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Police Blotter

April 03, 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 -- A resident of the 2100 block of Frederick Ave. reported she was in the 1800 block of Lemmon St. around 3:20 p.m. yesterday when she was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who ordered her to give up her money. Police said the gunman escaped with about $25.

THEFT: Central District -- Police said someone broke into vehicle while it was parked in the first block of S. Gay St. yesterday afternoon and stole several credit cards. Police said the theft occurred around 4 p.m.

THEFT: Central District -- A resident of the 1300 block of Linden Green in Bolton Hill reported that someone broke into the trunk of his car while the vehicle was parked near his home yesterday afternoon and stole a jack. Police said the thief also entered the front of the car and stole the radio. Police said the property was valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported three men armed with what appeared to be semi-automatic handguns robbed the Giant food market in the 5800 block of Hillen Road last night and escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash. The men, all wearing ski-masks, entered the store about 9 p.m. and split up, one going to the manager's office and the other two to the checkout counters. In the office, one of the gunman ordered the manager to give him all the money but not to include any with exploding dye-packs. In the meantime, the other two men forced at least three cashiers to give them the contents of their registers. In less than five minutes, the men left the store and were seen driving north on Hillen Road toward Baltimore County in an unmarked white truck.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5900 block of Radecke Ave. reported that someone broke into his apartment through a bedroom window Wednesday and stole several pieces of stereo equipment. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000.

BURGLARY: Police said someone broke into an apartment in the 5000 block of Goodnow Road Wednesday afternoon or evening and stole property valued at nearly $300. Police said the intruder escaped with a TV, radio and telephone and that entry was gained through a bedroom window.

THEFT: Western District -- Members of the Cade Armory Club in the 2600 block of Winchester St. reported that someone entered the building between March 27 and Tuesday and stole liquor and cash, all valued at $200. Police said a man known by the club members was being sought in connection with the theft.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St. reported he was in the 1800 block of Presstman St. early Wednesday when he was stopped by a man he knows who threatened him with injury if he didn't give up his property. Police said the victim gave up a gold ring, watch, another ring, $175 in cash and a gold necklace. Police said the property had a total worth of nearly $1,200.

THEFT: Western District -- Police said someone who rented a house in the 2500 block of Madison Ave. left recently and took property valued at $400 that belonged to the landlord. The owner of the house, a resident of the 4300 block of Greenhill Ave., told police the tenant moved out March 29 and took several household items with him.

ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police investigating the armed robbery of a man in the 2700 block of Harlem Ave. Tuesday night arrested three men after their get-away car was spotted not far from the robbery scene. Police said the victim, a resident of the 2800 block of W. Mulberry St., was in the 2700 block of Harlem Ave. shortly before midnight Tuesday when he was stopped by three men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed him of nearly $150. After the robbery, the gunman fired a shot at the victim but missed. After the victim gave police a description of the get-away car and its license plate number, police stopped the vehicle a short distance away and arrested its three occupants. Charged with armed robbery and using a handgun in the commission of a felony and remanded to the Baltimore Detention Center without bail were Joe McLendon, of the 400 block of Mount Holly St.; Daniel Davis, of the 4400 block of Rokeby Road; and Donald Barnes, of the 4400 block of Mountview Road.

THEFT: Western District -- Employees of the Jiffy Trailer & Hitch Co. in the 2100 block of N. Monroe St. reported that someone entered the property between March 31 and Wednesday and stole four 15-inch tires. Police said the equipment was valued at more than $400.

THEFT: Western District -- A resident of the 800 block of N. Fulton Ave. reported she was visiting a friend in the 200 block of N. Fulton Ave. recently when someone stole a money order for more than $250 from her coat pocket.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1600 block of Mountmor Court reported that someone broke into his home between March 21 and April 1 and stole stereo equipment valued at more than $400.

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