Friday, October 7, 2011
There were two incidents reported in the northern part of the county yesterday.
Two daytime burglaries reported in the Parkton area Thursday have once again prompted Baltimore County Police Capt. Martin Lurz to issue a statement to local residents, reminding them to be vigilant and aware of suspicious behavior. (See below.) Police have taken additional steps to cut down on the rise in daytime burglaries, which have been a source of worry for homeowners throughout the county, including the Lutherville-Timonium, Cockeysville and North County areas. In some cases, burglars have canvassed neighborhoods disguised as door-to-door solicitors. However, there are laws in the county to protect homeowners against hucksters and unwanted salespeople. From Baltimore County Police Capt. Martin Lurz: SPECIAL ATTENTION TO RESIDENTS…
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Precinct 7 commander Capt. Martin Lurz offers safety advice over recent string of incidents in letter to community members.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, August 18, 2011
From Baltimore County Police Department Capt. Martin Lurz: Folks, You may have seen or heard recent media coverage of persons fraudulently purporting themselves to be public works or utility workers such as this one released today by our Media Relations Section: "Baltimore County Police are asking the public to be cautious when approached by those who say they work for BGE. BGE impostors are responsible for four recent deception burglaries: one on August 8, one on August 9, and two on August 10. The burglaries are not concentrated in any one particular area of the County. The impostors wear BGE like uniforms, and carry clipboards while some wear construction helmets. They tell the victim that some outside work needs to be done and walk …
Monday, July 18, 2011
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.
Greenspring Drive, 1900 block, on July 17 between 2:30 a.m. and 4 a.m. Money was stolen out of a cash register at Red Zone Adventures. Burglar(s) cut alarm and phone lines and pried open the main doors in order to carry out the theft. An ATM was "destroyed" in the break-in, according to a police report. The message "OUR PHONES ARE DOWN, BUT WE ARE OPEN!" resides at the top of the business's website. Mayfair Field Drive, 11700 block, between July 14 and July 16 between 8 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. Two bicycles were stolen from an open garage. East Ridgely Road, 100 block, on July 15 at 10: 41 p.m. Three male suspects were caught on video camera inside Ridgely Middle School after hours. An officer detained the group in front of the school until …