CRIME: Aluminum Stolen From Church
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Valleyfield Road, 8600 block, 10:34 p.m. on March 31. Five aluminum downspouts were stolen from Grace Lutheran Church.
This is the first case of aluminum theft reported in the Lutherville-Timonium area this year.
In 2011 however, Patch reported that the high prices of metal spurred a rise in copper theft along the York Road corridor. The Baltimore Sun wrote in early 2012, that three men were arrested and charged with conspiracy to steal $2.6 million worth of aluminum.
2012 Incident Tracker:
|Crime||# of Times Reported in 2012||Notes/Link (The latest)|
|Burglary (Including Attempted)|| 32
|Protest||1||Protesters opposed gas tax, peacefully and without incident.|
|Armed Robbery (Including Attempted)
||A non-English speaker didn't realize she was being robbed.
|Robbery||1||A man was struck and robbed while attempting to purchase baseball cards.|
|Suspicious Condition||1||Anti-Semitic material was found in local neighborhoods.|
|Destruction of Property||1||Racial remarks painted on wall.
|Possession of drugs or paraphernalia||1||A man stole prescription drugs from a relative.
Editor's Note: The Incident Tracker lists reports, compiled by Patch, relevant to Lutherville-Timonium, filed at the Baltimore County Police Department Precinct 7 in Cockeysville. The number of reports listed may not be 100 percent accurate based on a number of factors.