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UPDATE (April 23, 2019 1:56 p.m.):

Following an overwhelming response from the community this couple was quickly identified. Once the subjects were identified and interviewed, along with further correspondence with the homeowner, it was determined that the crime of First Degree Burglary was not committed. No charges will be filed against either subject at this time, therefore all images of the couple will be removed from all of our public forums.

Thank you to all of our community members who helped us resolve this case so quickly.

Original Release (April 19, 2019 12 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying this couple who burglarized a home in the 2400 block of Long Ridge Road in Reisterstown last month.

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The couple was captured on a doorbell surveillance system (watch video here) that alerted the homeowner to their presence as the man approached the front door with the dog following. The woman entered the home through an unlocked door on another side of the house. The burglars left the location empty handed when they were confronted by the homeowner remotely through the surveillance system.

It is possible that these suspects may reside locally due to the fact that they appear to have been walking and had their dog with them at the time of the burglary. If you recognize either of these suspects contact the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information 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:

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

The Baltimore County Police Department's cable TV program has changed its name to On the Beat. The next edition runs through January 2019.

The opening segment focuses on the Baltimore County Crisis Intervention Team and how the program assists police officers in successfully addressing  citizens who suffer from mental illness. Ms. Victoria Hershfeld and Ms. Kimberlye Ullman, of the Baltimore County Crisis Intervention Team, discuss alternate methods that Baltimore County uses to peacefully deal with individuals in crisis.

The topic in the second segment is our K9 Unit. Lieutenant Joseph Peach provides an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look into the Baltimore County Police Department’s K9 Unit and the training that officers and their K-9 partners go through to become a certified police K9 Team.

The program airs every day on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

On the Beat is available online, if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

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