Attempted armed robbery one of two break-ins in Towson [Crime Log]

December 30, 2013|By Jon Meoli,

The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.

Two intruders, armed with a gun, kicked in a door in one of two incidents in the 300 block of East Burke Avenue in the last week, according to police. In the first, which police report occurred at nearly 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 20, residents heard the door being kicked in by two robbers, one armed with a gun, who told the residents not to move. But the residents prevented the pair from entering, and the intruders fled, the report said.

In the second incident, which police report occurred between 12:45 p.m. on Dec. 20 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 23, a person entered the apartment and stole jewelry, a purse, clothing and a bag, police report.


Donachie Road, 6900 block, between 6 p.m. Dec. 24 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 25. Person entered apartment, stole five wrapped Christmas gifts from under tree. Resident did not know if apartment was unlocked.

Witherwood Court, unit block, at 12:10 a.m. Dec. 23. Person attempted to enter ground-level apartment through sliding glass door. Female resident awoke, and would-be intruder fled.

Donington Circle, 1100 block, between 3:30 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Dec. 23. Person entered apartment, stole television.

Knollwood Road, 7900 block, between 4 p.m. Dec. 23 and 3 p.m. Dec. 27. Person kicked in apartment door, stole jewelry, television, Ugg boots.

Beaverbank Circle, 900 block, between 10 p.m. Dec. 23 and 7 a.m. Dec. 24. Person entered house, stole car keys from dining room table, stole light blue Honda Accord, Maryland tag 5BB9040, from driveway.

La Salle Road, 8600 block, between 9:25 p.m. and 10:25 p.m. Dec. 20. Person entered Baltimore Vascular Care, stole two laptops, eight prescriptions.

Fairfield Avenue, 1200 block, between 11 p.m. Dec. 20 and 7:30 a.m. Dec. 21. Red Ford Escape, Maryland tag 4AC6472, stolen from location.

Donington Circle, 1100 block, between 5:10 p.m. and 5:40 p.m. Dec. 19. Person entered unlocked apartment, stole laptop.

Loch Hill Road, 6600 block, between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Person entered house, stole jewelry.

Olympic Place, first block, between 3 p.m. Dec. 17 and 7 a.m. Dec. 19. Brass headers on sprinkler system stolen from Towson City Center.


Northwood Drive, unit block, between 5 p.m. Dec. 24 and 5:05 p.m. Dec. 25. Person broke into house, ransacked bedrooms, stole jewelry.

Tally Ho Road, 8300 block, at 9 p.m. Dec. 24. Unknown person fired gun into house. Bullet found on bedroom floor.

Ridgely Road, first block, between 5:30 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. Dec. 24. Person broke into Robbie's First Base, stole change from register.

Melancthon Avenue, 200 block, between 3 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 23. Person entered house, stole computer, cellphone, purses and wallets containing debit cards, checks, cash.


Padonia Road, 100 block, between 11:55 p.m. Dec. 22 and 8:30 a.m. Dec. 23. Person broke into office of Christopher Daniel restaurant, ransacked office.

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