A snow blower and miscellaneous tools were taken from an unsecured shed in the 6100 block of Downs Avenue.
A lawn mower was taken from an unsecured shed in the 6100 block of Downs Ridge Court.
Someone cut the lock to a wood shed in the 6100 block of Downs Avenue and took a lawn mower.
The victim had parked his car on Port Capital Drive and was walking toward a gated community on Sept. 2 at 12:10 a.m. when he was approached by four males standing on the corner. They ran after the victim and told him to give them everything he had. The victim did not comply and began to run. The suspects fled the area.
Someone cut the lock on a gate to a business yard at Thermo King Chesapeake Bay in the 7300 block of Washington Boulevard. Eighteen truck tires were stolen.
Someone broke into the Dunkin Donuts in the 4800 block of Montgomery Road Sept. 1 at 1:30 a.m. by removing the cylinder lock from the front door. Inside, the suspects ripped out surveillance cameras. Two cash drawers were forcibly removed from the registers and cash was taken.
A male was walking on the path in the 5800 block of Stevens Forest Road on Sept. 6 at 2:14 a.m., leading to the foot bridge that crosses over Rt. 29. He was approached by four males who struck him in the face, causing him to drop to the ground. The suspects struck him repeatedly, and one reached into the victim’s pocket and took cash. Then they fled toward Grand Point Apartments.
A woman was walking on the foot path near Blade Green Lane on Sept. 5 at 6:40 p.m. She walked past the suspect, who was looking at his phone. A few moments later, the suspect ran up behind her, touched her inappropriately and ran off toward Maria Court. He was described as a black male, 5’10”, 150 lbs, with short black hair, in his late teens to early 20s. He was wearing a red muscle shirt, black athletic shorts and black sneakers. Police believe this may be the same suspect who has committed similar acts in recent weeks. Anyone with information should call 410-313-3700.
Attempted residential burglary
An unsuccessful attempt to enter a vacant townhome by prying open the rear slider was blocked by a stick left in the slider door track. The incident occurred Sept. 3 or Sept. 4 in the 7100 block of Talisman Lane.
The front door glass was broken with a rock at Verizon Wireless Center, in the 6400 block of Dobbin Center Way on Sept. 4. Also, the rear stock room door was kicked open.
A building under construction on Benjamin Franklin Drive was entered through an unsecured sprinkler room to the rear of the building. The suspect cut a hole in the drywall to enter the main part of the building. Once inside, 300 feet of copper pipe and fittings were taken along with two grounding bars. Material appears to have been loaded on a small rolling cart and taken through the front doors.
The victim and a friend drove to meet an unknown male to purchase drugs on Aug. 30. The victim handed the suspect money for the transaction and the suspect brandished a knife and then left in a car. The victim and the friend followed the suspect to Centennial Park, where they intended to confront him with an unloaded BB gun to retrieve the money. Once the suspect exited his vehicle and was confronted by the victim and his friend, the suspect verbally threatened the victim. The victim allowed the suspect to drive away. The incident was observed by an uninvolved third party.
Suspect: Black male, 5’10”, short dark hair, armed with a folding knife, and last seen wearing a long-sleeved dress shirt and black dress pants.
The victim gave her address to a man she had never met before. He came to her home in the 8500 block of Black Star Circle on Sept. 1 at 8:44 p.m. with two others. When the victim stated that they could not come in, they pushed open the door and entered. They took an iPhone, restrained one resident, and fled the scene on foot.
Someone broke into the Dunkin Donuts in the 8700 block of Centre Park Drive Sept. 1, early in the morning. They used a crow bar to pop the lock off of the front door to gain access to the building. Then, they pulled the security cameras from the rear office of the building, but did not take anything.
A light green 1999 Ford Expedition was stolen in the 8200 block of Columbia Overlook Drive on Aug. 25 at 10:56 a.m. Tags are MD 33196M9
Someone breached the secured perimeter of a construction site in the 12500 block of Clarksville Pike on Sept. 4 or Sept. 5 and broke into two trailers. Tools were taken from the trailers, including a gas powered tamper and two Sawzalls. The locks were broken off both trailers, but the lock on the front gate was still secured.
The front door glass was broken at Red Mango, in the 6000 block of Daybreak Circle overnight on Sept. 2. A safe and two cash register drawers with coins were taken.
Someone cut the lock to a fence and entered the yard at Turbo Haul in the 11000 block of Guilford Road on Sept. 4 or Sept. 5. An unknown amount of diesel fuel was taken from an off-road tank.
Someone smashed the glass of the side door at the Dunkin Donuts in the 7900 block of Dorsey Run Road on Sept. 5 at 10:30 p.m. The burglar then reached into the business to unlock the door and enter. It’s not yet known if the burglar took anything.
While investigating the Dunkin Donuts burglary, police officers discovered that a similar incident had occurred at the Morning Star Deli the same night. It’s not yet known if the burglar took anything.
After an unsuccessful robbery at one Jessup spa Sept. 3, the robbers proceeded to another spa and did the same routine again a few hours later.
The first man asked for a massage at the Silk Spa in the 8600 block of Washington Boulevard at 8:30 p.m. He paid and was led to a room. Then the second man buzzed in at the business and asked if his friend was there. The first man exited the room, displayed a folding knife, and grabbed a woman by the wrist, pushing her to the ground. The other employees, hearing what was going on, locked themselves in the bathroom. One victim attempted to flee and one of the men slammed a door on her arm multiple times. The two men fled in a dark SUV without any money.
Two men, believed to be the same ones who tried to rob the Silk Spa, succeeded in robbing the Oriental Spa, in the 6300 block of Washington Boulevard, at 10:45 p.m. The first man entered and asked for a massage. He paid, went into the room and asked for a “full service massage.” When told they do not do this, he pushed his way into the lobby while the second man was buzzed into the business. As the first man began to round up employees, the second man took a red cashbox from the office desk which contained an undetermined amount of cash. The two men then fled in a dark SUV.
Suspect #1: Black male, late 20s, heavy set, clean shaven, white T-shirt, black shorts
Suspect #2: Black male, late 20s, tall, short hair, clean shaven, black T-shirt, jeans
Someone broke into the Dunkin Donuts in the 7900 block of Dorsey Run Road Sept. 1, just before 5 a.m. They unscrewed the lock off of the side door to gain access to the building and replaced it before leaving. Suspects removed an interior, non-operational surveillance camera. Suspects took cash from a cash drawer and used a pry bar to gain entry into a locked office.
A lime green dirtbike with a blue seat was stolen in the unit block of Alma Avenue on Sept. 4 between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. The dirt bike is a 92 Kawasaki KX 200 with no tags.
The homeowner observed a former family member break into a detached garage by kicking open a side door in the 14800 block of Bushy Park Road on Aug. 31 at 12:45 p.m. The suspect stole a diesel tractor, which was subsequently recovered on Rt. 97 near I-70.
Residents came back to their home in the 7700 block of Browns Bridge Road on Aug. 30 and discovered a safe had been broken into. Silver and gold coins were removed. There were no signs of forced entry. 13-84904
Attempted vehicle theft
The attempted theft of a truck and trailer occurred in the 7400 block of Coca Cola Drive on Aug. 27 at 7:08 a.m.