Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city...

Police Blotter

March 12, 1996

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city and county.

Central District

Robbery: A man armed with a handgun walked into the Sportsman's Bar in the 400 block of Park Ave. shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday and announced a robbery, saying, "How lucky do you feel? I have a gun!" The man escaped with $105.

Robbery: A man armed with a machete approached a 40-year-old woman in the 700 block of Harlem Ave. about 1: 30 a.m. Saturday and took $25.

Robbery: A man armed with a .9 mm handgun took $65 from an employee at the Diplomat Parking Corp. in the 1000 block of N. Charles St. about 11: 40 p.m. Sunday.

Robbery: A 30-year-old man was accosted by a man armed with a handgun about 1: 40 a.m. yesterday in the 1200 block of Cathedral St. "You know what it is, give it up," ordered the gunman, who took $70 from the victim.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A 1993 blue Dodge Dakota, with Maryland tag 46C 702, was taken from the 2100 block of Ramsay St. about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Southern District

Burglary: Someone broke into a home in the 1800 block of McHenry St. between 8: 30 a.m. and 10: 15 a.m. yesterday and stole a cordless phone, a Sega Genesis video game set and game cartridges, all valued at $231.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: An intruder broke into a house in the 5600 block of Johnnycake Road between 8 a.m. and 10: 30 a.m. yesterday, ransacked it, pulled out drawers and dumped trash on the kitchen floor. A videocassette recorder valued at $200 was taken.

Garrison Precinct

Fire: A small fire was discovered in the second-floor laundry storage area of a house in the 9600 block of Orpin Road about 8: 30 a.m. yesterday. Police do not know how the fire started.

Theft: A cellular phone and a briefcase, all valued at $710, were taken between noon and 1 p.m. yesterday from a 1995 Acura Integra parked in the Painters Mill Executive Office Park in the first block of Painters Mill Road. Stolen car: A 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier, with Maryland tag AET 704, was taken from the 3600 block of Chapman Road between 9: 30 p.m. Sunday and 8: 30 a.m. yesterday.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: Two men approached a man who was filling his car with gas at a Royal Farm Store in the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway about 1: 10 p.m. yesterday. One of the men pulled ... ...TC gun and demanded the victim's money. The robbers escaped with $105.

Attempted robbery: A man entered the Sunoco service station in the 6400 block of Golden Ring Road about 9 a.m. yesterday, pointed a gun at the clerk and told the clerk to open the cash register. The clerk struggled with the gunman, who fled without taking any money.

Metro Crime Stoppers

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 $2,000 may be paid for information.

Pub Date: 3/12/96

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