Baltimore CityASSAULT/ROBBERY: Southern District -- After...


January 17, 1994|By Mike Farabaugh and Joan Jacobson

Baltimore City

ASSAULT/ROBBERY: Southern District -- After giving a ride to two men about 1:15 a.m. yesterday, a man told police he was assaulted by them in the 900 block of Seagull Ave. and robbed of $450.

ARREST: Southern District -- Police charged Anthony M.

DeStefano, 34, of the 200 block of W. Arundel Road in Brooklyn Park, with assault and robbery after he allegedly took a woman's pocketbook from her car outside a Giant Food supermarket at the 2100 block of W. Patapsco Ave. The pocketbook was retrieved after two men chased the robber -- who pointed a gun at them. Mr. DeStefano was later arrested by police.

ASSAULT/ROBBERY: Southwestern District: A man was robbed at gunpoint in the 2100 block of W. Pratt St. by an unknown assailant who took $60.

ASSAULT/ROBBERY: Western District -- An unidentified man pushed a woman to the ground in the 200 block of N. Fremont Avenue at 11:30 p.m. Saturday and took $20 from her.

BURGLARY: Northern District: A burglar broke through the front window of Second Story Books, a used book store in the 3300 block of Greenmount Ave., between 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. yesterday and took an unknown amount of cash.

BURGLARY: Northern District: A video-cassette player and a blanket were stolen from a second-floor apartment in the 3100 block of Guilford Ave. by someone who entered through an unlocked rear window.

DWI ARREST:DWI ARREST: Eastern District -- Robert Scott Holloway, a 20-year-old Howard University student, was arrested and charged with drunk driving after his 1991 Lexus slammed into the stone building at the entrance to the Baltimore Cemetery in the 2400 block of East North Ave. about 5 a.m. yesterday. Mr. Holloway told investigators he was lost after leaving his sister's house to go to an all-night pizza shop and did not realize the road ended at the cemetery. The driver and one of his two passengers received minor injuries, police said.

BREAKING/ENTERING: Central District: Police arrested a man at noon yesterday as he was coming out of the city's Bureau of Parks office at 2600 Madison Ave. carrying a computer. He was charged with breaking and entering. Police were alerted by an alarm.

BREAKING/ENTERING: Southeastern District: An unknown thief forced open the front door at a home in the 200 block of S. Highland Ave. between 11 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. yesterday and stole a color television and a stereo receiver valued at $700.

BREAKING/ENTERING: Southeastern District: Block's Pharmacy in the 2900 block of E. Baltimore St. was burglarized early yesterday when someone forced open the rear door and fled with an unknown amount of cash and money orders.

Baltimore County

ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION: North Point District -- Someone driving a light blue Ford Tempo stopped to ask a 25-year-old woman walking in the 3200 block of Dundalk Ave. for directions to Merritt Boulevard moments past midnight yesterday. She said the unknown male driver attempted to pull her into the car, and she broke free and ran home before calling the police.

SHOPLIFTING: Essex District -- Two men fled in a small red car without paying for two sodas and candy bars they took from the Quick-O Food Mart in the 1500 block of Martin Blvd. at 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

SHOPLIFTING: Parkville District -- A man grabbed a box of

condoms from the counter display at the 7-Eleven in the 8000 block of Belair Road about 3 a.m. yesterday and fled in an unknown small car.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: Cockeysville District -- A man residing in the first block of Lake Ridge Place told police that a male acquaintance entered his apartment without permission and took $300 about 1:30 a.m. yesterday. The victim refused to file charges, police said.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: Cockeysville District -- Someone broke the front window of a Texaco station in the 1500 block of York Road about 8 a.m. yesterday and took $1,300 from a cash box.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: Woodlawn District -- Someone apparently entered through the front door of a residence in the 6700 block of Townbrook Drive without leaving any sign of forced entry between Dec. 28 and Saturday, when the owner returned. He reported a VCR and microwave oven missing.

Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Mike Farabaugh and Joan Jacobson.

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