Precinct 9 – White Marsh
Captain Christopher Kelly
Lieutenant Dave Naimaster
News from the Captain
As the holiday season approaches, many of us will be traveling to spend time with friends and family from near and far. While away, remember to protect your home with some basic crime prevention tips.
- Remove objects that might allow access to your home, such as ladders as they can be used to enter a window or scale a fence.
- Do not post travel plans on social media letting people know that your house may be unoccupied.
- Ask a neighbor, friend or relative to pick up your mail, newspapers and deliveries or simply have delivery stopped while you are away.
- Don't leave a key hidden outside. Burglars know all the best hiding places.
- Secure windows including those upstairs.
- Cut tree limbs away from second-story windows to reduce the chance of entry.
- Use timers to operate lights. It makes your home look occupied when you're not there.
- Ask a friend to move your car occasionally if it's parked in the driveway.
- Install a web-based home security system that allows you to check on your home while away, as well as arm and disarm your system from any laptop, cell phone, PDA or other web-enabled devices. Be sure to have a good firewall and protection system for your web-based system.
Stolen vehicles is a common crime trend, especially when drivers leave the keys in the ignition with the engine running to warm it up as the weather gets colder. Always lock your car and take the keys with you even if you need to briefly run in the store. Automatic car starters are popular, but leaving a vehicle alone with the engine running is also against the law and could leave you with a ticket.
Residents are encouraged to attend the White Marsh Police and Community Relations Council (PCRC) meetings held monthly. Information on their meetings, events and crime prevention are posted on their Facebook page.
Help protect your community from crime by reporting suspicious persons or activity to 911.
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.
Blotter and Crime Trends
Sometime between 6:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) used physical force to gain entry into the victim's residence. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole cash, three handguns, jewelry and silverware.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:45:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct9/january12firstdegreeburglary8100blockofsagramoreroad21237
Around 12:14 a.m., three unknown suspects and one known suspect went to the victims' residence and assaulted the victims. The suspects then fled.Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:14:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct9/january10firstdegreeassault7400blockofphiladelphiaroad21237
At 5:55 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the Hallmark store, handed the cashier a bag, displayed a gun and demanded the money from both registers. The suspect then fled with the money.Mon, 09 Jan 2017 22:55:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct9/january9robbery4300blockofebenezerroad21236
View the Local Blotter for the White Marsh Precinct for the latest news on crime in your area.
About the Precinct Commander
Captain Christopher Kelly is a 16-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department. He began his career as a police cadet shortly after graduating from Dundalk High School. After graduating from the police academy in 2001, Captain Kelly was assigned to the White Marsh Precinct as a police officer. He remained in the White Marsh Precinct until he was promoted to corporal in 2004 and assigned to the North Point Precinct. He was promoted to sergeant in 2006 and worked a variety of assignments including patrol in the Woodlawn and Towson precincts, as a supervisor in the Planning and Crime Analysis Section, and as a supervisor in the Internal Affairs Section.
Captain Kelly worked as a lieutenant in the Cockeysville Precinct prior to being named commander of the White Marsh Precinct in February 2015.
Captain Christopher Kelly
8220 Perry Hall Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21236
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Main Phone: 410-887-5000
Captain Christopher Kelly, Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Dave Naimaster, Assistant Commander
Business Patrol Initiative (BPI)
Citizens On Patrol (COP)
Community Outreach Team
Domestic Violence Coordinator
Juvenile Offenders In Need of Supervision
Police Community Relations Council (PCRC)
School Resource Officers (SRO)