FUGITIVE NABBED ON CREDIT CARD CHARGES
A fugitive wanted for a Milwaukee bank robbery who was arrested Jan.12 in Bel Air on charges of credit card misuse remains held on $25,000 bond in the county Detention Center.
David J. Davy, 24, of West Allis, Wis., was charged with 16 counts of credit card misuse and seven other charges, Bel Air police said,after attempting to buy $1,500 in merchandise with a stolen credit card in a Bel Air store.
The other charges include theft of a credit card, impersonating a police officer, making a false report, carrying a concealed weapon, wearing a concealed weapon and possession of ahandgun, police said. He also was charged as a fugitive from justice.
Police said Davy attempted to buy merchandise at the K mart department store in Tollgate Mall. A manager asked Davy for identification and Davy then fled.
While at K mart, investigators received a call that a man posing as a police officer reported an armed robbery atthe Luskins store at Bel Air Plaza to employees at the Blockbuster Video store at Bel Air Town Center, police said.
Police said officers went to the Luskins store and learned that a robbery did not occur. The officers also learned that Davy bought $446 in merchandise witha credit card at the store.
The suspect was later arrested while walking in the 100 block of Baltimore Pike, police said. He was carrying a 25-caliber Raven automatic pistol, police said.
Police said Davy also had a Discovery credit card reported stolen by a Bel Air resident and $2,000 in merchandise that he had previously purchased with the card.
TWO CHARGED WITH THEFT OF AUTO
Bryon S. Williams, 19, of Bel Air and Joseph C. Wood, 19, of Abingdon were arrested and charged with theft of a 1989 Pontiac in the 700 block of Deep Ridge Road, Bel Air, on Jan. 2, the Sheriff's Department said.
The car was recovered in Edgewood.
Crimes county police agencies said they investigated last week include:
Edmund Street: Four tires and four wheels, worth $2,000, were stolen from a parked vehicle on Jan. 7, town police said.
100 block Marshall Drive: Camera equipment, a radio and cash, worth $1,530, were stolen from a houseJan. 9, the Sheriff's Department said.
1300 block Millwood Road: A $600 pearl necklace was stolen from a house on Jan. 12, the Sheriff's Department said.
1600 block Bel Air South Parkway: A collectionof baseball cards, worth $885, was stolen from Batters Box Inc. at the Festival at Bel Air shopping center Jan. 13, the Sheriff's Department said.
4100 block Flintville Road: Cash and liquorwere stolen from Broad Creek Variety and Beverages on Dec. 22, the Sheriff's Department said. A window and door at the business were damaged. Loss was $570.
2600 block Friendship Road: A Hondaall-terrain vehicle and a plow, worth $4,500, were stolen from a shed Jan. 10, the Sheriff's Department said.
2000 blockHigh Point Road: A weed eater and chain saw, worth $330, were stolenfrom a garage on Jan. 9, the Sheriff's Department said.
1000 block Ensor Drive: A Honda all-terrain vehicle, worth $800, was stolen from a shed Jan. 6, state police at Benson said.
300 block Ellsworth Place: A television and jewelry, worth $850, were stolen from a house Jan. 5, state police at Benson said.
3000 block Bradenbaugh Road: A $400 chain saw was stolen from a garage Jan. 8, the Sheriff's Department said.