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Two Harford County men were arrested and charged with first-degree burglary in recent weeks, including one who broke into his father’s home.

A Bel Air man was arrested and charged June 18 in connection with the burglary of his father’s home.

According to charging documents, on June 3, Jack Curry reported that a handgun and medication had been stolen from his residence in the 4300 block of Horner Lane in Belcamp.

He told police that his son, Keith Curry, was at the house that day and was alone downstairs the day the items went missing.

Jack Curry locked the doors and set the alarm before leaving for an appointment. He didn’t notice anything out of place until later that night when went to get his Ambien medication and realized it was missing.

Several days later a neighbor said she had seen someone enter the house through a back door. Jack Curry then went through the home and realized a number of other things were missing, totaling $6,025.

The victim told police that several weeks ago his wife’s alarm remote had gone missing around the same time his son was in the home.

The neighbor and another witness both picked Keith Curry’s photo out of a lineup saying he was the man who had entered Jack Curry’s home.

Keith Preston Curry, 18, of the 600 block of Gairloch Place in Bel Air, was charged June 18 with first- and third-degree burglary, theft more than $500 and stealing or selling a registered firearm. He was being held Monday at the Harford County Detention Center on $75,000 bond.

Aberdeen burglary

An Aberdeen man returned home to find invaders in his home, and police made arrests in connection with the crime just hours later.

David Easton returned to his home in the 300 block of James Avenue on June 20 to find two unknown men in his home.

Easton told police he grabbed a hammer that was sitting on the couch and moved toward the men; they ran out the back door when the saw Easton with the hammer.

Police searched the area and found two men matching the description of the men who were in Easton’s home.

Easton allegedly identified 18-year-old Robert Jermaine Williams and a 16-year-old boy as the men who had been in his home.

A neighbor told police that earlier that night the same young men had been in the area asking if someone at Easton’s home had a pit bull for sale. The neighbor told them that they did not have dogs. The neighbor last saw the men walking toward his neighbor’s home. He also identified the two men.

Both men were arrested and transported to Aberdeen Police Department.

Williams, who has no fixed address, was charged June 21 with first- and third-degree burglary and vandalism less than $500. He was being held Monday at the Harford County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

The juvenile from Aberdeen, listed in charging documents as 16-year-old Rashan Hilyard, was charged with first- and second-degree burglary.




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