Baltimore CityROBBERY: Central District -- Gail Buntin, of...


October 30, 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 -- Gail Buntin, of the 1400 block of E. Eager St., told police she was in the 2500 block of N. Charles St. around 8:30 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her money. Police said Buntin gave up more than $100 in cash to the man, who escaped on foot.

BURGLARY: Central District -- An out-of-town guest at the Lord Baltimore-Radisson Hotel in the first block of W. Baltimore St. told police that upon returning to her room shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday, she discovered that someone had entered and removed cash and property, all valued at more than $1,400 from her purse.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Tina Fuller, of the 900 block of Whitelock St., reported she was robbed of a small sum of money around 8 p.m. yesterday by two men, one armed with a handgun, who stopped her as she walked in the 2000 block of Linden Ave.

THEFT: Central District -- Debra Smith, of Sudlersville in Queen Anne's County, told police that someone stole her 1989 Jeep yesterday evening while the vehicle was parked in the 900 block of Park Ave. Smith told police that a .38 caliber handgun was in the vehicle's glove compartment at the time of the theft.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 2700 block of Pelham Ave. over the weekend and stole property valued at nearly $1,300. Police said entry was gained by prying a door open. Police said the intruder escaped with several hand tools, an air-compressor, spray gun, power drill, table saw and a lawnmower.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3600 block of Elkader Road reported that someone broke into her home Monday and stole a TV from the living room and a typewriter from the bedroom. Police said the property was valued at more than $500 and that entry was gained by forcing the basement door.

ROBBERY/SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- Police said a man was shot and slightly injured Monday night during a robbery in the 2700 block of Polk St. Police said James Fisher, who is from out-of-town, and a 17-year-old girl were walking together around 9:30 p.m. when a man passed them and then stopped. Police said the man called out to Fisher, causing Fisher to stop and turn around. When he did, the man pulled out a handgun and demanded Fisher give up the bag he was carrying. Police said Fisher refused and that during a brief scuffle the gun went off. Police said the bullet grazed Fisher's forehead. Before fleeing, the gunman robbed Fisher of two gold chains and a watch and then robbed the girl of her jewelry. Police said Fisher refused to be taken to a hospital.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Helen Hunt, whose address was not available, reported she was in the 2200 block of Hamilton Ave. and taking property out of her car when a man approached her from behind and stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man armed with what appeared to be a .38 caliber revolver robbed a video store of more than $100 in cash and also robbed two employees of their money. Police said the man entered Video Service Systems in the 4200 block of Harford Road Monday afternoon and looked around for a few minutes before approaching Walter Barrett, an employee. Police said the man pulled out a handgun and told Barrett to give him the contents of the cash register. After Barrett gave the gunman about $120, the gunman ordered Barrett and another employee, Charles Bauer, to give up their personal money. After robbing the two employees of about $440, the gunman ran out the front door.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1200 block of Meridene Drive reported that someone broke into her home and stole $500 worth of jewelry from the bedroom. Police said entry was gained by breaking out a pane of glass in the kitchen door.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Firefighters assigned to Aerial Tower 114 at a fire station in the 4500 block of Harford Road reported that someone entered the station Monday and stole a microwave oven from the kitchen. Police said the appliance was valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Marion Winston, of the 1600 block of Bakbury Court, reported he was in the 1700 block of Presbury St. Monday night when he was attacked by a man who struck him over the head with a handgun and robbed him of his money. Police said the armed man escaped with a watch and $45 in cash. Police said Winston sustained a minor head injury but refused medical treatment.

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