Police say they've cracked a burglary ring that stole jewelry, money and property worth millions of dollars from homes in upscale suburbs near Baltimore.

Baltimore County police Corporal Shawn Vinson says three men were taken into custody Friday night following a monthslong series of burglaries at nearly two dozen homes. Police say the men had been staying at a hotel in the area.

Vinson tells WJZ-TV that 33-year-old Demar Anthony Brown, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; 32-year-old Kamar Oliver Beckles, of Teaneck, New Jersey; and 33-year-old Jashon Clarence Fields, of Atlanta, have been charged with 20 counts of first-degree burglary.

All three were denied bail, and it's unclear if they have lawyers.


Information from: WJZ-TV, http://www.wjz.com/