Northern District -- Police today...


July 01, 1991|By reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.


ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today were seeking a man who entered Debbie's Inside, a produce market at Belvedere Square, East Belvedere Avenue and East Northern Parkway, last evening and escaped moments later with an undisclosed sum of cash from the safe. Police said Gerald Holmes, a janitor, was cleaning up in the back of the market around 6:15 p.m. when a man with a handgun ordered him inside. There, the man threatened three employees with the gun. Police said the owner, Debbie Snyder, opened the safe and gave the gunman the money. Police said the gunman knew the name of one of the employees but was not recognized by any of the victims.

JAIL STABBING: Eastern District -- Police said charges of assault and assault with a deadly weapon were pending against a juvenile being held in the Baltimore City Jail as the result of the stabbing Saturday of another juvenile in custody there. Police said the two got into a fight around 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the juvenile section and one of them was stabbed in the left shoulder with a homemade knife. Police said the injured youth was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment and returned to the jail. After the stabbing, both youths were confined in separate cells and an investigation of the incident by police and jail officials is continuing.

CAB HOLDUP: Central District -- Police reported that a Diamond Cab driver was in the 1200 block of Madison Ave. around midnight Saturday when two men he had picked up earlier ordered him to stop. Police said one of the men pulled out a handgun and demanded the cabbie's money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice bolted from the cab and escaped with more than $100.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Carla Schmidt, an out-of-state resident, reported she was in the 200 block of Mosher St. when a man approached her from behind and stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at $500.

THEFT: Central District -- John Robertson, an out-of-town resident, told police his $200 bicycle was parked in the 1800 block of Lovegrove St. early yesterday and secured by a lock when someone cut the lock and stole the bike.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car while it was parked in the first block of W. Saratoga St. yesterday morning. Harold A. Leonelli, a resident of New York, told police someone broke one of the vehicle's windows and stole property valued at more than $700.

THEFT: Central District -- Brian Markowski, a resident of New Jersey, told police his 1984 van was parked in the 100 block of W. Franklin St. yesterday when someone broke a window and stole property valued at nearly $300.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that two suitcases containing clothing and other personal items were stolen from a vehicle yesterday while it was parked in the 100 block of W. Lombard St. Police said the property was owned by Brian David Tapper, a resident of North Carolina.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police today were seeking two men in the robbery yesterday afternoon of two men who got a ride with a "hacker," an unlicensed cab, to the first block of N. Howard St., where one of them was robbed. Police said John Evans, of the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave., and Ronald Daniels, of the 1900 block of E. 20th St., hailed the hacker shortly before 3 p.m. and asked to be driven to Howard Street. After arriving at their destination, a passenger who was in the car when Evans and Daniels hailed it pulled out a gun and robbed Evans of $70 in cash. Police said Daniels had no money. The car and its two occupants drove off.

THEFT: Central District -- Richard Moraca, of the first block of S. Paca St., reported that while his 1991 Toyota was parked near his home yesterday, someone broke into the vehicle by smashing a rear window with a piece of concrete. Police said the thief stole 30 cassette tapes valued at more than $200.

ASSAULT: Central District -- Ernest Bonaparte, of the 1000 block of Argyle Ave., reported that during a quarrel near his home with a man he knows as "Harry," he was attacked and struck several times with a baseball bat. Police said the attacker is being sought.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that a 1988 Chevrolet owned by Hal Popha, a resident of Pennsylvania, was parked in a garage in the 200 block of Water St. yesterday when someone broke into the vehicle and stole cash and camera equipment, all valued at nearly $1,500.

THEFT: Central District -- Louis French, an out-of-town resident, said 1990 Acura was parked in the first block of W. Lanvale St. last evening when someone broke into it and stole audio equipment and clothing valued at more than $500.

ROBBERY TRY: Northern District -- Police said a deliveryman for Pizz-A-Boli's in the 1700 block of E. Northern Parkway was

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