Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of...

POLICE BLOTTER

October 08, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Edgecombe Circle North reported that someone broke into her home over the weekend and stole a cassette recorder valued at more than $150.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- An unidentified Classic cab driver reported he was driving two fares in the 200 block of E. 26th St. when he was ordered to stop. Police said one of the passengers then pulled out a handgun and ordered the cabbie to give them his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with more than $200.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Officials of Greenspring Middle School in the 4700 block of Greenspring Ave. reported that someone broke into the school over the weekend and stole a telephone and an electric typewriter from a classroom. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone entered the book store at Johns Hopkins University in the 3400 block of N. Charles St. and stole five men's sweat shirts. Police said the apparel was valued at more than $250.

THEFT: Northern District -- Richard Simmons, of the 100 block of W. Cold Spring Lane, reported someone stole his gym bag while he was at Loyola College in the 4500 block of N. Charles St. Simmons told police the bag contained a jacket, shoes, a swim suit and a wallet containing $50 in cash and personal identification. Simmons told police the property was valued at more than $300.

THEFT: Northern District -- Clara Wolford, of the 800 block of McCabe Ave., reported someone stole three personal checks from her checkbook and cashed them for more than $1,000 after forging her name. Police said the cashing of the checks occurred over a period of several days.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police said a woman was robbed of her purse as she and her elderly mother were walking in the 5900 block of York Road yesterday evening. Police said Janet Gerber, of the 3500 block of Autumn Drive in Pikesville, and her mother were walking together around 9 p.m. when a man approached them from behind and shoved them to the pavement. Police said the man then robbed Gerber of her purse containing an undisclosed sum of cash and other property. Police said the man attempted to rob Gerber's mother of her purse but was unable to do so because the woman fell on her purse when pushed to the pavement.

THEFT: Northern District -- George Carter, of the 4200 block of Clydesdale Ave., reported that someone entered the back yard of his home over the weekend and stole his gas-operated lawn mower. Carter told police the property was valued at nearly $230.

ROBBERY: Eastern District -- William Lockett, of the 3600 block of Elmley Ave., reported he was in the 1700 block of N. Gay St. late Sunday evening when he was stopped by two men, one armed with an unknown caliber handgun, who demanded he give up his money. Police said Lockett complied, giving the gunman and his accomplice $30 in cash.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Police reported that James Rich, of the 2500 block of Reisterstown Road, was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a bullet wound to the leg and released after being shot during an unprovoked incident Sunday night in the 1700 block of E. Madison St. Rich told police he was walking down the street when he was approached by a man who shot him for no apparent reason.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Police reported that Kelly Graham, of the 3000 block of Guilford Ave., was listed today in fair condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot in the neck early yesterday during an attempted robbery. Police said Graham was in the 2200 block of Greenmount Ave. around 5 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said when the gunman was unable to find any money on Graham, he shot him in the neck. Police said Graham was taken to the hospital by ambulance and admitted.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Thomas Chandler, of the 2100 block of Ramsay St., reported he was robbed of more than $100 in cash by a man armed with a handgun, who accosted him as he walked in the 200 block of Harmison St. late Sunday evening.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police today were seeking a man who entered the Rite Aid pharmacy in the 4500 block of Edmondson Ave. around 10 a.m. yesterday and ordered a clerk to give him the contents of her cash register at gunpoint. Police said the clerk complied and that the gunman escaped with more than $100.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Essex District -- Police reported that a man armed with an unknown caliber blue-steel revolver entered the High's dairy store in the 100 block of Back River Neck Road shortly after 10 p.m. yesterday and ordered the manager to give him money from the cash register. Police said the manager turned over an undisclosed sum of cash to the man, who escaped on foot. Police described the gunman as a white male, wearing a green jacket and gray pants.

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