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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2013
Paul L. Ensor, a retired Baltimore County police officer, died Thursday from colon cancer at Sunflower Assisted-Living in Westminster. He was 95. The son of farmers, Paul LeRoy Ensor was born and raised in Sparks. He attended Baltimore County public schools. Mr. Ensor was working at Bendix Corp. when he joined the Baltimore County Police Department in 1952. He was assigned to the Garrison Precinct, where he drove the patrol wagon, family members said. He retired in 1975. The longtime Owings Mills resident, who had lived in Upperco for the last 22 years, enjoyed fishing, crabbing and gardening.
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By Jessica Anderson and The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
Baltimore County police have charged a civilian employee who worked in the department's Criminal Investigation Division after detectives found marijuana in her home Wednesday. Investigators searched the home of Susan M. Burke on Glenback Avenue in Pikesville Wednesday morning, where they found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the house, police wrote in charging documents. Among the items found were grinders, scales, smoking pipes and a mason jar with plant residue, among other items for marijuana use. Police spokeswoman Elise Armacost said Burke will be reassigned to another county government position.
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June 11, 2012
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A total of 31 officers are getting promoted and assuming new ranks within the Baltimore County Police Department. The officers will take the oath of office during a ceremony on Wednesday. A total of 14 officers are becoming corporals, 12 corporals are becoming sergeants, and five sergeants are becoming lieutenants. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will take part in the ceremony.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2014
Baltimore County police identified the officer who exchanged gunfire with a Parkville man while responding to a domestic call Saturday night. The department on Tuesday identified him as Officer Rogers, an 18-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department, who is assigned to the Support Operations Division. A police union agreement prevents Baltimore County from providing officers' first names. Police were called at 10:45 p.m. June 7 to a home in the 2900 block of Manns Ave. by a woman who said her husband was suicidal.
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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.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | 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.
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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.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2014
Baltimore County police identified the officer who exchanged gunfire with a Parkville man while responding to a domestic call Saturday night. The department on Tuesday identified him as Officer Rogers, an 18-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department, who is assigned to the Support Operations Division. A police union agreement prevents Baltimore County from providing officers' first names. Police were called at 10:45 p.m. June 7 to a home in the 2900 block of Manns Ave. by a woman who said her husband was suicidal.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | October 13, 2011
Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its K-9 service, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87. Born in Sykesville and raised in an orphanage, he was a welder at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard during World War II. He joined the Baltimore County Police Department and served for many years at its Wilkens Avenue District. A 1969 News American article, written when a new police dog training facility opened, said the center "grew out of the vision of Capt.
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The Baltimore Sun | 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.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 18, 2014
Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home in Anne Arundel County. He was 65. "Dr. Metzger served the citizens of Baltimore County for over 32 years. He was a dedicated and outstanding leader who impacted the quality of life for many families," Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson said in a statement.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | April 9, 2014
The Baltimore County Police Department has announced that it's now hiring for both police cadets and officers. According to a release, applications will be accepted online at http://www.joinbaltimorecountypd.com or http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov until May 2. Cadet candidates must be between 17.5 and 20.5 years old, and officer candidates must be 21 at the time of graduation. The department is offering information sessions for those interested in learning more about the position.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 3, 2014
Earl Collins, a retired Baltimore County police officer and World War II veteran, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Dec. 31 after suffering a fall at his Millersville home. He was 89. Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in Irvington, he attended Gwynn Falls Junior High School and enlisted in the Navy at 17. He served aboard a landing craft tank and was a motor machinist's mate and anti-aircraft gun loader. He served in North Africa and in the Mediterranean.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2013
Baltimore County police are searching for a man who pulled a jogger into the woods in Woodstock last week and tried to strangle her. On July 30 at about 5:30 p.m., police said a woman was jogging near Siena Way when she was pulled by the attacker into a nearby wooded area, where he tried to strangle her with some clothing. The victim bit the man in the arm and she was able to escape with injuries that were not life-threatening, while the man ran off into the woods, police said. The suspect was described by police as a black male, 16 to 20 years old, 5'6" tall, with an average build, wearing all dark clothing.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2013
Paul L. Ensor, a retired Baltimore County police officer, died Thursday from colon cancer at Sunflower Assisted-Living in Westminster. He was 95. The son of farmers, Paul LeRoy Ensor was born and raised in Sparks. He attended Baltimore County public schools. Mr. Ensor was working at Bendix Corp. when he joined the Baltimore County Police Department in 1952. He was assigned to the Garrison Precinct, where he drove the patrol wagon, family members said. He retired in 1975. The longtime Owings Mills resident, who had lived in Upperco for the last 22 years, enjoyed fishing, crabbing and gardening.
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The Baltimore Sun | 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.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2013
Baltimore County police are searching for a man who pulled a jogger into the woods in Woodstock last week and tried to strangle her. On July 30 at about 5:30 p.m., police said a woman was jogging near Siena Way when she was pulled by the attacker into a nearby wooded area, where he tried to strangle her with some clothing. The victim bit the man in the arm and she was able to escape with injuries that were not life-threatening, while the man ran off into the woods, police said. The suspect was described by police as a black male, 16 to 20 years old, 5'6" tall, with an average build, wearing all dark clothing.
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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.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | 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.
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June 11, 2012
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A total of 31 officers are getting promoted and assuming new ranks within the Baltimore County Police Department. The officers will take the oath of office during a ceremony on Wednesday. A total of 14 officers are becoming corporals, 12 corporals are becoming sergeants, and five sergeants are becoming lieutenants. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will take part in the ceremony.
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