Police Blotter: Copper Pipes, Welding Leads Stolen
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Franklin Precinct, which covers Reisterstown and Owings Mills. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
First-Degree Burglary. 200 block of Oliver Heights Road in Owings Mills. 3:40 p.m., Oct. 16. A burglar ransacked the house after forcing open the rear door. Nothing was reported missing. A child came from school and thought he heard someone in the house, so he left the area and called police from a friend’s house.
Second-Degree Burglary. 5000 block of Painters Mill Road in Owings Mills. Between 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 16. A burglar stole copper pipes from a trailer after prying open its side door.
Second-Degree Burglary. 10100 Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills. 4 p.m., Oct. 14. Two burglars entered the vacant Solo Cup plant through a hole in the west delivery bay door and attempted to remove copper wire, but chased off by security before they could.
Fourth-Degree Burglary. 5000 block of Painters Mill Road in Owings Mills. Between 7 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 11 a.m. on Oct. 18. A burglar entered the construction site and cut 500-foot welding leads from a truck.
Fourth-Degree Burglary. 9400 block of Groveton Circle in Owings Mills. Between 3 p.m. on Oct. 1 and 7 a.m. on Oct. 9. A burglar entered a home under construction and removed copper wires from electrical boxes.
Editor’s note: More than one suspect may have been involved in certain incidents. When the suspect or suspects are not known, Patch uses "an unknown suspect" for brevity. For an explanation on the different types of burglaries, read this story.