Theft

Police killings in the county, across the country and the fight for housing equity—it's all connected

Police killings in the county, across the country and the fight for housing equity—it's all connected

When two Baltimore County police officers arrived at 21-year-old Tawon Boyd's Middle River home on Sept. 18, something was wrong with him.

According to the police report, Boyd told the responding officer that he thought his girlfriend had done something to make him intoxicated, and that someone else was inside of his home.

"I observed that he was sweating heavily and appeared to be confused and paranoid," the officer wrote.

Boyd's girlfriend said that he had been drinking that evening and had smoked marijuana. She said that he was acting "crazy."

"It was obvious that Suspect Boyd was under the influence of a narcotic and/or suffering...

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