December 1, 2009
Baltimore County police are asking for the public's help in finding a 23-year-old woman who has been missing since last week. Jerryell Myesha Foster has not been seen since she left her home on Hazy Morn Court in Timonium at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Relatives told police that Foster did not attend a family Thanksgiving dinner and they are concerned about her. They said it was out of character for Foster to miss a holiday with family members and to not be in touch with them. Foster was described as black, 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing about 125 pounds.
June 11, 2012
A woman was found dead in a wooded area along Frederick Road in Oella on Sunday morning, Baltimore County police said. An autopsy by the medical examiner identified the woman as Janell Earlita Balogun, 33, of Middle River, and her death has been ruled a homicide, though she displayed no visible signs of trauma, police said. Police have no suspects yet but are asking anyone who may have observed suspicious behavior in the area Saturday night or early Sunday morning to contact the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-2587.
October 14, 2011
Baltimore County police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a dementia patient who they say went missing Friday in the Towson area. Police say William Crews, 81, was last seen at the Heritage Adult Day Care, at 8240 Loch Raven Blvd., shortly before 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Police describe Crews as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds. He has gray hair and wears glasses, and was wearing a red flannel shirt, dark brown jacket, khaki pants or jeans and dark brown shoes, according to police.
November 7, 2011
For the second time in a week, federal authorities are praising Baltimore County police for providing information that spawned a broader indictment against a violent criminal organization operating in Maryland and other states. The latest case, unsealed Monday in U.S. District Court, charges six people — none of them from Maryland — with taking part in a large-scale racketeering conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana from Jamaica to New Jersey. Authorities say the organization was also responsible for the kidnapping and killing of a 50-year-old Woodlawn man in late 2009.
April 6, 2012
A Catonsville man, 92, who suffers from dementia, will not be charged in the death of his wife, according to the State's Attorney's office. The woman, 86, died March 15 at St. Agnes Hospital due to complications of a hip injury suffered when she tried to stop her husband from going for a walk on March 12, according to a release from the Baltimore County Police Department. The state's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the case a homicide. The couple had been married 65 years, according to the release, and there was no history of domestic abuse.
October 30, 2012
A 58-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a Toyota 4Runner in Baltimore County Saturday morning, according to the Baltimore County Police Department. Police on Tuesday identified the motorcyclist who died as John William Moschetto of the 700 block of Hollen Road in Baltimore. The accident occurred on Shawan Road near Beaver Dam Road. According to county police, police and fire officers responded to a call about the accident at 7:57 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, they determined that a motorcycle had a head-on collision with a Toyota 4Runner.