Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Michael...

POLICE BLOTTER

November 02, 1990|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Michael Langstaff, of the 2900 block of N. Charles St., reported that he was in the 3000 block of N. Charles St. when he was accosted by three youths, one armed with an unknown hard object, who assaulted him and demanded his money. Police said the trio robbed Langstaff of $6. After the three youths fled the scene, police arrived and summoned an ambulance which took Langstaff to Homewood Hospital Center for treatment of a minor injury.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2800 block of Maryland Ave. reported that someone broke into his home Wednesday and removed a Ruger P-38 semi-automatic handgun, two clips of ammunition and two quarts of gin. Police said the property was valued at nearly $500 and that entry was gained through an unlocked kitchen window.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Daniel Nwaba, of the 1500 block of Havenwood Road, reported that he was in the 4500 block of Marble Hall Road shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled the scene on foot with nearly $30.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a 4-year-old boy was trick-or-treating in the 1700 block of Montpelier St. Halloween night when he was pushed to the pavement by two teen-age boys who stole candy he had been given earlier. Police said the child was not injured and that no arrests have been made.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of T & S Grocery in the 2600 block of Aisquith St. reported that someone broke into the building and removed a cash register containing currency and change. Police said the total value of the cash register and its contents was nearly $400. Police said entry was gained by forcing open the front door.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Kelly Chase, 20, of the 2900 block of Southern Ave., reported that during an incident at his home early yesterday a man he knows pointed a pellet gun at him and threatened to shoot. Police said a 21-year-old man was being sought in connection with the incident.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Blockbuster Video store in the 5500 block of Harford Road reported that over a period of about 30 days someone removed a total of 252 video cassette tapes from display shelves. Police said the tapes had a total value of $7,500.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking a man who entered the Ben Franklin Stores in the 7600 block of Harford Road yesterday and removed a money bag containing $1,000 from a secured place. Police said the man had a Playboy bunny tattoo on his left arm.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a shoplifting report at the K mart store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane arrested a man who attempted to leave the premises without paying for deodorant and VCR tapes. Police said the man was being held at the Eastern District lockup pending charges and that the property was valued at more than $70.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Daniel Shelton, of the 1600 block of Ramblewood Road, reported that while his car was parked on the Memorial Stadium parking lot in the 1000 block of E. 33rd St. someone broke into the vehicle and removed a CB radio. Police said the property was valued at nearly $200.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Donald Barnes, of the 4500 block of Shamrock Ave., reported that he was in the 3600 block of Brehms Lane shortly before 10 p.m. yesterday when he was approached from behind by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled the scene on foot with $200.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4200 block of Sheldon Ave. reported that someone entered her garage and removed several pieces of jewelry and a 20-foot aluminum ladder. Police said the property was valued at more than $100.

ROBBERY TRY: Northwestern District -- Police reported that a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun attempted to enter the attendant's booth at the Crown gas station in the 7000 block of Reisterstown Road last night but fled when the attendant took evasive action. Police said Otis Johnson, 20, the attendant, was in the booth at 7:20 p.m. yesterday when a man wearing a black ski mask and carrying a shotgun tapped the barrel of the weapon on the window and ordered him to open the locked door. Police said Johnson motioned that he would open the door but instead ran into a rear room and locked the door after him. After a few moments, the gunman fled without gaining entry into the booth.

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