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News Release

Man Arrested in Connection with Aberdeen Homicide

[June 6, 2017, Bel Air, MD] A Harford County man is in jail after detectives arrested him in connection with the homicide of Gary Tyrone Gibson.

On Monday, May 29, 2017, at 3:26 a.m., deputies assigned to the Southern Precinct of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 1500 block of Mitchell Lane in Aberdeen, MD for the report of a cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a male subject lying in a gravel driveway. When they approached the male, he was found deceased.

Detectives assigned to the Major Cases Unit of the Criminal Investigations Division responded to assume the investigation while members of the Forensic Services Unit began the process of collecting and preserving evidence.

The victim, who was identified as Gary Tyrone Gibson, 43, of Churchville, was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, where an autopsy determined the manner of death to be homicide resulting from a gunshot. Based on this preliminary information, the death is being investigated as a homicide.

Detectives, while following-up on leads, developed evidence implicating Quadell Rashon Pollins, 36, as the suspect in Gibson’s murder. A warrant was issued for Pollins’ arrest.

Deputies, with assistance from members of the Baltimore County Police Department, apprehended Pollins in Baltimore County without incident. Pollins is charged with first degree and second degree murder, first degree assault, reckless endangerment and use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime.

After being interviewed by Sheriff’s Office Detectives, Pollins was transported to the Harford County Detention Center where he is currently being held without bail.

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