Fuel Theft Leads to Burglary Charges
James Uche Apugo, 19, of Randallstown, charged with taking gas cans.
A 19-year-old Randallstown man was arrested and charged with burglary and petty theft after taking two cans full of gas from a garage at a residence on the 500 block of Bloomingdale Ave., police said.
At around 9:59 a.m. on Sept. 6, a resident on Bloomingdale reportedly saw James Uche Apugo, of the 9200 block of Allenswood Rd. in Randallstown, remove the gas cans from a neighbor's garage, according to police.
The witness called police and followed the suspect in his car until losing the trail, police said.
Police located the vehicle driving on the campus of Community College of Baltimore County. Apugo said that he left the gas cans on Ben Woods Court, according to police.
The gas cans, which had contained about $36 of fuel, were recovered empty, police said.
Apugo was arrested and charged with fourth-degree burglary and petty theft.