before he was transported to a local hospital by medics. The suspects fled prior to police arriving.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident and ask anyone who may have additional information to call 410-307-2020. 

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 $2000 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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

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Revised June 27, 2017