Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is set to unveil legislation today that he says would target the theft of cell phones and other electronic devices.
Administration officials say they have been working with police and the County Council since this summer to address such thefts. They have not released details of the legislation, but say
The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts.
General Growth Properties is taking ecoATMs out of all its properties in the state, a spokesman for the Chicago-based company said Tuesday. The
General Growth Properties has notified me that EcoATM recycling kiosks will be removed from three Baltimore County malls. The kiosks, in which cell phones can be quickly recycled, will be removed from Towson Town Center, Owings Mills Mall, and White Marsh Mall by 2014.
The kiosks have been criticized by some community leaders as police
From Baltimore County Police Department:
Baltimore County Police have arrested and charged three men responsible for a series of commercial armed robberies. They have been charged with four robberies in Baltimore County at this time, but detectives believe they may be responsible for as many as 14 armed robberies throughout Baltimore County and Baltimore City.
Three men arrested after a convenience store robbery on Sherwood Road in Towson Wednesday night could be responsible for “at least a dozen robberies,” Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson said Thursday.
Johnson and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced the arrests at a press conference Thursday morning, which was originally scheduled to unveil the first