Baltimore CityROBBERY: Southern District -- Two men...

POLICE BLOTTER

March 18, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Two men reported they were in the 900 block of Bethune Road in the Cherry Hill section late Monday night when they were accosted by two men, one with a handgun, who demanded their money. Police said one of the victims, a resident of the 900 block of Bethune Road, had no money and that the second man, a resident of the 900 block of Joplea Ave., was robbed of nearly $50. Following the robbery, police said, the gunman and his accomplice escaped on foot.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Police today were seeking a man known as "Mike" in connection with the armed robbery Monday night of a man in the 600 block of Bridgeview Ave. Police said the victim, a resident of the 600 block of Roundview Road, was stopped by two men, one with a handgun, shortly after 10 p.m. Monday and ordered to give up his cash. Police said the victim gave the gunman and his accomplice more than $50.

THEFT: Central District -- A resident of the 4500 block of Freedom Way reported someone broke into her care while it was was parked in the 100 block of W. Hamilton St. yesterday evening and stole a watch. Police said the watch was valued at more than $100 and that entry into the car was by breaking a window.

THEFT: Central District -- A resident of an apartment in the 800 block of George St. told police that upon returning home yesterday, he discovered his VCR was missing. The victim also told police that a man who had been staying with him also was gone. The victim told police the property was valued at more than $200.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 5500 block of Lothian Road reported that someone broke into her apartment Monday by forcing open the door and stole a 10-inch TV and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at $500.

THEFT: Northern District -- The owner of a house in the 3300 block of Westerwald Ave. told police that someone who rents the home from her moved out and took stereo equipment and a VCR. The property owner, a resident of the 2700 block of Barclay St., told police the property was valued at $2,000.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone entered the front yard of a house in the first block of W. Melrose Ave. yesterday and stole two wrought-iron chairs. The owner of the chairs told police the property was valued at $400.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Officials of the Church of Christ in the 500 block of W. University Parkway reported that someone broke into the main building between Monday morning and yesterday morning and stole a microwave oven. Police said the appliance was valued at more than $200 and that the intruder broke a pane of glass from a door to enter the building.

LARCENY: Northern District -- Police said a 20-inch, multi-speed bike, valued at $500, was stolen from the front porch of a dwelling in the 1300 block of Asbury Road. Police said the theft occurred between Monday and yesterday and that the bike was the property of a resident of the 700 block of W. 34th St.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone broke into a vehicle while it was parked in the 400 block of W. 27th St. between Monday night and yesterday morning and stole tools and camping gear. The owner of the property, a resident of the 2700 block of Huntingdon Ave., told police the property was valued at more than $450 and that entry was gained by breaking a window.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $500 was stolen from a 1988 Ford Escort while it was parked in the 2500 block of Cecil Ave. between Monday night and yesterday morning. The owner of the car, also a resident of the 2500 block of Cecil Ave., told police the thief escaped with a camera and a cassette player and that entry was gained by forcing open a rear door.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1700 block of E. 29th St. reported that someone broke into his home by forcing open the basement door and stole a VCR and clothing. Police said the property was valued at nearly $400 and that a man known to the female victim was being sought.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said a woman with a spray can of a chemical irritant thwarted a robbery Monday night in the 2800 block of Hamilton Ave. The victim, a resident of the 6200 block of Catalpha Road, told police she was stopped by a man around 9 p.m. Monday who pointed what appeared to be a toy gun at her while demanding her money. When the woman realized the gun was a toy, she reached into her purse and withdrew the can. Fearing he would be sprayed in the face, police said, the man fled without robbing the woman.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that over the weekend someone broke into the home of a man who died recently and stole property valued at nearly $1,200. Police said entry in the house in the 3100 block of Glendale Road was gained by forcing open a basement door and that several pieces of household items were stolen.

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