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Keyword: armed commercial robbery

Two suspects robbed the Family Dollar store in Rosedale, pointing a gun at the cashier and demanding money. Can you help us identify them?

It was just before 3 p.m. when the two men walked into Family Dollar at 8414 Philadelphia Road, 21237. They approached the counter, pointed a handgun at the cashier and demanded she open the register. They took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot west on Philadelphia Road.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit are continuing the investigation into this incident and are asking the public for help identifying these two suspects. If you recognize either of these suspects or have any information on this crime call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Detectives are actively continuing an investigation into one armed robbery and another attempted armed robbery of convenience stores in the Towson Precinct early this morning.

The same suspects committed a robbery at a Royal Farms Store in the 7200 block of York Road around 4:30 a.m., then attempted another armed robbery at a 7-Eleven store on Sherwood Road. Officers searched the area but were not able to apprehend the suspects.

The Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit is continuing the investigation into these robberies this evening. Anyone who may have information on these crimes is asked to contact Robbery Unit detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Callers may also be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers and may submit tips anonymously.

Baltimore County Police Robbery detectives, in a cooperative effort with investigators from the Baltimore Police Department’s Citywide Robbery Unit, Anne Arundel Police Department, and the FBI Baltimore Field Office, announce the arrest of three suspects responsible for a lengthy series of armed commercial robberies across multiple jurisdictions over the last few months.

Baltimore County Police have linked the three suspects to at least 18 armed robberies committed in Baltimore County, beginning with the robbery of GameStop in the 6300 block of York Road, 21212 on November 28. These same suspects have been linked to at least 4 additional armed robberies in Anne Arundel County and at least 54 in Baltimore City, with additional robberies still under investigation.

The narrative is consistent across the majority of the robberies – masked suspects enter the business during the early evening hours wearing unique clothing, display handguns, and steal cash from the store register along with store merchandise.

This string of robberies ended the evening of March 1, 2019, when Baltimore County Robbery Unit detectives responded to a call for an armed robbery at a McDonald’s in the 6000 block of Liberty Road, 21207. Detectives located the suspect vehicle stopped at a gas station just inside Baltimore City in the 2000 block of N. Forest Park Avenue. Detectives approached the vehicle which had stopped at the gas pumps. The driver, Dontrell Glover, and a rear passenger, Milek Rankin, fled the vehicle on foot and, with the aid of K-9 and Aviation, both were apprehended. The third suspect, Marquis Moore, got into the driver seat of the suspect vehicle and fled.

Unmarked police units followed the suspect vehicle into Howard County where they lost sight of it, but eventually located it parked in the 10000 block of Daystar Court, 21044, and with the cooperation of the Howard County Police Department, were able to take the third suspect into custody.

The three suspects are identified as:

  • Dontrell Eric Glover (27) of the 1800 block of W. Saratoga Street, 21223
  • Milek Anton Rankin (25) of the 2500 block of Hollins Street, 21223
  • Marquis Davon Moore (32) of the 100 block of Thomas Guidera Circle, 21229

All three suspects have been charged with two counts each of armed robbery, robbery, and first degree assault, with additional charges pending additional investigation. All three suspects remain held on no bail status following bail review hearings yesterday.

Chief Terrence Sheridan acknowledged the hard work and dedication of members of all of the involved agencies put forth in this large-scale investigation. “When there are crimes committed across jurisdictions it takes serious commitment and cooperation from agencies to bring a successful conclusion to those investigations. That is exactly what we had in this case, which has brought an end to this crime spree and a sense of security back to our communities,” said Chief Sheridan.

Funding for this joint investigation was made possible in part by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention which funds the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017