Motorists robbed while stopped at Overlea, Essex intersections

robberyPolice are investigating a pair of robberies that took place at local intersections over the weekend.

At just after midnight on Friday, September 22, two individuals, one armed with a hand gun, pulled up next to another vehicle in the area of Nicolay Way at Barkley Avenue in Essex (21221). The pair held up the victim at gunpoint and stole his money. The suspects then fled the scene.

At 5:45 p.m. on Friday, two individuals pulled up next to another vehicle in the area of Kenwood Avenue at Fullerton Avenue in Overlea (21236). One of the suspects rolled down the window in their car, produced a long-barrel revolver, and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene.

Police have not released a description of the suspects at this time, nor have they indicated whether or not they believe the cases are connected.

Three people robbed at White Marsh Mall

Police LightsPolice say three people were robbed at White Marsh Mall over the weekend.

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, the three victims were at the mall when a man approached them and demanded their cell phones.

One of the victims believed the man was carrying a weapon as the suspect kept his hands near his waistband, under his trench coat.

Police say the suspect never implied a weapon.

The suspect then fled the scene.  Authorities have not yet released a description.

Woman found dead in Rosedale home, man charged

Kenneth Kyle QuickA Jarrettsville man has been charged after police found a missing woman dead inside her Rosedale home early Friday morning.

Detectives found the body of Athena Dardamanis, 63, known to friends as “Tina,” inside her home in the 8600 block of Trumps Mill Road during the execution of a search warrant after she was reported missing by friends Thursday afternoon.

Homicide detectives were called to investigate when officers determined that there were suspicious factors surrounding the Dardamanis’ disappearance. An autopsy conducted Friday determined the manner of death to be homicide by multiple traumatic injuries to the upper body.

The suspect has been identified as Kenneth Kyle Quick, Jr., 44, of Jarrettsville. Quick had stayed in Dardamanis’ home on recent occasions and was known to owe her a large sum of money, which she had told friends she intended to collect just before her disappearance.

Quick has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held on a “no bail” status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial.

Man attempts to strangle woman during Perry Hall robbery attempt

Crime ScenePolice are investigating after a man attempted to strangle a woman during a robbery attempt in Perry Hall/Nottingham.

At about 12:45 a.m. on Friday, September 22, the man approached the woman from behind as she was removing items from her vehicle in the 8700 block of Blairwood Road (21236) near the Perry Hall Apartments.

The man demanded the woman’s bag and a struggle ensued.

The suspect attempted to strangle the woman in the rear of her vehicle.  The man then grabbed the bag and fled the scene.

Police have not yet released a description of the suspect.  There has been no word on the victim’s condition.