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.

Police investigating Chipotle robbery, 3 Parkville burglaries

police-lightsPolice are investigating a robbery and three Parkville-area burglaries that were reported over the past week.

Sometime between 9 and 10 p.m. on Friday, October 15, three individuals entered an apartment in the 3500 block of East Joppa Road (21234) through a window and stole a game system, six games, tools, and a knife set. All property was recovered and the three suspects were arrested.

Sometime between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, September 18, an individual entered a residence in the 8400 block of Kings Ridge Road (21234) through a window which was locked and secured. No items were stolen at this.

Sometime between 11 and 11:30 a.m. on Monday, an individual entered a residence on Meadowbank Court (21234) via a bathroom window. The suspect stole a camera, coins, and a credit card.

At 10:31 p.m. on Monday, after closing time, an armed suspect entered the Chipotle restaurant located in the 8600 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), threatened the employees, and demanded that they empty the safe. The suspect then fled the scene.  Police have not yet released a description of the suspect.

Robbery attempt reported at Royal Farms, shots fired in Essex

Police LightsPolice are investigating several local robberies, assaults, and burglaries that we reported over the past week.

At just after 10 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, an armed man entered the Royal Farms located in the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237). The man approached the counter and demanded money from the register. The suspect then fled in a vehicle which was located nearby, at which time four suspects were taken into police custody.

At 12:30 a.m. on Friday, September 15, an individual produced a gun and fired shots toward a group of people in the 800 block of Eastern Boulevard in Essex (21221), The suspect fled the scene. The victims were not injured.

Sometime between 7 and 10:30 a.m. on Friday, an individual broke into an apartment in the 100 block of Aspinwood Way in Rosedale (21237) via the bedroom window. The suspect stole various items from the apartment before fleeing the scene.

At about 7 p.m. on Friday, an armed man robbed another man of his cash and cell phone in the 800 block of South Marlyn Avenue in Essex (21221).

At 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, a man broke into the Subway restaurant located in the 1700 block of Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale (21237) while a second individual stood outside. The suspect stole money from the cash register, then fled with the other suspect.

Shootings reported in Essex, Rosedale

Authorities were on the scene of two Saturday night shootings in Baltimore County.

At just before 8 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a reported shooting in the 1300 block of Sugarwood Circle in Essex. Police located the shooting victims a short time later in the 900 block of Holgate Drive.

Police have identified the shooting victim as 21-year-old Quantez Corbin. He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities believe the shooting was the result of an argument that took place earlier in the evening.

At about 8:45 p.m., police then responded to a second shooting in the area of St. Regis Road at Marquette Road in Rosedale.

There, police say two groups of people began shooting at one another near basketball courts in the area. One man was said to have been shot in the neck. Police believe the man was accidentally struck.

Anyone with information on either of these incidents is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.