Towson Crime: Armed Robbery at Trader Joe's
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.
East Joppa Road, unit block. 8:56 p.m. June 7. A man entered the manager's office at Trader Joe's with a six-inch folding knife. He struggled with the manager and removed a case from a drawer. He fled toward a Towson Town Center parking lot with $329.98 in cash.
Bosley Avenue, 400 block. Between 7 p.m. May 28 and 7 p.m. June 7. A door frame was destroyed, but nothing was reported taken.
Holly Lane and Walker Avenue. 4:30 p.m., June 9. A man was surrounded by four juveniles, who took his wallet. A second man, who threatened to call police, was punched, but not robbed.
Lake Falls Village
Falls Road, 6000 block. Between 11:45 p.m. June 9 and 7:45 a.m. June 10. The outside part of a lock outside Pepe's was broken off. Entry was not gained.
Lakeview Road, 6000 block. Between noon June 2 and 7 a.m. June 4. An iPod Classic, two pairs of glasses, a golf hat and $20 were reported stolen from an unlocked car in a garage.
Kenilworth Drive and North Charles Street. 7:02 a.m. June 9. A woman was driving to work when another driver pulled up next to her at the intersection and yelled a racial slur.
Pleasant Plains Road, 8400 block. Between 10 p.m. June 7 and 8:30 a.m. June 8. A burglar entered a yard and stole a purple mountain bike.
Loch Raven Boulevard, 8600 block. 12:45 p.m. June 5. A man with a knife demanded money from the victim. He stole $300 and fled eastbound on Yakona Road.
Fellowship Court, unit block. Between 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. June 6. A woman came home to find her bedroom locked, with noises coming from inside. When she gained access to the room, she found laptops (that the burglars had attempted to steal) piled on her bed.
Ruxton Road, 1900 block. 12:45 p.m. June 5. A glass panel in a side door was broken. It's unknown if anything was taken. Police say the incident was similar to several others in Pikesville.
Glen Keith Boulevard, 1600 block. Between 5 p.m. June 1 and 5 p.m. June 2. An outdoor umbrella base was reported stolen from a fenced-in yard.