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Keyword: theft from auto

A phone call from an alert citizen has led to the clearance of two burglaries and the return of some of the property that was taken.

On August 12 at 4:06 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the 7100 Block of Heathfield Road 21212 for a report of juveniles breaking into a vehicle.

The initial investigation indicated that a group of juveniles had been going through a vehicle and had left the area in two vehicles: a gold SUV and a black passenger vehicle.

An officer located the gold SUV and black passenger car, a Honda, on north-bound Charles Street. He attempted to stop the Honda, but it failed to stop. The Honda was followed into Baltimore City where it crashed on Northern Parkway. Several people were taken into custody.

Further investigation indicated that the Honda had been taken in a burglary in Baltimore City. Property was recovered from the Honda that had been taken in burglaries in the 200 block of Dumbarton Road 21212 and the 700 Block of Scarlett Drive 21286. A gold Jeep Grand Cherokee was also taken in the Scarlett Drive burglary.

The gold Jeep Grand Cherokee was not recovered.

A 16-year-old male and 15-year-old male have been charged as juveniles in connection with this incident.

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

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

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.

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