Police investigating local robberies, burglaries

Police LightsPolice are investigating several local robberies and burglaries that have been reported so far this month.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, and 6 a.m. on Monday, July 10, two people broke into Overlea Body and Fender, located in the 7000 block of Belair Road (21206), via a bay door window. The suspects stole six vehicles that were being serviced.

At 5:45 p.m. on Monday, July 10, two individuals walked up to another individual in the area of Driftwood Court and Hopkins Creek Lane in Essex (21221). The two men produced a handgun and stole the victim’s cell phone, cash, and the vehicle in which the victim was sitting.

Sometime between 6:30 a.m. on Monday, July 10, and 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 12, someone entered a home in the 9200 block of Oswald Way in Rosedale (21237) by prying open a window. Once inside, the suspect stole a game system and accessories.

Sometime between 5 p.m. on June 22 and 3:15 p.m. on July 12, an individual stole a lawn mower from the backyard storage area of a home located in the 700 block of Old Home Road (21206).

At about 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, multiple people robbed a man in the 1100 block of Old Eastern Avenue in Essex (21221). The suspects stole a bag containing the victim’s cell phone and a personal identity item.

Police investigating robbery, 2 burglaries

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a robbery and two local burglaries that have been reported within the past week.

Sometime between 8 p.m on Friday, July 7, and 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, an individual gained entry into tan apartment in the 8200 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspect stole the victim’s cell phones, jewelry, a key, a safe, a sound system and accessories.

At about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, three individuals robbed a food delivery driver at gunpoint while he was walking back to his vehicle after just delivering an order on Landmark Court in Essex (21221). The suspects stole money and assaulted the driver.

At about 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 9, an individual damaged the drive-thru window at the McDonald’s located in the 7500 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237) in order to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect stole cash from two donation boxes and fled the scene.

Police investigating several, local assaults and robberies

Police GraphicPolice in Baltimore County are investigating several assaults and robberies that have been reported in recent days.

At just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, several individuals were traveling from Illinois when police were called to the 12300 block of Pulaski Highway in Kingsville (21085).  The individuals had gotten into an argument and one person wanted to be taken back to Illinois. When the victim refused, the suspect demanded her money back and proceeded to go through the victim’s purse. When the victim questioned the action, a second suspect displayed a knife. The suspects stole the victims’ property and fled.

At about 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, police responded to a fight on Transverse Avenue in Middle River (21220). When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male with a slash wound to his arm. The police arrested the suspect and the victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

At about 9 p.m. on July 1, police responded to a welfare call in the area of Sandalwood Road at Rumelia Circle in Essex (21221). At the scene, police found one victim who had a deep laceration to his left wrist. The wound was the result of a fight with another individual who had struck him with a Katana-style sword. The suspect was eventually located and charged.

At 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, an individual entered the 7-Eleven located in the 200 block of Bowleys Quarters Road in Middle River (21220), then asked for a pack of Newport cigarettes. The suspect then displayed a knife and stole cash before fleeing the scene.

At 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, police responded to an argument in the 3000 block of 5th Avenue in Parkville (21234). Police found that one individual had left the location. However, he later returned and broke a locked door at the residence, then proceeded to assault the victim until others pulled him off the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

Police seek identity of robbery suspect

Robbery 2017 0705UPDATE: The suspect has been arrested – details here.

Original story below…


Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who committed multiple commercial robberies last week.

The suspect pictured has been targeting commercial businesses in the Parkville, Essex, and Middle River areas, at times hitting multiple businesses in a single day. Police were able to capture surveillance images from a 7-Eleven on Bowleys Quarters Road in Middle River when he struck around 9 p.m. on Wednesday night.

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

The Baltimore County Police Department continues to investigate these related incidents.