Crime: Abingdon Vehicle Thefts, Gun Shot at Home
Recent crimes as handled by the Harford County Sheriff's Office.
Jan. 16, After 8 p.m. An iPhone 3 was among the items stolen from a 33-year-old male’s Jeep Laredo and Dodge Journey outside his residence in the unit block of Riverview Road in Abingdon. A radar detector and a GPS device were also taken. The driver’s side window of the Laredo was smashed to gain entry, but the Journey was left unlocked. The incident is pending further investigation.
Jan. 16, After 7:30 p.m. A Bluetooth was stolen from a 51-year-old female’s unlocked Volvo in the 3700 block of Abingdon Beach Road in Abingdon. The incident is pending further investigation.
Jan. 16, After 1 p.m. A GPS device was stolen from a 55-year-old male’s unlocked Chevrolet Silverado in the 600 block of Riverview Road in Abingdon. The incident is pending further investigation.
Jan. 16, After 9 a.m. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the center console of a 42-year-old female’s unlocked vehicle in the 600 block of Leight Road in Abingdon. The incident is pending further investigation
“Too often, thefts from motor vehicles are the result of a car being left unlocked—thus creating an opportunity for a thief,” Monica Worrell, spokeswoman for the Harford County Sheriff’s Office wrote in an e-mail. “We are reminding Harford County citizens to take that extra moment and make sure your car is locked, if you are away from it. It only takes a minute—so please don’t let yourself become a victim—Lock your car.”
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Jan. 13 After 7:30 a.m. A dealer tag was stolen from the Bel Air Auto Auction in the 800 block of Bel Air Road in Bel Air. An employee told police the tag had been bolted to the rear of a Toyota Prius. The incident is pending further investigation.
Jan. 13, Between 6:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. The resident of a house in the 2500 block of Johnson Mill Road in Forest Hill discovered a bullet hole in his home upon returning from work. Police found a three-inch hole in the outer wall of the garage, as well as a two- to three-inch hole in the drywall on the inside of the garage. A 35-year-old male told police his mother was home all day, but that she never heard anything. Police believe the bullet was shot from the road, but do not know if it was intentional.
Anyone with information on these or any other crimes should contact the Harford County Sheriff’s Office at 410-838-6600.