Central District -- Two...


March 23, 1994|By Richard Irwin


* PURSUIT/ARRESTS: Central District -- Two teen-age boys were arrested late Monday night after the stolen car they were riding in crashed under the Jones Falls Expressway downtown. Shortly after 11 p.m., Officer Richard Boblitz spotted a 1992 Ford Escort with stolen tags and occupied by two youths being driven recklessly on North Avenue. When the car turned onto Guilford Avenue and headed south, Officer Boblitz followed. In the 500 block of Guilford Ave., the car turned east on Centre Street, where the driver lost control and crashed into a trash container, fence and a street sign under the JFX. The car was extensively damaged. The uninjured occupants fled on foot but were caught by Officer Boblitz and other officers. The teens were charged with auto theft and released in the custody of their parents, pending action by juvenile authorities. Police said the car was stolen Sunday in Northeast Baltimore. It was not immediately known when the tags had been stolen.

* BURGLARY: Northern District -- A purse, wallet, 13-inch television and $30 were stolen from a house in the 200 block of Chancery Road between Sunday and Monday by someone who entered through a kitchen door.

* ROBBERY: Western District -- A motorist from the 3000 block of S. Franklintown Road was in the 2400 block of Franklin St. when a man forced him out of his 1988 Acura Legend with Maryland tags ZTH 795 and drove away.

* BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Someone entered a home in the 7000 block of Surrey Drive after cutting a rear screen window Monday and stole jewelry valued at more than $2,000 from the bedroom.

* ROBBERY: Southern District -- A resident of the 1300 block of Clarkson St. was in the first block of E. West St. Monday when a man placed a hard object in her back and robbed her of cash and property, all valued at $100.


* ROBBERY TRY: North Point District -- Police were seeking a known teen-age suspect who over the weekend forced two boys onto the ground at gunpoint at Holabird Middle School in the 1700 block of Delvale Ave. and attempted to rob them. Police said a boy about 8 saw the suspect pull a revolver from his waistband. When the armed youth found no money on the victims, he walked away. One of the victims reported the incident to his father, who at first did not believe it had occurred. When the boys went to school Monday, they reported the attempted robbery to a guidance teacher, who called police.

* ROBBERY: Parkville District -- A woman was walking toward a 7-Eleven store at Oakleigh Road and Darlington Drive Monday when a man placed his hand over her mouth and robbed her of jewelry valued at nearly $800.

* THEFT: Parkville District -- Police were seeking an employee of Popeyes restaurant in the 8900 block of Belair Road who reportedly stole a night deposit bag containing more than $600 from an office Monday.

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

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