Local Crime News – Week of August 17, 2012
August 16, 2012
Catch up on this week’s crime news from communities across the nation:
- Police arrested a career burglar yesterday morning as he allegedly tried to make off with jewelry he had stolen from a city home. Police believe the suspect may be responsible for other recent residential burglaries around the New York crime map area. Click here to read the article.
- Fort Laurderdale home security: A burglary suspect now faces two counts of murder for his role in the death of two bicyclists on a South Florida road. The suspect fled in a car, ran a red light, struck another vehicle and hit two bicyclists. He then fled the scene. See the full story.
- A person dressed in a black ghoul costume is suspected of breaking into two Shady Cove businesses and stealing more than $16,000 in jewelry, antique weapons and other various items last month, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
- Baltimore area crime: Burglaries have risen sharply in Harford County this year, according to local police, most likely driven by the weak economy and drug habits, but the lack of a pattern to the crimes is baffling investigators. Click here to read more.
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