Robbery - Harris Teeter
Two men and two women stole a person's cash at Harris Teeter in Kings Contrivance on Sept. 28. Police said the four suspects were talking to a different group of people inside the grocery store. As both groups left the store, two of the suspects assaulted a person, went through his or her pockets and stole cash. The suspects then fled the store. Police described the suspects as follows:
- Black male, 6-foot, 200lbs, braids with orange tips, gray tank top, green boxers, and blue jeans
- Black male, 6-foot, 200lbs, short hair, light complexion, white shirt, and blue jeans
- Black female, 5-foot-5, 200lbs, glasses, and black shirt
- Black female, 5-foot-5, 200lbs, short hair, and white tank top
Someone removed the screen door to a bedroom sliding glass door, opened the sliding door, and stole a TV, two electronic gaming systems and boots at a residence in the 8400 block of Greystone Lane sometime between Sept. 27 and Sept. 28.
A man exposed himself to someone at the Columbia Gym in the 6100 block of Daylong Lane around 11 a.m. on Sept. 27.
A tax driver was robbed by a man armed with a handgun after giving the man a ride around 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 29. Police said that while the driver attempted to collect the fare, the passenger used the handgun to strike the driver in the head and demanded the driver's cash and phone. The driver gave the man the items and a mimi iPad. Police described the suspect as a black male in his 20s, about 5-foot-9, with a medium build, wearing a dark hoodie and jeans.
Police arrested an 18-year-old Laurel man after he attempted to steal an ATV from a storage shed. Police reported the man, James Albert Keith, of Laurel, broke into a storage shed in the 9100 block of River Hill Rd. around 3 a.m. on Sept. 27 and attempted to steal an ATV, but wasn't able to start it. The man later returned with a battery charger to start the ATV, and police arrested him. Police linked Keith to a nearby break-in at another shed in the same block where a battery charger and motorcycle was stolen. The motorcycle was recovered in a nearby field.
An employee at the Residence Inn in the 4900 block of Beaver Run Court was completing a money count around midnight on Sept. 26 when a man ran through the front door, vaulted over the counter and stole money from a safe and cash drawer. The man then jumped over the counter again and fled. Police described the suspect as a skinny, tall, black male, who was wearing a black ski mask, a light colored hoodie and blue jeans.
Several pieces of jewelry and silverware were reported stolen from a residence in the 4600 block of Doncaster Dr. on Sept. 27 sometime during the day. The back door was left unlocked at the time.
Two flat screen TVs were reported stolen from a residence in the 3100 block of Normandy Woods Dr. sometime between Sept. 23 and 26. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.