(Harford County, MD – November 20, 2008) – Harford County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Timothy James Saxon, 28, of Graystone Road, Whitehall, MD in connection with several burglaries occurring throughout Northern Harford County.
Between October 19th and October 27th 2008, the Sheriff’s Office received several reports for thefts from vehicles and garages in the area of Baldwin, Fallston, and Jarrettsville. There are well over thirty related incidents with the majority of the thefts occurring from unlocked or open vehicles and garages.
Four Baltimore Raven’s football tickets taken from a vehicle in the 2800 block of Glen Elyn Way, Baldwin, MD led deputies to two possible suspects. Deputies located two individuals, not the suspects, whohad purchased the tickets, and recovered these tickets at M & T Stadium on Sunday October 26, 2008.
Through the investigation and witness statements obtained by the Northern Precinct Investigation Unit, deputies determined Saxon was involved in the thefts and burglaries. Approximately $50,000.00 of electronics and other equipment stolen during the thefts and burglaries have been recovered.
Saxon was charged on October 28, 2008 with several counts of theft over $500.00, several counts of theft under $500.00, entering a vehicle with the intent to commit a theft from within the vehicle, and using a credit card to commit fraudulent charges. Saxon is currently being held on $20,000.00 bond at the Harford County Detention Center.
As the investigation continues, deputies expect to charge a second suspect involved in the incidents and additional charges may be pending against Saxon. Several items recovered, however have not been claimed, include: iPods, power tools, car stereos, electronics, and climbing equipment. If you have had items stolen and believe it may be related to these thefts, please contact the Sheriff’s Office Northern Precinct Investigative Unit at 410-692-7862.
The Sheriff’s Office encourages the community to be aware of their surroundings and immediately report suspicious incidents, persons, or vehicles.
Citizens can reduce the opportunity for burglary, either to a home or vehicle, by following these simple measures:
– lock all doors and windows, to both your vehicle and home;
– maintain proper control over your house keys and garage door openers;
– utilize proper security lighting;
– trim bushes and trees away from windows and doors;
– add an audible alarm to your vehicle; and,
– when possible, park your vehicle in the driveway or in a well lit area.