Police investigate Rosedale burglaries, attempted robbery

police-lightsPolice are investigating a burglary, an attempted burglary, and an attempted robbery that were reported in Rosedale this week.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, and 6 a.m. on Monday, June 26, an individual attempted to pry a rear window screen open to a home in the 1200 block of Narcissus Avenue, 21237. No entry was gained.

At just before 9 a.m. on Monday, June 26, an individual approached a customer service clerk at the Walmart located in the 6400 block of Petrie Way, 21237. The man displayed a knife and demanded money. The clerk backed away and the suspect fled the scene.

Sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. on Monday, June 26, an individual entered a residence on Pocono Court, 21237, via an unlocked front window. Items were moved around, but nothing was taken from the residence.

Police investigate rash of local burglaries, attempted burglaries

burglaryPolice are investigating a rash of local burglaries and attempted burglaries that were reported over the past week.

Sometime between 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, and 7 a.m. on Friday, June 23, an individual pried open a storage room door at the El Rich Motel,  located in the 8200 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), and stole four televisions. The suspect then fled the scene.

At just after 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 23, an individual broke into an apartment on Attenborough Drive in Rosedale (21237) via a side door and stole cash, a computer, and a television.

Sometime between 1 a.m. on Friday, June 23, and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, an individual or individuals broke into a residence on Beaver Court in Nottingham (21236).  The suspects ransacked the residence and stole various items before fleeing the scene.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Friday, June 23, and 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, an individual entered a home in the 1000 block of Foxcroft Lane in Essex (21221) via the front window.  The suspects stole a DVD player, a game system, keys, a tablet, a TV, and a watch before fleeing the scene.

Sometime between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, someone broke into a home on Willow Creek Court in Parkville (21234) via the front door and stole cash from the residence.

Sometime between 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, and 7 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, an individual removed the screen from the kitchen window to enter an apartment on Rosecrans Place in Nottingham (21236). Once inside, the suspect stole clothing and electronics before fleeing the scene.

At about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, someone broke the front glass window of the Big Lots store located in the 2500 block of Cleanleigh Drive in Parkville (21234). No entry was gained.

At about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, an individual attempted to break into Island Spirit Liquors and the Goodwill store located in the 100 block of Carroll Island Road in Middle River (21220) by kicking in their front door glass. The suspect also threw the plants from Walmart into the street. The suspect was arrested.

Police attempting to ID Rosedale burglary suspect

Rosedale Burglar 20170623Police in Baltimore County are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a burglar in the Rosedale area.

On Wednesday, June 14, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., the suspect attempted to gain access to at least 11 homes in the areas of Van Dyke Road, Whitby Road, Utrecht Road, and Cynthia Terrace by trying door handles.

The suspect was able to gain access to one home on Cynthia Terrace through an unlocked door but doesn’t appear to have taken anything. He broke a window to gain access to a home on Van Dyke Road but was scared off by an alarm, then stole a bicycle from another yard on Van Dyke Road but later abandon it in a yard on Utrecht Road. He was last seen fleeing responding police on Whitby Road.

The suspect is believed to be from that area. He is described as a white male, approximately 6’0”, 170 pounds, with dark shaggy hair and a beard.

He was wearing a black t-shirt with some sort of decal on the front and blue cargo shorts. At one point he was also seen wearing a baseball cap. A local surveillance camera was able to capture an image of the suspect.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Police investigating burglary, robbery, attempted robbery

Police LightsPolice are investigating a burglary, a robbery, and an attempted robbery that were reported this week.

Sometime between 6:30 a.m. on Monday, June 19 and 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, an individual broke into a residence in the 12400 block of Harford Road in Hydes (21082) and stole cash and a watch.

At 2:45 a.m. on Tuesday, a man was walking in the area of Route 702 and Mansfield Road in Essex (21221) when he was approached from behind by a suspect who pointed a gun and demanded his money. Since the victim had no money, the suspect proceeded to strike the victim and then fled.

At 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, a man pointed a gun at a woman while she was unloading groceries from her vehicle in the 6700 block of Havenoak Road in Rosedale (21237). The man demanded the woman’s car keys and then fled the scene in the her vehicle.