Pikesville Precinct Crime: Burglar Leaves Trail of White Footprints

The following information is provided by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville Precinct. Charges do not indicate convictions.

An unsuccessful burglar left a trail of white-paint footprints at the scene of a crime in Pikesville.

Sometime between 7:05 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, the burglar tried to break into a house in the 4200 block of Lowell Drive, according to a report by Baltimore County police.

The resident came home and found a window screen torn, the window broken, and another window screen pushed in and damaged. However, no one got into the home.

A plastic container of white paint was open, and "there was a trail of white shoe prints leading from the side of the residence to the rear yard," the report states.


Chippewa Drive. 6600 block. Between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. A burglar kicked in the front door of a home and stole jewelry from the master bedroom. The basement door was also damaged.


Old Court Road. 4400 block. Between 9 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday. A burglar stole two children's bicycles from a balcony. One was later found, but the other is still missing.

Forest Garden Avenue. 3600 block. Between 1:30 and 2 p.m. Sunday. A burglar stole a bicycle from the porch of a home. 

Washington Avenue. 3600 block. Between 4:25 p.m. and 4:33 p.m. Monday. A burglar came into a home without the owner's consent. The burglar was arrested on a fourth-degree burglary charge—a misdemeanor.

Milford Mill

Liberty Place. Unit block. Between midnight and 9 pm. Tuesday. A burglar came into a residence and stole a laptop computer.

Church Lane. 8300 block. Between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday. A burglar pried the sliding glass door, ransacked the apartment and stole jewelry, food and drink, cash, two cameras and electronics.


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