Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Cash, a laptop and cell phones were stolen from a Reisterstown home on Jan. 15.
Three masked men robbed a Reisterstown home after forcing two of its residents inside at gunpoint. At 8 p.m. Jan. 15, two of the home’s three residents were going into their home in the 100 block of Marshall Wood Road when three men wearing masks pointed guns at them and ordered them to open the door, according to a Baltimore County Police report. The victims complied, and the three masked men stole cash, a Gateway laptop and two cell phones from the home then left, the report said. Police believe the home was targeted, and the incident was not drug-related. It is still under investigation, according to Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Baltimore County Police’s Franklin Precinct. Anyone with information is asked to call …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Two men stole an iPhone and $400 from a Reisterstown home Wednesday night.
Two Reisterstown residents were robbed at gunpoint inside one of their homes Wednesday. Police said two men, brandishing a black handgun, stole a black iPhone 4 and $400 in cash from a home on the unit block of Shropshire Court in Reisterstown, between 7:45 and 8 p.m. on Dec. 26. The victims included the home’s 21-year-old resident and a 20-year-old neighbor, according to a Baltimore County Police report. The incident is under investigation by the Franklin Precinct’s Investigative Services Team, said precinct commander Capt. Matthew McElwee.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Several armed men, two with handguns, robbed three 19-year-olds in their Owings Mills home on Sunday, Oct. 21.
Three 19-year-old Owings Mills residents were robbed at gunpoint in their apartment on Sunday, Oct. 21. Thee or four men entered the apartment on the unit block of Old Coach Lane in Owings Mills around 10:18 p.m., the victims told Baltimore County Police. Two men struck two of the residents in the head with a black semi-automatic handgun and a silver semi-automatic handgun and stole three cell phones, two sets of keys and a 2003 Red Infiniti G35. The vehicle was recovered on Millgate Road in Owings Mills on Friday, Oct. 26, and it was abandoned, said Capt. Matthew McElwee, commander of county police's Franklin Precinct No. 3. The Franklin precinct’s Investigative Services Team is actively working the investigation.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Two men forced their way into an apartment Saturday night and held down one of the residents and they robbed the other.
Two unknown suspects stole a cell phone, wallet and cash after forcing their way into a home in the unit block of Woodley Avenue in Reisterstown on Aug. 4. The men forced their way into the apartment at 10:50 p.m. after a female resident answered their knocking on the front door. One man held her on the bed while the other demanded money from the apartment’s male resident, according to a police report. The male victim was struck several times with a gun before the suspects took his cell phone, wallet and cash. He refused treatment at the scene, police said. Police are not sure if this incident is connected to three other armed robberies in the Owings Mills and Reisterstown area, the last of which occurred in May, according to Baltimore …
Monday, July 23, 2012
A 52-year-old Reisterstown resident was sent to Sinai Hospital after he sustained head injuries when his home was robbed by masked suspects Sunday.
A Reisterstown man was hospitalized early Sunday morning for head injuries sustained during a home invasion robbery. Four to five suspects wearing ski masks broke into a home in the 1400 block of Nicodemus Road in Reisterstown and tied up the 52-year-old man who was home. “He was hit in the head several times with the butt of the gun one of the suspects had,” said Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Baltimore County Police Frankin Precinct. The suspects broke into the home around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, tied up the man, ransacked the house and stole one handgun, five shotguns, three rifles and two computers. The ordeal last until almost 5 a.m. “We hate it when we have guns taken in a crime,” Doarnberger said. “It just means there…
Monday, May 21, 2012
Police say three homes targeted by gunmen may be connected with drug disputes.
Baltimore County police Monday disclosed that three men broke into an Owings Mills home, tied up a young woman who was there with a child and stole jewelry and cash in the third of what may be a series of drug-related robberies. Three men, at least one of whom was brandishing a handgun, forced their way into a home on Lowergate Court in Owings Mills on Tuesday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m., according to the police report. Once inside, they tied up a 20-year-old woman who was there with her 1-year-old son, said Baltimore County Police Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Franklin Precinct. The suspects searched the house and took jewelry, shoes, electronics and $30 in cash. The child wasn’t injured or assaulted, Doarnberger said. …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Three men forced their way into a home on Hammershire Road and tied up eight people, stealing jewelry and a car.
Eight people were tied up and robbed in a Reisterstown home by three armed men wearing dark clothing and ski masks early Thursday, police said. Three suspects with handguns forced their way into a home in the 200 block of Hammershire Road at 3 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, and tied up eight people, six of whom live in the home. A toddler slept through the incident, according to police Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Baltimore County Police’s Franklin Precinct. “We’re exploring any link there might be between the suspects and the victims,” he said. “We don’t think this was random, that this house was targeted.” One man was taken to Sinai Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries after he was struck in the head. …