Pulaski Highway police chase ends with crash in Baltimore City

Police Chase. PursuitjpgA man who fled from police in a stolen vehicle on Friday afternoon is now under arrest.

Early Friday afternoon, patrol officers called for backup stating that they were following a vehicle with verified stolen license plate tags. Air support took over when the officers attempted to make a traffic stop but the driver began to flee erratically down Pulaski Highway into Baltimore City.


The vehicle continued to drive recklessly into Baltimore City, where the driver struck two parked cars and fled on foot.

Police then caught and apprehended the suspect.  Detectives subsequently determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Baltimore City and the tags were also reported stolen from a different vehicle in Baltimore City.

The uncooperative suspect was taken back to Baltimore County for charging.

His identity has not yet been released.

Officials: Tuesday police chase began at Carney Walgreens

police-lightsUPDATE: Police have identified the suspects arrested in connection with this case.

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Authorities have released additional details surrounding the Tuesday morning police chase that ended with a crash and an officer-involved shooting in Rosedale.

At about 5 a.m., police received a call from the Walgreens located in the 9600-block of Harford Road in Carney (21234) for a report of a theft. The caller stated that a male suspect took items from the store and fled the scene in a blue Chevrolet Tahoe.

A responding officer saw the Tahoe and attempted to stop the SUV. The female driver did not stop. The officer continued to pursue the vehicle.


Later, the pursuit continued onto the westbound lane of Philadelphia Road near 65th Street. On Philadelphia Road, there was a collision between the police car and the suspect car. A second collision followed on Pulaski Highway, at which time the officer ran from his car and approached the suspect’s SUV.

The driver ignored several commands from the officer to get out of the SUV. The officer then fired his service weapon several times at the SUV. The driver continued westbound on Pulaski Highway after the shooting. The SUV eventually stopped at Pulaski Highway near North Point Road and both suspects were taken into custody.

The driver was not injured, the male passenger suffered a gunshot wound to his arm. He is currently being treated at a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries. The names of both suspects are not being released, pending charges.

The police officer responsible for the shooting has been identified as Police Officer First Class McCain, a 17-1/2 year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department.

Officer McCain was involved in an August 1, 2017 combat shooting that resulted in a fatality. He was also involved in a combat shooting in 2006 that did not result in a fatality. Officer McCain’s police powers have been suspended, with pay.

The department will conduct an investigation and submit the case to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office for their review and determination on filing of charges.

Officer-involved shooting reported in Rosedale

Police Chase. PursuitjpgUPDATE 2: The suspects in this case have been identified by police.

UPDATE: Authorities now say that this police chase began at the Walgreens in Carney.

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A police chase ended with a crash and an officer-involved shooting in Rosedale on Tuesday morning.

The pursuit reportedly began in Parkville and ended at about 6 a.m. when a stolen SUV crashed into a police car in the 7400 block of Pulaski Highway (21237).

As the officer approached the SUV, the driver attempted to run him over.  The officer fired his weapon, striking the occupant several times.

The suspect has been taken to a nearby hospital.

The officer was uninjured in the incident.

Suspect who led police on high-speed Essex chase identified

Christopher Anthony DenicolisThe man who stole a car from a woman at the Canton Car Wash in Nottingham on Friday afternoon, leading police on a pursuit that ended when he crashed into a car at the Sonic restaurant, and then into a BGE transformer, light pole, and traffic signal box at Rossville Boulevard and Kelso Drive has been identified.

Christopher Anthony Denicolis, 38, of the 12400 block of Wolbert Way in Kingsville, has been charged with auto theft and grand theft.

Friday’s pursuit and crash led to traffic tie-ups and power outages in the Essex area.

Denicolis is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police pursuit ends in Essex crash

Police Chase. PursuitjpgUPDATE: The suspect in this case has been identified.

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Police in Baltimore County are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving a stolen vehicle that struck a BGE transformer, a light pole, and a traffic signal box, leaving the area near Rossville Boulevard at Kelso Drive without power.

A woman who had just finished washing her white Dodge Journey at Canton Car Wash, 10051 Franklin Square Drive in Nottingham, 21236, called police at just after 1 p.m. after she stepped out of her vehicle and watched as a male suspect got in and drove off.

Officers saturated the area and soon spotted a vehicle matching the description, following it along with air support from Baltimore County, until it could be confirmed that it was the stolen Dodge.

The vehicle drove around the Nottingham area onto I-695 and onto Eastern Boulevard heading toward Baltimore City, then back onto I-695 into Essex at Route 702.

Once the vehicle was confirmed to be the stolen Dodge, officers attempted to make a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled, ultimately driving back onto I-695 and exiting onto Pulaski Highway.

The vehicle fled into the parking lot of the Sonic Drive-In at 8733 Pulaski Highway, where it struck another vehicle, causing minor damage, and then fled back onto Rossville Boulevard. The driver attempted to turn left onto Kelso Drive when it left the roadway and drove up a slight embankment and overturned, striking a BGE transformer, a light pole, and the traffic signal box on the corner of Kelso Drive and Rossville Boulevard.

As downed wires were arcing, officers assisted the suspect out of the vehicle and placed him under arrest at just before 1:30 p.m.

The suspect, only identified as an adult male at this time, was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, pending criminal and traffic related charges.