Monday, May 20, 2013
The robber forced a woman in her car at gunpoint and had her drive to an alley.
A robber stole money, a phone and keys from an Arbutus woman after forcing her into her car at gunpoint. Police patrolled and sent a K-9 unit to the scene, the 5400 block of Dolores Avenue, after the call came in at 11:28 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, according to Baltimore County Police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove. A robber approached a 38-year-old woman while she was removing things from her vehicle and pointed a handgun at her back. He told her to get into her vehicle and drive, according to a police report. The woman drove to an alley, and took the woman’s cell phone, money and car keys. He got out of the car and ran down the alley, according to police. Police were not able to located the suspect, the report said.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A K-9 unit is on the scene as the Baltimore County Police Department searches for a suspect.
Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday in the 5400 block of Dolores Avenue, near the University of Maryland Baltimore County campus. The Baltimore County Police Department is at the scene, investigating, according to Julia Hardgrove, department spokeswoman. A K-9 unit is also at the scene. The call came in at 11:28 a.m., Hardgrove said. And the suspect reportedly took a victim's cash, truck keys and cell phone. There were no injuries, she said. The robbery occurred near Sulphur Spring Road, according to a message to UMBC students, by UMBC. "Suspect is 5-feet-8, slim build, black male, wearing a gray sweatsuit, goatee, armed with a silver handgun. Stay alert," states another message at 12:17 p.m. by …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Wilkens precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
The Family Dollar Store in Catonsville was held up at gunpoint when a robber threatened an employee with a revolver and made away with cash. At 10:56 a.m. April 29, the robber came into the Family Dollar store at 5511 Edmondson Ave. in Catonsville, and pointed the silver revolver, according to a report by Baltimore County Police. The alleged holdup man described as a 5-foot-10 black male with a medium build who wore camouflage pants and hat, and a blue hoodie.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Two men stole jewelry and money Nov. 14 from Sobo Gold Buyers in Pikesville.
Police have released a sketch of a man who held up a Pikesville gold buyer at gunpoint last month. In a news release Monday, police ask anyone with information on the suspect to call the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020. At about 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14, a man armed with a gun confronted an employee outside of Sobo Gold Buyers, located in the 700 block of Reisterstown Road. He forced the employee to walk back into the store, according to the release. Meanwhile, another suspect came onto the scene. The two stole jewelry and money, then ran. Following are descriptions of the suspects, according to the release: Anyone with information can also report it to Metro Crime Stoppers by calling 1-866-756-2587 or texting to 274637. Enter …
Friday, November 9, 2012
William Justin Campbell, 25, Kenyon Travis Waller, 22, are "two extremely dangerous people," said Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson.
Two men facing charges for the rape of two women abducted from Catonsville bus stops have been linked to six other violent crimes—and may be responsible for additional crimes, according to Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson. William Justin Campbell, 25, and Kenyon Travis Waller, 22, "are responsible for a crime spree that dates back to at least August 11th of this year" and ended when they were apprehended on Oct. 1 and charged with robbery, kidnapping, rape and sexual assault, Johnson said at a press briefing at Baltimore City Police headquarters. Campbell and Waller are "two extremely dangerous people" who committed violent crimes against eleven victims—mostly young women and students at local colleges, according to Johnson. "…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
A 23-year-old Baltimore Highlands resident robbed at gunpoint on Nov. 2 while crossing notorious footbridge over Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
A 23-year-old Baltimore Highlands man was robbed at gunpoint while crossing the footbridge over the Baltimore-Washington Parkway on Nov. 2, according to a police report. At around 11:05, the victim was crossing the footbridge, and upon reaching the end of the bridge an unknown suspect holding a black semi-automatic handgun stepped out from behind a tree, the report said. The suspect pointed the gun at the victim and ordered him to the ground, then went through the victim's pockets and took an iPhone, pocket knife and an undisclosed amount of money, according to the report. The suspect also took the victim's backpack, which contained an iPod, book and Axe body spray, the report said. The suspect fled on foot across the bridge, running …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Cell phones taken by four males wielding weapons, according to police.
Two juveniles were robbed at gunpoint in the area of Fifth Avenue and Hollins Ferry Road on Nov. 4, according to a police report. At around midnight, the youths were approached by four teenaged males, at least two of whom held handguns, the report said. The suspects took two cell phones from the victims, according to the report.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
One adult and three juveniles were robbed in Hillcrest Park on Oct. 28, according to police.
A group was robbed at gunpoint in Lansdowne's Hillcrest Park at around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 28, according to a police report. The group included one adult victim and three juveniles, the report said. The victims were approached by two suspects, one of whom held a shotgun and the other armed with two handguns, according to the police report. The suspects forced the victims to the ground and took three cell phones, a wallet and $15 in cash, the report said.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Cashier fled into back office when suspect walks in with gun, then leaves empty-handed.
An armed gunman intending to rob the 7-11 at 6350 Frederick Rd. in Paradise on Oct. 16 left empty-handed after being foiled by a fleet-footed cashier, according to a police report. At 2:12 a.m., a man wearing all-black clothing and carrying a long gun with a pistol grip entered the convenience store, the report said. When the cashier noted the weapon, he ran into a back office, according to the report. The suspect pointed the weapon over the counter, then fled the store without taking anything, the report said.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Cell phone and money taken by armed group on Oct. 4.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint in Lansdowne on Oct. 4, according to a police report. At around 11:40 p.m., two men were in on the 2300 block of Gable Ave. when they were approached by a group of five men, one of whom displayed a semi-automatic handgun, the report said. The gunman told the victims to surrender their property, and took a cell phone, a wallet and $30 in cash, then fled from the scene on foot, according to the report.