Police Blotter


February 27, 2005|By Sheridan Lyons


Two bags containing a combined $5,000 to $7,500 were discovered missing Monday from St. Joseph Catholic Church in the 900 block of Liberty Road, according to Maryland State Police. Two SecurPaks were missing from the 4:45 p.m. Mass on Feb. 19 - one numbered AA533274 containing $4,000 to $6,000, and the other numbered D1407918 containing $1,000 to $1,500, according to the police report. They had been mistakenly left in an unlocked safe that night.


Two vehicles were stolen from the driveway of a home in the 3800 block of Dakota Road between about 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. Feb. 19. A 1995 Acura Integra was recovered hours later at the Westwood Park development on Willow Street. The vehicle was up on blocks and stripped of its wheels, seats, stereo and other items. The second car, a 2000 Honda Civic, was recovered Feb. 20 in Langley Park in Prince George's County.


A snowplow pump valued at $1,200 was reported stolen between 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 from the front of a 1997 Ford F-50 truck, parked at the Bachman Valley Inn in the 4500 block of Hanover Pike, according to state police reports. While the owner went inside the inn, the yellow Model E-74 Myers snow pump was taken off the truck, the report said.

Mount Airy

State police charged two Northeast Baltimore men with felony theft Tuesday. A cart of baby formula and other products worth more than $500 were taken from the Super Fresh Store in Mount Airy. Police stopped the men in a taxi on eastbound Interstate 70 near Route 97 in Howard County. Antione Leopold Greenwood, 34, was arrested there. Ronreco A. Greenwood, 38, fled on foot and was located about 9:30 p.m. at a convenience store on Old Frederick Road (Route 144) in Woodbine, Howard County - after he called for another taxicab. He was found during a search by two state police barracks, sheriff's deputies from Carroll and Frederick counties, and the Howard County police, assisted by a Frederick tracking dog and the state police helicopter. The suspects, who live in the 5400 block of Northwood Drive, were charged with conspiracy and felony theft of more than $500.

Brady Martinson, 21, of the 800 block of S. Main St. has been charged by state police in a series of six incidents since April 30, 2004, at the Mount Airy park-and-ride on Route 27, and at four homes in Mount Airy. Martinson was charged with 23 counts of theft, conspiracy, destruction of property and burglary. At the park-and-ride lot, a 2001 Kawasaki KX-65 dirt bike was reported stolen April 30, and a 1997 Suzuki RM-80 dirt bike was reported stolen July 24. A Suzuki RM-85 dirt bike was also reported stolen July 5 from a home in the 2400 block of Braddock Road. A Ruger .357 magnum revolver was taken between July 5 and 14 from a home in the 800 block of S. Main St., and a 2001 Kawasaki KX-100 dirt bike was stolen Aug. 25 from the 3800 block of Akers Drive. Martinson was also charged with burglarizing a storage area at the Akers Drive address.

Some one stole $48 in groceries about 4 p.m. Sunday from an unattended shopping cart near the entrance to Weis Market in the 1000 block of Twin Arch Road. A Westminster woman told state police that she left the cart to walk to a Chinese restaurant to get egg rolls.


Brian Joseph Hill, 22, of no fixed address, surrendered to police Monday and was arrested on a warrant issued after a Sept. 3 shooting incident in the Bishop Garth Apartments at South Bishop Street and Thomas Lane. Thirty charges were filed against Hill, including six counts of attempted second-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment and handgun violations in an incident that occurred Labor Day weekend. Hill had been involved in an argument and returned with a weapon just before midnight, firing shots toward six people and into buildings, causing a minor injury to one resident, according to charging documents and Westminster police.

A 17-year-old boy was charged Monday as a juvenile with the theft of a radar detector valued at less than $100 from the Westminster Wal-Mart, Westminster police said.

City police charged Kenneth James Redmond, 42, of Windsor Drive, Westminster, with five counts of theft and a theft scheme Feb. 21. Copper tubing valued at about $5,300 was charged at Belair Road Supply, in the first block of Liberty Street, on several occasions beginning Jan. 7 by a man who asked that the supplies be charged to the accounts of several construction companies, city police said.

Westminster area

A DVD and a wallet were reported stolen Saturday from a home in the 600 block of Gist road, where a back door had been left unlocked, according to state police.

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