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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Baltimore County Police are seeking help identifying this suspect, caught on a homeowner's surveillance camera during a second degree burglary.

still shot of suspect committing burglaryDetectives believe that this suspect is responsible for a burglary of a shed in the 100 block of Wiltshire Rd, 21221 on May 10. Tools were stolen from the shed after the suspect cut the lock to gain entry. The suspect also attempted to steal an ATV by cutting it loose from a chain, but was unable to succeed in stealing it. The same suspect is also believed to be responsible for the attempted burglary of a shed in the 1200 block of Willow Road, 21222, in April. In this case the clasp to the locked door was broken off but the suspect was unable to gain entry to the shed.

Both incidents occurred around 3 a.m. and both were caught on exterior home surveillance cameras. Click here to watch video of the suspect in action on our YouTube page.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect is asked to contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

Booking photo of David Marvin HaasDavid Marvin Haas Jr is arrested and charged in the death of a 2-year-old child.

Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Garden Drive in Essex on June 29 for a cardiac arrest after Haas called 9-1-1 just before 9 p.m. Haas was babysitting the child, his girlfriend's son, when the boy stopped breathing. The child was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit was contacted due to the age and injuries observed on the child. An autopsy was conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the results of which were returned to police on July 8 indicating cause and manner of death to be multiple injuries and homicide.

The Homicide Unit continued their investigation into the child's death and determined that the injuries he suffered were inconsistent with the account of events given to police by Haas.

Haas was arrested on Tuesday, charged with First Degree Child Abuse Resulting in Death and First Degree Murder. Following a bail review hearing yesterday, he is held on no bond status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial.

Revised June 27, 2017