Baltimore CityTHEFT: Southwestern District -- Police...


January 30, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

THEFT: Southwestern District -- Police reported that six outside pay phones, the property of Eastern Pay Phones Inc. in the 7500 block of Connelly Drive, Glen Burnie, were broken into and that an undetermined amount of money was removed. Police said the thefts occurred yesterday on Edmondson Avenue, Hilton Street and Linnard Street.

RAPE TRY: Southwestern District -- A woman told police that while she was in the 3300 block of Frederick Ave. she was accosted by two men who forced her to accompany them to a nearby house while threatening her with a knife. The woman told police that shortly after arriving at the house, the men attempted to rape her but that she broke free and ran from the house.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Employees of Tabb Associates in the 2700 block of Wilkens Ave. reported that someone broke into the garage and forced open a soft-drink vending machine. Police said an unknown sum of money was removed from the machine.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Elsinore Ave. reported that someone broke into her home and removed several items. Police said the thieves entered by removing a section of panel from a door.

THEFT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a couple and were holding them pending charges that they stole an American flag from in front of a home in the 5200 block of Harford Road. Police said the flag was valued at $50. Police said the woman, a resident of the 1600 block of Sherwood Ave., was being held at the Women's Detention Center, and the man, an out-of-town resident, was being held at the Eastern District. Both were expected to appear at separate bail hearings.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Ronald Pierce, of the 3000 block of Brendan Ave., told police that someone removed an extension ladder from his truck while it was parked near his home. Police said the ladder, valued at more than $400, had been secured with a cable.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said a teen-age girl who lives in the 1600 block of Ralworth Road gave nearly $150 to a man who told her he was employed by United Parcel Service. Police said the man convinced the girl that there was money due in order for a package to be delivered. It was not immediately known if a package was delivered.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Poplar Terrace reported that someone broke into her home and removed property valued at more than $500. Police said entry was gained by breaking a latch.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that a man armed with a handgun entered the Beauty Outlet in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. and forced an employee to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the gunman fled with less than $80.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5900 block of Glennor Road reported that someone broke into his home and removed several pairs of tennis shoes, a compact disc player and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,300 and that entry was gained by breaking a window.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2200 block of Lake Ave. arrested two men as they were preparing to leave the scene in the victim's car. Police said two men broke into the house and removed $22 and then took the occupant's car keys. They were attempting to drive off in the victim's car when police arrived. Charged with burglary and related offenses and being held at the Eastern District pending bail hearings before a District Court commissioner were Charles Pendleton, 28, and Vincent Pendleton, 29, both of the 1300 block of Gorsuch Ave. The relationship of the men was not immediately known.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $5,700 was removed from a dwelling in the 2400 block of Mayfield Ave. after someone gained entry by cutting out a section of screen and unlocking a door.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Dennis Bowen, of the 5700 block of Walther Ave., reported his car was parked near his home yesterday when someone removed the vehicle's convertible top. Police said the top was valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Frances Ruffelle, 63, of the 5100 block of Belair Road, reported she was walking in the 4200 block of Valley View Ave. early yesterday evening when a man approached her from behind and and stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the purse contained cash and property valued at more than $150.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported a deliveryman for A-1 Pizza in the 3400 block of Greenmount Ave. was in the 300 block of E. 30th St. shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday when he was approached by a man armed with a handgun who stuck the weapon in his face and demanded his money. Police said the gunman escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash.

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