Skip Navigation

COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Public Safety News

 

Baltimore County Police and Fire News

Official News Blog of Baltimore County police, fire, homeland security and emergency management. Call 911 to report crimes in progress and emergencies.
Keyword: hospital

UPDATE (September 4, 2020 4:19 p.m.):

Travis William Robinson (39) of the 1600 block of Kirkwood Road, 21207 and Rakeem Diontary Watson (29) of the 4100 block of Woodhaven Avenue, 21216 were arrested in connection with the August 12 shooting of two men in the 5200 block of Baltimore National Pike, 21229.

The preliminary investigation revealed that just before 8 p.m., the suspects and victims were engaged in an argument in the Charing Cross Shopping Center that led to the suspects shooting the victims in the upper and lower body. The victims were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The suspects fled prior to police arriving. One victim has since been released from the hospital.

Robinson and Watson are both charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder, two counts of first degree assault and firearm use/felony violent crime. Robinson was initially held on a no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center but has since been released on his own recognizance after a bail review hearing. Watson is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Original (August 12, 2020 10:36 p.m.):

Police Investigate Two Men Shot on Baltimore National Pike Tonight

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting on Baltimore National Pike. 

Just before 8 p.m. on August 12, police responded to the 5200 block of Baltimore National Pike, 21229 for a call of an assault with injury. Responding officers found two adult males who were shot outside of  the location. One victim was shot in the upper body and the other victim was shot in the lower body. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. The victims were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries.

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

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

^RR

suspect vehicleUPDATE (August 24, 2020 9:45 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have located the driver and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash in Essex Saturday night.

Just before 10 p.m. on August 22, a pedestrian crossed the northbound lanes of Route 702 near Middleborough Road against the pedestrian signal when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Route 702 that fled the scene. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries.

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are continuing their investigating into this incident. Charges are pending against the driver following a review by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Original (August 23, 2020 10:37 a.m.):

Police Seek Public's Help Identifying Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run Injury Crash in Essex Last Night

Baltimore County Police are asking for help from the public finding the vehicle that hit a pedestrian and fled the scene Saturday night. 

Just before 10 p.m. on August 22, a pedestrian crossed the northbound lanes of Route 702 near Middleborough Road against the pedestrian signal when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Route 702. That vehicle made no attempt to stop and continued driving on Route 702. The adult male was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle is described as a metallic green 2007-2008 Nissan Titan or Nissan Armada with damage to the front headlight, area below the headlight and the passenger’s side mirror. The photos attached are a representation of the vehicle, not the actual vehicle.

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are asking anyone who may have witnessed the vehicle fleeing the scene or may have information regarding this incident is asked  to contact police at 410-307-2020.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017