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. "…
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.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Eric Jordan, 49, sentenced for charges related to the armed robberies of two fast food restaurants and a gas station.
A U.S. District Court judge sentenced a Catonsville man to 72 years in prison for his role in the armed robbery of two fast food restaurants and a gas station, according to a release issued by the U.S. Department of Justice. Eric Jordan, 49, was convicted by a federal jury in April on one count of conspiracy to commit a robbery, three counts of robbery, three counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and one count of possession of unregistered firearms. Judge Richard D. Bennett found that Jordan was a career offender and an armed career criminal based on three previous felony convictions for crimes of violence, the release said. According to the …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
An 18-year-old victim abducted in car after getting off bus at Ingleside and Edmondson avenues on Sept. 25.
An 18-year-old Catonsville woman was abducted and robbed at gunpoint after exiting a bus at Ingleside and Edmondson avenues and walking to work on Sept. 25, according to a police report. At around 9:20 a.m., a suspect driving an SUV pulled up to her, displayed a semi-automatic handgun, and told her to get into his vehicle, the report said. The suspect drove the victim to a dead-end street in a nearby apartment complex and took a Maryland identification card, a phone SIM card, $15 in cash and a Kodak camera, according to the report. The suspect threatened the victim if she called the police, then told her to get out of the vehicle before driving away, the report said.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
A 16-year-old from Baltimore has been charged with armed robbery in an Owings Mills carjacking and two other robberies.
Baltimore City resident Xavier Joseph Green, 16, has been charged as an adult with three counts of armed robbery and use of a handgun in a robbery in connection with an Owings Mills carjacking and robberies in Windsor Mill and Catonsville, police said. Green was arrested late Monday morning when Baltimore County Police robbery squad detectives found a car that was stolen on Aug. 16., at 4:22 p.m. from the unit block of Tahoe Circle in Owings Mills. According to Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, the suspect followed an individual into an apartment building, pulled out a gun and took the victim’s mobile phone and car keys and drove away in their car. The victim was not injured. Green is also charged in the robbery of a Walgreens at 2204 North Rolling…
Friday, April 1, 2011
A look at some of the week's headlines from around the region.
Armed Robbery at Columbia Mall Jewelry Store; Police Seeking Suspects No Turbine Required: Wind Powers Education at Ellicott City School Boys’ Lacrosse: Hammond Can’t Keep Pace With River Hill