Baltimore CityROBBERY: Central District -- Bruce Cousins...


September 23, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Central District -- Bruce Cousins, of the 700 block of Washington Place, reported he was in the 200 block of E. Madison St. shortly before 10 p.m. yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one white and the other black, who robbed him of his wallet and a small sum of cash. Police said one man had a handgun.

ROBBERY/SHOOTING: Southern District -- A 25-year-old Glen Burnie man was shot in the neck over the weekend during a robbery in the 3000 block of Potee St. Police said William Michael, of the 200 block of Wellham Ave., was walking alone around 4 a.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of Potee St. when someone said, "You lookin' to buy?' Michael told police that when he turned around, he saw three males, one riding a bicycle. Michael told police one of the males was pointing a handgun at him. Police said that when Michael started to run, the gunman fired a shot that hit him in the neck. Police said the trio robbed the wounded Michael of his wallet containing $60. After the attackers escaped, Michael walked to the nearby Harbor Hospital Center, where he was treated and admitted in fair condition. Police said no arrests had been made.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Germon Castilla, of the 1800 block of Eastern Ave., reported he was walking in the 2700 block of St. Lo Drive in Clifton Park Saturday night when he was stopped by a woman and two men who ordered him to remove his pants. Police said the trio, one of whom had a sawed-off shotgun, robbed Castilla of his trousers and his wallet inside a pocket. Police said the value of the property was not known.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of ARA Services reported that someone broke into one of their booths at Memorial Stadium in the 1000 block of E. 33rd St. and stole property of unknown value. Police said the break-in occurred over the weekend while the Orioles were playing in Cleveland. They said several people had access to the booth.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a man and charged him with the armed robbery of another man on Aisquith Street yesterday morning. Police said the victim, William Long of the 1400 block of Carswell St., was walking in the 2500 block of Aisquith St. around 7 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man with a handgun who robbed him of $20. Later, police arrested Norris Booker, 20, of the 5700 block of Sefton Ave., and charged him with armed robbery, using a handgun in the commission of a felony and a narcotics violation. Police said Booker was being held at the Eastern District pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a man Saturday night in the armed robbery of a High's dairy store in the 7500 block of Harford Road. Police said the suspect was arrested nearby and money believed taken in the holdup was recovered. They said the man, who reportedly lives out of town, was being held at the Eastern District pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner. Police said a man entered the store around 11 p.m. Saturday and robbed the clerk of $55 while implying that he had a handgun.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Nelson Scherer, of the 4400 block of Anntana Ave., reported that someone broke into his 1966 Chevrolet while it was parked near his home over the weekend and stole stereo equipment valued at more than $1,000. Scherer told police someone also broke a broke into his ** outdoor storage shed and stole more than $1,500 worth of hand and power tools.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Janice Siereck, of the 5400 block of Remmel Ave., reported that someone entered her property and stole an $80 bicycle.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Della Christian, an out-of-town resident, reported that while she was visiting relatives in the 1100 block of Gorsuch Ave. over the weekend someone stole her purse containing a wallet and other personal items, all valued at more than $100.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of N. Howard St. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole a VCR, a TV set, stereo equipment, tape deck, telephone and other property, all valued at nearly $1,000. Police said the intruder broke out a pane of glass in a door, then reached in and unlocked the door.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Property valued at more than $1,600 was stolen from a dwelling in the 600 block of Homestead St. after someone got in through an open door. Police said the intruder escaped with camera equipment, cash and a portable radio.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Barbara Wilkes, of the 300 block of Warren Ave. in South Baltimore, reported she was walking in the 800 block of Belle Terre Ave. yesterday afternoon when a man stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at more than $150.

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