Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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.
Oakmere Road. Unit block. Between 1:45 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. on May 18. A burglar stole a Mac laptop, $1,500 cash and a jewelry box that contained four gold rings after entering the home through an unlocked side kitchen door. Knights Court. Unit block. Between 1:30 a.m. and 9 a. on May 18. A burglar stole an Xbox, an Xbox controller, pocket knife and $16 cash while victims were asleep. Craftsmen Court. Unit block. Between 8 p.m. on May 16 and 7 a.m. on May 17. A burglar stole two Mongoose bicycles from the yard after entering through an open fence. Butler Road. 4300 block. Between 5:30 p.m. on My 14 and 12 p.m. on May 16. A burglar stole an 18-inch chainsaw, five-gallon gas can and eight gallons of gas after opening the back yard gate and …
Capt. Andre Davis was replaced at the Woodlawn Precinct by Towson Precinct Capt. Jonathan Trentzsch in a series of command changes earlier this month.
The former commander of the Baltimore County Police precinct in Woodlawn is the subject of an internal affairs investigation. Capt. Andre Davis was transferred May 10 from his position as commander of the Woodlawn Precinct to an administrative position inside the department's Community Resources section. Elise Armacost, a police department spokeswoman, declined to comment on the investigation. "I can confirm that there is an Internal Affairs investigation into a complaint involving Capt. Davis," Armacost said. "I can't comment on or offer the details of that complaint because it is a personnel matter." Davis was transferred nearly two weeks ago as part of three command staff reassignments. Capt. Richard Howard, who previously was assigned …
Monday, May 20, 2013
A handgun, rifle and $2,000 were stolen from the running back’s Reisterstown home between Friday night and Saturday morning.
Two guns and cash were stolen from a Baltimore Ravens’ Reisterstown home overnight on Friday. A rifle, a handgun and $2,000 cash were stolen from running back Ray Rice’s home, on Tufton Springs Road, between 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, and 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, according to a police report. The burglar got into the home through a rear window and ransacked the house once inside, the report said. Rice, 26, moved to Reisterstown from Pikesville in August 2012, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
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Sunday, May 19
By Patch Staff It was a big news week in Maryland last week, with a visit by the first lady, a commuter nightmare in Montgomery and a heads up for a sixth casino in the state. All the headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Berliner Calls for Better Electricity Service with 'Utility 2.0' Montgomery County Council Member Roger Berliner asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to require that substantial changes be made to electricity services in the state. Meanwhile, Pepco is asking for permission to raise rates. Michelle Obama to Bowie State Grads: It's Time to Feel Hungry Again In a speech rich with historical references, the first lady reminded the BSU class of 2013 why education is important. Report: Quince Orchard Students…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Main Street will be closed from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company will celebrate its 100th Anniversary with a parade down Main Street Saturday morning. Main Street between Chartley Drive and the Reisterstown Village Shopping Center – where Food Lion is located – will be closed from about 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., said Calvin Reter, a member of the fire company. Although there was a possibility of cancelling the parade after the company lost firefighter Gene Kirchner earlier this month because of injuries sustained in a fire, the Kirchner family insisted the parade go on as planned, Reter said. Approximately 40 apparatuses will be joining the fire company during the celebration, according to the RVFC’s website.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A Garrison man was robbed near his home.
A resident of Hartley Circle in Garrison was robbed at gunpoint last week outside his home. At about 11:10 p.m., May 9, a man pointed a blue-steel, automatic handgun at him and stole his wallet, cell phone, car keys, and a rental car -- a four-door Mazdaspeed 6, according to a report by Baltimore County police. The robber and an accomplice, both males wearing ski masks and dark-colored clothing, sped away in the car toward Pittsfield Circle, the report said.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
One adult, two juveniles are arrested.
Charles Henry Johnson, 18, of Baltimore, was arrested May 8 and charged with robbery, theft and second-degree assault. The charges stem from an incident in Randallstown earlier that afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., a boy told police that several people assaulted him at Scotts Level Road and Autrim Lane in Randallstown. He also said his cell phone was stolen, according to a report by Baltimore County police. Police identified the suspects driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt along Milford Mill Road and Washington Avenue in Milford Mill. The youth's cell phone was returned to him. Police would not provide the age of the victim. Johnson was arrested and charged with the assault and theft, along with two juveniles. Johnson, a resident of the 2400 block of …
Some Maryland jurisdictions were surprised by the large number of guns turned over to police.
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Wednesday, May 15
Marylanders by the dozens turned over unwanted firearms to police in the first statewide "Gun Turn-In Day," sponsored by Attorney General Doug Gansler. A total of 250 firearms were turned in, the attorney general's office announced Tuesday. The guns turned in are now unavailable to those who would misuse them, according to David Paulson, communications director. "If one life is saved or one serious injury is prevented in Maryland, this effort is entirely worth it," he added, citing what he said law enforcement officials had expressed to the attorney general's office. "We greatly appreciate the tremendous efforts of every local law enforcement agency and the Maryland State Police who participated," he said. The guns were turned in, with no …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The unit will patrol the infield at Pimlico Race Course during Preakness on Saturday.
When members of the Baltimore Police Department’s mounted unit patrol the infield at Pimlico Race Course during Preakness Saturday, it will be one of the unit’s most high-visibility uses during the celebration of its 125th year in existence. The mounted unit, which was established in 1888, is the oldest continuously operated mounted unit in the country, and is primarily used for crowd control during events such as the Ravens Super Bowl Parade, Preakness and downtown on Friday nights. Lt. Milton Corbett, the unit’s commander, said a horse has the same effect as 10 to 15 officers in a crowd control situation. "It’s like the parting of the sea [when the horses are in a crowd]. The horses aren’t there to do harm but they can intimidate," …
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Franklin Precinct, which covers Reisterstown and Owings Mills.
11417 Reisterstown Road. Chesapeake Granite & Marble. Between 8 p.m. on May 11 and 8 a.m. on May 12. A burglar stole from the location a 2003 Chevy 250 truck along with the various tools that were inside of it. 10219 Reisterstown Road. Beauty Star. 5:41 a.m. on May 11. A burglar kicked in the glass door and stole fake hair, a security camera showed. Hidden Creek Court. Unit block. Between 6 p.m. on May 10 and 4:30 p.m. May 12. A burglar stole an unsecured Toro lawnmower from below the home’s rear deck. Green Mountain Court. Unit block. Between 7:30 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. on May 7. A burglar stole a Nintendo Wii system, PlayStation, computer and bed sheet after prying open an apartment’s front door. 9808 Reisterstown Road. Heritage Auto. 3 a.m…