Crime Log

May 23, 2011

The following is compiled from local police reports.

Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.

If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872.

Pennsylvania Avenue, 2800 block, 9 p.m. May 15. Two men were seen walking onto porch of vacant house, opening a window and talking. Men did not try to enter residence. One man stole "For Sale" sign from yard and put it back of truck. Men fled in truck southbound on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Twin Circle Way, unit block, 1:30-3:45 p.m. May 14. Back door to residence forced open, destroying door frame. Flat screen television and Xbox game system stolen.

East Drive, 5400 block, 1:05 a.m. May 14. A 17-year-old boy was seen breaking window of front door at the Cigarette Outlet and attempting to crawl through. Boy could not enter due to metal bars. Police later found alarm box pulled from wall. Boy then walked to Rita's and threw rock through front window. He removed two cash registers and pulled alarm box from wall. Boxes of liquid custard were dumped onto ground and spilled on floor. When police arrived, boy fled. Police chased boy and second officer found him. He was arrested and charged with burglary, destruction of property, theft under $10,000 and attempted burglary. Registers found behind business. Boy told police he had been drinking at Catonsville party earlier that night and did not remember breaking into the businesses.

Baltimore Street, 4300 block, 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. May 13. Residence broken into through bathroom window. Laptop, cell phone, money and imitation diamond stolen.

Francis Avenue, 1000 block, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13. Rear basement window broken to gain entry and television stolen.

Bero Road, 3300 block, 6:30 p.m. May 11 to 10:30 a.m. May 12. Rear window to vacant residence propped open with shovel. Dead bolt and trash bags stolen. Thermostat ripped off wall.

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