Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police...


September 17, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

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BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported someone broke into a house in the 1100 block of Gorsuch Ave. and stole property valued at $740. The occupant told police the intruder entered by placing an extension ladder that was left lying outside the house against the roof. After climbing onto the roof, the burglar entered an unlocked second-floor window. Once the burglar was in the room, he propped a chair against the door so the occupant, who was home, could not enter. After taking a camera, cassette radio with a digital clock, a gold watch, a gold necklace and currency, the burglar left the same way he entered. Police said the burglary was discovered around 10 p.m. Sunday.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Officials of the Hollander Ridge Recreational Center in the 2000 block of Odell Ave. reported that someone broke into their building over the weekend and stole a VCR and a telephone answering machine. Police said the property was valued at $400. There were no signs of forced entry, police said.

ASSAULT: Central District -- Donald Morgan, of the 800 block of Cathedral St., reported he was in the 1800 block of N. Charles St. when he was attacked by a man who struck him several times with a bottle. Police said Morgan was not seriously injured and that a suspect in the case was later arrested. Police said Nathaniel Noble, 40, of the 1800 block of N. Charles St., was charged with aggravated assault.

STABBING: Central District -- Police reported that Samuel Harris, of the 1100 block of Argyle Ave., was in the 700 block of W. Saratoga St. Sunday night when a man stabbed him in the left arm with a knife. Police said a 36-year-old man was later arrested and is being held at the district lockup pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner. Police said Harris was treated at a hospital and released.

ROBBERY: Central District -- David Thomas, of the 200 block of E. Preston St., reported he was in the 100 block of W. Read St. early yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said Thomas complied, giving the gunman more than $100.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police investigating a robbery early yesterday in the 1300 block of N. Calvert St. arrested a 30-year-old man. Police said Carrie Williams, of the 700 block of E. Preston St., was in the 1300 block of N. Calvert St. around 4 a.m. when she was attacked by a man who knocked her to the ground and robbed her of $10. Later, police arrested David Williams, of the 1700 block of E. North Ave., and charged him with robbery. Police said the woman's money was recovered.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Harold Sampson, of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place, told police he was in the 900 block of Whitelock St. when he was attacked by four young men who knocked him to the ground and robbed him of $10 and his driver's license.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. Saratoga St. told police that on returning to her apartment yesterday afternoon she discovered that someone had broken in and had stolen a VCR and a radio. Police said the property was valued at more than $300 and that a 35-year-old woman seen outside the apartment during the victim's absence is being sought.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone used a brick to break a front window of the now-closed Pavilion liquor store in the 1200 block of Cathedral St. and stole a quantity of liquor and beer valued at nearly $170.

THEFT: Central District -- Ronald Tankersley, 30, of the 6500 block of Hilltop Road, reported someone broke into his parked car in the 2400 block of Maryland Ave. between Sunday and yesterday and stole an AM-FM stereo radio and a data disc. Police said the property was valued at $2,000.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Lorenzo Cannon, of the 5800 block of Moore's Run Court in northeast Baltimore, told police he was walking in the 4500 block of Umatilla Ave. late Sunday night when he was attacked by two men, one with a handgun, who shoved him against the wall of a building and robbed him of more than $100.

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