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Police Press Release for 4/18/2018

Southern District

Injury Crash                                                                                                  Lothian


On April 17, 2018 at approximately 11:23 p.m. officers responded to a two vehicle crash on Mt. Zion Marlboro Road near Greenock Road in Lothian. Investigation showed that a Mercury SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Mt. Zion Marlboro Road. As the driver approached a bend in the roadway, he lost control, struck a tree, and spun back into the travel portion of the roadway.  A short time later, a Pontiac that was also southbound on Mt. Zion Marlboro Road struck the Mercury that was disabled in the roadway. 


The driver of the Mercury was flown to PG Trauma with possible life threatening injuries.  The driver of the Pontiac was not injured.  The preliminary cause of the crash appears to be excessive speed, and failing to remain in a single lane by the driver of the Mercury.  It is also believed that alcohol use may have been a contributing factor.  The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation and any charges will be after review by the States Attorney.



Vehicle #1: 20015 Mercury Mountaineer



Charles Edward Turner 3rd                29 years old                 Critical Injury – PG Trauma

6000 block of Parkers Creek Drive    Deale                           Maryland   20751


Vehicle #2: 2005 Pontiac Grand Am 4dr                                          



Brandon Lewis Wink                                      24 years old                 Minor Injury

400 block of Dutch Drive                               Lothian                       Maryland   20711

Eastern District

Assault (Road Rage)                                                                                     Glen Burnie


On April 15, 2018 at approximately 5:12 p.m., an adult female responded to Eastern District Police Station to report a road rage incident.  The victim advised while she was driving on Route 100 & Oakwood Road, a driver of a black Dodge cut her off and pointed a gun at her. The victim was able to obtain the suspect’s license plate information before the vehicle exited onto northbound Route 2.  Officers responded to the suspect’s address, however no one was home and no vehicle was located.


On April 16, 2018, detectives responded back out to the suspect’s residence and located the suspect vehicle parked near the residence. The suspect could not be located so detectives seized and obtained a search warrant for the vehicle. As a result, detectives recovered a loaded .9mm Ruger handgun from inside the vehicle.  Detectives then applied for and obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect. 


 On April 17, 2018, the suspect turned himself into officers at Eastern District Police Station. He was arrested and served his arrest warrant charging him with 1st degree assault, 2nd degree assault, and handgun violations.




1)      Timothy Patrick McGarrahan

DOB: 11/28/77

648 Brightwood Road

Millersville, Maryland 21108
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