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Two Charged in Perry Hall Royal Farms Construction Theft

Police responded to the Belair Road site on Monday.

Two Perry Hall residents have been charged with stealing metal from the construction site of the planned Royal Farms in the 9600 block of Belair Road. 

Between 8 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 1, the construction site foreman confronted a small group of people who he witnessed loading 15 to 20 metal studs and other pieces of scrap metal into the back of a mini van, according to a police report. 

The foreman recognized the metal studs from his site at the corner of Belair Road and Glen Park Drive, and said they had likely been removed over the weekend and hidden in some trees and shrubs. Upon the foreman's request, the suspects returned the metal to the site, before leaving the scene, police said. 

The foreman reported the theft to police, who identified two of the people involved as Erin Louise Tanner Phillips, 32, and Gary Craig Miller Jr., 36, of the same address in the 4200 block of Chapel Road, according to police. 

They were both arrested on Monday and charged with drug possession and theft of less than $1,000, police confirmed. 

Both suspects are being investigated in additional area thefts, according to Capt. Michael Balog of the White Marsh police precinct. 

Baltimore County police have not yet released booking photos of the suspects.

Red Dolphin October 05, 2012 at 06:14 PM
( corrrection , sorry) bashing them is not helping
Red Dolphin October 05, 2012 at 09:00 PM
still dont think it was right to bring up Lauren........... let's say it was in poor taste. shes not involved in this case....... gossip is cheap
Harry Callahan October 06, 2012 at 11:32 AM
I have said it before and it bears repeating here. Bring back the same kind of prison camps like you see in the movie "Cool Hand Luke" and lock up these kind of people there are work them to death from early in the morning until they are ready to drop from exhaustion in the evening, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Take them out in chain gangs sweep up the streets, gathering dead leaves and fallen twigs, picking up trash along the interstates, etc. so that others who are even considering commiting similar offenses will think twice about it. This will result in one of two things happening. Either they will wise up, sober up, and become useful and productive law-abiding citizens or they will move to another state where their shenanigans will be tolerated by those less inclined to put the punishment back in prison. Either way, we will be rid of their problems.
Buck Harmon October 06, 2012 at 12:42 PM
I'm sure that Patch has assisted with the road to recovery for these folks by turning the family into yet another Patch Dart Board....If there is a God I don't believe that he~she would smile at this venting dart behavior any more than the perceived crimes that were committed......Patch Pigeons clinging to the Patch dart board...nothing more, nothing less..
Elizabeth November 02, 2012 at 01:18 AM
Perry hall in the news again. I dont want to hear anything about dundalk....

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