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Baltimore County Officer injured in car accident, suspect arrested

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Posted at 2:18 PM, Dec 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-28 12:30:07-05

WHITE MARSH, md. — Officers arrested a woman after she crashed into a Baltimore County Police patrol car on Saturday morning.

Just after 12 a.m. on December 26, a patrol officer was struck by a stolen 2007 Lincoln Town Car in the 8400 block of Pulaski Highway.

Police say the officer was sitting inside the marked car when the suspect lost control of the Lincoln and struck the patrol car on the driver side. The officer was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries and has been released.

The suspect was apprehended and also given medical care. She is expected to survive her injuries.

The suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Jumana Abdel-Hamid Alhamarneh.

Further investigation revealed that Alhamarneh was briefly staying with someone in Pennsylvania before stealing their Lincoln Town Car Friday night.

Officers from the Pennsylvania State Police were in the process of conducting a stolen vehicle investigation at the time that Alhamarneh crashed the Lincoln into the patrol car on Pulaski Highway just after midnight Saturday morning.

A warrant was issued by the Pennsylvania State Police for the vehicle theft.

Alhamarneh is additionally charged in Baltimore County with "Fugitive from Justice - PA" and is held on no bail status pending a bail review hearing.