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


July 16, 1996|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Bank robbery: An apparently unarmed man robbed the Crestar Bank in the first block of N. Charles St. yesterdayafternoon of an undisclosed sum of money after giving a teller a note announcing a holdup. During the robbery, the man noticed the teller placing a dye-pack among the bills and warned her to remove it.

Bank robbery: A man robbed the Harbor Bank in the first block of W. Fayette St. yesterday of an undisclosed sum of money after giving a teller a note saying he was armed. He instructed the teller to give him only the loose $20 and $50 bills.

Western District

Drug arrest: Police arrested a 33-year-old man from the 1000 block of W. Lanvale St. in the 1400 block of Mosher St. on Sunday and charged him with possession of suspected cocaine with intent to distribute. Police searched the man and found seven vials and a small plastic bag, all containing suspected cocaine.

Northwestern District

Bank robbery/arrest: Police arrested a suspect in yesterday's robbery of First Union National Bank at Reisterstown Road Shopping Center in the 6600 block of Reisterstown Road. During the holdup, an undisclosed amount of money was taken by a man who gave a note to a teller. The man was arrested when a shopping center security officer alerted police to a man fitting the robber's description. The suspect was being interviewed last night by police and the FBI.

Southwestern District

Burglary/arrest: Police arrested a man who entered a storage shed in the 300 block of Stinson St. on Sunday and stole several containers of hair-care products valued at $300. The man's arrest occurred after people pointed him out to police investigating the break-in.

Northern District

Robbery: A woman from the 2400 block of St. Paul St. was near her home Sunday when a gunman robbed her of a cosmetic bag containing cash and property, all valued at $20.

Assault: Police were seeking a gunman who fired a shot at a man from the 1100 block of E. Belvedere Ave. on Sunday while the victim walked in the 600 block of St. Anne's Ave. The victim was not injured.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A 13-year-old Dundalk boy was at Dunman Way and Liberty Parkway on Sunday when two men demanded he give them his bike. When the boy refused the demand, the men robbed him of $2 and fled.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: A boy was in the 6900 block of Diana Ave. on Sunday when he was stopped by an older youth who asked him for the time. Before the victim could answer, the youth pulled a handgun and robbed the boy of cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

Pub Date: 7/16/96

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