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Keyword: precinct 4

Original release (June 23, 2016  3:15 p.m.):

At 2:20 p.m. yesterday, Baltimore County Police responded to an M&T Bank in the 2800 block of Smith Avenue 21209 for a bank robbery.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that the suspect entered the bank and presented a note to the teller demanding money. The suspect fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers were able to develop information on the suspect and a vehicle he had gotten into. That vehicle was located in Baltimore City and the suspect was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit.

The suspect has been identified as 52-year-old Steven Gregory Passero of the 12100 block of Dunliegh Court in Dunkirk. Passero has been charged with armed robbery and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit working with the FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force.

Booking Photograph of Steven Gregory Passero

Original release (May 25, 2016  3:38 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged two men in connection with thefts of packages from in front of homes in the Pikesville / Precinct 4 area.

John Leon Kenney (25) of the 5000 block of The Alameda Rd 21239 has been charged with multiple counts of fourth-degree burglary and theft. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $25,000 bail.

Sean Lamont Arrington (47) of the 3900 block of Wilsby Avenue 21218 has been charged with multiple counts of fourth-degree burglary and theft. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $20,000 bail.

Detectives with the Pikesville Precinct Investigative Services Team began an investigation after several residents reported packages being stolen from in front of their homes. In two of the cases, mini-freezers were stolen from in front of homes in the 6500 block of Pebble Brooke Road 21209 and 6700 block of Evanston Road 21209.

The investigation has indicated that two men wearing yellow reflective vests were taking packages left in front of homes and then leaving in a dark colored SUV. The two men were later identified and Kenney and Arrington.

Detectives have been able to recover some of the property and are continuing to investigate the thefts.

Due to the active nature of the investigation, further information that includes booking photographs of the suspects is not available at this time.

Anyone with information on either suspect or any similar case is asked to call the Pikesville Precinct Investigative Services Team at 410-887-6777.

Original release (May 17, 2016  11 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for an April 15 burglary in the Pikesville area.

Sometime between 8 p.m. on April 14 and 3 a.m. on April 15, an unknown suspect entered a home in the Unit block of Hambleton court 21208 through an unlocked door and took a purse. The suspect later used a credit card in that purse to make a purchase at a 7-Eleven in Baltimore City.

Pictures of the suspect at the 7-Eleven were captured on video surveillance.

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

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call police at 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)

Web tip:www.metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016