Baltimore CityROBBERY/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

October 04, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police arrested three men early today and were holding them at the station lockup pending armed robbery charges. Police said three men, one with a handgun, entered the Amoco gas station in the 2000 block of N. Howard St. at 12:30 a.m. and ordered the attendant to give them money from the cash register. After being given $164 in cash, the men fled. Police said a witness spotted the men running away and notified police. The three were trailed by officers to the North Avenue Motel in the 100 block of W. North Ave. Police entered a room and arrested the three men. Police recovered a handgun believed to have been used in the robbery and the money.

SHOOTING: Central District -- Police reported that Hasson Massenburg, of the 1600 block of Druid Hill Ave., was in the 500 block of Laurens St. when a car containing several men pulled up near him and stopped. Police said the men got out of the vehicle and that at least one of them fired at Massenburg with a semiautomatic handgun. Police said Massenburg was shot in the right ankle as he attempted to flee. The men escaped and Massenburg was taken to Maryland General Hospital, where he was treated and released. Police said they had no motive for the shooting.

SHOOTING: Central District -- Lamont Hale, of the 400 block of Federal St., told police he was walking in the 100 block of N. Calvert St. around 3 a.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a handgun who fired one shot, hitting Hale in the right knee. Police said the gunman fled and that Hale was taken to Mercy Medical Center for treatment. No motive was given for the shooting.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Gail Moran, of the 2800 block of Pelham Ave., reported that someone entered the back yard of her home between Wednesday and yesterday and stole a bike valued at more than $300.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of United Cable of Baltimore in the 2500 block of Kirk Ave. reported that someone entered the building between Wednesday and yesterday and stole property valued at nearly $600.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Boston St. reported that someone broke into his apartment and stole a rug from the living room. Police said the rug was valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at $1,500 was stolen from a dwelling in the 5200 block of Hampnett Ave. after someone entered by forcing open the front door. Police said the intruder escaped with a stereo equalizer and speakers.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Nichola B. Sears, of the 4800 block of Belair Road, reported that someone entered her home over several days and stole property valued at nearly $2,600. Sears told police she suspects a man she knows.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking a man who robbed two women of their money and property as they walked in the 4400 block of Loch Raven Blvd. Police said Tonya Rutherford and Linda Gillespie, both of the 3300 block of St. Paul St., were accosted by a man with a handgun Wednesday night who ordered them to give up their money and property. Police said the gunman robbed Rutherford of her purse containing cash and property, all of unknown value. The man also robbed Gillespie, taking her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $400.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported someone broke into a dwelling in the 3800 block of Grenton Ave. and stole several pieces of jewelry and stereo equipment. Police said the property was valued at more than $700 and that entry was gained through a side window.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Michael Fortman, of the 4400 block of Powell Ave., reported that someone broke into his vehicle yesterday while it was parked near his home and stole property valued at nearly $700.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1800 block of Freedom Way East reported that someone broke into her home and stole jewelry valued at more than $500 from her bedroom. Police said entry into the house was through the living room window.

BANK ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported two men, both with handguns, entered the Provident Bank of Maryland in the 5200 block of Belair Road yesterday afternoon and robbed at least one teller of an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said the robbery occurred shortly before the 2 p.m. closing and that no injuries were reported.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Stephanie Richards, of the 3000 block of Mathews St., reported she was walking in the 300 block of E. 25th St. yesterday evening when she was approached from behind by a man who stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at $300.

THEFT: Northern District -- Officials at Johns Hopkins University in the 3400 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone cut the wires to a telephone inside a room and stole it. Police said the telephone was valued at nearly $150.

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