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Police Say Essex Man Stole Sock Full of Change

Brandon Keller is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

An Essex man is behind bars after allegedly stealing a sock full of change, police said.

Around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, police say, a man used a ladder to climb into a home in the 7500 block of Hillsway Avenue through a side window. The resident, an acquaintance of the suspect, saw him as he allegedly emerged from the basement holding the sock, which contained $166.90 in change, according to a police incident summary.

The alleged burglar was arrested at the scene.

Brandon Lee Keller, 26, of the 1600 block of Howard Ave., is charged with first-degree burglary, theft, destruction of property and making a false statement to an officer.

He is currently being held in the on $20,000 bond, according to online court records.

Scott Sewell July 24, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Wonder if the victim got his sock back?

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