Suspicious Incident in Fallston Cleared

(Fallston, MD – September 29, 2008) - Harford County Sheriff’s deputies investigating the suspicious incident which occurred in the 2400 block of Munford Drive, Fallston, MD., have located and identified the subject involved.

On Thursday September 25, 2008 at approximately 5:00 pm, a 10 year old boy and several friends were outside playing in the area of Munford Drive and Winsted Drive. They noticed a suspicious dark blue or black hatchback style station wagon drive slowly past. The car returned and the driver asked the boys if they would help him look for his dog. After a brief conversation regarding what kind of dog the man was looking for, the 10 year old boy and his friends ran from the area.

On Saturday September 27, 2008 the Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a neighbor in the area advising he was the driver of the vehicle. Deputies responded to his nearby residence and are confident he had been looking for his dog in the area of Munford Drive. His vehicle, as well as his dog, matched the description provided by the 10 year old boy.

The Sheriff’s Office continues to encourage citizens to report suspicious activity and maintain adult supervision of children. Citizens can help one another by forming neighborhood watch groups and building community relationships.

News Release

September 29, 2008


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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