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Juvenile suspect arrested for November Baltimore County auto thefts

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-21 13:19:28-05

TOWSON, Md. — A fourth juvenile suspect has been arrested and charged in connection to a string of car thefts in Baltimore County, county police announced Friday.

The thefts occurred in late November in the Mays Chapel and Riderwood neighborhoods of Cockeysville and Towson, police said. On Nov. 29, Baltimore County Police announced the arrests of three suspects. Juvenile recently arrested drove the other suspects around and dropped them off in places where they could steal additional vehicles, police said. Police did not release the juvenile’s name.

Police said the vehicles that were stolen were left unlocked and the thieves were able to access keys that were hidden inside the cars. Police remind all residents to take simple steps to prevent crime, like keeping cars locked, keeping keys secure and having valuables out of site.

The investigation into the car thefts is ongoing, police said. Anyone with information should contact 410-307-2020. Anyone who sees activity in the neighborhood that might be suspicions should call the Baltimore County Police non-emergency number at 410-887-2222.