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Man Charged in Towson Burglaries May Have Had More Victims: Police

Additional victims of theft, burglary or sexual assault may be out there, police said.

Vincent Davis Jr. (Credit: Baltimore County Police Department)
Vincent Davis Jr. (Credit: Baltimore County Police Department)

After searching the residence of the man charged in a slew of burglaries near Towson University, the Baltimore County Police Department said investigators believe there may be additional victims.

Vincent Davis Jr., 43, of the 1400 block of Taylor Avenue, was charged in connection with 10 burglaries in Towson in April, according to police, who said he was targeting young women.

Based on their findings from serving a warrant at Davis' home in Parkville, police said more victims may exist.

"The amount of property recovered is leading investigators to believe that some of the property is from unidentified or unreported incidents ... as far back as 2010," police said in a statement issued May 16.

Police said Davis is facing nine counts of first-degree burglary and one count of attempted first-degree burglary and has been held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center since May 3. 

As a result of the investigation, Davis has also been charged with a sex offense that occurred in the 1200 block of Taylor Avenue on July 6, 2013, police said. It was not available how the discovery came about, as the case is active, according to police.

Police said in the 2013 incident, Davis forced a woman into the woods and sexually assaulted her before she broke free and ran away. 

Davis is a registered sex offender who was convicted in 1993 of an attempted second-degree sexual offense in Baltimore County, according to the Maryland Sex Offender Registry.

In that case, Davis was also charged with burglarizing Towson University students' residences and was identified by police after he attempted to sexually assault one of the victims, according to ABC 2 News, which reported police found a pillowcase containing 40 pairs of women's underwear in his home.

Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger told ABC 2 News he prosecuted that case and asked for a life sentence, but the judge did not agree.

Maryland court records show Davis pleaded guilty to the sexual assault charge and was sentenced to 30 years in jail with three years suspended.

Davis was released about four years ago, according to the news station.

Now, detectives are looking to identify additional victims of burglary, theft or sexual offenses in which Davis may have been involved.

Police found various items like jewelry and electronics while searching Davis' residence, according to Corporal John Wachter of the Baltimore County Police Department.

"If someone has been a victim of a burglary ... and they think we might have some of their property, they can contact police, and we can talk to investigators," Wachter said.

Charging documents state that Davis went through dirty laundry to obtain women's undergarments, and also took student IDs, jewelry and credit cards, according to ABC 2 News.

Anyone with information or who thinks they may have been a victim can contact Baltimore County police at 410-307-2020.

Related: 10 Burglaries Reported Off-Campus at Towson

Brooke May 16, 2014 at 01:35 PM
He stole over $8000 of valuables from my apartment. Just found out police have linked him to 33 other robberies in the Towson area. He deserves to be locked up for good!

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