Man wanted for string of commercial burglaries throughout county

Baltimore County police have asked for help locating a man they believe is responsible for several commercial burglaries in Catonsville, Towson, Owings Mills and Reisterstown.

Police obtained a warrant charging Billy Evans, 48, for the burglaries of office buildings that began Dec. 6 in Towson.

The most incident occurred in Catonsville, according to a release from police, shortly after midnight on April 3.

County police responded to a call of multiple burglaries at an office building at 405 Frederick Road, police said.

The windows at both Step Well Podiatry and at Advanced Hearing Centers were broken and electronic equipment, money and postage stamps had been stolen, police said.

At the scene, officers saw the door to Comfort Care, a medical supplies company, open and learned money had been stolen, police said.

The three business are all in suites of the same office building.

County police believe Evans also burglarized offices on the 1200, 1400 and 1600 blocks of York Road in Towson in December.

Police linked those burglaries, some of which included multiple suites within the same building, to four similar incidents, also in December, in Owings Mills and Reisterstown, in the unit block of Painters Mill Road and 10000 block Reisterstown Road.

Police said in some of the burglaries nothing was stolen while in others, money and checks, computer equipment, and food were taken.

Evans is described as black, 6-foot-3, with a thin build and dark complexion.

Police said he frequents the area of West North and McKean avenues in Baltimore City.

Anyone with information about Evans is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-2587.

Those contacting Metro Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

People with information may also text a message starting with "MCS" to Metro Crime Stoppers at 274637 or email

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