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

Police Blotter

September 23, 1996|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Northeastern District

Stolen car: A 1995 Ford Mustang with tags DBM 419 was stolen Saturday in the 3900 block of Ridgecroft Road.

Robbery try/shooting: A man was in the 1600 block of Heathfield Road on Saturday when two men, one with a handgun, tried to rob him. The gunman shot the victim in the right thigh. He was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital and released.

Burglary: Cabinets valued at more than $300 were stolen Saturday from a house in the 2800 block of E. Northern Parkway.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a Howard County man of a cell phone and jewelry, all valued at more than $400, in the 5600 block of Sinclair Lane on Saturday.

Robbery: A man was walking near his home in the 5000 block of Denview Way on Saturday when two men robbed him of jewelry and a pager, all valued at nearly $270.

Western District

Drug arrest: Police arrested a man Saturday in the 800 block of N. Payson St. after they found him in possession of an undisclosed quantity of marijuana.

Theft: Someone entered a house in the 1500 block of W. Fayette St. on Saturday and stole jewelry valued at more than $200.

Drug arrest: Police seized 40 vials of suspected cocaine from a 31-year-old man in the 300 block of N. Stricker St. on Saturday. The man, whose name was not available, was charged with possession of suspected cocaine with intent to distribute.

Shooting: A man was in the 2100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. on Saturday when he was shot in the right leg. Yesterday, the victim was in stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. No arrest had been made.

Theft: Wood products valued at $5,000 were stolen from Walbrook Mill & Lumber Co. in the 2600 block of W. North Ave. between Wednesday and Friday.

Burglary: Computer equipment, jewelry, a watch and a wheelbarrow, all valued at nearly $5,000, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1300 block of W. Fairmount Ave.

Shooting: A 35-year-old man was leaving a store in the 2100 block of W. Lexington St. on Saturday when an occupant of a passing car fired a shot that struck him in the left ankle. The victim was treated at Bon Secours Hospital.

Southwestern District

Carjacking: A 25-year-old Brooklyn man was driving a 1992 Nissan with tags CBJ 643 in the 4600 block of Frederick Ave. on Saturday when two men, one with a handgun, ordered him to stop. The men forced the driver out and stole a beeper and the car.

Arson: A fire was set in the rear of Hilton Carryout in the 3300 block of W. Baltimore St. on Saturday. Damage was set at $11,000. No injuries were reported. Police suspect the fire was set in retaliation for a previous incident involving juveniles.

Robbery/stabbing: A 46-year-old homeless man was in the 2200 block of Hollins St. on Saturday when a man demanded his money. The victim gave $10 to the robber, who stabbed him in the chest with a knife. The victim was in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: A 15-horsepower outboard motor valued at $900 was stolen Saturday from a shed in the 200 block of Elinor Ave.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A depth finder, pager and jewelry, all valued at more than $600, were stolen Saturday from the bedroom of an apartment in the 7400 block of Alvah Ave.

Robbery: A 16-year-old boy was walking in the 600 block of N. Avondale Road on Saturday when a passenger in a maroon Ford Thunderbird got out of the vehicle and robbed him of $5 and a pair of tennis shoes valued at nearly $70.

Theft: Furniture and other property, all valued at more than $1,500, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 2600 block of Manor Ave.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Cash and jewelry, all valued at $8,000, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1500 block of LaBelle Ave.

Pub Date: 9/23/96

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