Baltimore CityCARJACKING: Northwestern District -- A...


October 01, 1993|By Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.

Baltimore City

CARJACKING: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of Fairview Ave. was parking her car near her home Thursday night when a gunman ordered her out of the vehicle and drove off with it.

THEFT: Northern District -- Three pieces of space science equipment valued at $24,000 were stolen from the Space Telescope Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University in the 3700 block of San Martin Drive. The theft was reported Thursday but occurred between Aug. 13-17.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 5500 block of Lothian Road was robbed of $40 by several youths in the 1400 block of W. Cold Spring Lane Thursday.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone broke into Odans Karate School in the 4600 block of York Road Wednesday or Thursday and stole five karate suits, candy, a tear gas canister and coins, all valued at $252.

THEFT/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a man who attempted to leave F & M Distributors in the 200 block of W. 29th St. Thursday without paying for cigarettes valued at nearly $50.

THEFT: Western District -- Someone entered a vehicle owned by Specialty Screen Co. of Plymouth Road in western Baltimore County while it was parked in the 1600 block of N. Calhoun St. Thursday and stole a radio and a power miter box, together valued at nearly $400.

THEFT/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man who attempted to leave a Radio Shack store at the Mondawmin Mall Thursday without paying for a telephone valued at nearly $140.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone entered the 77 grocery store in the 700 block of N. Fremont Ave. late Wednesday or early Thursday through a vacant city-owned house next door and stole cartons of cigarettes valued at $300.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2000 block of Greenmount Ave. was in the first block of N. Bentalou St. Thursday when a gunman robbed him of $50.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A man with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun robbed a resident of the 1700 block of N. Appleton St. of a pager and $6 in the 1800 block of N. Appleton St. Wednesday.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone entered a house in the 100 block of N. Monroe St. through a back door Thursday and stole a refrigerator valued at more than $400.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A hydraulic generator valued at $3,000 was stolen from C & P Telephone Co. property in the 2000 block of Windsor Ave. Wednesday night or Thursday morning.

ASSAULT/ARRESTS: Southern District -- Police arrested two men who robbed two other men of their money Thursday in the 1200 block of S. Carey St. at gunpoint.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- An employee of U-Haul in the 8600 block of Pulaski Highway was reading a propane tank meter Thursday night outside the building when a man in a car that stopped asked if he could rent a truck. When the employee said the business was closed, the man pulled out a gun and ordered the employee inside, where he stole more than $200 in cash and checks from the cash register.

ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- Two men, one with a shotgun and the other with a handgun, robbed Knell's Crown station in the 7500 block of Belair Road around 1 a.m. Thursday of an undisclosed sum of money and several cartons of cigarettes. The robbery was recorded on a surveillance camera.

ROBBERY: Wilkens District -- A gunman robbed the Revco pharmacy in the 5300 block Baltimore National Pike of an undisclosed sum of money Thursday afternoon.

BURGLARY: Cockeysville District -- Someone entered a storage locker on Jarrettsville Pike at Hillendale Heights in Phoenix late Wednesday or early Thursday and stole more than 600 feet of copper wiring.

STOLEN CAR FOUND: Cockeysville District -- A 1986 Honda Accord stolen from the 800 block of Veneer Lane late Wednesday or early Thursday was recovered Thursday at Hollow and Sherwood roads.


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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