Central District -- A...


August 01, 1994|By Katherine Richards and Jacques Kelly


* AUTO LARCENY: Central District -- A Pennsylvania couple reported that their Ford van parked in the 200 block of Key Highway was broken into between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. yesterday. Property worth $200 was removed from the vehicle, which showed no sign of forced entry, police said.

* ASSAULT: Central District -- Police said an "aggressive panhandler" was arrested in the 500 block of E. Pratt St. yesterday afternoon for punching a woman known to him. The injured woman refused medical attention. The accused was taken to Central District lockup.

* INDECENT EXPOSURE: Inner Harbor -- A woman sitting on a bench near the east side of the Maryland Science Center reported to police that a man seated nearby fondled himself in her presence yesterday afternoon. No arrest was made.

* ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Four men, all dressed in black, beat and robbed a man as he walked in the 2600 block of E. Baltimore St. early yesterday. The victim lost his watch and a blue and yellow bracelet.

* AUTO THEFT: Southeastern District -- A woman living in the 1100 block of Plover Drive reported to police that her 1988 Mitsubishi was stolen from the 500 block of S. Caroline St. late Saturday.

* CARJACKING: Western District -- A woman waiting for a friend to come out of a convenience store in the 2700 block of W. Franklin St. was pushed out of their car during a carjacking shortly past 1 a.m. Saturday. She was not injured. The robber drove away in the brown, four-door 1983 Honda Civic, which had Maryland tags AVT 470.

* ROBBERY: Western District -- A 73-year-old woman getting into a vehicle in the 700 block of N. Arlington Ave. was approached by a man and woman who demanded her purse shortly before 3:30 p.m. Saturday. When the victim began screaming and blowing her car horn, the man snatched the purse, which contained about $20, and the pair fled.

* BREAKING AND ENTERING: Western District -- An AM/FM cassette radio worth $130 was stolen by someone who broke into a confectionery store in the 1600 block of W. Baltimore St. through a second-floor window between 4 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

* ASSAULT AND ROBBERY: Western District -- A woman was leaving a vehicle in the 2500 block of Harlem Ave. when a man snatched an 18-inch, 14-karat gold necklace valued at $500 from around her neck at 10:45 a.m. yesterday.

* BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone pried open the front door of a home in the 4100 block of Underwood Road Saturday or yesterdayand stole a gold ring valued at $20,500 and a chain valued at $100.

* AUTO THEFT: Northern District -- A 1988 two-door silver Mitsubishi hatchback with handicapped tags was stolen from the 500 block of Chestnut Hill Ave. between 10 p.m. Saturday and 3:15 p.m. yesterday.

* AUTO THEFT: Northern District -- A 1984 silver Oldsmobile Sierra with a Virginia license tag was reported stolen from the 500 block of W. University Parkway between 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. yesterday.


* ATTEMPTED MURDER: Woodlawn Precinct -- A 31-year-old Randallstown man was charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a 33-year-old acquaintance with an ice pick in a fight about 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The victim was listed in stable condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said both men had been smoking crack cocaine before the fight occurred.

* AUTO THEFT: Cockeysville Precinct -- A Sears Craftsman tractor valued at $1,600 was reported stolen from the 1300 block of Dulaney Valley Road between Thursday and Saturday.

* AUTO THEFT: Parkville Precinct -- A 1991 Plymouth Sundance valued at $4,000 was reported stolen from the 2700 block of Alden Road between 12 a.m. and 9 a.m. yesterday.

* RAPE: North Point Precinct -- A 33-year-old man was charged with second-degree rape after an incident in the 200 block of Baltimore Avenue at 3 a.m. yesterday. Police withheld the name of the suspect, saying they wanted to protect the identity of the victim, his ex-girlfriend. The man was being held in lieu of $50,000 bond last night.

Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Katherine Richards and Jacques Kelly.

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