Police Press Release February 5, 2018 (Update)
Serious Injury Pedestrian Crash - Pasadena (Update)
On February 4, 2018 at approximately 6:56 p.m., an officer on patrol operating a marked police vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing the roadway on Ft. Smallwood Road near Elizabeths Landing Way in Pasadena. A witness driving northbound reported just missing the pedestrian apparently trying to cross the roadway just before he saw the southbound police car strike the pedestrian. The pedestrian was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with critical injuries. As of February 7, 2018 he remains in stable condition. The officer driving the car was taken to
BWMC with minor injuries and released.
The primary cause of the crash was the pedestrian’s failure to yield to vehicular traffic when crossing the roadway outside of a crosswalk or intersection. Neither speed nor alcohol is believed to be contributing factors. The officer is a five year veteran with the police department. The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation.
Vehicle: 2015 Ford Taurus
Officer Beavers Assignment: Bureau of Patrol (Eastern District)
204 Pasadena Road Pasadena MD 21122
Anne Arundel County Maryland
8435 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville MD 21108
Kenneth Scott White DOB: 11/12/17 stable condition - Shock Trauma
8200 block Beach Road, Clearwater Beach, MD 21226
Fatal Accident - Pasadena
On February 2, 2018 at approximately 7:59 p.m. officers responded to a single vehicle accident on Pinehurst Road near Oakdale Road in Pasadena. Initial investigation found that the vehicle was northbound on Pinehurst Road at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, left the roadway, and struck a tree. All three occupants were transported to Shock Trauma in Baltimore. The driver and front passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries, the rear passenger died as a result of her injuries while being treated at Shock Trauma.
The primary cause of this collision is excessive speed while alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor. The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation and charges, if any, will be after review by the State’s Attorney.
Vehicle: 2013 Honda Civic
Emily C. Teare DOB: 11-21-96 Non-life threatening - Shock Trauma
1800 block Wharf Creek Ct Pasadena MD 21122
Sara P. Marquardt DOB: 07-25-94 Non-life threatening – Shock Trauma
900 block Forest Terrace Annapolis MD 21409
Hannah L. Dilda DOB: 04-06-96 Fatal Injuries – Shock Trauma
8400 block Bussenius Road Pasadena MD 21122
Fatal Accident - Crofton
On February 5, 2018 at approximately 2:01 a.m., officers responded for a pedestrian struck on southbound Crain Highway (MD-3) at Transportation Boulevard (just south of MD-424) in Crofton. Initial investigation found that a vehicle was traveling southbound on MD-3 when a pedestrian tried crossing the roadway and was struck by the vehicle. The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene by fire department personnel. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
The preliminary cause of the crash was the pedestrian’s failure to yield to vehicular traffic when crossing the roadway outside of a crosswalk or intersection. Neither speed nor alcohol is believed to be contributing factors. The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation.
Vehicle: 2013 Toyota Yaris
Rebecca A. Arden DOB: 09/09/1989 No Injuries
120 block Heatherwood Road Haverton PA 19083
Jesse Brent Ezzell DOB: 12/26/1986 Fatal injuries
100 block Parkway Greenbelt MD 20770
Carjacking - Laurel
On February 4, 2018 at approximately 3:48 a.m., officers responded to a carjacking at the Garden Inn located at 3400 Rt. 198 in Laurel. The adult male victim reported that while sitting in the passenger seat of his Hyundai Alantra, the suspect entered the driver’s side of his vehicle, struck him in the head, and pushed him out of the car. The suspect then drove away in his vehicle.
The victim was treated at the scene for a small cut above his eye and an abrasion to his lower back but refused further medical attention. Several officers canvassed the area but were unable to locate the suspect or vehicle.
Suspect: Black male, medium build with a goatee, wearing all dark clothing