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Date: May 15, 2020

On May 13 at 12:19 p.m., Baltimore County Police were called to the 3600 block of Offutt Road, 21133 for a call of child neglect. Upon arrival, the officer observed a three-month-old boy and a three-year-old girl inside of a parked black Honda with no adult supervision. The weather was in the 70s and the vehicle was not running.

After several attempts to locate the parent or vehicle owner, the officer used his ASP baton to break the driver’s side window and assist the children. Medics responded to check on the children to make sure they were not in distress.

A supervisor arrived on scene and started a second attempt to knock on doors and locate the parent. A nail salon had the shades drawn but the supervisor could see people inside. After several more attempts, an employee came to the door. The officer gave the car’s make and model, and a woman said that was her vehicle and she was the parent of the two children. The parent was identified as Keontae Moodie, 21 years old, from the 1100 block of Somerset Street, 21202.

A summons was issued on May 14 charging suspect Moodie with two counts of misdemeanor Unattended Child under Family Law section.

The nail salon was told to shut down and they complied.

photo of burglary suspect

On March 3 between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. a man burglarized the Exxon gas station in the 2300 block of West Joppa Road, 21093. He used an unknown object to break the glass to gain entrance into the business and steal several cartons of Newport cigarettes.

The suspect, pictured here, is described as a black male, approximately 25-40 years old, 5'9" tall and 165 pounds. He wore a hat and a black sweatshirt with white writing on the front.

Baltimore County Burglary detectives are investigating this incident. If you recognize this suspect, contact detectives at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip:

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Baltimore County Police are investigating after several all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes were stolen in the Dundalk and Middle River areas.

Sometime between April 14 and May 1, storage facilities in the 3000 block of Eastern Boulevard, 21220 and the 2600 block of North Point Boulevard, 21222 were burglarized during overnight hours. Several suspects damaged and removed locks off of the storage units and stole ten ATVs and dirt bikes.

Detectives remind the public about basic crime prevention tips to reduce your chances of being a victim. 

Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding these thefts. If anyone has information that may lead to identifying the suspects responsible, please call 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017