Baltimore County Digest

Baltimore County Digest

April 21, 2006

Man, 24, charged with murder in fatal knife attack

A 24-year-old man has been charged in the stabbing death of a Windsor Mill man, authorities said yesterday.

Lee Andrew Coleman-Fuller of the 3600 block of Kelox Road in Woodlawn has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Travis Taylor, 24, of the 2800 block of Scarborough Circle, county police said.

Taylor was found dead in a stairway in his home about 11:45 p.m. April 11 by his girlfriend, police said. According to court papers, Taylor sustained 11 stab and or cutting wounds.

Police said Taylor was killed after an argument that involved a woman with whom both were having a relationship. Coleman-Fuller is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.


Teen wounded in drive-by shooting

A 16-year-old boy was in stable condition yesterday after an apparent drive-by shooting in Essex, county police said.

The teenager, who has not been identified by police, was standing near a bus stop at Sandalwood and Nerbay roads with a group of people around 2:50 p.m. when a small silver or gold vehicle with tinted windows and four male passengers drove up, police said.

A passenger in the rear seat got out and fired several shots into the group, said Cpl. Michael Hill, a county police spokesman.

The teenager, who was shot in the back and buttock, was the only one wounded. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was expected to undergo surgery, police said.

It is unclear whether the teenager was the target of the shooting, police said.

Nick Shields


Police seek help finding runaway teen

Baltimore County police are asking for help in finding a 15-year-old girl who ran away from her Woodlawn-area home and needs medical attention.

Emani Baxter of the 3600 block of Kelox Road has been missing since Saturday, police said. Police think she might be in the 400 block of E. Baltimore St., in Baltimore.

She is described as African-American, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Baxter is asked to call the county Police Department at 410-307-2020.

Nick Shields


Schools survey available online

Starting tomorrow, Baltimore County parents, students, teachers and others will be able to share with the school system their opinions about a variety of topics.

A link to the online Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey will be available on the county schools Web site,, from 6 a.m. tomorrow until midnight May 7. Those interested in participating can use home computers or those at county schools and libraries to fill out the survey, the school system said.


Park Heights Ave. focus of meeting

The State Highway Administration will hold a community meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 1 to discuss proposed safety improvements to Park Heights Avenue.

Randall Scott, the State Highway Administration's assistant district engineer for traffic, will discuss proposals for Parks Heights Avenue in the vicinity of Hooks Lane in Pikesville.

The meeting will be held in the meeting room of the Pikesville Library, 1301 Reisterstown Road. Information: 410-887-1234.

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