Tuesday, November 13, 2012
While robberies are up from last year’s number, this year is still under long-term averages.
While there has been an uptick in robberies in 2012 compared to 2011 in the police precinct for Owings Mills and Reisterstown, the number is below the five-year average, according to Baltimore County Police. Police in the Franklin Precinct, which covers Reisterstown and Owings Mills, experienced two recent commercial armed robbery trends, the first such trends in two years. As of Nov. 1, there were 38 robberies year-to-date in the Franklin Precinct. That number includes commercial robberies as well as street robberies. For the years 2007 to 2011, the average number of robberies as of Nov. 1 was 47, said Capt. Matthew McElwee, commander of the Franklin Precinct. This year’s robbery number is also below the yearly figures for 2007, 2008 and …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Two 14-year-old tried to steal another 14-year-old's backpack after hitting him in the head with a basketball.
An Owings Mills teen was robbed of his backpack by two other teens after they threw a basketball at his head Sunday. He got the bag back with nothing taken from it, police said. The Owings Mills teen, who is 14 and student at Old Court Middle School, was walking on Old Court Road at Winands Road at 6:19 p.m. Sunday when two other teens, both 14, struck his head with a basketball and took his backpack, police said. He got the backpack back, and nothing had been taken from it. Charges have not been filed, according to the police report. One of the suspects is from Windsor Mill, and the other from Randallstown.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Three people accused of using stun gun to steal acquaintance's dog.
Three people have been charged in an Aug. 30 incident in which a stun gun was used as a weapon in an attempt to steal a puppy belonging to an acquaintance, according to police. At around 5:55 p.m., a 23-year-old woman who lives on the 3800 block of McDowell Lane was outside with her puppy when she was approached by a man and two women who attempted to take her pet, police said. One of the suspects produced a stun gun, but the weapon was not used on the victim, according to police. The suspects fled the scene when the victim resisted, but later returned and were arrested, police said. Charged with armed robbery were Cameron Elliott Wells, 22, of Brookeville, Md.; Jessica Vanessa Jackson, 21, of the 600 block of Bridgeview Rd. in Cherry Hill…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
A Reisterstown resident was arrested and charged in an incident in which a woman was choked and punched.
A Reisterstown man was arrested and charged Tuesday after robbing a woman of her cell phone and choking and punching her, Baltimore County Police said. Aaron Brian Smith Jr., 23, of the 12300 block of Bon Crest Drive in Reisterstown, was charged Tuesday with robbery and first-degree assault, according to Lt. Rick Landsman of the Baltimore County Police Franklin Precinct’s investigative services division. Smith led an 18-year-old Baltimore woman into the woods near the unit block of Trout Brook Circle in Reisterstown at 5:25 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, choked her from behind, pushed her to the ground and punched her several times. Smith took her iPhone 4 and ran off, according to the police report. Smith was in custody awaiting a bail review …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Here's a roundup of incidents in Precinct 3, serving Owings Mills and Reisterstown, by charge and report date.
The following information is from incident summary reports provided by the Precinct 3 Baltimore County Police Department: Robbery A 24-year-old Reisterstown man bit his girlfriend and took her cell phone when she tried to call police during an assault in their home in the 100 block of Shetland Circle in Reisterstown on Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. Police have a warrant out for the man’s arrest. First-Degree Burglary An unknown suspect stole more than $1,500 worth of jewelry after breaking into a home in the 4800 block of Butler Road in Reisterstown on Oct. 21 between 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. An unknown suspect stole cash and a glass vase, totaling $125, after breaking a front door lock and entering a home in the 1300 block of Musgrove Road in …
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