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UPDATE: (September 1, 2020 1:39 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police arrested six suspects in connection with the August 31 auto thefts and burglaries in Dundalk.

William Judson Street (21) of the unit block of Oakwood Road, 21222 was arrested and charged with motor vehicle theft, unauthorized removal of a motor vehicle, and theft. He has since been released on his own recognizance. The second adult arrested was released without charge.

Four juveniles were arrested and charged with second degree burglary, auto theft, rogue and vagabond and theft from auto. Afterward, they were all released to the custody of their guardians. Their names are not permitted to be released.

Officers from Baltimore County Police Department’s Dundalk Precinct are continuing their investigation into these auto thefts.

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Original Release (August 31, 2020 2:21 p.m.):

A call into 911 for suspicious subjects and vehicles in Dundalk early Friday morning resulted in the recovery of ten stolen autos and six arrests.

Officers responded to the call for 8-9 subjects and possible stolen vehicles racing around the area of Oakwood Road, 21222, just before 3 a.m. As officers were arriving, those subjects fled in vehicles and on foot, all evading officers - initially. One officer was able to catch up to one of the fleeing vehicles, but the driver and a passenger bailed out and fled on foot, escaping capture. The officer determined that the vehicle they left behind had been stolen in a robbery in Baltimore City earlier that morning. Other vehicles that were left behind at the scene by some of the suspects who fled on foot were also determined to be stolen.

Sometime later, 911 received a call for suspicious subjects walking along North Point Road. When officers stopped them, they were found to be in possession of several sets of car keys that matched the vehicles left behind on Oakwood Road. Around that same time, calls were coming in from various businesses reporting burglaries. Investigators determined that the group walking along North Point Road targeted car dealerships and repair shops, stealing keys and then stealing vehicles. Cash was also stolen at one of the locations.

A total of ten stolen vehicles were recovered, eight from Baltimore County and two from Baltimore City, with a total of six arrests, two adults and four juveniles. 

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photo of burglary suspect

On March 3 between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. a man burglarized the Exxon gas station in the 2300 block of West Joppa Road, 21093. He used an unknown object to break the glass to gain entrance into the business and steal several cartons of Newport cigarettes.

The suspect, pictured here, is described as a black male, approximately 25-40 years old, 5'9" tall and 165 pounds. He wore a hat and a black sweatshirt with white writing on the front.

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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: metrocrimestoppers.org

Web tip: metrocrimestoppers.org

Baltimore County Police are investigating after several all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes were stolen in the Dundalk and Middle River areas.

Sometime between April 14 and May 1, storage facilities in the 3000 block of Eastern Boulevard, 21220 and the 2600 block of North Point Boulevard, 21222 were burglarized during overnight hours. Several suspects damaged and removed locks off of the storage units and stole ten ATVs and dirt bikes.

Detectives remind the public about basic crime prevention tips to reduce your chances of being a victim. 

Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding these thefts. If anyone has information that may lead to identifying the suspects responsible, please call 410-307-2020.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017