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


March 15, 1996|By John Rivera

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

Southern District

Stolen car: A 1985 Chevrolet was stolen in the 1900 block of Christian St. between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. yesterday.

Attempted car theft: Someone attempted to break into a 1995 Oldsmobile parked in the 100 block of W. Barre St. between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday in an apparent attempt to steal it and broke the ignition column.

Attempted robbery: A man approached a 55-year-old woman in the 100 block of E. Churchill St. about 6: 10 p.m. Tuesday and tried to grab her shoulder bag. She screamed, and the assailant ran.

Burglary: Someone broke into a trailer in the 6100 block of Quantico Ave. between 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Wednesday and took a gas generator, a high-pressure nozzle and handle, all valued at $507.

Wilkens Precinct

Stolen car: A white Ford pickup truck with Virginia tag TP 11163 was stolen in the 6400 block of Frederick Road on Wednesday night or yesterday morning.

Theft: A toolbox containing about $900 worth of tools was taken from a white Ford van parked in the 4600 block of Wilkens Ave. between noon and 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: A house in the 3200 block of Cresson Ave. was broken into between 7: 30 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. yesterday. Three televisions, a videocassette recorder, a video recorder, a Kenwood stereo and a safe, all with a total value of $2,735, were taken.

Garrison Precinct

Theft: An intruder entered an office in the 600 block of Reisterstown Road about 9: 40 a.m. Wednesday and took a fax machine, a portable television set and a black leather briefcase, all valued at $900.

Bomb threat: A bomb threat was called into an office of the Internal Revenue Service about 11 a.m. yesterday in the 10400 block of Mill Run Circle. No bomb was found.

Cockeysville Precinct

Breaking and entering: Someone entered a house in the 1500 block of Providence Road between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. yesterday through a side porch door that was left open. The intruder kicked open a locked bedroom door, but apparently nothing was taken. The garage was also entered, but nothing was missing.

Dundalk Precinct

Theft: Two teen-agers, one male and one female, entered Andy's Liquors in the 1500 block of Merritt Blvd. about 1: 18 p.m. yesterday, took five packs of Newport cigarettes and ran away.

Destruction of property: A steel garage door in the 200 block of Baltimore Ave. was spray painted with the initials JIE and a dog's paw between 7 a.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. Damage was estimated at $700.

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: 3/15/96

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