Thursday, April 25, 2013
Two men allegedly emptied the victim's pockets and drove him to Baltimore City.
An Elkridge man was allegedy kidnapped and robbed in Milford Mill. Between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, two men allegedly threatened him with a "large, black metal gun with wooden handle" and made him get into a car, according to a report by Baltimore County police. One alleged kidnapper held the gun on the the victim while the other drove the unidentified vehicle, the report states. They had him empty his pockets, and allegedly stole his wallet, credit cards, driver's license, cash and checks. The first alleged kidnapper is described as a 6-foot black male, about age 50, with a medium build. He has black and gray hair, and a black and gray full beard, the report states. The second suspect is a 30-year old white man who has a blonde …
Friday, March 1, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville Precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.
A clerk at the Shell gas station in the Greenspring Shopping Center had a gun placed on her head and chest during a robbery this week. At 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, a robber came into the store, ordered the clerk to give him money, ran behind the counter and put the gun on her, according to a Baltimore County police report. He took cash and some boxes of cigarettes, and ran toward Wood Court Road, the report states. The store is located at 2859 Smith Ave. in Pikesville.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
In the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown CT, Masada Tactical in Pikesville will train people to act, even before emergency responders arrive.
A Baltimore County self-defense instructor is leading a free class Sunday on how to disarm a shooter. Tzviel BK Blankchtein, owner and chief instructor at Masada Tactical in Pikesville, said it's his way of helping to protect the community, especially teachers, in the wake of the Dec. 14 Newtown, CT, school shootings. Until officials can find a permanent solution for protecting the schools, it's best to learn self-defense skills to save yourself and others against a shooter in a school or office building, he said. "The reality is that there is no easy solution," Blankchtein said, noting that it could take between 5 and 30 minutes for law enforcement to get to the scene and take action. "It will be up to the individual on the site. If there…
Monday, June 25, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
A wigged man with a red bandana over his face allegedly pulled a long rifle or shotgun from his backpack early Saturday at a Pikesville 7-Eleven, authorities said. At about 3 a.m. at the 7-Eleven, located at 1 Greenwood Place, the robber pointed the gun at the clerk before stealing $150 in cash and several packs of Newport cigarettes, according to a report from Baltimore County police. The man, who reportedly wore a black wig, ran north from the store, according to a police report.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The Washington Post reports that police say Michael Ezekel Epps, 20, of Windsor Mill, allegedly fired a gun in northwest D.C. Monday.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
A Baltimore County police officer noted that having a gun in the home makes it 30 percent more likely the gun will be used.
Bring a gun into your home and you have a lifetime of responsibility caring for the weapon and for securing it from others and even yourself, said Baltimore County police officer Henry "Butch" Himpler. "When you have a firearm in a house, it's 30 percent more likely to be used ... accidentally or on purpose," the Baltimore County Police Department's senior firearms instructor told members of the Pikesville Police & Community Relations Council. A gun owner may buy the gun for protection but until the time comes when protection is needed, there are people who must be protected from the gun, Himpler said. Those people include: Himpler suggested using several ways in combination to secure a firearm. "No single method is enough," he said. First…
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Two men, one armed with a handgun, stole cash from La Nogueras Tienda Latina on Reisterstown Road.
Two men, one armed with a gun, robbed a Pikesville food store Sunday night, just as the store was about to close. The two entered the La Nogueras Tienda Latina at 106 Reisterstown Road at about 8:55 p.m., as a store worker was closing. They jumped the counter, according to a Baltimore County police report from the Pikesville Precinct. One man allegedly displayed a handgun, pried open the cash register and stole an undetermined amount of cash. The suspects also tried to destroy surveillance equipment. There were no injuries during the robbery. The suspects ran from the store that sells Hispanic foods at about 9:05 p.m.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Suspect steals $400 from drive-through window.
A robber gave a McDonalds employee a credit card, grabbed him, "implied a gun" and said, "Don't move, don't make me use this," according to a Baltimore County Police report. At about 6:04 p.m. Tuesday, the man—described by police as being between the ages of 30 and 40—approached the drive-through window in a silver Toyota Avalon and stole $400 from the Gwynn Oak store, located at 6005 Liberty Road. According to the Pikesville precinct report, "he was last seen fleeing eastbound on Route 26" in the Avalon.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
After a female gave two men a ride in Lochearn, they stole her money and iPod.
A female who allowed two men ride in her car ended up the victim of an armed robbery. Between 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., Friday in the 7000 block of Liberty Road in Lochearn, two men asked the Gwynn Oak resident for a ride. After she drove them to Townbrook Drive, also in Lochearn, one man put a gun to her side, they took her iPod Touch and $400, and walked toward St. Lukes Lane.