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Burglar Suspect PhotosUPDATE (August 11, 2020 2:12 p.m.):

With the help of the community responding with tips to this media release, Baltimore County Police detectives identified and have charged Arthur Adams (57) of no fixed address in connection with the June 9 burglary of a church in the 900 block of Frederick Road, 21228.  Adams is charged with second degree burglary, theft, and destruction of property.

UPDATE (August 4, 2020 3:36 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police would like to thank the community for responding with tips to this media release which helped lead to the identity of this suspect. His identity will be withheld pending formal charges.

Original Release (July 30, 2020 2:17 p.m.):

Police Seek Identity of Catonsville Church Burglar

On June 9 just after 2:30 a.m. a man burglarized a church in the 900 block of Frederick Road, 21228. The church was closed to the public at the time.

The suspect can be seen on the church's surveillance video looking through windows. He entered the church through an unlocked window. Once inside, he used a tool to open the door of the Pastor's office and stole several items.

Police believe someone will recognize the suspect in this picture. He is described as a black male, approximately 50-60 years old with a gray beard and balding gray hair. He wore a blue short sleeved shirt over a white long sleeved shirt, black jeans and he carried a cane. 

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

Web tip:

booking photo of James Everett NicholsonBaltimore County Police arrested a burglar when they responded to a call for an alarm at the Catonsville Walmart.

At 1:15 a.m. on  March 25, officers responded to the Walmart in the 6200 block of Baltimore National Pike, 21228 for a call of a burglar alarm. Responding officers noticed that someone pried open the doors to the Garden Center. During their investigation, officers found an unoccupied vehicle on the parking lot of the location with various items inside that were stolen from the store.

Moments later, James Everett Nicholson (24) of the 1500 block of Woodlawn Drive, 21228 was found by officers hiding behind a nearby tree. Nicholson was arrested and charged with theft, destruction of property, and second degree burglary. He has been released on $10,000 bond. 

Tips to keep your home and business safe from criminals during this unprecedented time when we are all dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic are posted online.

Baltimore County Police Burglary detectives are hoping someone can identify this burglar who helped himself to a snack at someone else's expense.

burglary suspect from Farringdon RdAround 11:20 p.m. on September 12 this man was caught on the homeowner's surveillance camera as he walked around the front of a house in the 2300 block of Farringdon Road in Pikesville, then walked along the side of the home and to the rear of the home where he found an open screened-in porch. He entered and looked around, then helped himself to a couple cans of soda and left.

Now police are asking for your help in identifying this man. If you recognize this thief contact the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017