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Baltimore County Police are investigating the robbery of a Subway store in the 5300 block of Baltimore National Pike in Catonsville.

On January 26 at approximately 8:06 p.m., two suspects approached the store’s manager outside the store and forced him inside. Once inside, the suspects took cash from the safe and fled the scene.

  • Suspect #1: Black male 35-45 years old, 5’11”, 200 lbs, wearing a black puffy coat and a black beanie cap with a brim and a white snowflake pattern. 
  • Suspect #2: Black male 25-35 years old, 5’11”, 180 lbs, wearing a black puffy vest, black hooded sweatshirt and dark colored jeans.  This suspect was armed with a handgun.

Anyone with information on this incident or the suspects is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-887-2017 or 410-307-2020, or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

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Baltimore County Police have charged a Catonsville man in connection with vehicle theft and numerous thefts from autos.

On February 12 at 6:03 a.m., Baltimore County Police took an auto theft report in the 4800 block of Carmella Drive in Halethorpe. The victim reported that someone had taken her beige 2004 Volkswagen Jetta. Next to where her vehicle had been was a Jeep Cherokee. When officers checked the Jeep Cherokee, they discovered that the steering column was covered by a scarf and the ignition was destroyed. A records check on the vehicle revealed that it had been reported stolen in Baltimore City on February 10.

At 6:56 a.m., police responded to the 5000 block of Gateway Terrace in Halethorpe in reference to a theft report. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered that a total of 28 vehicles in that area had their windows broken. Property was taken from some of those vehicles.

Officers later located the Volkswagen Jetta and observed a male suspect getting in it and driving away. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was taken into custody. Investigation has determined that the person taken into custody was responsible for the theft of the Jeep Cherokee from Baltimore City, theft of the Volkswagen Jetta, and the damage to and thefts from vehicles in the area of Carmella Drive.

The suspect has been identified as 29-year-old John Henry Quick II of Catonsville. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $50,000 bail.

On Saturday morning at 2:08 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the area of Wesley Avenue and Shipley Avenue in Catonsville (Precinct 1) for a report of shots fired.  Officers were unable to locate any victims when they arrived in the area.

A short time later, a 23-year-old male walked into an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. This was determined to be the victim from the call at Wesley Ave and Shipley Ave. His injury is not life-threatening.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim had been on Wesley Ave when he heard several gunshots. He ran from the location and later discovered that he had been shot in the leg.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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