UPDATE (December 2,2015 3:02 p.m.):
The suspects in this case have been charged by the Harford County Sheriff's Department in connection with a homicide.
Link to Harford County Sheriff's Department release: http://ow.ly/VoDCd
Original Release (December 2, 2015 11:26 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police have charged a man in connection with six robberies in Baltimore County. His girlfriend is also being charged in connection one of the robberies.
Walter McMillan Dorsey (33) of the 100 block of Fuller Avenue 21206 has been charged with two counts of robbery and four counts of armed robbery. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $5 million bail.
Lauren Paulette Valiquet (28) of the 100 block of Fuller Avenue 21206 has been charged with one count of robbery and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $1.5 million bail. Valiquet is Dorsey’s girlfriend.
Police Chief Jim Johnson stated "These arrests are a result of the hard work done by our Robbery detectives and I am proud of them."
Dorsey is charged in connection with the following robberies. Valiquet is only charged in connection with the robbery of the 7-Eleven in the 7600 block of Belair Road 21236 on November 5.
November 5, 2015: 7-Eleven, 7600 block of Belair Road 21236
Just before 11:30 p.m. a male suspect and female suspect entered the store, walked up to the soda fountain machine, and got sodas. The female then walked up to the counter to pay for her soda. As the cashier opened the register, the male walked around the counter, told the cashier to keep the register open, and took money from the register. Both suspects then fled the scene.
The full release for this incident is on our news blog: http://ow.ly/VoERH
November 7, 2015: 7-Eleven, 8000 block of Belair Road 21236
At approximately 4 a.m., the suspect walked into the store, picked up some donuts, and put them on the counter. He then displayed a handgun and demanded money. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
November 11, 2015: Baskin Robbins, 2300 block of East Joppa Road 21234
Just before 8:30 p.m., the suspect entered the store and approached an employee. He grabbed the employee and pressed something against her side that she thought was a gun. The suspect then took the employee to a register and told her to open it or he would shoot her. He took money from the register and fled the store.
The full release for this incident is on our news blog: http://ow.ly/VoF7C
November 13, 2015: Subway, 1600 block of East Joppa Road 21234
Just after 8 p.m., the suspect entered the store. He grabbed an employee, took him behind the counter, and told him to open the register. The male fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
November 14, 2015: 7-Eleven, 8600 block of Pleasant Plains Road 21286
The suspect entered the store just before 6 a.m. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded that the employee open the register. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money.
November 15, 2015: Dunkin Donuts, 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue 21237
The suspect entered the store just before 8:30 p.m. He looked around, and then went into the bathroom. The suspect later exited the bathroom, went behind the counter, and approached the cashier. The suspect put a knife to the cashier’s side and demanded that the cashier open the register. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the scene.
These incidents remain under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit. Detectives continue to work to see if the male suspect in this case is responsible for any other robberies in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.
Booking Photograph of Walter McMillan Dorsey
Booking Photograph of Lauren Paulette Valiquet