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Latest Towson crime report

March 22 to 23: First Degree Burglary, 700 Block of Bridgeman Terrace 21204
Sometime between 1 p.m. on March 22 and 1 p.m. on March 23, an unknown suspect(s) entered the victim’s residence through an unlocked front door. The suspect(s) stole two jewelry boxes containing jewelry, a knife, a laptop, a game system and a printer.

March 29: First Degree Burglary, Unit Block of Dowling Circle 21234
At 11 a.m., two known suspects were evicted from their apartment. Maintenance changed the lock on the suspects’ apartment. The suspects returned and forced the front door open in order to retrieve their belongings.

March 28: First Degree Burglary, Unit Block of Mercury Court 21234
At 5:30 a.m., a suspect entered the victim’s house by unknown means and stole her wallet. The victim stopped the suspect and he returned the wallet to her.

March 27: Second Degree Burglary, 8100 Block of Loch Raven Boulevard 21286
At 4:40 a.m., unknown suspects pried open the back door of the Crackpot Liquors and stole various bottles of liquor and cigarettes before fleeing.

March 26: First Degree Burglary, 1000 Block of Dulaney Valley Road 21286
Around 5 p.m., an unknown suspected entered the victim’s dormitory room at Goucher College and stole electronic equipment.

March 25 to 26: Second Degree Burglary, 300 Block of Oak Lane Court 21286
Sometime between 6 p.m. on March 25 and 11 a.m. on March 26, the victim’s shed was pried open with an unknown tool. A leaf blower, grass trimmer and attachment were stolen from inside the shed.

March 24: Robbery, Unit Block of Debonair Court 21234
At 9:05 p.m., after parking the car, two suspects approached the victim. One of the suspects, displaying a gun, demanded the vehicle key. The victim handed over the vehicle key and then the two suspects fled in the vehicle.

March 23 to 24: Second Degree Burglary, 1400 Block of Clarkview Road 21209
Sometime between 3 p.m. on March 23 and 6:30 a.m. on March 24, an unknown suspect(s) cut the wires that were securing the back door of the Clarkview LLC building to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect(s) cut and stole copper wires from the ceiling.

April 4 to 5: Attempted Second Degree Burglary, 300 Block of Allegheny Avenue 21204
Sometime between 4:30 p.m. on April 4 and 10:15 a.m. on April 5, an unknown suspect attempted to enter a Baltimore County office building by removing a basement window screen. No entry was gained.

April 2: First Degree Burglary, 1600 Block of Mussula Road 21234
At 10:55 a.m.,a known suspect climbed through the side window of the victim’s residence with his friend keeping watch. The suspect stole a bus token and both suspects were arrested.

April 1 to 3: Second Degree Burglary, 1600 Block of East Joppa Road 21286
Sometime between 7 p.m. on April 1 and 6:30 a.m. on April 3, a suspect(s) smashed in the rear door of the Brian Rocca Hair Studio and stole cash.

April 1: First Degree Burglary, 6500 Block of Falkirk Road 21212
Sometime between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., the door lock was damaged by an unknown tool and entry was made into the victim’s apartment. The bedroom was ransacked, but nothing was stolen.

March 31: Second Degree Burglary, 8700 Block of Loch Bend Drive 21234
At 8:20 a.m., a suspect kicked in the door of a room at the Welcome Inn after being denied a room key.

February 2017 Officer of the Month
The Precinct 6 Officer of the Month for February 2017 is collectively awarded to Detective S. Bissett, Detective C. Bracken, Detective E. Heyman, and Officer A. Hay.

This group of detectives and officer played a major part in pushing back against crime in February. Detective Bissett turned a Bias Incident-Destruction of Property case with virtually no leads into six case clearances, which included the second degree burglary of the Graul’s Wine and Spirit Shop.

He methodically worked through a series of potential leads that he generated until he found the suspect.

Officer Hay stopped four suspects on Pinehurst Road who were checking car doors in the area. Detective Bracken came in to assist with the case. Officer Hay enthusiastically worked with him and helped connect these suspects to numerous other crimes.

Detective Heyman rounded out the group with his thorough investigation into a 1st Degree Assault near the TGI Fridays restaurant, which resulted in an arrest and the recovery of a handgun. He also cleared another armed robbery on Chestnut Oak by arrest.  

Captain Landsman commented, “I lean on these detectives constantly regarding the serious crime that goes on in this precinct and I appreciate their hard work! I am excited to see what the future holds for Officer Hay, who impressed the detectives with his contributions. Outstanding Job!”

Congratulations to all of these officers on a job well done and much appreciated.

January 2017 Officer of the Month
Officer of the Month for January 2017 is collectively awarded to Officer J. Mims, Officer D. Humes, and Officer D. Short.

The tenacity demonstrated by these officers on January 18 was instrumental to the apprehension of two suspects responsible for two attempted carjackings at the Towson Town Center. Although many officers and detectives contributed to the resolution of these cases, it was Officer Mims and Officer Humes who spotted them near the bus stop across from the Dulaney Valley Road mall entrance after a description had been broadcast.

The suspects fled on foot to the rear of the Fresh Market and were pursued by Officer Mims and Officer Humes. Officer Short quickly made his way to the area and apprehended one of the suspects as he attempted to scale the fence behind the Fresh Market. Both suspects were arrested and a loaded handgun was recovered.

Officer Mims and Officer Short seem to be everywhere all of the time. Officer Humes, a more recent graduate from the Police Academy, seems to be falling in line with this diligent group of officers by making a key contribution in a major case.

Outstanding work, guys, and congratulations!

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