Precinct 3 – Franklin
Captain David Folderauer
News from the Captain
Lock your car doors. Thieves routinely commute to a residential area and begin pulling on handles to vehicle doors. An unlocked vehicle door is a surefire way to lose important or precious items, including your vehicle.
Thieves generally do not break windows unless they see something expensive left unattended in your vehicle.
Also, residents should stay alert to certain crime trends that have occurred throughout the County in recent years: deception burglaries and home improvement scams. Be mindful of certain ruses.
- Deception burglaries occur when suspects, generally working in pairs, approach homeowners at their residence with the intent of gaining entry under a seemingly benevolent role like posing as a legitimate worker from a local gas company, water department, cable company, or as a tree trimmer, paver, county inspector, or government official. One suspect will distract the homeowner while a second suspect will quietly enter the home and search for valuables and cash.
- Home improvement scams often involve someone posing as a repair person who offers a bargain price on a home repair. These con artists like to intimidate their victims, and the work is shoddy and done with inferior materials.
Details on these and other crime prevention tips are available online.
Report suspicious persons or conditions in your neighborhood by dialing 911. Together, we can make your neighborhood a safer place.
Are you going out of town? Don't leave your home looking unoccupied. Complete a Vacant House Form and email it to the precinct at email@example.com. Officers will then check on your location for any unusual activity while you are away.
If something suspicious does happen at your home, law enforcement will be able to quickly reach you or a local emergency contact from the information provided on the form.
Blotter and Crime Trends
Sometime between 9 and 10:50 a.m., unknown suspect forced open the front door of the location and took cash.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:00:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct3/July18FirstDegreeBurglaryUnitBlockofMeriamCourt21117
Sometime between July 16 at 8:45 p.m. and July 17 at 10 a.m., three suspects entered an employee storage room and vandalized the property.Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:46:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct3/July16to17SecondDegreeBurglary400BlockofValleyMeadowCircle21136
At approximately 3 p.m., the juvenile suspect used a gun to rob the victim of his book bag. The suspect was located and taken into custody.Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:00:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct3/July13Robbery11900BlockofReisterstownRoad21136
View the Local Blotter for the Franklin Precinct for the latest news on crime in your area.
About the Precinct Commander
Captain David Folderauer is a 30-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department. He began his career as a cadet in Central Traffic in 1985. He was later assigned to the Essex Precinct as a patrolman. In 1993, he was promoted to corporal and assigned to the former Garrison Precinct. He stayed in the Garrison Precinct after being promoted to sergeant in 1995 and lieutenant in 2001.
In 2005, he assisted in the development of the Pikesville Precinct. He commanded the Pikesville Investigative Services Team and more recently the Baltimore Regional Auto Theft Task Force (RATT). Captain Folderauer was named commander of the Franklin Precinct in February 2015.
Revised July 22, 2016
Captain David Folderauer
606 Nicodemus Road
Reisterstown, Maryland 21136
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Main Phone: 410-887-6975
Captain David Folderauer, Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Doug McManus, Assistant Commander
Citizens On Patrol (COP)
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