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City Men Linked to Burglaries in Baltimore, Howard Counties

Davon Alexander Jones, 18, and Sylvester Joseph Johnson, 34, could be linked to up to 30 burglaries, police said.

 

Two Baltimore City men have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries that occurred throughout the Baltimore area, authorities said.

Davon Alexander Jones, 18, of 6409 Laurelton Dr., and Sylvester Joseph Johnson, 34, of 3301 W. Rogers Ave., were both arrested June 6.

On that date, police had responded to an alarm call at Antonelli's Pizzaria, in the 9700 block of York Road and they discovered the two men driving in Cockeysville.

They allegedly were carrying “burglary tools” in the vehicle, according to a police report.

Baltimore County Cpl. Cathy Batton said the pair could be linked to as many as 30 burglaries in the area. They have already been charged with at least 12 counts of burglary and related charges in Howard County stemming

According to a Howard County police news release, Johnson is being held on $250,000 bond, while Jones’ bail was set at $25,000 and he was released.

A third man arrested with the pair, Troy Phair, 19, also of Baltimore, was charged with one count of attempted burglary in Baltimore County, Batton said.

Among the cases in which charges could be pending against Jones and Johnson are a pair of burglaries on June 6 at a Middle River shopping center. Both of those break-ins occurred on the 100 block of Beacon Road.

According to police reports, someone smashed the front glass window of Uncle Ou’s Chinese restaurant sometime between 11 p.m. June 5 and 7 a.m. June 6.

Police said the suspect then stole coins from the cash register drawer and allegedly took money hidden inside a plastic container, as well as a tips cup placed under the front counter.

The other burglary that night took place around 1:35 a.m. at , in the 100 block of Beacon Rd. There, someone broke in through the front door and pried open a cash drawer, which was empty, according to a report.

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