Suspect Identity Sought for Jarrettsville Burglaries

(Jarrettsville, MD –April 10, 2008) — The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in solving two recent burglaries which occurred in Jarrettsville. The burglaries are believed to be related. In both burglaries the suspect entered through an unlocked door and then fled once confronted by an individual in the home.

On Friday, April 4, 2008, at approximately 6:54 pm, an unknown individual entered a residence in the 1400 block of Dalewood Drive. While investigating a strange noise in the house, a resident of the home startled the intruder who then fled on foot to the rear of the house. The suspect is described as wearing all black clothing, a mask, and gloves.

On Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at approximately 3:57 pm, an unknown individual entered a residence in the 3900 block of Buckthorn Court. The suspect was confronted in the home by a resident who was investigating a strange noise. Once confronted, the suspect fled on foot to the rear of the house. The suspect in this case is described as a thinly built white male, wearing blue jeans, a navy blue short sleeve shirt, and long black socks or slippers.

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the investigation. Anyone with information regarding the burglaries is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 410-836-5434.

Additionally, Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the burglaries. Tipsters must call the 24-hour tip line at 1-888-540-TIPS to be eligible for the reward. Callers do not have to give their name or appear in court. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

News Release

April 10, 2008


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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