Central District -- A 49-year-old...


November 29, 1994|By Reported by Michael James, David Michael Ettlin and Brad Snyder.


* ROBBERY: Central District -- A 49-year-old Ellicott City man was accosted at knifepoint and robbed of $7,000 outside a bank at North Avenue and Charles Street shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday. The victim said one thug stepped in his path while an accomplice with a knife grabbed a bag containing the money.

* DOUBLE SHOOTING: Central District -- Two 42-year-old men watching a football game on television were each shot in the right foot after answering a knock on the door at a home in the 2200 block of Brunt St. The men told police they got into an argument with a youth at the door, and he fired five or six shots with a handgun.

* BREAKING AND ENTERING: Central District -- Tools valued at more than $2,000 were reported stolen from APK Home Improvement & Remodeling at a work site in the 1300 block of McCulloh St. between 4:30 p.m. Saturday and yesterday morning. The loot included glue guns, hammer drills, a portable generator and an electric saw.

* COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: Southern District -- A 5,000-pound Caterpillar forklift was taken sometime between Wednesday and yesterday morning from Camden Yards Cold Storage in the 2600 block of Merchant Drive, but it was abandoned -- stuck in mud nearby.

* LARCENY: Southern District -- Four rolls of Columbus Escort carpet and two rolls of Columbus Newport carpet were stolen from a loading dock yesterday at the Harborview condominium building.

* ROBBERY: Western District -- A 19-year-old man who stopped to use a pay telephone was accosted at gunpoint by three youths in the 1900 block of W. North Ave. about 1:45 a.m. yesterday, and robbed of $50, his house keys, a gray down jacket and his $100 Timberland boots.

* LARCENY: Northern District -- A Bell Atlantic pay telephone valued at $608 was stolen sometime since Nov. 15 from its mounting in the 2400 block of St. Paul St.

* BURGLARY ATTEMPT: Northern District -- An intruder was apparently scared away by an audible alarm after kicking in the rear basement door of a home in the 700 block of E. 36th St. about 1 p.m. yesterday.


* GRAVEYARD VANDALISM: Garrison Precinct -- Ten vases attached to tombstones, including that of teen-age murder victim Jamie Griffin, were destroyed sometime between Nov. 19 and Thanksgiving Day in the Grace United Methodist Church cemetery at Falls and Ridge roads. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

* BURGLARY: Towson Precinct -- An IBM computer valued at $4,000 was taken from a business in the 8600 block of LaSalle Road yesterday.

Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Michael James, David Michael Ettlin and Brad Snyder.

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