Update (8/30/17 9:30 a.m.)

Public Assists in Identifying Burglar.

On August 22, 2017, Baltimore County Police released surveillance photographs of a suspect connected to several burglaries throughout the Baltimore County area. Media coverage resulted in detectives receiving information leading to the identification of the man. Richard Leroy Pierce, 63, of the 800-block of Seagull Avenue, 21225 has been charged with seven counts of second-degree burglary, five counts of theft between $1,000 to $10,000, two counts of theft under $1,000, and one count of fourth-degree burglary. Pierce is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. The Police Department would like to thank the media and the public for assisting in the closure of these cases. 


Original Release (8/22/17 9:00 a.m.)

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying this well-dressed commercial burglary suspect.

Since June this suspect has burglarized several businesses throughout Baltimore County, mainly within the White Marsh and Cockeysville precincts, including a nursing home, a construction company, medical offices, insurance company offices, and one elementary school. The suspect typically enters the business through an unsecured door and steals laptop computers and other small electronics. In two cases he was caught on surveillance camera dressed in a suit, and wearing work coveralls in another case.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect, or has any information on his crimes, is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Burglary Unit continues to investigate these crimes.