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Precinct 4 - Pikesville

Precinct 4 - Pikesville

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At approximately 11:17 a.m., the suspect pointed a gun at the victim. The victim was able to get the gun away from the suspect and hit him with it. The suspect was taken into custody.

At 12:38 a.m., the suspect failed to pay for food at the Golden Dragon Restaurant. While fleeing the parking lot, the suspect hit someone with her vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody.

The Precinct 4 Officer of the Month for October 2016 is Officer Remmers.

During October, Officer Remmers issued 56 traffic citations, 47 warnings, four safety equipment repair orders, and conducted three field interviews. He also cleared three felony cases, making seven felony arrests. In addition, he cleared four serious traffic cases.

An example of Officer Remmers’ good work as an officer is a traffic stop turned drug arrest on October 29. He was conducting speed enforcement with a RADAR unit when he noticed a blue Subaru station wagon speeding towards his patrol vehicle. When he stopped the vehicle, he noticed a plastic baggie being thrown from the driver’s window and quickly recovered it. In the bag was suspected marijuana and suspected cocaine. He also found $918 cash in the car.

Officer Remmers’ supervisor describes him as “an excellent officer”.

Information from an alert citizen led to the arrest of five juveniles in connection with theft from a vehicle on October 20.

Just after 3:30 a.m. on October 20, police responded to the area of the 6500 block of Copperfield Road 21208 after a citizen reported seeing people trying to get into vehicles in the area. When officers arrived in the area, they observed a group of juveniles walking along Wickfield Road. One of the juveniles matched a description given on the call. Another juvenile in the group was observed pulling a car door handle and then walking away when the door did not open.

The juveniles ran when police approached them.

All five of the juveniles (three 17-year-old males, one 15-year-old male, and one 16-year-old female) were taken into custody. Searches incident to the arrests revealed miscellaneous coins on the juveniles. In addition, one of the juveniles had gloves and a hat with him. Officers reported the temperature at the time was 63 degrees.

Officers found two vehicles in the 6500 block of Copperfield Road that had been ransacked. Nothing was taken from one of the vehicles. Money was taken from the other vehicle.

One of the juveniles told police that they had come to the area to steal a car. They heard that Pikesville is an easy place to steal a car because the residents leave their car doors unlocked and leave the keys in the car.

All five of the juveniles were charged as juveniles with theft. Four of the juveniles were released to their parents. The fifth juvenile was released to the Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office.

The Baltimore County Police Department recommends to the following to help keep your property safe and secure.

  • Always roll up the windows and lock the doors to your vehicle when you are going to be away from it.
  • Never keep keys to a vehicle in the vehicle.
  • Never keep money or other valuables in a vehicle.

Also report suspicious persons, vehicles, or conditions to police immediately. Do not be afraid to call 911. It was an alert citizen reporting suspicious activity to police that led to the clearance of these cases.

Other crime prevention tips are available on our website.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., the victim went to a home to buy a cell phone from a woman. As he approached the front of the home with the woman, four men approached him. The men assaulted him, and took money, a cell phone, and other items of personal property from him. The suspects then took the victim's vehicle.
At approximately 5 p.m., two suspects entered a home and took a skateboard. The suspects were located and taken into custody. Both were charged as juveniles.

Baltimore County Police Burglary Detectives are trying to identify the person pictured below in connection with several shed burglaries in the Pikesville Precinct area.

Anyone with information on the person pictured is asked to call the Burglary Unit at 410-887-6296.

 
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Revised September 28, 2016