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By TYRONE RICHARDSON | October 25, 2005
A Howard County schoolteacher was arrested and charged with shoplifting over the weekend after what police said was the theft of several pieces of clothing from a store at The Mall in Columbia. Nadia Eliasson, 53, a foreign-languages teacher at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City, is accused of stuffing several pieces of merchandise valued at nearly $850 into her purse at the Lord & Taylor store Saturday. Eliasson, a teacher in the school system since 1991, was released on her own recognizance.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2014
The couple walked into Kent Island Jewelry first. She wore dark sunglasses, scrubs and a stethoscope draped around her neck. He was well-dressed and meticulously groomed. Trailing them was another man, in work clothes. He was looking for something special for his mother's wedding gift. "He ran me all over the store," shop owner Patricia Clowd recalled. Clowd and police now say the hunt for the perfect gift was a distraction, providing the dapper Robert Weathers an opportunity to grab a tray of diamonds from an unlocked case.
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July 11, 1994
Two Baltimore men were arrested Thursday and charged with the theft of a case of Tylenol.Robert Buckner, 37, of the first block of Seabright Ave., and Joseph Kaufmann, 38, of the first block of Pike Hall Place in Baltimore, were arrested in Baltimore County.Police said Mr. Buckner stole a $1,000 case of Tylenol from the Price Club in the 500 block of Ordnance Road in Glen Burnie and sold it to Mr. Kaufmann for $360. Mr. Kaufman intended to resell the Tylenol at flea markets, police said.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | December 10, 2013
Two men have been charged in connection with numerous thefts of air conditioning/heat pump units and commercial grade kitchen equipment from several businesses and homes along the Route 40 corridor. Donald James Fruhling, 48, of the 1100 block of Shady Drive in Edgewood, and William Antoine Edmonds, 42, of the 700 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Baltimore, have each been charged with four counts of theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and theft scheme between $1,000 and $10,000.
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August 13, 1997
County police charged a man who had been banned from Best Buy stores with theft and trespassing Monday in a robbery at the Best Buy in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.Store security officers saw a man remove 13 compact discs, valued at $141.87, from a rack about 11 a.m., stuff them down his pants and try to leave without paying for them, police said. The security guards stopped him and held him for police.Police charged Michael J. Brushe, 36, of no fixed address with theft and trespassing.
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March 16, 1995
Three Baltimore residents were arrested Monday afternoon on theft charges after a computer was stolen from a Glen Burnie store, county police said.Two men and one woman used stolen Visa and Discover credit cards to buy a Toshiba computer worth $2,201 from CompUSA in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway. Later, the woman, who said her name was Dana Brown, used the credit cards to buy a $2,700 Compaq 400 Ventura computer from Computer City in the 500 block of Ordnance Road. When clerks tried to confirm the sale, the woman ran out of the store with one of the male suspects, police said.
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May 21, 1999
A Marriottsville man arrested on theft and other charges waived a bail review yesterday and was held at the Carroll County Detention Center in lieu of a $20,000 bond, court records show.Michael J. Nagel, 21, was arrested Wednesday on charges of theft, forgery and passing five checks that were reported stolen Monday from a van parked at Resurrection Farm, a nonprofit men's shelter in the 3900 block of Arters Mill Road in Westminster.In charging documents, police accuse Nagel of stealing a briefcase and a checkbook at Resurrection Farm and going to Farmers and Mechanics National Bank in Westminster to cash checks totaling $1,400 on Tuesday and Wednesday morning.
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November 8, 1996
Police arrested a Glen Burnie woman Wednesday on charges she stole children's movie videocassettes worth $358 from the Annapolis Best Buy.Dawn Michelle Rejrat, 21, of the 1600 block of Jennings Road was charged with felony theft.A security guard said he saw a woman in the store in the 100 block of Defense Highway take 19 videocassettes and hide them in a bag shortly after 3 p.m., police said.Pub Date: 11/08/96
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 15, 1999
A Westminster man was being held yesterday at the county jail in lieu of $50,000 bail after he was arrested on charges of breaking into a garage and stealing $23,000 hidden in an ammunition box.Michael P. Manner, 30, of the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree burglary and theft over $300. The theft occurred in September in the 100 block of Carroll St. in Westminster.In charging documents, police said they received an anonymous tip in November that linked Manner to a blue Pontiac.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | February 12, 2013
A Pasadena man was charged with stealing bronze grave markers that vanished from grave sites in Glen Haven Memorial Park in Glen Burnie, according to Anne Arundel County police. Dustin Landon Grogan, 42, of the first block of Wishing Rock Road, is facing a theft charge, police said Tuesday. He was held in lieu of $5,000 bail, according to court records. Police said they recovered four markers from the cemetery, as well as several related metal pieces, at a home in Glen Burnie, and now are trying to find relatives of the people named on the markers.
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By Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2012
A Baltimore City Community College employee has been indicted on allegations that she directed student tuition payments into her personal bank account, the city prosecutor's office announced Thursday. Michelle Campbell of Waldorf was indicted by a city grand jury on 13 counts charging her in a scheme that prosecutors say netted about $8,000. State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein will personally prosecute the case, his office said in a news release. According to the state's attorney's office, Campbell worked as an administrative assistant at the school's Lombard Street campus, where her job included helping students register for courses that would lead to certificates in jobs such as pharmacy technicians, nursing assistants and teaching assistants.
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Staff Reports | November 30, 2012
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said Friday that a 21-year-old Marriottsville man was arrested and charged for the theft of a Toyota RAV 4 and some $6,000 of hunting rifles and hunting equipment from unlocked vehicles at a condominium complex in Eldersburg. According to reports, just after 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, sheriff's deputies responded to Rudy-Serra Drive, south of Liberty Road, for a call from a resident reporting the theft of his Toyota RAV 4, which was left in the parking lot unlocked with the keys inside.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2012
Two copper-theft suspects arrested Tuesday on the Spring Grove Hospital Center campus in Catonsville have been charged with burglary, theft and destruction of property, according to Maryland State Police. Police have also recovered more than 130 pounds of copper pipe the pair had collected before their arrests, which state police said would be worth about $400 if sold as scrap. Charged were Dennis W. Dyer, 43, of the 8100 block of Mild Haven Road in Dundalk, and Matthew R. Blizzard, 29, who police believe lives in the Baltimore County men's homeless shelter off Wade Ave. on the psychiatric hospital's campus.
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By Peter Hermann | March 14, 2012
Baltimore County police have charged a New Windsor man with trying to steal a bronze statue of a boy with a kite from a Pikesville home in December, and have linked the suspect to other metal thefts around the state. Michael Francis Griesser, 25, of the 3700 block of Roop Road in Carroll County, is being held in a detention center in lieu of $20,000 bail. He is charged with nine criminal counts, including attempted theft under $10,000 and burglary. Police said in court charging documents that in addition to the statue, Griesser slso is charged with stealing copper wires and grounding plates, some worth up to $10,000, from cell phone towers in Baltimore County.
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February 7, 2012
A 31-year-old Anne Arundel County man was arrested last week and charged in connection with what police say they believe is the theft of more than $100,000 worth of top-shelf liquor from numerous liquor stores in Harford County and elsewhere in Maryland. Kyle Venton Brown, 31, whose address is listed in court records as the 300 block of Forest Beach Drive in Annapolis, was arrested Jan. 30 on 10 warrants from Maryland and one from New Jersey. He is being held at the Harford County Detention Center on $35,000 bail.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | January 25, 2012
Surveillance video helped police arrest a security guard at the Arundel Mills Mall who has been charged with stealing a safe filled with gold jewelry and money, according to Anne Arundel County police. Authorities said they are seeking a second suspect. The guard, John Thomas Cook IV, 22, of the 500 block of Ski Lane in Millersville, was arrested Monday and charged with one count of theft between $10,000 and $100,000. Police declined to say how much money or jewelry was in the safe.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | August 25, 2011
A routine traffic stop by a police officer in Georgia led authorities in Maryland to a suspected identity theft scheme in which state unemployment benefits totaling $170,000 were falsely obtained in the names of dozens of unwitting people. None of the people for whom the benefits were paid out was unemployed, and none knew that someone had applied for the money using their identities, according to federal law enforcement officials assigned to a financial crime task force. The Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced indictments Thursday charging Vivek Jain, 25, of Gaithersburg and Amiee Arora, 31, of Washington with aggravated identity theft and mail fraud.
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