Copper downspouts stolen from 5 Rodgers Forge houses [Towson 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.

Copper downspouts were stolen from five Rodgers Forge properties at various times of the day between Nov. 10 and 15, police report. On Nov. 10, a house on Murdock Road was hit. At 8:25 a.m. in the 400 block of Murdock Road a neighbor reported seeing a man steal the downspout from a vacant home. The thief fled in a dark, older model Ford. Between 12 p.m. on Nov. 10 and 1 p.m. on Nov. 17, 10 feet of copper downspout was stolen from both a house in the 200 block of Regester Avenue and the 200 block of Murdock Road. Between 7 a.m. Nov. 15 and 4 p.m. Nov. 17, a downspout was stolen from the 400 block of Hopkins Road; and between 8 a.m. Nov. 15 and 1 p.m. Nov. 17, a downspout was stolen from a house in the 200 block of Regester Avenue, police report.


West Joppa Road, 800 block, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. Nov. 14. Person forced open side door of house, stole Dell laptop, jewelry.

East Joppa Road, 1500 block, at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Two men entered Dollar Tree with knives, stole cash.

East Joppa Road, unit block, between 12 p.m. Nov. 5 and 4:50 p.m. Nov. 12. Person stole household furniture, musical instrument from storage unit.

Towsontown Boulevard, 100 block, between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Man entered unlocked vehicle in Revenue Authority garage while driver worked in garage's stairwell. Man found keys to vehicle under driver's seat, drove vehicle to level C3 before he was found, arrested. Davon Jeter, 20, of the 5300 block of Chandler Avenue, 21207, arrested and charged with grand theft auto.

L'Hirondelle Club Road, 7600 block, between 10 p.m. Nov. 11 and 7:05 a.m. Nov. 12. Person broke into social clubhouse of L'Hirondelle Country Club, stole several items including Stihl leafblower.


Hillsyde Court, unit block, between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 11. Person kicked in front door of house, stole television, computer.

Hickory Hill Road, unit block, between 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nov. 11. Person kicked in door of home, stole television, jewelry.


Fallsbrook Road, 200 block, between 8:15 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Nov. 14. Person broke window of home, stole two computers, jewelry and safe containing coins.

Doragen Court, 1200 block, at 7:03 p.m. Nov. 13. Two men seen trying to pry open window of house. Search of area by police was unsuccessful.

Shady View Lane and Cinder Road, between 5 p.m. Nov. 9 and 12 p.m. Nov. 10. Locks pried off storage sheds. No items taken.

York Road, 2400 block, between 5 p.m. Nov. 9 and 7:35 a.m. Nov. 11. Person broke window of rear service bay at Padonia BP Auto Center, stole cash register.


East Padonia Road, unit block, between 6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 7 a.m. Nov. 11. Person broke glass door of body shop office, searched desk drawers and filing cabinets. Unknown whether items were taken.

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