Several home invasions and burglaries have taken place in the Lower Gambrills and Davidsonville areas since Nov. 8.
Anne Arundel County Police are asking residents to be on alert for suspicious activity in their communities.
According to a news release from Western District Police, they are investigating the following eight burglaries that occurred in broad daylight at single-family homes around the area:
- 2100 Block Saint Heather Lane, Gambrills (Nov. 8)
- 1100 Block Mount Airy Road, Davidsonville (Nov. 10)
- 3200 Block Bottner Road, Gambrills (Nov. 14)
- 2100 Block Branchwood Court, Gambrills (Nov. 14)
- 1600 Block Huntcliff Drive, Gambrills (Nov. 18)
- 2100 Block Hallmark Drive, Gambrills (Nov. 18)
- 2300 Columbine Court, Gambrills (Nov. 21)
- 1700 Thistle Court, Gamrbills (Nov. 22)
The incidents all happened in the middle of the day.
"This is presumably when the residents have left for work," according to the news release.
Many of the incidents happened in communities with ample mature tree growth surrounding the houses, according to the release. This possibly provided concealment for the burglars to enter unnoticed.
Officers are beefing up patrols around Lower Gambrills and Davidsonville.
This comes just occurred in nearby Crofton. in connection to five burglary incidents around Crofton.
Anyone with information on these cases is encouraged to contact:
Western District Detective Unit (DDU)
(press "6" to be connected to the DDU).
Call, email, or text your tip to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Available 24-Hours A Day Toll Free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).
Visit the website at http://www.metrocrimestoppers.net
Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. You may also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.