Baltimore CityTHEFT: Central District -- An out-of-town...

POLICE BLOTTER

March 17, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

THEFT: Central District -- An out-of-town resident reported that while she was shopping in the Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace in the 300 block of Light St. yesterday, someone stole her purse containing cash and jewelry, all valued at more than $800.

THEFT: Central District -- Police said someone broke into a vehicle yesterday evening while it was parked in the first block of Park Ave. and stole property valued at more than $400. The owner of the car, an out-of-town resident, reported that the thief escaped with golfing equipment and several cassette tapes.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Employees of Earl Scheib's auto paint and body shop in the 4200 block of Reisterstown Road reported that someone entered the garage yesterday afternoon and stole tools valued at $500. Police said the intruder gained entry by breaking a pane of glass after climbing a fence that surrounds the building.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 3200 block of Sequoia Ave. reported she was walking in the 3100 block of Towanda Ave. yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who had gotten out of a silver-colored car that stopped nearby. The victim told police the gunman forced her to give up her leather jacket then got back into the car and drove off. Police said the jacket was valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said a resident of the 3400 block of Alto Road was walking in the 3000 block of Thorndale Ave. around 2 a.m. yesterday when a man armed with a handgun approached him from behind, threatened to shoot him, then robbed him of $20.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Officials of the city Department of Recreation and Parks reported that someone broke into an agency building in the 1000 block of W. Saratoga St. over the weekend and stole property of unknown value. Police said entry was gained by forcing the front door.

CUTTING: Western District -- Police reported a resident of the 500 block of N. Calhoun St. was in the first block of N. Stricker St. early yesterday when he was attacked by a man known to him as "Rick" who cut him on the left ear with a knife. Police said the victim, Buster Holland, was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center and released.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported a resident of the 2500 block of W. Franklin St. was walking two blocks from his home around 2 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who ordered him to give up his money. Police said the gunman escaped with $50.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said a resident of the 5600 block of Reisterstown Road was listed in stable condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after he was shot in the face with a shotgun Saturday night. Police said the victim, Gregory Williams, was in the 900 block of Harlem Ave. around 11 p.m. Saturday when he was assaulted by two men, one armed with a sawed-off shotgun. During the incident, the armed man fired the shotgun at Mr. Williams and several shotgun pellets struck the victim in the face.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 800 block of N. Carrollton Ave. reported that someone broke into his home yesterday and stole a telephone answering machine. Police said the property was valued at nearly $120 and that entry was gained by forcing the front door.

CAB HOLDUP: Southwestern District -- Wade Ledbetter, 52, an Arrow cabdriver reported he was in the 3700 block of Edmondson Ave. around 3 a.m. yesterday when he was hailed by a man. Mr. Ledbetter reported that shortly after the man got into his cab, he pulled out a handgun and ordered Mr. Ledbetter to give up his money. Instead of giving the gunman his money, the cabbie told police, he opened the driver's side door and jumped out. Police said the gunman then got behind the wheel of the 1986 Chevrolet and drove off. Police said the cab, bearing state license plates 04922B, had not been located.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 600 block of S. Pulaski St. told police she was walking in the 200 block of S. Monroe St. around 4 p.m. yesterday when she was assaulted by two men in their early 20s who forced her to give up her jacket. Police said the men escaped and that the jacket was valued at $40.

Baltimore County

BURGLARY: White Marsh District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Village Sub Shop in the 6700 block of Belair Road and stole a small sum of cash from behind the counter. Police said entry was gained by breaking a rear window and that the burglary occurred yesterday between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m.

BURGLARY: Parkville District -- A resident of the 9100 block of Summer Park Drive reported that someone broke into his home yesterday evening and stole two VCRs and two TVs. Police said the property was valued at nearly $2,000 and that entry was gained by someone breaking a pane of glass out of a rear basement window.

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