Carjacking reported in Overlea-Fullerton, Dollar Tree vandalized in Rosedale

CarjackingUPDATE: A subsequent investigation has determined that the carjacking “victim” falsified his report – click here for details.

Original story below…

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Police are investigating a carjacking that was reported in Overlea-Fullerton and an attempted burglary at a Rosedale store.

At 1:45 a.m. on Friday, October 12, an individual broke the window near the front door of the Dollar Tree located in the 1700-block of Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Nothing was stolen.

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At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, two individuals forcibly removed a man from his vehicle at the intersection of Marion Avenue and Henry Avenue in Overlea-Fullerton (21236). The two suspects then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

At 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, October 14, after a burglar alarm sounded, police saw a man running from the front of the Resco Electronics, located in the 4900-block of Mercantile Road in White Marsh (21236) and entering a vehicle. After a brief vehicle pursuit and foot chase, two suspects were taken into custody. No items were reported stolen.

Perry Hall home, storage unit burglarized

burglaryPolice are investigating several local burglaries that were reported this week.

Sometime between 8 a.m. on Monday, October 8, and 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10, an individual broke into a storage unit at Self StorageOne, located in the 7700-block of Rossville Boulevard (21236). The suspect then stole several tools from the unit and fled.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 and 5 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, an individual broke into the McDonald’s located in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237) by prying open the drive through window. The suspect removed empty cash register drawers and the donation jar of change from the counter. The register drawers were recovered.

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Sometime between 2 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, an individual broke into a residence on Lincoln Woods Way in Perry Hall (21128) and stole various electronic devices and two pairs of shoes.

At 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, an individual broke the front door glass of the R.P. Liquors, located in the 100-block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221) to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect stole cigarettes and liquor. The suspect was arrested.

Robbery, burglary reported in Carney

Police LightsPolice are investigating a robbery and a burglary that were reported in Carney over the past week.

At just before 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 5, an armed individual entered the Carroll Fuel store, located in the 9200-block of Harford Road (21234), jumped the counter, and demanded that the clerk open both cash drawers. The suspect then removed cash from both drawers, grabbed the clerk’s cell phone, and fled in a vehicle.

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Sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Monday, October 8, an individual entered a garage door to a home in the 9300-block of Waltham Woods Road (21234) and forced open an inner door to gain entry into the residence.  Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry then fled the scene.

Fake contractors burglarize White Marsh home, Middle River man punches would-be robber

Police LightsPolice are investigating several burglaries, robberies, and attempted robberies that were reported over the past week.

At about 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 5, a man approached another man while he was sitting on his front porch on Banca Place in Middle River (21223). The first man asked the second man for money. The victim told the suspect that he did not have money, at which time the suspect attempted to get into his pockets. The victim punched the suspect causing him to flee the scene.

At just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, an individual approached an occupied vehicle in the 4900-block of Hazelwood Avenue (21206). The suspect robbed one of the victims of their cell phone, phone case, and personal identity items.

At just after 4:30 a.m. on Monday, October 8, an individual used a tool to cut the lock to the storage area at the WalMart located in the 100-block of Carroll Island Road in Bowleys Quarters (21220). The suspect then stole 25 car batteries.

At about 1:30 p.m. on Monday, the residents of a home in the 5700-block of Ranelagh Road in White Marsh (21162) were distracted by one suspect claiming to be a contractor while a second suspect entered the residence and stole jewelry.

At just before 11 p.m. on Monday, an individual entered the BP store located on Carroll Island Road in Bowleys Quarters (21220), displayed a gun, demanded money, and threatened to harm the clerk. The clerk said that he called the police and the suspect then fled on foot.

Police ask for help identifying Essex burglar [VIDEO]

Essex BurglarPolice in Baltimore County are asking the public for any information that may help identify this burglar who struck a home in the 1600-block of Williams Avenue in Essex (21221) at around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 2nd.

Surveillance video from a neighbor’s camera caught the suspect in the victim’s yard. One video shows the suspect walking through the back yard, then turning back and attempting to gain access to the victim’s garage.

A second video shows the suspect exiting the garage with a sledge hammer he may have used to gain entry to the home through a window, stealing cash and jewelry before leaving through a rear door.

Similar incidents have occurred since early September in the Middleborough area. Homes have typically been burglarized during daytime hours, with windows being the usual mode of entry into the home. Two homes on Hilltop Avenue, one on Windjammer Court, and most recently, this home on Williams Avenue have been the targets of burglaries.

Police are asking residents to keep their eyes open for this suspect or any similarly dressed person walking through neighbors’ yards or behaving suspiciously.  If spotted, call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information on this individual is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

View the burglar in action in the videos below.