A burglar stole a truck and used it to take 2,142 cases of cognac last Sunday from a business in Dundalk, Baltimore County Police said.
At around 5 a.m. March 16, someone entered a fenced-in lot in the 7000 block of Quad Avenue through an unlocked employee entrance and took the truck, according to a police report. The person then hooked up the truck to a chassis that was carrying a cargo container, which was filled with the cases of cognac.
The burglar fled the scene westbound on Quad Avenue.
In addition to this incident, other recent police reports from the area include:
Melbourne Road, 1700 block, between 4 p.m. March 7 and 4:42 p.m. March 14. A lawn mower and weed trimmer were stolen from a shed at a residence.
Dunwall Court, 2700 block, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. March 14. Cash, electronic equipment, a game system and videotapes were stolen from a residence.
Collingham Drive, 7800 block, between 10 p.m. and 10:26 p.m. March 14. A resident barricaded himself in a room at home when he saw someone break in. The suspect was gone by the time police arrived.
Pinewood Road, 200 block, between 6 p.m. March 14 and 10 a.m. March 15. A bike was stolen from a front porch.
McShane Way, 3400 block, between 8 p.m. and 10:59 p.m. March 13. A pet dog was stolen from the back yard of a residence.
North Point, 4300 block, between 11:30 a.m. March 9 and 6:08 p.m. March 15. Three people entered a home, pushed a resident to the floor and stole cash and other items from the victim's pockets. They then fled the scene.
Beachwood Road, 8200 block, between 11:49 p.m. March 9 and 12:44 a.m. March 10. Construction material and five cameras were stolen from a business. Three people had entered though a hold in the fence.