Monday, January 14, 2013
A burglar stole 30 packs of incense from The Love Ones in Owings Mills on Saturday, Jan. 12.
A thief broke into an adult gift store in Owings Mills and stole 30 packages of incense on Saturday. After smashing the front door with a brick, a burglar ran behind the counter of The Love Ones, located at Valley Center in Owings Mills, and stole 30 packages of incense around 10:36 p.m, after the store had closed for the night. The incense aromas included "Orgazmo" and "Bizarro," according to a Baltimore County police report. The store carries adult gifts and lingerie.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
A burglar forced open the front door of an Owings Mills apartment this week, damaging the door and ransacking the rooms. The crime occurred between 1 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, at a Chase Lea apartment in the unit block of Hartley Circle. "The door appeared to be kicked in," a report from Baltimore County police states. There was $900 in damage to the door. Because the apartment was ransacked, the resident could not immediately inform police what items were taken, it states.
Friday, January 4, 2013
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.
An armed robber stole money and drinks from an Owings Mills wine store and fired a shot. Between 5:47 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. Sunday, a skinny man who was about 5 foot 9 inches tall, walked into Valley Village Wine and Spirits holding a revolver, according to a report from the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville precinct. The store is located at 9171 Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills. He forced a customer to the floor, then demanded money from the clerk. After he got $268, and two bottles of cognac or brandy worth $10, he fired a shot, the report states. The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 20 and 30, and he wore a black jacket and black pants, and ran toward Iron Horse Lane, the report states.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
An Owings Mills High School student was arrested and charged after bringing a BB gun to school Tuesday morning.
UPDATED, 3:55 p.m., Oct 16: A 17-year-old Owings Mills High School student is charged with possession of a dangerous weapon and disruption of school activities after he brought a BB gun to school Tuesday morning. There was no real gun, no shooting and no injuries, police said in a press release. Police don’t believe any students were threatened, according to a press release. Police officers were dispatched to Owings Mills High School at 10:04 a.m. for a report of a person with a weapon. Students said they saw someone holding a weapon and place it in their waistband, police said. School administrators placed the school on lockdown and then called 911. Police canvassed the area initially because the student’s whereabouts were unknown, the …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Baltimore County Police charged an 18-year-old Glen Burnie man who lost money gambling with making a false statement after he told police he was robbed at the Owings Mills Mall.
It’s never a good idea to call the police to help settle your gambling debt. A Glen Burnie man was charged with making a false statement after he did just that. Cedrick James Brinkley, 18, of the 100 block of 5th Avenue in Glen Burnie, told police on Tuesday, Sept. 25, that armed robbers took clothing and cash from him when he was at the Owings Mills Mall the previous day, according to information provided by Baltimore County Police Franklin Precinct No. 3. Police learned that the man was not at the mall that day by interviewing mall employees and reviewing surveillance footage. Brinkley was interviewed again, and he told police he lost the money gambling, police said. He was charged on a summons for making a false statement.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Musa N. Agroh, 34, received five years of probation for second-degree abuse of a vulnerable adult in an incident from May 2011.
An Owings Mills woman was sentenced to five years of probation after being found guilty of second-degree abuse of a vulnerable adult. Musa N. Agroh, 34, was sentenced to 18 months of incarceration, all of which were suspended. She received the five years of probation, must perform 80 hours of community service in the next 120 days and cannot supervise vulnerable adults for five years, according to a release from Attorney General Douglas Gansler. Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael Finifter accepted Agroh’s guilty plea at a Friday hearing, according to the statement. “The abuse of a vulnerable individual is a tragic violation of trust,” Gansler said. “When placed in the hands of others, vulnerable group home residents and their families …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Anthony Maurice Cottle faces five charges for sexually abusing two teenage boys in the spring of 2012.
Baltimore County Police have charged a 23-year-old Owings Mills man with sexually abusing two 14-year-old boys this spring. Anthony Maurice Cottle, of the unit block of Stonemark Court, is charged with sexual abuse of a minor, fourth-degree sex offense, second-degree assault, third-degree sex offense and sodomy, according to a Baltimore County Police press release. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $150,000 bond. Cottle has been employed with the Baltimore County Fire Department since December 2011, but has been suspended without pay pending adjudication of the criminal charges. He is also a volunteer with the Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department, where he was also suspended pending adjudication of the …
After stealing statues, picture frames and dolls, a burglar left feces on the front porch of an Owings Mills home.
A burglar who stole several items from an Owings Mills home left something for the homeowners: feces. According to Baltimore County Police, a burglar stole a crystal bowl, two crystal golf statues, two picture frames, four or five porcelain dolls and left feces on the front porch of a home on a private road in the Caves Valley Golf Club area in Owings Mills on Sunday, Sept. 30. Police believe the burglar is somebody known to the victim, but that feces have not been involved in previous incidents. “Feces on the front porch?” said Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Baltimore County Police’s Franklin Precinct. “That’s new.” The incident occurred between 6:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., according to a police report.
Friday, August 10, 2012
The man convicted of fatally shooting Owings Mills resident Scott Greenberg was sentenced Friday to life without parole.
The man convicted of murdering Owings Mills resident Scott Greenberg by shooting him six times in the back of the head was sentenced to life with parole plus forty years on Friday. Gerald Edward Sears, 33, was sentenced Friday by Judge Patrich Cavanaugh in the Baltimore County Circuit Court for the murder, which took place on Aug. 22, 2009, at Greenberg’s parents house on Velvet Valley Way in Owings Mills, according to a press release from the Baltimore County State’s Attorney's Office. Sears killed Greenberg, who was 50 at the time, over a money dispute, the release said. Sears, who lived on Straw Hat Road in Owings Mills, was convicted of first-degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a felony and distribution of cocaine …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Police believe the masked man and woman may also be responsible for an earlier Pikesville robbery.
Owings Mills eatery Steve’s Deli was robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning, Baltimore County police said. A man with a shotgun and a woman, both wearing masks, robbed the deli at 6:20 a.m. “They got money from the register and took the cell phone from one of the employees,” said Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Baltimore County Police’s Franklin Precinct. “It’s possible based on witness info that they fled in a silver minivan, but we’re not 100 percent on that.” This robbery may be connected to an earlier robbery at a 7-Eleven on the 8000 block of Liberty Road in Pikesville. The suspects had similar descriptions, Doarnberger said.