Police: Man Found Dead in Glen Burnie Woods

A 26-year-old Baltimore man was found shot and stabbed early Sunday in Anne Arundel County and police arrested three people in connection with the incident.

UPDATE (10:30 p.m.)—Police made three arrests after a man was found dead early Sunday in a wooded area of Glen Burnie.

Anne Arundel County police identified the victim as Darrren Dwayne Bell, 26, of the 500 block of Round View Road in Baltimore.

Police said Eric Banks, 48, of Baltimore was charged with first-degree murder; Erica Banks, 27, of Glen Burnie and Tremain Calhoun, 24, of Pasadena were each charged with possession of a handgun.

Detectives determined Erica Banks and Bell were acquaintances reportedly involved in an ongoing dispute. Police have not released the reason the four were in the area together.  

At approximately 4:05 a.m. Sunday, officers from the northern district responded to the area of Tanyard Cove Road and Marley Neck Boulevard in Glen Burnie for an unknown disturbance, according to a police report.

Police said that when officers arrived in the area, they located two suspicious vehicles on a dirt road. The second vehicle was unoccupied but a man was found walking toward the vehicle from a wooded area, police said.

Officers checked the wooded area and located Bell, who was already dead from apparent gunshot and stab wounds, according to a police report.

Anyone with information may call police at 410-222-8610 or Homicide Detective Shelly Rattell at 410-222-3458.

Anyone with information may contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous.

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ed W_ January 29, 2013 at 05:18 PM
be diligent people. Fight back.
Unknown boy March 26, 2013 at 07:14 PM
Rip cuz always will love u
Unknown boy March 26, 2013 at 07:15 PM
They need to go to jail for life


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