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Precinct 4 – Pikesville  


Captain John McGann

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Michael DiCara

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News from the Captain

Since Thursday, September 8, the Precinct 4 – Pikesville area has experienced five vehicle thefts:

  • Toyota Highlander taken from the 4600 block of Hawksbury Road 21208
  • Honda Civic taken from the 6600 block of Eberle Drive 21215
  • Toyota Camry taken from the 7800 block of Kenbridge Road 21208
  • Toyota Camry taken from the 3600 block of Valley Terrace 21244
  • Mercedes S50 taken from the 100 block of Sunmar Court 21207

In the first four cases, keys were left inside the vehicles. In the fifth case, it is believed that the driver dropped a key fob in the parking lot or in the vehicle.
The Baltimore County Police Department reminds residents that you should not leave keys to your vehicles in the vehicle itself. The keys should be secured somewhere that is not easily accessible to any criminal. Make sure that your car doors and windows are secured when you leave your vehicle.
You can help make your neighborhood safer by reporting any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity to police immediately.


Are you going out of town? Don't leave your home looking unoccupied. Complete a Vacant House form and email it to the precinct's Community Outreach Team. 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.

Precinct Events

  • YCSS - Gun Safety
  • Wednesday October 05 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Avenue, Essex, MD 21221
  • YCSS - Fraud/Scams
  • Wednesday October 12 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Avenue, Essex, MD 21221

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Blotter and Crime Trends

Precinct 4 - Pikesville

Read news updates from Precinct 4 - Pikesville.
  1. September 22: Stabbing, 3600 Block of Oak Avenue 21207

    Sometime between 4:30 and 4:45 p.m., the suspect and the victim became involved in an argument. During the argument, the suspect stabbed the victim in the right leg. the suspect was located and taken into custody.
    Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:30:00 GMT
  2. September 19: Robbery, 1800 Block of Reisterstown Road, 21208

    Around 8:40 a.m., two suspects displayed a gun and took a purse from the victim.

    Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:37:00 GMT
  3. September 15: Robbery, 400 Block of Reisterstown Road 21208

    Sometime between 4 and 4:18 p.m., the victim and the suspects were in a hotel room. The suspects displayed a knife and took the victim's money, watch, and bus pass. Both suspects were located and taken into custody.

    Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:00:00 GMT

View the Local Blotter for the Pikesville Precinct for the latest news on crime in your area.

About the Precinct Commander

Captain John McGann is a 23-year veteran of law enforcement. He started his career with the Baltimore Police Department. While with the Baltimore Police Department, he worked uniform patrol and spent his last two and a half years as a detective in the Regional Auto Theft Task Force (RATT).

In January 1998, Captain McGann transferred to the Baltimore County Police Department. He has worked uniform patrol and has spent a considerable amount of his career in various Narcotics units and in the Vice unit. Captain McGann regularly patrols the precinct, paying special attention to crime trend areas. He is a 2012 graduate of the FBI National Academy.


Revised September 28, 2016        

Captain John McGann
Contact Precinct 4

215 Milford Mill Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21208
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Main Phone: 410-887-1279
Fax: 410-887-6770

Captain John McGann,
Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Michael DiCara,
Assistant Commander

Business Patrol Initiative (BPI)

Citizens On Patrol (COP)

Community Outreach Team

Counseling Team

Domestic Violence Coordinator

Explorer Program

Juvenile Offenders In Need of Supervision (JOINS)

Police Community Relations Council (PCRC)

School Resource Officers (SRO)

Traffic Team

Vice/Narcotics Complaints

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