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Police Press Release November 1, 2016

Update Official Charges:
Mr. Brooks was charged with
Negligent Driving 
Reckless Driving ;
Failure to return to bodily injury crash 
Failure to immediately stop vehicle after bodily injury crash 
Attempted 2nd degree murder 
First degree assault (2 counts)
Second degree assault (2 counts)
Juvenile was charged on a juvenile citation for Possession of Marijuana over 10 grams and released to his mother
***Upon further investigation by detectives, suspect James Coutourier was released without charges***


Stabbing/Assault  - Severn

On October 31, 2016 at 5:11pm, officers responded to Richfield Drive for a report of an assault/stabbing.  As officers arrived several suspects were identified by area witnesses.  The suspects were seen entering a blue Ford SUV.  The driver of the SUV fled on Richfield Drive and turned onto Pioneer Drive.  Arriving officers located the vehicle which eventually stopped in the community of Still Meadows, a short distance away.  All of the occupants fled on foot but were quickly apprehended by police. 

Investigation revealed that the stabbing took place after an argument near 1713 Richfield Drive.  The adult male victim from Severn, was stabbed during the argument and then struck by the fleeing vehicle.  An adult female from Glen Burnie, was also struck by the vehicle and injured.  The male was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment.  The female was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center for treatment.  Both suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are still investigating and interviewing multiple witnesses who observed the incident. 

Suspect 1 - Brooks, Thomas, 11-30-80, 3205 Gulf Port Drive Brooklyn, Md

Suspect 2 - Coutourier, James Noah, 12-12-96, 2653 Rainy Springs Ct.,Odenton, Md

Suspect 3 – 17 year old male from St. Michaels Cir., Odenton, Md



Suspicious Item - Glen Burnie

On Monday, October 31, 2016 at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers responded to an address on Gordon Drive in Glen Burnie for a complaint of a syringe found in Halloween candy.   Investigation revealed that a child that was trick or treating returned home and the parents found a needleless syringe mixed in with their bag of candy.  At this time it is uncertain where the syringe came from or who was responsible for giving the child the syringe. There is no further information. 

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