A Double Shooting, a ‘Large Jar’ of Marijuana and a Roommate Kidnapping: Top Crime Stories of 2012

Patch rounds up the most-read crime stories of the year on Carroll County Patch sites.

Are you an avid reader of Westminster and Eldersburg Patch sites?

Then perhaps you remember many of these stories that made our list of the top-read crime stories of the year from Carroll County, a list mined from Patch analytics.

Have a story you think should be among the top Carroll County crime stories of the year? Tell us about it in the comments section.

Eldersburg Car Accident Leaves One Dead

A 35-year-old man died from injuries sustained when he was ejected from his Jeep during a two-vehicle collision in Eldersburg.

Eldersburg Double Shooting Leaves One Dead

A double shooting left one person dead at the Harvest Inn on Liberty Road in Eldersburg.

Deer Park Road Car Accident Kills 17-Year-Old

A car lost control on Deer Park Road in Westminster, killing a 17-year-old passenger.

Police say two unidentified individuals assaulted a man after attempting to get into his home.

Police Identify Body of Man Found in Finksburg

Police identified the body of a man who was found along Patapsco Road in Finksburg as Justin A. Ogle, 20, of the 6100-block of Lori Lane, Elkridge.

Police Say Man's Gunshot Wounds May Be Self-Inflicted

Gunshot wounds to a man who told police he was shot in a confrontation with another man may have been self-inflicted, sheriff's officials said.

The Woodbine woman critically injured in a Sunday shooting died shortly after 9 a.m. Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police spokesman.

Sheriff: 'Large Jar' of Marijuana Found in Eldersburg Man's Car

A 20-year-old Eldersburg man was charged with several drug-related offenses.

Man Accused of Stabbing Co-Worker to Death in Eldersburg

Police have charged a New York man with murder in the stabbing death of a co-cleaning crew worker at an Eldersburg grocery late Tuesday.

Liberty High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that it is continuing the investigation into a bomb threat at Liberty High School.

Reisterstown Man Charged in Roommate Kidnapping

Baltimore County Police have charged a Reisterstown man with kidnapping his roommate after an argument over money.

Carroll County State's Attorney Jerry Barnes dismissed charges against a couple accused in the stabbing death of a Hampstead man in September 2010.


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