Are your sheds and outbuildings locked? Police report more thefts by drug-crazed heathens in St. Mary’s County

Welcome sign for burglarsYour lawnmower, riding tractor, roto-tiller or boat motor might be just fine the way you have them arranged in your boathouses, sheds or carports but to druggies, they are a ticket to tonight’s paradise for a cheap dose of crack or heroin. Some thieves take your items to pawn shops or scrap metal dealers.

Here are a few more recent reports from police of those who have become victims of burglars and thieves and in many cases the items were left in unlocked structures.

6-24-14 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim, who resides on Morning Dew Lane, reported unknown suspect(s) shattered the front passenger window of her vehicle and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Tirpak. Case #34164-14

6-24-14 THEFT – Unknown suspect(s) stole and damaged electric meters, bathroom signs, and the downspouts at the bathroom facilities at the Wicomico Shores Boat Ramps. Case assigned to DFC Vezzosi. Case #34193-14

6-25-14 VANDALISM – Management at the Bank of America located in Leonardtown, reported unknown suspect(s) struck one of the glass doors to the bank with what appears to be a rock causing the glass to crack. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal E. Johnson. Case #34349-14

6-25-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides on Piney Point Road in Piney Point, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her unsecured garage and stole 3 lawn mowers. Case remains open. Case #34383-14

6-26-14 THEFT – A victim, who resides on White Point Road, reported unknown suspect(s) stole an air conditioning unit from his residence. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Potter. Case #34457-14

6-27-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides in Indian Creek Estates in Charlotte Hall, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked garage and stole a 2004 Suzuki GSXR750, blue/black/white in color. Case #34741-14

6-27-14 THEFT – Sometime between 6-25-14 and 6-27-14, unknown suspect(s) stole a Mercruiser Bravo outdrive from a boat at Colton’s Point Marina. Case #34781-14

6-28-14 THEFT – A victim, who resides on Thrasher Court in Mechanicsville, reported property stolen from his unlocked shed. This occurred sometime between 2-2-14 and 6-28-14. Case #34960-14

6-28-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides on St. Jerome’s Neck Road in Dameron, reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into his residence and stole property. Case remains open. Case #34992-14

6-29-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides on Cleveland Street in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his residence and stole property. The burglary occurred sometime the week prior to the report being made. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Phelan. Case #35008-14

6-29-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides on All Faith Church Road in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered his home and stole several items of property. Case remains open. Case #35120-14

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