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UPDATE (September 12, 2019 11:27 a.m.):

Three Additional Arrests Made in Cuellar Homicide

Baltimore County Police have made three additional arrests in the death of Daniel Alejandro Alvarado Cuellar outside an apartment building on Loch Raven Boulevard July 31. They are identified as follows:

  • Hugo Leonel Martinez-Vasquez (22) of the 300 block of Limestone Valley Drive, 21030, held on no bond status following a bail review hearing yesterday
  • Jose Alexi Villacorta-Rivas (19) of the 10000 block of Cranbrook Hills Place, 21030, held on no bond status pending a bail review hearing today
  • Yoni Membreno-Parada (17) of the 10000 block of Cranbrook Hills Place, 21030, held on no bond status following a bail review hearing yesterday

All three suspects are currently held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center charged with first degree murder. No additional arrests are expected to be made in this case.

UPDATE (September 3, 2019 7:00 p.m.):

Seven Suspects Arrested in Cuellar Homicide

Seven suspects, including one juvenile charged as an adult, have been charged with first degree murder in the death of Daniel Alejandro Alvarado Cuellar, whose body was found in the grass near an apartment building on Loch Raven Boulevard on July 31.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit determined that Cuellar was the intended victim of a planned murder involving the seven suspects. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide by multiple sharp force injuries. The motive for this homicide remains under investigation.

All seven suspects remain held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center following bail review hearings and are identified as follows:

  • Jonathan Escobar-Hernandez (20) of the 500 block of Castle Drive, 21212
  • Marlon Leonardo Fabian-Flores (20) of the 4700 block of Hanover Pike, 21102
  • Edwin Edgardo Garcia-Martir (18) of the unit block of Sargent Court, 21220
  • Hugo Portillo-Chavez (31) of the 200 block of Hogarth Circle, 21030
  • Jose Fausto Rivera-Coreas (19) of the 1000 block of Misty Lynn Circle, 21030
  • Odaliz Rosas-Yanez (20) of the 600 block of Knollcrest Place, 21030
  • Leonel Alexander Velasquez-Hernadez (16) of the 900 block of Cranbrook Road, 21230

UPDATE (August 1, 2019 1:50 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the victim in yesterday's homicide on Loch Raven Boulevard as Daniel Alejandro Alvarado Cuellar (21) of the 8400 block of Loch Raven Boulevard, 21234.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Homicide Unit are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.

Original Release (July 31, 2019 3 p.m.):

Police Investigating Homicide After Man's Body Found with Trauma

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a deceased man was found lying near a building in the 8400 block of Loch Raven Boulevard this morning.

Police were dispatched to the scene at 3:31 a.m. where they found the body of the victim, a 21-year-old man, suffering undetermined trauma to the body. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death, but police are investigating this incident as a homicide.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual in that area overnight is asked to contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous. Callers may also be eligible for a reward when 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

UPDATE (September 9, 2019 10:14 a.m.):

Police have identified the man killed in a shooting in Milford Mill this weekend as Jeborha Lamar Kelly (31) of the 5400 block of Park Heights Avenue, 21215.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Kelly. Anyone with information to offer should call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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

Original Release (September 7, 2019 2:41 p.m.):

A man in Milford Mill died from an apparent gunshot wound early this morning.

At 4:22 a.m. police were dispatched to the unit block of Church Lane near Milford Mill Road in the Pikesville Precinct for an unknown illness call. Responding officers found an adult male, 31, suffering from trauma to the body. He was transported to a local hospital by medics where he was pronounced deceased. Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers. 

UPDATE (August 25, 2019 4 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police continue to search for the killer of Idrissa Derme, who would have celebrated his 47th birthday yesterday.

Derme’s car, a black 2008 Honda Accord with Maryland registration '1DG7315', VIN 1HGCP26858A088892, is also still missing. The victim was killed on October 15, 2018 in the 900-block of Vanderwood Road, 21228 while making a food delivery.

If anyone has information about Idrissa’s murder, please call 9-1-1 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCK UP. Those calling Metro Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Original Release (March 8, 2019 12:56 p.m.):

Shooting on Vanderwood Road Leaves One Man Dead

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help locating a homicide victim’s Honda Accord, stolen after he was shot to death while making a food delivery in October.

Homicide detectives learned that Idrissa Derme’s car was stolen following his murder on October 15, 2018 and are now asking for help locating the car, a black 2008 4-door Honda Accord with Maryland registration ‘1DG7315’. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is ‘1HGCP26858A088892.’ The Accord has a sunroof and, prior to being stolen, had minor damage to the hubcaps and front bumper.

Derme was making a food delivery for Pat’s Pizza & Pasta in the 900 block of Vanderwood Road around 8 p.m. when he was shot at least once in the upper body. A passerby discovered Derme lying unconscious in the street, where he was pronounced deceased upon arrival of police and medics. It was later learned that Derme’s Honda Accord was missing.

If anyone has information about this murder, please call 9-1-1. Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect in this case.

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

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017