Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

March 15, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from Police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police today are seeking three men armed with handguns who robbed Hobbitt's food market in the 4500 block of Bowleys Lane around 8 p.m. yesterday. Police said the men entered the store and immediately ordered several employees and customers to lie on the floor. After taking an undisclosed sum of money from at least one cash register, the men were leaving the store when one of them fired a warning shot. Police said no injuries were reported Bnd that the gunmen drove off in an unidentified vehicle. Police said it was not immediately known if the men were part of the gang that has committed a string of robberies in the city and Baltimore County over the past several months.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1800 block of Presstman St. by forcing open a rear door and removed a 19-inch TV. Police said the property was valued at $300.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Glenda Johnson, of the 400 block of Bloom St., reported she was in the 2200 block of Druid Hill Ave. when she was assaulted by a man who robbed her of nearly $200.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place reported that someone broke into her third-floor apartment by forcing a door and removed a 13-inch TV valued at nearly $300.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $600 was removed from a dwelling in the 2200 block of McCulloh St. after someone entered by forcing open a door. Police said the intruder made off with a 13-inch TV, a VCR and cassette tapes.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A teen-age student at the Harlem Park Junior High School told police he was walking in the 1500 block of Harlem Ave. when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded he give up the lacrosse gear he was carrying. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with sports equipment valued at $200.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Joseph Good, of the 2000 block of W. North Ave., reported he was walking in the first block of S. Pulaski St. when he was accosted by a man who threatened him and demanded he give up his money. Police said Good turned over a small sum of cash to the man who escaped on foot.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 1700 block of Poplar Grove St. and removed property valued at nearly $400.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Antonio Meggison, of the 1000 block of Stamford Road, reported he was in the 600 block of Cooks Lane when he was attacked by a man who grabbed him around the neck and robbed him of more than $20.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone entered the Public Telephone Center in the first block of W. Baltimore St. and removed a cellular telephone from a display. Police said the phone was valued at $300.

THEFT: Central District -- Julie Smith, of the 3100 block of N. Calvert St., reported that someone entered her office in the 1200 block of W. Mount Royal Ave. and removed a typewriter valued at more than $500. Smith told police that a cleaning crew was working in the office shortly before the theft was discovered.

THEFT: Central District -- Employees of Total Health Care in the 1600 block of Druid Hill Ave. reported that someone entered the office yesterday and removed a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $250.

THEFT: Central District -- Ronald Clinton reported that someone broke into his parked car in the 700 block of W. Fayette St. and removed a power saw and other equipment, all valued at more than $600.

THEFT: Central District -- Police said a parking meter was removed from its post in the first block of E. Chase St. between Wednesday and yesterday. Police said the meter, the property of the city Department of Transportation, was valued at more than $400.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into two apartments in a building in the first block of W. Read St. and removed property valued at nearly $3,000. Police said jewelry and a VCR were removed from the apartment after someone gained entry through the front door. From another apartment, police said a VCR was removed and that entry there also was gained by forcing a door.

THEFT: Central District -- Jonathan Legg, of the 300 block of S. Broadway, reported that someone broke into his parked car in the 200 block of Park Ave. and removed a leather briefcase, its contents and several pairs of shoes. Police said the property was valued at nearly $800.

THEFT: Central District -- Safia Mohammadally, of the first block E. Eager St., reported that someone broke into his parked car in the 400 block of W. Fayette St. yesterday and removed clothing valued at nearly $300.

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