Baltimore CityCAB HOLDUP: Northeastern District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

January 28, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

CAB HOLDUP: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a man robbed an Overlea Cab Co. driverearly yesterday of more than $100 when the cab stopped on Radecke Avenue. Police said that when the driver, whose name was not available, stopped in the 5900 block of Radecke Ave. at 12:23 a.m. yesterday, a man he picked up earlier who was seated in the back pulled out a handgun and ordered the cabbie to give him all his money. After being given more than $100, the gunman got out of the cab and fled.

ARSON: Western District -- Police said someone set fire to a door at the main entrance of the Greater Model Community Recreation Center in the 1000 block of W. Saratoga St. over the weekend. Police said a maintenance worker who was in the building about 7 p.m. yesterday noticed a fire burning outside one of the doors. Police said the worker called the fire department and that the fire was extinguished several minutes later. They said someone had piled trash against the door and set it ablaze. Police said that an estimate of the damage, which was confined to the door, was not immediately available.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Ella Ballard, of the 2400 block of Bridgehampton Drive, reported that, during an argument in her home with an acquaintance, the man pointed a handgun at her and threatened to shoot. Police said the man was arrested and was held overnight at the Eastern District pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5200 block of Frankford Ave. reported that someone entered his home over the weekend by breaking a kitchen window with a rock and removed a TV and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $600.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Officials of the Pepsi-Cola Co., in the 1600 block of Union Ave., reported that while a company-owned vehicle was parked in the 1600 block of Exeter Hall Ave. someone broke in by forcing a door and removed property valued at more than $1,000.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5200 block of Eastbury Ave. reported that someone entered the back yard of his home and removed a 24-inch bike valued at more than $200.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Frederick Shanks, of the 4300 block of Marble Hall Road, reported that a man he knows entered his home over the weekend and removed $50 in cash. Police said a resident of the 1600 block of N. Gay St. was being sought in the theft.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Anna Busick, of the 1600 block of Wadsworth Way, reported a male relative entered her home and removed her purse containing cash and other items from a table. Police advised Busick to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said a resident of the 200 block of Rodgers Forge Road in Baltimore County reported that while her 1986 Ford was parked in the 1600 block of Exeter Hall Ave. someone broke into the vehicle and removed property valued at $35. Police said the woman's name was not immediately available.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Anthony Puller, of the 2500 block Cecil Ave., reported that property valued at $300 was removed from his 1984 BMW while it was parked in the 1600 block of Exeter Hall Ave. Police said the thief made off with an AM-FM radio.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Debra Newcomb, of the 2000 block of E. 31st St., reported that during an argument at her home over the weekend, she was attacked by a man who struck her with a bar stool. Police said Newcomb suffered injuries to the head and hand and that the man fled.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone entered the front porch of the home of Lillian Goldberg in the 3300 block of Rosekemp Ave. over the weekend and removed an American flag she had on display. Police said the flag was valued at $30.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3300 block of The Alameda reported that someone broke into her home by forcing the front door and removed a TV, VCR and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property had a total value of nearly $1,700.

ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested three men in connection with the armed robbery yesterday evening of a resident of the 4400 block of Franconia Lane. Police said Ronald Brown, of the Franconia Lane address, was in the 5000 block of Moravia Road shortly before 9 p.m. when three men robbed him at gunpoint of his coat, jewelry and gloves. Police said the gunman and his two accomplices drove off in a car, whose license number was jotted down by a witness. Later, police arrested three men in connection with a robbery inside a house in the 700 block of E. Preston St. and recovered Brown's property. Police said the three men, two of them residents of the 2800 block of Booker Lane and the third of the 4100 block of Rogers Ave., were being held pending formal robbery and deadly weapon charges.

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