Photo: Morgan R. Baugh
SAN RAFAEL — Three law enforcement agencies coordinated efforts to arrest a dangerous fugitive on the lam for two weeks. Morgan R. Baugh, 38 of San Rafael—wanted for armed burglary—was apprehended on April 15.
Authorities familiar with Baugh’s history considered her armed and dangerous. Baugh is suspected of being the woman recorded on video while committing an armed burglary on Blossom Drive.
A San Rafael detective determined the identities of two suspects from videos recorded by home security cameras. One suspect James J. Pizzagrani ( https://www.crimevoice.com/2019/04/11/chronic-offender/ ) was arrested on April 2. Baugh is the second suspect.
On April 11, authorities learned Baugh might be holed up in Vallejo. San Rafael police, working with the Marin County and Solano County sheriff’s departments, located her on April 15.
Detectives spotted Baugh driving and authorities conducted a high-risk traffic stop. She was arrested 8:30 a.m. at a Shell gas station located at 708 Admiral Callaghan Lane in Vallejo.
Baugh was booked into Solano County Jail on a Marin County arrest warrant. She remains in custody in lieu of $85,000 bond.
She faces six charges including burglary, grand theft and conspiracy to commit a crime. She was also arrested for being an addict in possession of a firearm. Her other charges are possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
Baugh has a long rap sheet. She was previously arrested 11 times for a variety of offenses—mostly related to illicit drugs.