Police investigating Essex home invasion

home-invasion1Police are investigating a home invasion that took place in Essex on Monday.

At just before 1 p.m., two armed individuals shoved two residents into their home om the 800 block of Bayner Road (21221).


Once inside, the suspects then stole cash, a belt, a bracelet, two game systems, a wallet, and a vehicle.

The two suspects then fled the scene in a stolen vehicle.

There has been no word on any injuries and police have not yet released a description of the two suspects.

Police investigating local robbery, burglaries

police-lightsPolice are investigating several robberies and burglaries that were reported this week.

At about 11:45 a.m. on Monday, October 9, three individuals entered the CVS on Compass Road in Middle River (21220) and demanded money. The suspects stole cash and numerous pharmaceuticals. Two suspects and two juvenile suspects were arrested.

At about 10 p.m. on Monday, an individual shattered the front door glass of the Kane Bag & Tarp, located in the 1200 block of 67th Street in Rosedale (21237). It is unknown if entry was made and it appeared that nothing was taken.

Also at about 10 p.m. on Monday, an individual used unknown means to crack the front door glass of Aire-Craft Heating & Cooling, also located in the 1200 block of 67th Street in Rosedale (21237). No entry was made.


Sometime between 7:30 p.m. on October 9 and 7:30 a.m. on October 10, an individual attempted to break into Granite Mr LLC, located in the 7500 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237). The suspect cracked the front door but failed to gain entry.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on October 9 and 5 a.m. on October 10, an individual cut two holes in the fence at the BGE site located in the 9700 block of Belair Road (21236). Copper hand coils and covered copper wire were stripped and stolen.

At 11 p.m. on Tuesday, an individual broke the glass door window to gain entry into Landers Appliance, located in the 7000 block of Golden Ring Road in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspect removed cash from the register and fled the scene.

Sometime between 2:30 p.m. on October 10 and 1:30 a.m. on October 11, an individual entered an apartment in the 9100 block of Oswald Way (21236) via an unlocked bedroom window. The suspect stole two handguns before fleeing.

Three Fifth District communities to receive crime prevention grants

Crime PreventionBaltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday that three Citizens on Patrol units in the Fifth District will be receiving Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants.

The Anneslie Community Association in Towson will receive $400 to erect street signs.

The Perring Park Community Association in Carney will receive $1,110 to assist with National Night Out and pay for safety vests, magnetic car signs, and other equipment.


The Ridgeleigh Community Association in the Loch Raven area will receive $880 to pay for National Night Out and equipment such as flashlights and car signs.

“Baltimore County has one of the strongest Citizens on Patrol organizations in Maryland,” said Councilman Marks. “These volunteers help our police by watching for suspicious activities, and I am happy that three local organizations will benefit from this grant program.”

Two robberies reported in Nottingham

robberyPolice are investigating two robberies that were reported in the Nottingham area.

At about 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, a woman was assaulted and robbed along Raylon Drive, 21236.

The suspect robbed the woman of her cash before fleeing the scene.

At just after midnight on Saturday, May 13, a man was assaulted by three suspects during a drug transaction at the corner of Putty Hill Avenue and Walther Boulevard, 21236.

The suspects stole the man’s bank card, then fled the scene.

ATM stolen, purse snatched in Rosedale

Police LightsPolice are investigating a pair of crimes that took place in Rosedale over the past week.

Sometime between 9 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, February 22, someone entered the Phenix Salon Suites, located in the 8800 block of Pulaski Highway, 21237, and removed an ATM machine containing cash. The suspect then fled the scene.

At 11:55 p.m. on Friday, February 24, two armed suspects approached a woman as she was exiting her vehicle along Talister Court, 21237, and took her money and purse. The suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle.

Anyone with additional information on these crimes should contact police.