Police Blotter: Multiple Tool Thefts in Owings Mills
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.
A 17-year-old student stole cash from someone in the bathroom at New Town High School on Feb. 3 at 12:55 p.m., police said.
An unknown suspect forced open a basement door and stole copper pipes from a home in the 100 block of Wilgate Road in Owings Mills between sometime on Nov. 11 and Jan. 30 at 3:30 p.m., police said. Before leaving the scene, the suspect secured the basement door with screws, police said.
An unknown suspect took copper pipes, saw, drill, radio and nail gun after prying open the basement door to a home in the 20 block of Montrose Avenue in Owings Mills between 4 p.m. Feb. 3 and 8 a.m. Feb. 4, police said.
An unknown suspect disabled the alarm at the Enterprise Rent-a-Car office in Owings Mills, then pried open the back door and ransacked the office between 7:05 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 7:45 a.m. on Feb. 3, police said. Nothing was taken.
An unknown suspect pried open a shed door outside a home in the 20 block of Church Road in Owings Mills and stole eight sanders, three drills, two grinders, two hand saws, two motorcycle helmets, one paint sprayer and a refrigerator, between 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 26 and 3:19 p.m. on Jan. 30, police said.
An unknown suspect entered the yard of a home in the 100 block of Strongwood Road in Owings Mills, broke into a vehicle’s tool box and took a band saw, hammer drill and other cordless tools between 3:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Jan. 30, police said.
Attempted Armed Robbery
An unknown suspect asked for the money in the register at Egyptian Pizza in Owings Mills, then motioned to his waistband as if he had a weapon, on Feb. 1 at 3:38 p.m., police said. The man then left without taking anything.
An unknown suspect began to pry open a window screen at a home in the 50 block of Black Oak Court in Reisterstown, but fled once he saw the resident inside. The break-in was attempted on Feb. 3 between 9:35 a.m. and 9:37 a.m., police said.
An unknown suspect cut through a window screen, then smashed a window with a brick, at a home in the 9600 block of Fable Drive in Owings Mills between 1:30 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. on Feb. 1, police said. The suspect did not enter the home, and nothing was taken.
An unknown suspect kicked the door knob off an apartment door, then tried to kick in the bottom of the door to break into an shop in the 10900 block of Huntcliff Drive in Owings Mills on Feb. 1 between 7:10 p.m. and 7:12 p.m., police said.
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.
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