Man Charged in White Marsh Five Guys Armed Robbery

Police say three men schemed to rob the restaurant on Dec. 15. So far, one has been arrested.

One man has been arrested and police expect to arrest two more in connection with the armed robbery of a Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant in the 5200 block of Campbell Boulevard in White Marsh.

At about 12:39 a.m. on Dec. 15, after the business had closed, a worker opened the rear door to the restaurant for a man identified by police as 28-year-old Christopher Griggs, a Joppa resident.

According to a police report, Griggs, armed with a revolver, forced the worker who allowed him inside and a second worker to the floor. A third worker ran out of the restaurant and called 911.

Griggs stole more than $2,200 from the cash register, according to police, and was arrested as he attempted to leave the store.

Investigators believe that the worker who allowed Griggs inside the store helped to plan the robbery. Police also believe another man planned to drive away from the location with Griggs. Their names have not yet been released as the investigation is ongoing. Neither man has been arrested yet.

Griggs, of the 1400 block of Old Mountain Road South, has been charged with armed robbery and the use of a firearm in a violent crime, online court records show. He was released from the Baltimore County Detention Center on $25,000 bail on Tuesday.

12 Gage December 19, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Maybe they took the MEGA BUS !!!
Steve December 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM
$25,000 bond for armed robbery?? You have to be kidding me!
Tim December 20, 2012 at 12:07 AM
ha, and here I was about to launch my 'section 8' sarcastic reply
FIFA December 20, 2012 at 12:20 AM
He took the 8 bus. Maybe?
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 02:26 AM
that is an absurdly low bail for such a heinous crime,I agree
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 02:30 AM
btw how do we know hes white? if your relying on the Case search data thats not very reliable as to race,,,,,,,,,, Ive seen where they list caucasians as african americans on numerous occasions.........people that I know that is to say............clerical error of course
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 02:34 AM
Information Defendant Name: GRIGGS, CHRISTOPHER KYLE Race: WHITE, CAUCASIAN, ASIATIC INDIAN, ARAB see what I mean? what is he white ,arab asian, indian or what ?
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 02:40 AM
no matter what the race hes a crud agree?
JD1 December 20, 2012 at 03:36 AM
$25k bail and released for armed robbery? This is why all of the talk about gun laws is absolute garbage. We have laws but we choose to let people who commit gun crimes walk the streets. If this guy sees jail time, it will be minimal. Instead of OMalley riding on the anti gun bus, he should be working to increase the penalties for gun crimes.
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 11:08 AM
this morning is the first time I saw the pic of his dumb lookng face, yes he does appear to be white, what are those black marks on his face ? ( brusies from the "ordeal" ?)
Take Responsibility! December 20, 2012 at 12:29 PM
Wow, first post is about race. Thanks, idiot.
KINGSLING December 20, 2012 at 02:44 PM
Thank you Steve.... Was wondering when we would realize that scum is universal not just urban. Thanx Steve
Take Responsibility! December 20, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Hey Wayne, instead of hiding your racism and saying ghetto, why not say what you really mean?
SG from PH December 20, 2012 at 05:36 PM
Why is race or living location an issue. Stop it please! I am white and grew up poor in a ghetto and I still love the people I grew up with. They have character and morals even though they are poor.
Tim December 20, 2012 at 05:48 PM
5 guys burgers are second rate anyway, compared to Z-Burger. Even when they first opened. Tiny, wimpy burger patties. Pathetic excuse for bacon implementation. Better then standard fast food burgers? Of course. The rare occasions I eat a burger, I'm going to Z-Burger or Red Robin nearby.
Honeygo Hal December 20, 2012 at 06:31 PM
I haven't been to th White Marsh 5 Guys lately, so I'll have to check them out. IMHO, though, every 5 Guys burger I've ever had has been superior to any of the few Red Robin burgers I've had. Maybe I need to give them another try. Never had a Z Burger either. My only complaint with 5 Guys is that they are sloppy (getting "everything" plus jalapenos probably contributes to that), and I ascribe that to the buns they use. Otherwise, it is a treat, and better than some I've paid more for at some good restaurants. Just my opinion.
Honeygo Hal December 20, 2012 at 08:12 PM
Other Tim - Oh, so this is like clubbing? The more you drink, the better they get?
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 10:30 PM
To : take responsiblity the term Ghetto means just that,,,,,,,,,,, i myself dont use it dont " read in to it " what you want it to mean, i've heard people black and white use it..........and I've also heard people who are Black and white use it......... stop being so hyper critical,,,,,,,,,, please ?
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 10:32 PM
but i do see where your coming from........... the first post did interject race,and that wasnt necessary.......... I agree with you there T.Resp.
Red Dolphin December 20, 2012 at 10:33 PM
that toipic is for another chapter
Take Responsibility! December 20, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Are you Wayne?
Take Responsibility! December 20, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Thanks, have a great weekend and Christmas!
Tim December 21, 2012 at 02:50 AM
It is interesting to see the differing viewpoints on burgers though. Not surprising. I will say this - i like 5 guys Cajun fries (although its far from original, its still good). Also, my go-to at RR is the A-1 Peppercorn burger. If I don't get one for a couple months my stomach starts twitching, so to speak.
JD1 December 21, 2012 at 03:35 AM
So - a guy commits a gun crime, gets released on bail and folks are chatting about burgers. Yea - that's why I have a small arsenal locked away in my basement. Our world is asleep at the switch.
Tim December 21, 2012 at 04:51 AM
Yeah, because freaking out and raging accomplishes so much more. Right.
MVPHKR December 21, 2012 at 05:06 PM
Ever heard the phrase "exception that proves the rule"? Nome sane yo?
Needaname December 22, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Eye liner or Guy liner.
Ph Patchmaster 2 December 22, 2012 at 02:31 PM
This Guy looks like Rocky Racoon with his black eyes. Nice Job Scum Bag! Stop the theft and violence in our community- Clean your act up Terd, Be a productive member of society, rather that a drain. As for 5 Guys- great burgers and fries, love the complimentary peanuts too!
Chillin December 23, 2012 at 04:56 AM
Steve, Two teen boys robbed a food delivery man in Pikesville last week and they ran to the Old Court Metro station, all as reported in the Pikesville Patch. The mass transit thing does happen sometimes. There is some merit in the claims.
Teresa A. Streb December 23, 2012 at 04:58 AM
Looks like his ass got beat when he couldn't pay his drug dealer ...sad situation all around.


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