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Date: Jan 23, 2019

Surveillance images of burglary suspectBaltimore County Police are asking for the public's help in identifying this burglar, who broke into The Wireless Center electronics store at 2542 Quarry Lake Drive in Wellwood, 21209 on December 21, stealing numerous cell phones. Watch this clip of surveillance video obtained from The Wireless Center on our YouTube channel.

Police are asking anyone who can identify this suspect or has any information about this crime to call 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.

Division Chief Jay RinggoldDivision Chief Jay Ringgold, a 33-year BCoFD veteran with extensive experience in Emergency Management, has been appointed the County's Director of Emergency Management by Gov. Larry Hogan.

State law requires the Governor, upon the recommendation of a jurisdiction's top elected official, to appoint a local Director of Emergency Management. The gubernatorial appointee oversees all Emergency Management issues and reports to the jurisdiction's top elected official -- in Baltimore County, the County Executive -- regarding these issues.

The Governor confirmed Ringgold's appointment earlier this week. County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced it at yesterday's winter storm exercise, held in the Baltimore County Emergency Operations Center.

Division Chief Ringgold has supervised Emergency Management operations under the supervision of the Fire Chief since February 2018. He has been actively involved in Emergency Management operations since 2006.

Baltimore County Police is asking for help identifying these suspects in connection with a residential burglary in Catonsville after they used stolen credit cards at various convenience stores.

The burglar(s) broke into the home in the 200 block of Hilton Avenue overnight, taking electronics, a wallet with cash and credit/bank cards, and keys to the above depicted red Ford Focus, which the suspect(s) also stole, all while the residents were sleeping.

The stolen cards were used at 7-Eleven stores on West Franklin Street, Sherwood Road, and York Road, at an Exxon Gas Station on Falls Road, and at Collins Mini Mart on Frederick Avenue following the burglary. The stolen red Ford Focus has since been recovered.

Anyone who is able to identify any of the suspects in the above images taken from store surveillance cameras is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit is continuing to investigate these crimes.

Revised June 27, 2017