Baltimore CityROBBERY: Western District -- Leonard Adams...


December 05, 1990|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Western District -- Leonard Adams, of the 2500 block of Winchester St., reported he was in the 1100 block of N. Bentalou St. when he was accosted by three men in their early 20s who demanded he give up his property and money. Police said one of the men was armed with a handgun and that Adams was robbed of his watch and $80. Police said the total value of the property, including the money, was nearly $500.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Russell Lewis, of the 1000 block of Druid Hill Ave., reported that he was robbed of nearly $500 by a man who forced him to give up his money after accosting him in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Police said it was not known if the robber was armed.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 600 block of N. Schroeder St. reported that someone broke into her home through a kitchen window and removed a VCR and stereo receiving and recording equipment. Police said the property had a combined value of nearly $1,000.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,000 was removed from a dwelling in the 2700 block of Riggs Ave. after someone gained entry by forcing a first-floor door. Police said the intruder made off with a 20-inch television set and a VCR.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Delphia Taylor, of the 3500 block of Foxclift Road, reported she was in the 1500 block of W. North Ave. shortly before 4 p.m. Monday when she was stopped by four men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded that she give up her money. Police said the gunman and his accomplices fled with more than $300.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Allison Carter, of New York City, reported that she was in the 700 block of Ashburton St. Monday afternoon when she was attacked by a man armed with a handgun who shot her in the arm. Police said Carter was taken to Bon Secours Hospital for treatment. At the scene, police found at least one shell casing from a 9mm handgun. A motive for the shooting was unknown.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Vanessa Cochran, of the 1700 block of Montpelier St., reported that at her home Monday night a man struck her with his fist and a carpenter's level. Police said Cochran was not seriously injured and was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of Aisquith St. told police that someone broke into her home yesterday by forcing a rear basement door and removed a 19-inch TV set valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone removed a VCR from the living room of a dwelling in the 1600 block of Gorsuch Ave. after forcing a door to gain entry. Police said the value of the property was not known.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of Penn Optical in the 5000 block of Belair Road reported that a man in his late 20s or early 30s left their business yesterday and took several eyeglass frames and lenses. Police said the property was valued at $400.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Tonia Grant, of the 700 block of Belle Terre Ave., reported that she was walking in the 1100 block of E. 43rd St. early yesterday afternoon when a man approached her from the rear and stole her purse. Police said the man fled with cash and property, all valued at more than $400. Police said a check for $398 made out to Grant was among the items inside the purse.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to the J.J. Newbury department store in the 6000 block of Moravia Road arrested a female resident of the 1800 block of Maulsby Court who attempted to leave the store without paying for five bottles of nail polish and several pieces of clothing. Police said the property was recovered and the woman was being held at the Women's Detention Center at the Central District pending theft charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Ellwood Howard, of the 1300 block of Wilcox St., told police he was walking in the 2400 block of Belair Road when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who pushed him into an area next to a building and forced him to give up his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with nearly $75.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3100 block of Cliftmont Ave. reported that someone broke into his apartment yesterday and removed two telephones, two watches and a box of disposable cigarette lighters. Police said the property was valued at more than $200 and that entry was gained by breaking out a pane of glass in a door.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Employees of Chesley Liquors in the 6900 block of Harford Road reported a man entered their store at 6 p.m. yesterday and walked around for a few minutes before demanding money from the cash register while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man fled with an undisclosed sum of cash.

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