Monday, May 6, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Cockeysville Precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Cockeysville Gelding Drive, 10300 block. Between 7:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. May 1. A burglar broke through drywall to access adjoining units at an apartment complex. A television, laptop, blank check and hard drive were all stolen from one of the units. Hometown Way, 300 block. Between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. April 29. A television, a laptop and two diamond rings were stolen from a residence. Phoenix Manor Road, 14700 block. Between 1:15 p.m. and 5:47 p.m. May 3. Tools were stolen from the garage of a residence. Timonium Hollis Court, unit block. Between 8 p.m. April 29 and 4:35 a.m. April 30. A gym bag and shoes were stolen from an unlocked trunk of a car at a residence. E. Ridgely Road, 100 block. Between 3:30 April 26 and April 29. …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.
A burglar pried a screen and window to get into a home and steal jewelry. Between March 28 and April 2, numerous pieces of jewelry were missing from a jewelry box at a home in the 13800 block of Hess Mill Road in Phoenix, according to a report by Baltimore County police. A thief got in through the second-story window, the report states.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Woman thought she was sending money to bail her grandson out of jail.
A Phoenix woman was deceived by thieves who tried to swindle her out of $48,500, but Baltimore County police stopped the theft before her money was gone forever. "The electronic transfer was stopped by detectives," said Det. Cathleen Batton, spokeswoman for the police department. It was March 13 when the woman, 81, received a telephone call in which someone "advised her grandson needed $48,000 to bail him out" of jail, according to a police report. She wired the money to the suspect's account in California, then contacted her grandson in New Jersey and found that the story she heard on the phone wasn't true, police said. "Schemes where suspects attempt to get the victims to send money for a variety of reasons are not uncommon," Batton said…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Police say a 22-year-old Lutherville woman wrote about the Parkville and Cockeysville homes she allegedly burglarized.
For some, a journal is a place to keep their secrets but one Lutherville woman's journal entries resulted in eight burglary charges. Emily Kearns, 22, of the unit block of Elphin Court, is charged with a series of nine burglaries that span areas in both Cockeysville and Parkville precincts. Kearns was arrested on Dec. 4 when detectives, who were keeping her under surveillance, saw her break into a home in the unit block of Country Club Lane and attempt to break into a home in the unit block of Greentree Drive in the Phoenix area, according to police spokeswoman Cpl. Cathleen Batton. After her arrest, detectives recovered a journal the woman allegedly kept which was used as part of the investigation that tied her to six other burglaries in …