Towson Crime: Woman Robbed During Craigslist iPad Sale
The following information was obtained from the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information supplied does not indicate a conviction.
Jacobo Lane, unit block. Between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15. A television was stolen from a home in a burglary. The home was ransacked and the keys to a car parked in the garage were found in the ignition. The garage door had been forced open 10 to 12 inches.
Gilbert Court, 1100 block. Between 10:10 and 10:15 a.m. Nov. 15. Burglars tried to break into a home but were noticed by a housekeeper and fled toward Loch Raven Boulevard. The burglars broke two windows in the rear of the home with a hammer before they were noticed.
E. Joppa Road, 1700 block. Between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 1:45 a.m. Nov. 14. A dark blue 2003 Honda Civic with a sunroof and custom black rims, with Maryland tags 9AP5122 was stolen.
Loch Hill Road, 6600 block. Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 13. An iPad2, an XBox 360 and controller, and a coach wallet were stolen from a home. Burglars got inside by prying open a rear sliding door then left through the front door.
Loch Hill Road, 6600 block. Between 8 and 10 a.m. Nov. 13. The side window of a home was cracked during an attempted burglary.
Towsontown Court, 200 block. Between 2 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13. A burglar broke into an apartment, propped the door open and stole a can of mixed nuts from a KMart shopping bag.
Dulaney Valley Road, 800 block. At 7:10 p.m. Nov. 12. A Pennsylvania woman was robbed of an iPad after she arranged a meet to sell the device through the online classifieds site Craigslist. The man she met attempted to pay with counterfeit currency, and when the woman reached for a pen to check the money the man grabbed the iPad and ran.
Taylor Avenue, 1300 block. Between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12. An XBox 360 Kinect and a Playstation 3 were stolen from a home. Burglars got inside through an unlocked rear window.
Regester Avenue, 700 block. Between 3 p.m. Nov. 9 and 3 p.m. Nov. 12. Thirteen feet of copper downspout were stolen from a residence.