Baltimore CitySNAKES STOLEN: Southwestern District -- Two...

POLICE BLOTTER

September 28, 1993|By Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.

Baltimore City

SNAKES STOLEN: Southwestern District -- Two pythons, valued at $120, were stolen from the Carrie Murray Center at Leakin Park over the weekend. The snakes, between 4 and 6 feet long, were stolen Sunday afternoon by someone who entered the center after breaking a window. The nonpoisonous snakes were on display at the center for educational purposes. Anyone having information about the theft or the snakes' whereabouts is urged to call the Southwestern Police District at 396-2488.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave. was in the 2700 block of W. Baltimore St. Monday when two men got out of a parked car, forced him into the vehicle and robbed him of $67 before freeing him.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Property valued at nearly $200 was stolen from a house in the 600 block of N. Augusta Ave. Monday.

ART THEFT: Western District -- About 3,000 prints of famous black leaders and scenes by black artists were stolen from Wells Printing Co. in the 1100 block of N. Fremont Ave. over the last five months. The prints, most of them 32 inches by 28 inches, were valued at $30,000.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 900 block of W. Saratoga St. was about to enter his home Monday night when a man asked him for the time. When the victim said he didn't know the time, the man pulled out a handgun and pushed him into his house, where he robbed the victim of $375, three antique guns valued at more than $1,000, two money orders for nearly $200 and three gold necklaces valued at nearly $4,000.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1988 Chevrolet with Maryland tags TPG644 was stolen from the 4400 block of La Plata Ave. Sunday or Monday.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Tools of unknown value were stolen from Potts & Callahan in the 2800 block of Falls Road over the weekend.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2700 block of Guilford Ave. through a kitchen window Monday and stole stereo equipment and $15 in cash and coins, all valued at $415.

BURGLARY: Southern District -- Someone entered a house in the 500 block of Arsan Ave. over the weekend and stole stereo equipment valued at $1,000.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Round Road was in the 2300 block of Terra Firma Road Monday when a man struck him with a shovel and robbed him of $20.

BURGLARY: Southern District -- Tools valued at more than $2,000 were stolen from a trailer owned by Allied Contracting in ++ the 3500 block of Hawkins Point Road between Friday and Monday by someone who entered a fenced-in yard.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- A resident of the 3100 block of N. Rolling Road was assaulted, handcuffed and robbed of her 1981 Mercury with Maryland tags NCM071 by a man who forced his way into her home after she answered a knock at her front door shortly after 11 p.m. Monday.

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- A man with a sawed-off shotgun robbed the Domino's pizza shop in the 7400 block of Liberty Road Monday afternoon of an undisclosed sum.

BANK ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Two gunmen robbed the Maryland National Bank in the 9100 block of Reisterstown Road of an undisclosed sum Monday afternoon.

ROBBERY TRY/ARREST: Parkville District -- Officers James Mitchum and Jeffrey Dellman arrested one man and have a warrant for the arrest of another in connection with the attempted armed robbery of the Subway sandwich shop in the 7600 block of Belair Road Monday evening. Arrested at his home Monday night and charged with attempted armed robbery was James Servance, 31, of the 1600 block of Hartsdale Road, suspected of driving the get-away car. Still at large and charged with attempted armed robbery and assaulting an employee of the shop with a BB-gun replica of an Army .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun was Lawrence "Coochie" Lacks, 37, of the 1300 block of Kitmore Road.

METRO CRIME STOPPERS

CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call 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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