Rosedale bank robbed, Victory Villa Elementary vandalized

Police GraphicPolice are investigating two robberies and a vandalism incident that were reported over the weekend.

At 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, an individual entered the utility room at Victory Villa Elementary School, located in the 500 block of Compass Road in Middle River (21220), and damaged copper tubing.

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At just before 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, an individual entered the M&T Bank located in the 8300 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237) and displayed a note to the teller implying that he had a gun. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash and then the suspect fled the scene.

At 11 p.m. on Saturday, two armed individuals approached a man in the 4900 block of Hazelwood Avenue (21206), assaulted him, and took his cash, cell phone, and wallet.


Metro PCS store robbed, Restoration Temple vandalized

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

At just before 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 12, an armed individual entered the Metro PCS store located in the 400 block of Eastern Boulevard in Essex (21221) and displayed a long gun under his jacket sleeve. The suspect demanded the a cell phone and money from the register. The suspect then fled on foot.

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Sometime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, an individual entered a residence in the 9600 block of 10th Avenue in Parkville (21234). Once inside, the suspect stole a television, a game system, and two games.

At about 10 p.m. on Tuesday, 9:57 p.m., two individuals broke the front glass door of the Restoration Temple, located in the 5200 block of Hamilton Avenue (21206), with a rock. They entered through the broken window but fled on foot after the alarm began to sound. No property was taken.


‘REEK’ graffiti vandal strikes again

Reek Graffiti Artist 2018A familiar problem has resurfaced in Perry Hall/White Marsh.

In 2017, local police arrested two juveniles who had spray-painted the word “REEK” on walls and utility boxes throughout Perry Hall and White Marsh.

On Sunday, Baltimore County Coucilman David Marks said that the “REEK” artist had spray-painted a utility box along Joppa Road near Bowline Road (21236).

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There has been no word as to whether this was done by the same artist or perhaps by a copycat.

Police have been alerted.


Police investigating burglary, 3 robberies

Police LightsPolice are investigating a burglary and three robberies that were reported this week.

At 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, an individual approached a juvenile in the area of Dunfield Road at Gradien Drive in Nottingham (21236), pushed the the girl, took her pillowcase filled with candy, and fled the scene. The bag also contained the girls’s cell phone.

At 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, a man robbed of his cell phone at gunpoint by three individuals in the area of Weyburn Road and Sagramore Avenue in Rosedale (21237).

At just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, two juveniles entered a foreclosed property in the 9900 block of Harford Road in Parkville (21234) via an unsecured door. The suspects spray painted graffiti on the walls and stole batteries and keys. The juveniles were apprehended.

At 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, a food delivery driver was robbed of his cash by four individuals in the 800 block of Briar Hill Place in Essex (21221). Two of the suspects displayed handguns.

Vacant office vandalized, liquor stores burglarized

Police GraphicPolice are investigating after a vacant local office was vandalized and two liquor stores were burglarized.

Sometime between 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, and 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 7, the vacant offices of Keswick Investments LLC – located in the 8000 block of Belair Road, 21234 – were vandalized with paint and graffiti. There were no signs of forced entry.

At 4:30 a.m. on April 7, someone used a crowbar to enter Kingsville Liquors – located in the 11800 block of Belair Road, 21087. Once inside, the suspect stole the cash drawer and fled the scene.

At just after 5 a.m. on April 7, three individuals pried open the rear door of Carney Liquors – located in the 9200 block of Harford Road, 21234. Once inside, the suspects attacked registers and stole a cash drawer.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact police.