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Utility impostor steals safe from Towson home [Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.

A man identifying himself as a worker with Baltimore, Gas & Electric Co. gained access to a home in the 1100 block of Green Acre Road on April 23, police reports state. The man, wearing tan pants and an ID badge at about 4 p.m. told the resident he was there to check water, and while the resident was upstairs running the water for the impostor the impostor stole a safe, the reports state.


Fellowship Court, unit block, between 11 a.m. April 26 and 9 a.m. April 27 While victim was sleeping, handbag containing cash, camera and keys stolen. Apartment was unlocked.

Loch Raven Boulevard, 6800 block, between 9 p.m. April 19 and 7:30 a.m. April 21. Door pried open at Salvo Auto Parts. Unknown if access was gained.

Greenview Terrace, between 3 p.m April 18 and 9 a.m. April 21. Jewelry stolen from residence, possibly through unlocked window.

Chumleigh Road, 800 block, between 11 a.m. April 17 and 11 a.m. April 19. Girl's bicycle stolen from garage. No sign of forced entry.


Woodward Lane, unit block, between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. April 22. Two men driving a white Ford pickup truck were allowed into the residence by a housekeeper who was told the men needed to work upstairs. One man wore a bright yellow traffic vest. Cash stolen from upstairs bedroom.

Tyburn Court, unit block, 10:10 a.m. April 18. A man wearing a hoodie with hood pulled over face seen on rear porch of residence taking pictures with camera. Homeowner saw him and man ran away. Failed attempt to open shed door also reported.


York Road, 11000 block, between 9:20 p.m. April 23 and 9 a.m. April 24. Cash stolen from cash register at Hair Cuttery. Front and back doors found unlocked. Employees who had closed previous night said they had locked doors upon leaving.

York Road, 9700 block, at 2:20 a.m. April 21. Rock used to smash glass door at Verizon Wireless. Three cellphones and electronic notebook stolen.

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