Sunday, May 5, 2013
Police said they are investigating the early Sunday shooting.
A man died Sunday morning after he was reportedly shot at a Rosedale gas station, according to police. Baltimore County police responded to a Shell station in the 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue at 4:28 a.m., according to a news release. There, police said officers found a man in front of the gas station who had been shot at least once. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The police department's homicide unit is investigating the incident, according to the release. The man's name has not yet been released. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to call 410-307-2020. Stay with Patch for updates. — Follow @BaltCountyPatch on Twitter for breaking news updates.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
An 18-year-old man stands accused of attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, among other charges.
Police have charged an 18-year-old man in the shooting of an off-duty police officer in Overlea. Essex resident Michael Jabateh, 18, was charged with attempted first degree murder after an incident in which police describe a man opening fire on a car driven by an off-duty police officer. The officer was trying to maneuver his personal car through a crowd of juveniles and young adults that blocked the roadway after leaving a party in 700 block of Dale Avenue. Read more about the party that led to an officer being shot: Investigation Reveals Shot Officer's Weapon Fired The officer was shot twice and had to be transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. "The off-duty officer turned onto the street in his personal vehicle, …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Police say a 22-year-old Lutherville woman wrote about the Parkville and Cockeysville homes she allegedly burglarized.
For some, a journal is a place to keep their secrets but one Lutherville woman's journal entries resulted in eight burglary charges. Emily Kearns, 22, of the unit block of Elphin Court, is charged with a series of nine burglaries that span areas in both Cockeysville and Parkville precincts. Kearns was arrested on Dec. 4 when detectives, who were keeping her under surveillance, saw her break into a home in the unit block of Country Club Lane and attempt to break into a home in the unit block of Greentree Drive in the Phoenix area, according to police spokeswoman Cpl. Cathleen Batton. After her arrest, detectives recovered a journal the woman allegedly kept which was used as part of the investigation that tied her to six other burglaries in …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
An off-duty police officer was shot in an Overlea area neighborhood in the early morning Dec. 9.
An off duty police officer who was shot in Overlea nearly two weeks ago was able to fire at least two rounds during the attack. A police department investigation found that two rounds were fired from weapon of the Baltimore County police officer shot when a gunman emerged from an unruly crowd near Dale Avenue and Danville Road on Dec. 9, according to an email from police spokeswoman Elise Armacost. "Investigators have not yet determined the context in which the weapon was fired," Armacost wrote, adding that police were able to confirm the officer had not been shot with his own weapon. The incident occurred around 3:24 a.m. Dec. 9 when the officer, off-duty at the time, was driving to his home. As he neared the intersection of Dale Avenue …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
An off-duty Baltimore County Police Department officer was shot twice in the Overlea area Sunday morning after a gunman emerged from a crowd. At 3:24 a.m. police found the officer, suffering from two gunshot wounds, at Dale Avenue and Danwood Road, according to a report from Baltimore County police. Police found out that a "large group of people" had been blocking the street, and that the off-duty officer had "stopped his vehicle and asked them to move so he could pass," the report states. "A male emerged from the crowd with a gun and fired several shots into the victim's car, striking him twice," it states. The officer was taken to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries, and was released. "Investigators believe that the incident …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The man accused of killing his wife and another man over the weekend may have made comments about marital troubles on the social network in the days leading up to the stabbing.
The man arrested for the stabbing death of his wife and another man in Parkville Sunday morning may have made comments about marital troubles on Facebook in the days leading up to the killings. Beginning in late October, a man using the same name as the man arrested and charged in the crime—Bryant Walls—posted to Facebook complaining of marital trouble. Police have said since Walls turned himself in that domestic issues were a possible motive in the killings. A police spokeswoman could not immediately confirm the messages were written by Walls, 45, of the 300 block of Pulaski Highway in Joppa. "We can't confirm that it's his page until we get the results of the review from Facebook," Batton said. "[The comments] did not contribute to his …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Police said the man is the husband of one of the victims and the deaths are domestic related.
(Update 9:21 p.m.)—A Joppa man is charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing deaths of two people in Parkville including a woman police said was the suspect's wife. Bryant Keith Walls, 45, of the 300 block of Pulaski Highway in Joppa is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, Baltimore County police said. He was denied bail and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Officers were called to the unit block of Solar Circle at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. A woman, identified as Okemia Lastezia Walls, 42, of the unit block of Venus Court, was found on the ground near the street. She was suffering from multiple stab wounds. Okemia Lastezia Walls was pronounced dead at the scene. She was the wife of Bryant Keith Walls…
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Police have charged a suspect for allegedly stabbing a a Tee Bee's Bar bouncer to death.
A Baltimore man has been charged with stabbing a Tee Bee's Bar security guard to death, according to Baltimore County police. Haywood Trice, 25, of the 1500-block of N. Wolfe Street, is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Trice allegedly stabbed and killed Tavares Jones, a Tee Bee's Bar security guard, who was attempting to break up a fight at the Parvkille bar last Saturday. "Just after 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, 2012, County Police responded to the bar for a fight call," police spokesman Shawn Vinson wrote in a release. "Upon arrival, officers learned that a fight between two women escalated into a fight between several people. During the incident, one of the security guards was stabbed multiple …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Police arrested a New York woman in the raid.
Baltimore County police shut down an unlicensed massage parlor on Harford Road in Parkville Tuesday evening and arrested a New York woman inside the business charging her with prostitution, according to police spokeswoman Elise Armacost. Li Wang, 38, of Flushing, NY, was arrested and charged with a violation of massage therapy law and two counts of prostitution, Armacost said. Wang is free on $5,000 bond. Police executed search warrants at two locations, the massage parlor and an undisclosed address related to the business. Police also found and seized what Armacost called a "sizable amount of cash." The unlicensed massage parlor was operating on the second floor of a building at 8910 Harford Road. "We expect more arrests to come out of…