Crime, Police/Fire

Police: 11 vehicles stolen in Baltimore County over the weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are urging residents to lock their vehicles after a rash of automobile thefts were reported over the weekend. The Baltimore County Police Department reports that, between 3 p.m. on Friday, September 18 and midnight on Sunday, September 20, eleven motor vehicles were reported stolen in Baltimore County. Of that total, eight vehicles reportedly had keys accessible. Story continues …


Crime, Police/Fire

Suspect wanted for attempting to run over Baltimore County detective turns herself in

TOWSON, MD—Police say the suspect who was wanted for attempting to run over a Baltimore County Police Department detective turned herself in on Thursday. Tiara Baker, accompanied by her attorney, went to Patriot Plaza in Towson and turned herself over to police custody at 4:30 p.m. She has been arrested on the following five warrants: Baltimore County warrant charge May …


Police offer prevention tips as Baltimore County auto thefts rise [VIDEO]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities say there has been a spike in preventable auto thefts throughout Baltimore County. Since July 1, there have been 84 car thefts involving cars left running and unattended as well as keys and spare key fobs left in vehicles. Police say these auto thefts could have been prevented. According to the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, a car …

ATM stolen from Route 40 bar, Nottingham warehouse burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating two local, commercial burglaries that were reported over the weekend. Sometime between 8 p.m. on Friday, August 7 and 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, the suspects stole several handheld tools owned by three subcontractors who were working in a warehouse located in the 5300-block of Nottingridge Road in Nottingham (21236). At just after 5:15 a.m. …

Man assaulted & robbed in Perry Hall, Nottingham gas station burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 26, a man was robbed and assaulted by a known individual and two other unknown suspects in the 9600-block of Belair Road in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236). The suspects stole the victim’s cell phone and wallet and then fled. …

Police: Honda vehicles being targeted in airbag thefts

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a series of airbag thefts in Baltimore County since late June, targeting mostly Honda vehicles. Since June 26 there has been a general increase in thefts from autos, but many have involved airbags. Police have determined that most of the vehicles being targeted are Honda Civics and Honda Accords. Most of the thefts are occurring during …

Police seek to identify ALDI shoplifter

WHITE MARSH, MD—Police are asking the public for help in identifying a shoplifter. The man pictured stole merchandise from the ALDI grocery store located in the 8600-block of Pulaski Highway on Thursday. The incident was reported at just before noon when an employee flagged down a patrolling officer and notified them of the theft. Anyone who recognizes this man is …

Maryland State Police arrest two, again, for copper wire thefts from light poles in Baltimore County

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland State Police arrested two men on Wednesday morning in connection with the theft of copper wire from light poles along highways in Baltimore County. The accused are identified as Joseph Wetzel, 45, and Mark Brunelle, 53, both of Brooklyn, MD. Each are charged with four counts of felony theft, five counts of malicious destruction of property, and one …