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Lutherville-Timonium Crime: Cameras Catch Burglars in the Act

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.

 

West Seminary Avenue, 1000 block, between 11:30 a.m., Sept. 19 and 10 p.m., Sept. 20. An electric bike was stolen out of an unlocked garage. 

Merrie Hunt Drive, 300 block, between 3:20 p.m. and 3:32 p.m., Sept. 18. Two or three plaid button down shirts were stolen. The burglar was caught on surveillance camera sneaking in through an unlocked door. 

York Road, 2100 block, 3 a.m., Sept. 16. A burglar "severely" cut his leg trying to break into an ATM at Zips Dry Cleaners. The burglar and his partner cut the phone lines with a saw after entering through the front door. Both suspects were caught on camera trying to saw into the ATM before the tool slipped, severely cutting his leg. Both men left in a silver minivan heading northbound. 

Zips, by the way, is a very unlucky business. 

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2012 Lutherville-Timonium Incident Tracker:

 Incident   # of Times Reported in 2012  Notes/Link (The latest) Burglary (Including  attempted)              72
See above.  
Protest                2
A group protested the war in Afghanistan.
Armed robbery (Including attempted)
               4
A man robbed Walgreen's with a crowbar. Robbery                2 112 Oxycodone pills were stolen. Suspicious condition                1 Anti-Semitic material was found in local neighborhoods. Destruction of property                2 Street signs vandalized with swastikas.  
Possession of drugs or paraphernalia                2
A man stole prescription drugs from a relative. 
Petty theft                 1 A thief stole several items from unlocked cars. 

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 (and an accounted for week in May).

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Parkvillehoney September 30, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Is it Karma that did in the burglar ar Zipp's Dry Cleaners? I sure hope so.
Needaname October 15, 2012 at 04:14 PM
How can folks be arrested for protesting the war in Afghanistan but not the people who protest outside of hospitals and schools with their anti-abortion porn. I am going to end up getting arrested for protesting those jokers.

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