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Precinct 6 - Towson

Precinct 6 - Towson

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The following officers have been awarded Officer of the Month by their Commanding Officer:

January: Officer Sell #6060 for his actions on a few significant calls, including a robbery at Days Inn where he located and apprehended four suspects, and a foot chase he engaged in as a back-up officer on a traffic stop in which he also apprehended that suspect, then helped to locate a handgun that the suspect had discarded.

February: Detective Bissett and Detective Ruby of the Towson Precinct Investigative Services Team for the outstanding investigative work that both of them conducted on a number of different cases this month, including an assault and attempted robbery of a GBMC employee that Detective Ruby worked on relentlessly until he was able to identify the suspect and obtain a confession to the crime, and an armed robbery trend that Detective Bissett and Detective Ruby worked with Baltimore Police investigators, the coordinated efforts of which finally resulted in two arrests and 6 robbery case clearances.

March: Officer Hay # 5948, who made arrests on three different felony cases this month. On two separate burglary-in-progress calls his swift response led to him apprehending the fleeing burglar. The third call was for a carjacking. His quick response and dissemination of information led to the prompt recovery of the victim's vehicle. He also conducted a significant amount of other traffic and criminal enforcement.

April: Corporal Crabbs #5097 pays close attention to the information he disseminates every day to officers regarding crimes in other precincts and even other jurisdictions. One such incident involved a vehicle that detectives from our Robbery Unit were actively searching for. Corporal Crabbs located the vehicle the day after the information was released and coordinated resources to begin surveillance of the vehicle, including two suspects, which were stopped and arrested when they attempted to commit another robbery at a Royal Farm store. The arrests led to the clearance of 15 robberies! Well done.

May: Officer Morgan #5906 investigated an incident in which a tow truck driver was threatened by a man who pointed a gun at his head while he was towing the vehicle. The tow truck driver escaped uninjured and called police. Officer Morgan found the suspect waiting at the tow yard for the tow truck driver to show up with the vehicle. She arrested the suspect and recovered a replica pellet gun concealed in the suspect's pants. The suspect was charged with 1st Degree Assault.

June: Officer Callas #5716 based on outstanding enforcement efforts in both criminal and serious traffic areas. One case of note was a Grand Theft Auto in which Officer Callas stopped the stolen auto and made 2 arrests.

July: Towson Investigative Services Team, led by Sergeant Martin, worked together and with other units, ultimately making 10 felony arrests, clearing 45 cases, and seizing 4 firearms. Detective Bracken helped identify & charge suspects in a trend involving thefts from gym lockers that included fraudulent charges on victims' credit cards, as well as clearing ten theft from auto cases from an interview resulting from another officer's arrest of a suspect; Detective Heyman investigated and cleared a case involving an armed street robbery and carjacking, resulting in the confiscation of a handgun and charges against four suspects, and also cleared a number of identity theft cases that ultimately led to charges against two suspects and the seizure of two handguns; Detective Ruby and Detective Bissett helped clear two burglaries and a robbery while investigating a street robbery; Detective Meckley spotted a vehicle stolen during an overnight residential burglary resulting in the arrest of three suspects and the additional clearance of a previous commercial armed robbery. Those are just a few of the notable cases this team worked to clear, making Towson a safer community for everyone to live, work, and play.

Sometime between 3 and 8 p.m., unknown suspect entered the apartment through an unlocked door and took cash, clothing, jewelry and electronics.
Sometime between October 11 and 14, unknown suspect gained entry by breaking a window, damaged a television and a mirror and took clothing and a lamp.
Sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., suspect gained entry to the home and took a key.
Around 3 a.m., officers responded to a security alarm and found a suspect attempting to gain entry through a broken window. Suspect was arrested.
Sometime between 12:30 and 4 p.m., unknown suspect(s) forced open a door to gain entry and took two toilet seats.
Around 3 a.m., suspect gained entry to Dunkin Donuts through a window and attempted to gain access to the safe.
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Revised September 28, 2016