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

POLICE BLOTTER

January 09, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2700 block of W. Lafayette Ave. reported that someone broke into his home yesterday evening through a second-floor front window and stole property valued at more than $400. Police said the intruder escaped with a .22-caliber rifle, 1,400 rounds of .22-caliber ammunition, a VCR and a safe containing cash.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Western District -- Police reported that a resident of the 1100 block of N. Mount St. was walking in the 1100 block of N. Carey St. late Tuesday night when he was stopped by a man he knows who ordered him to give up his money at gunpoint. Police said the victim complied, giving the gunman cash and property, all valued at $200. Later, police arrested Gwynn Cunningham, 33, of the 600 block of W. Lafayette Ave., and charged him with armed robbery, assault and using a handgun in the commission of a felony. Police said Cunningham was held overnight at the station lockup in lieu of $35,000 bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a man was robbed early yesterday morning while talking on an outside telephone in the 1500 block of N. Monroe St. The victim, a resident of the 4000 block of Norfolk Ave., told police he was talking on the phone around 4 a.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with an unknown caliber handgun who demanded he give up his money. Police said the victim complied, giving $40 to the gunman, who escaped on foot.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 800 block of N. Arlington Ave. reported that someone forced his way into his home through a rear door and stole three cameras and more than $500.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that a woman was robbed of more than $100 yesterday morning by a man who knocked her to the ground as she walked on North Bentalou Street. The victim, a resident of the 2200 block of W. Lanvale St., told police she was in the 700 block of N. Bentalou St. at 6 a.m. when she was attacked by a man who knocked her to the pavement and stole the purse she was carrying. In the purse, police said, was $100, a checkbook and personal items.

THEFT: Northern District -- An Owings Mills woman reported that while her 1987 Saab was parked in the 5600 block of Cottonworth Ave. Tuesday afternoon someone broke into the vehicle and stole a stereo radio, citizens band radio and a radar detector. Police said the property was valued at more than $600 and that entry into the car was gained by forcing the right front door open.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 200 block of St. Dunstan's Road reported to police that someone stole several pieces of jewelry, a VCR and food from her home over a period of several days. The victim told police she suspects her housekeeper stole the property, all valued at nearly $2,300.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of an apartment in the 5600 block of McClean Blvd. reported that someone broke into her apartment while she was out Tuesday and stole her refrigerator. Police said the refrigerator was valued at nearly $550.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone forced his way into a dwelling in the 4500 block of Arabia Ave. early Tuesday morning and stole property valued at more than $200.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5000 block of Crenshaw Road told police that property valued at $600 was stolen from her home by someone who broke into the house over the weekend. Police said the property, a TV and a VCR, were stolen from the living room.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a resident of the 5600 block of Biddison Lane was walking in the 5600 block of Hilltop Road Tuesday evening when a man exited a car that stopped nearby and asked her for a match. Police said when the woman told the man she didn't have a match, the man then asked her for a dollar. Before the woman could respond, police said the man grabbed the woman's purse, got back into the car and drove off. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at $200.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police said a man who tried to leave the Farm Fresh store in the 2400 block of Belair Road without paying for $24 in steaks was stopped by a security officer and arrested. Police said the man, of the 2000 block of E. North Ave., was held overnight at the Eastern District pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

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