Baltimore CityTHEFT: Western District -- A resident of the...

POLICE BLOTTER

January 20, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

THEFT: Western District -- A resident of the 2100 block of Booth St. reported that while she was walking in the 2300 block of W. Baltimore St. shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday a man armed with a handgun approached and snatched a $20 bill she was holding. Police said the man escaped and the woman was not injured.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun accosted a female resident of the 1600 block of Edmondson Ave. Saturday night while she was walking in the 600 block of N. Mount St. and robbed her of $50 in cash and her coat. Police said the coat was valued at $20.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that a man armed with an unknown caliber handgun entered the H & H grocery store in the 900 block of Bennett Place Saturday night and ordered a clerk to give him money from the cash register. Police said the gunman escaped with about $100.

THEFT: Central District -- An Annapolis resident reported that while her car was parked in the 1100 block of N. Charles St. between Saturday night and yesterday morning someone broke into the vehicle and stole property valued at more than $250. Police said entry into the car was by breaking a window.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police responding to a break-in at the city's Bureau of Recreation and Parks office in the 1600 block of Eutaw Place arrested three youths and charged them as juveniles with burglary. Police said the arrests occurred around 1 p.m. yesterday and that later the youths were released into the custody of their parents pending action by juvenile authorities.

ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested two men yesterday and were holding them pending charges they robbed a resident of the 2100 block of Woodbrook Ave. while he was walking in the 1600 block of N. Calhoun St. Police said the victim was walking alone when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. Police said the men robbed the man of about $70 before escaping. Later, police arrested one man in connection with the armed robbery and were holding him at the station pending charges. Police said while officers were investigating the robbery and were interviewing the victim, a man walked by and picked up some of the victim's property that had fallen to the pavement. Police said when Lt. James Carnes stopped the man from leaving, the man struck Carnes several times before he was subdued by Carnes and other officers. Police said that man also was arrested and was being held pending charges, including assaulting Carnes. The man told police he picked up the robbery victim's property so he could take it home and ask his mother what he should do with it. Police said Carnes sustained face, wrist and arm injuries and was treated at a hospital.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the K & Y grocery in the 2400 block of Francis St. reported that someone broke into their building by knocking a hole in an exterior wall. Police said several cartons of cigarettes, bottles of syrup and bags of coins were taken. The total value of the property, police said, was not known. Later, police arrested two men in connection with the break-in and were holding them at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 3900 block of Park Heights Ave. reported she was shopping inside a grocery store in the 1500 block of Leslie Ave. yesterday afternoon when she was assaulted by a man who pushed her to the floor and robbed her of more than $200 worth of cassette tapes.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Western District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Presbury St. told police that during an incident at her home yesterday evening she was assaulted by a man she knows who pushed her against a wall and stole a set of keys. Later, police arrested the man and were holding him at the station pending charges. Police said the woman was not seriously hurt.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police said a deliveryman for Pizz A-Boli's in the 5700 block of Falls Road was making a food delivery in the 2900 block of Woodland Ave. early yesterday morning when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with about $100.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 5500 block of Lothian Road told police he was near his home over the weekend when a man armed with a handgun accosted him and demanded his cash and property. Police said the victim turned over more than $70 in money and personal items to the gunman, who escaped on foot.

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