THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that between closing time Oct. 5 and 9:25 a.m. yesterday someone removed the gold-plated name plates of four Circuit Court judges from the walls in front of their courtrooms on the second floor of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse on Calvert Street. A courthouse employee discovered the theft when she reported for work after the Columbus Day holiday. The missing plates are for Judges John Carroll Byrnes, Joseph I. Pines, Elsbeth Levy Bothe and Kenneth Lavon Johnson.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 200 block of Goodale Road reported that someone broke into his home between 11 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. yesterday through a basement window and stole several credit cards, stereo speakers and a VCR and drove off with them in the homeowner's 1990 Jaguar. The loss was put at $54,000, including the car.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A College of Notre Dame student and her companion were robbed at gunpoint as they walked in the 4700 block of N. Charles St. near the school about 3 a.m. yesterday. Nicole Nottingham was robbed of her leather coat. Ira Lapps, of the 800 block of N. Woodington Road, lost less than $1. The assailants, two men, escaped in a car.
BREAK-IN: Central District -- Employees of Murphy's Motor Sales in the 1800 block of Maryland Ave. reported that someone broke into the building through a rear window during the weekend and stole property valued at more than $150.
THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the Legal Aid Bureau in the 700 block of E. Pratt St. reported that someone entered the premises last week and removed more than $700 in cash from a desk.
THEFT: Central District -- Joseph Shivers, an out-of-town resident, told police he forgot his wallet on the floor of the bar at Stouffer's Hotel in the 200 block of E. Pratt St. when he left early yesterday morning and couldn't find it when he returned a short time later. He said the wallet contained $400. He said he had put the wallet on the floor at his chair because his pants had no pockets.
THEFT: Central District -- Erick Brown, of the 6800 block of Diana Court in the Wellwood section of Baltimore County, told police that someone broke into his parked car in the 100 block of S. Gay St. and stole a radar detector and a pair of eyeglasses, together valued at nearly $400.
THEFT: Central District -- Michael Gross, a resident of New Jersey, reported that someone broke into his parked truck in the first block of South St. Monday and removed a Rolex watch and several power tools, all valued at nearly $1,400.
ROBBERY: Central District -- John Ray, of the 400 block of E. Lafayette Ave., told police he was walking in the first block of E. Lafayette Ave. early Monday when a man grabbed him around the neck from behind and robbed him of his wallet containing $11.
BREAK-IN: Central District -- Police reported that someone forced open the front door of McGinn's Tavern in the 300 block of N. Charles St. and stole an unknown sum of money and an unknown amount of cigarettes from a vending machine.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Clyde Madden, of the 1600 block of McKean Ave., reported he was walking in the 300 block of State St. when a man accosted him and forced him to give up his money. Police later arrested a suspect.
THEFT: Central District -- Michael Hyde, of the 3000 block of Westfield Ave., reported that someone broke into his parked vehicle in the 700 block of W. Pratt St. and stole two meat slicers valued at more than $1,000.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Someone broke into a dwelling in the 2600 block of Maryland Ave. and stole property valued at more than $700.
BREAK-IN: Central District -- Employees of Bowers and Snyder Opticians in the 800 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone broke into the business through a basement door and removed nearly $1,300 worth of eyeglasses.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Roy Steele, of the first block of E. Preston St., reported he was in the 1200 block of Morton St. when a man struck him over the head with an unknown object and robbed him of $40.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Eugenia Davis, of the 1300 block of Myrtle Ave., told police that a male acquaintance cut her on the left ear with a pair of scissors during an argument in her home around 5 p.m. yesterday. Police locked him up.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into the apartment of a student at Loyola College in the 4500 block of N. Charles St. and stole jewelry valued at $700.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 6100 block of Edlynne Road reported that someone broke into her home by forcing the front door and stole $700 in cash.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that cash and property, all valued at nearly $125, were stolen from the home of an elderly resident of the 6100 block of The Alameda by someone who forced open the front door.