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  • Man charged with stealing Battle Acre Monument Park gates

    Man charged with stealing Battle Acre Monument Park gates
    A Dundalk man has been charged with stealing and scrapping the historic wrought-iron gates at Battle Acre Monument Park that were reported missing in June, Baltimore County Police said. Detectives have charged George Elias Sotirakis, 34, in the theft,...
  • Police lose suspects in theft of roofing shingles [North Baltimore Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • Peeping tom reported in Edgewood; construction equipment vandalized in Whiteford [Harford Police Blotter]

    Peeping tom reported in Edgewood; construction equipment vandalized in Whiteford [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Anthony Douglas Coleman, 26, of the first block of Defense Drive who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 9

    Note: There was no blotter last week because data was not uploaded to Open Baltimore. Across Baltimore, 58 robberies were reported by police for the week ending Aug. 9, with the Northeastern and Southeastern districts the hardest hit, according to...
  • Number of jailed Baltimore juveniles on the decline

    Number of jailed Baltimore juveniles on the decline
    Malik Smallwood lounged in front of Baltimore's Juvenile Justice Center, puffing on a cigarette and his recalling his teenage years spent in and out of the facility — he called it "kiddie camp." Now 18, Smallwood said temptation loomed on the...
  • Police shoot and kill auto theft suspect in White Marsh after chase

    Police shoot and kill auto theft suspect in White Marsh after chase
    Baltimore County police chased a stolen car to a suburban cul-de-sac in White Marsh early Tuesday and shot a suspect to death in the woods nearby, police said. The chaos roused neighbors in the development nestled between Interstate 95 and Philadelphia...
  • Two new shopping centers proposed in Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 30, 1964: The County Planning and Zoning Commission heard two plans 50 years ago this week to develop large shopping centers not far from the Town of Bel Air. A group representing the Wakefield...
  • Water department impostors gain access to 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. Two men, claiming to be from the water department, gained...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Off-duty officer tries to break into home in search of drugs, police say

    Off-duty officer tries to break into home in search of drugs, police say
    A veteran Baltimore County police officer was suspended this week and faces several criminal charges after the department said he tried to break into a Dundalk home in search of drugs. Officer Joseph Stanley Harden, 31, of Towson told investigators he...
  • Portrait of Dunes Manor founder stolen from hotel lobby

    Perhaps it was a prank or a desire for an unique Ocean City souvenir, but either way, a portrait of the founder of the Dunes Manor Hotel that hung in the lobby is missing and the hotel wants it back. Police said the hotel reported the theft of the...
  • Man robbed by gunmen at Eden Mill, another shot by assailants in Aberdeen

    Man robbed by gunmen at Eden Mill, another shot by assailants in Aberdeen
    An armed robbery was reported at Eden Mill Park Wednesday afternoon, the third in a rash of violent gun-related crimes in Harford County this week. In addition to the park robbery, a man was shot in a home near Aberdeen by gunmen when he opened the door...