Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Western District -- Someone...

POLICE BLOTTER

August 19, 1993|By Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.

Baltimore City

BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone entered a home in the 2400 block of Druid Hill Ave. Tuesday through a rear first-floor window and stole property valued at nearly $800.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed the New Deal laundromat in the 1700 block of Laurens St. Wednesday of less than $100.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 900 block of McKean Ave. was walking in the 1700 block of W. Lafayette Ave. Tuesday night after cashing a check for $17 when a gunman robbed her of the money.

ABDUCTION/RAPE: Western District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. Lexington St. was seated in her car in the 700 block of W. Baltimore St. Tuesday night when a gunman got into the vehicle and ordered her to drive off. A short distance away, the man raped the woman before fleeing. The woman was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment and released.

ROBBERY TRY/ARREST: Southeastern District -- A gunman followed a man into a store in the 1800 block of Bank St. Wednesday morning and attempted to rob him of his wallet. When the man struggled, the gunman fled. Later, police arrested a suspect and charged him with attempted armed robbery. Held at the police station pending a bail hearing is George R. Tucker, 30, of the 2800 block of E. Federal St.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- A gunman robbed Sherrie's Place in the 200 block of S. Broadway early Wednesday morning. After the man entered at 1 a.m., he walked behind the counter and ordered the attendant to give him money from the cash register. He fled with about $80.

CAB HOLDUP: Southeastern District -- A driver for the GI Veteran cab company in the 3300 block of Sinclair Lane was in the 300 block of S. Dallas Court Wednesday when a passenger he picked up earlier pulled out a knife and robbed him of more than $100.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Police were seeking a man named "Marvin" in connection with the armed robbery Wednesday morning of the Eden carryout in the 200 block of S. Eden St. The man implied he had a gun and escaped with $80 of the carryout's money and a gold chain belonging to an employee.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A Pennsylvania resident was in the 2100 block of Boston St. early Wednesday morning when two men robbed him of a watch valued at more than $100 and BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2400 block of Hudson St. through a front basement window Wednesday and stole stereo equipment valued at more than $1,000.

BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Police were seeking two men in a green 1977 Ford pickup truck with primer paint who entered a house in the 3700 block of Mount Pleasant St. between Tuesday and Wednesday by cutting out a section of screen in the kitchen window and stole a VCR and a purse. The VCR was valued at $400.

THEFT: Southeastern District -- Someone stole a bike left unattended in the 700 block of S. Conkling St. Wednesday. The bike was valued at $50 and was owned by a resident of the 500 block of S. Conkling St.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY/ARREST: Garrison District -- Police arrested a Baltimore City man and charged him with robbing a Good Humor ice cream driver of her money and the keys to the truck on Fennington Circle around 8 p.m. Wednesday. A second man in the holdup escaped. While the suspect was being interviewed following his arrest, police believed he fit the description of a man who robbed another Good Humor company driver in the 11000 block of Reisterstown Road on Aug. 14. When the victim of the earlier robbery was brought to the scene of Wednesday night's holdup, the driver identified the suspect. Charged with two counts of armed robbery and related offenses is Kevin R. Hamphill, 28, of the 3100 block of Virginia Ave.

BURGLARY: Woodlawn District -- Someone entered the laundry room of an apartment building in the 7300 block of Fairbrook Road Wednesday and stole $75 worth of quarters from a washing machine and dryer.

METRO CRIME STOPPERS

CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can all Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.

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