Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Employees...

POLICE BLOTTER

September 27, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Employees of Total Male, a clothing store in the 2700 block of E. Monument St., reported that someone broke into their building Wednesday night and stole several pieces of clothing, shoes and cash. Police said the value of the property was not known and that entry was gained by knocking a hole in the roof. Police said the burglar escaped the same way he broke in.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Richard Smith, 30, of the 500 block of S. Broadway, reported he was in the 100 block of S. Broadway early yesterday when he was attacked by two men in their 20s who knocked him to the pavement and robbed him of his wallet, cash and a silver chain. Smith told police the property was valued at more than $150. Police said Smith was not seriously injured.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Police today continue their search for a man who robbed a grocery store on East Fairmount Avenue yesterday afternoon. Police said the man entered Sam's grocery in the 2300 block of E. Fairmount Ave. around 3 p.m. yesterday and walked around for a few minutes before approaching the counter. Police said the man then demanded money from the employee while keeping one hand in a brown paper bag as though armed with a handgun. Police said the man fled out the front door after being given an undisclosed sum of cash.

THEFT: Southeastern District -- John M. Giles, 48, of the 900 block of Fells St., reported that someone broke into his sailboat while it was docked near his home and stole property valued at more than $700. Police said entry into the boat's cabin was by using an unknown object to pry off a hatch.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Shel Miller, of the 1000 block of Bennett Place, reported she was near her house Wednesday evening when a man approached and ordered her to give up her money at gunpoint. Police said Miller complied, giving the gunman less than $10.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said property valued at $400 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2300 block of Arunah Ave. after someone gained entry through a rear window. Police said the intruder escaped with a TV set and a tape deck.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2800 block of W. Lanvale St. reported that someone broke into her home and stole $300. Police said the burglar ransacked nearly every room in the house looking for money or valuable property.

ASSAULT: Western District -- James Richardson, of the 600 block of Ashburton St., reported he was in the 2800 block of Harlem Ave. when he was attacked by a man who struck him several times with a length of wood. Police said Richardson was taken by ambulance to Liberty Medical Center, where he was admitted for treatment of a ruptured spleen. Police said the man who attacked Richardson escaped.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 200 block of N. Fulton Ave. reported that someone broke into her home between Wednesday and yesterday and stole property valued at more than $500.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone forced their way into a house in the 1500 block of N. Carey St. and stole a microwave oven, a tray full of pork chops and a quantity of chicken wings. Police said the property was valued at nearly $200 and that entry was gained by opening a bathroom window.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1500 block of Richland Ave., reported that someone forced their way into her home and stole two diamond rings and a watch. Police said the property was valued at nearly $2,000 and that entry was gained by breaking a lock off a door.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Shelly Chase, of the 1800 block of W. Fayette St., told police she was standing on the pavement near her home yesterday when a man approached and removed money she was holding in her hand. Police said the man fled with $20, despite a brief attempt by Chase to hold onto her money.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 2400 block of Madison Ave. by forcing the front door and stole a package of frozen meat and a metal box containing several tools. Police said the property was valued at nearly $100.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 900 block of Homestead St. reported that property valued at more than $1,700 was stolen from her home after someone entered through a rear kitchen window. Police said the intruder escaped with a VCR, compact disc player and stereo equipment.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone forcibly entered a dwelling in the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave. Wednesday and stole stereo equipment and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained by kicking in a rear basement door.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said property valued at $300 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2800 block of Homewood Ave. after someone entered by kicking in the front door.

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