Catonsville Crime Log

The following is compiled from local police reports.

Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.

If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Precinct at 410-887-0872.

Wilkens Avenue, 4600 block, 12:24 a.m., Aug. 22. Two Yamaha four-wheelers were taken from garage. Garage door pried open.

Old Frederick Road, 5600 block, 12 a.m.-9 a.m., Aug. 21. Several unlocked vehicles at Varsity Auto Repair broken into. Two car stereos and a digital camera taken.

Smithwood Avenue, 100 block, 1:45 p.m., Aug. 20. Man observed juvenile taking bicycle from his yard. Juvenile dropped bicycle and man chased him to Edmondson and Rosewood avenues. Man detained juvenile until police arrived.

Frederick Road, 6400 block, 5:45 p.m., Aug. 19. Man with silver revolver entered a Rite Aid and told woman to empty the cash registers. Man left in silver two-door car with $49.

Baltimore National Pike, 6200 block, Aug. 16-1 p.m., Aug. 19. Approximately ten pieces of copper ground wire taken. Lock cut off main gate.

Baltimore National Pike, 5500 block, 6:15-6:19 a.m., Aug. 19. Window of the bay door of Mr. Tire broken out. Unknown if any items taken.

Cromarty Road, Unit block, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Aug. 17. Front door forced open and damaged.

Colchester Road, 4000 block, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Aug. 17. Rear window screen pried off and unlocked window opened. Laptop and money taken from the living room.

Charring Cross Road, 600 block, 4:30-4:53 p.m., Aug. 17. Officers responded to burglary in progress. Rear basement sliding door unlocked and screen cut. Man found underneath bed in master bedroom with a watch taken from house. Man arrested and charged with two counts of burglary and theft of less than $1,000.

Frederick Road, 400 block, 3:15 a.m., Aug. 16. Clerk of 7-Eleven held at gunpoint and struck in the back of the head with the gun. Five cartons of Newport cigarettes and $20 taken.

South Paradise Avenue, 100 block, 12:35-12:37 a.m., Aug. 16. Four bottles of liquor taken from fenced-in yard.

Baltimore National Pike, 6300 block, 6 p.m., Aug. 15 to 6 a.m., Aug. 16. Chain across double doors at entrance of construction site cut off. Miscellaneous copper fittings and copper pipes taken.

Aldershot Road, 600 block, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 15. No signs of forced entry. Two dollars in change taken.

Aldershot Road, 600 block, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 15. Door leading to first floor apartment kicked in. A backpack, reusable shopping bags, iPod, laptop, Nintendo 64 and PlayStation 3 taken.

Westchester Avenue, 2200 block, 12 a.m., June 1-6 p.m., Aug. 12. A 12-gauge shotgun, rifle, gold wedding ring and eight rolls of Indian Head pennies taken.

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