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Keyword: stolen auto

Ten years after a vehicle was reported stolen in Baltimore City, Baltimore County Police pulled it from the murky waters of a pond in Stansbury Park.

Police received a tip that there may be a vehicle in the pond in Dundalk after it was seen on satellite images. The Baltimore County Police Dive Team responded to the park yesterday and discovered the vehicle, empty, immersed in the pond. After it was pulled from the pond a check of the vehicle identification number revealed that the vehicle, now covered in algae, was a gold 2007 Chevrolet Malibu reported stolen in Baltimore City after it was left running unattended in 2009. The vehicle has not been linked to any other crimes.

An eel was taken into custody after being found inside the vehicle, but he was released after questioning.

Photo courtesy of Beverly Sullivan

A man suffered injuries after crashing a stolen vehicle early this morning on Scotts Level Road in Pikesville.

Officers were initially dispatched to the 100 block of Purvis Place at 2:14 a.m. for a call of a Jeep Cherokee being stolen. An officer responding to the area located the stolen Jeep and attempted to initiate a traffic stop on Scotts Level Road. The driver of the Jeep failed to stop and lost control of the vehicle just before Old Court Road and struck a fence and a parked car before overturning and ejecting the driver.

The driver, 18, was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team responded to the scene and is conducting the crash reconstruction.

Baltimore County Police is asking for help identifying these suspects in connection with a residential burglary in Catonsville after they used stolen credit cards at various convenience stores.

The burglar(s) broke into the home in the 200 block of Hilton Avenue overnight, taking electronics, a wallet with cash and credit/bank cards, and keys to the above depicted red Ford Focus, which the suspect(s) also stole, all while the residents were sleeping.

The stolen cards were used at 7-Eleven stores on West Franklin Street, Sherwood Road, and York Road, at an Exxon Gas Station on Falls Road, and at Collins Mini Mart on Frederick Avenue following the burglary. The stolen red Ford Focus has since been recovered.

Anyone who is able to identify any of the suspects in the above images taken from store surveillance cameras is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit is continuing to investigate these crimes.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017