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

Police Blotter

November 13, 1996|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Burglary: More than $400 was stolen yesterday from a file cabinet at Baltimore International Culinary College in the first block of S. Gay St.

Suspicious fire: Several tablecloths and other linens stored in a first-floor pantry were set on fire yesterday at Radisson Plaza-Lord Baltimore Hotel in the first block of W. Baltimore St. No injuries were reported and the fire was doused by a sprinkler system. Police said it was the third fire in several days in or near the pantry.

Vandalism: The window of a parked 1990 Nissan-300 Turbo was shattered yesterday in the 1300 block of Eutaw Place.

Vandalism: A window of a parked 1991 Honda was shattered yesterday in the 100 block of W. Lanvale St. The window was valued at $200.

Stolen car: A 1986 Subaru with tags DSS 890 was stolen in the 500 block of N. Howard St. on Monday.

Northeastern District

Robbery/arrest: A woman was in the 4100 block of Tivoly Ave. on Monday when a gunman robbed her of a small sum of money and fled on foot. Later, police spotted a man on nearby Loch Raven Boulevard, gave chase and caught him. Near the arrest scene, police recovered a handgun believed used in the robbery. Kenneth Grays, 19, of the 5900 block of Loch Raven Blvd. was charged with armed robbery.

Theft: A 68-year-old man was outside his residence in the 2000 block of Odell Ave. on Monday when two men removed his wallet containing $40 from his pants pocket.

Assault/arrest: Police arrested two teen-age boys after they struck a woman with a baseball bat in the 3200 block of Chesterfield Ave. on Monday. They were charged with assault and released in their parents' custody.

Burglary: Property valued at more than $5,000 was stolen Monday from a house in the 1600 block of E. Cold Spring Lane.

Stolen car: A 1992 Acura with tags CHL 858 was stolen between Monday and yesterday in the 4300 block of Nicholas Ave.

Stolen car: A 1994 Jeep with no tags was stolen Monday from the used car lot at Al Packer Lincoln Mercury in the 5000 block of Belair Road.

Stolen car: A 1995 Dodge with tags YES 055 was stolen Monday in the 5900 block of York Road.

Eastern District

Robbery: A 59-year-old man was outside his Wilmot Court home yesterday when two men forced him into his house, struck him vTC with an umbrella and robbed him of a Social Security check for more than $900.

Western District

Weapon arrest: Police were in the 1700 block of Thomas Ave. on Monday investigating a report of several males dealing drugs when they saw several youths run into a vacant house. Police stopped a 16-year-old boy and recovered a .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun from him. The youth was charged with possession of a deadly weapon and trespassing.

Northwestern District

Robbery: An elderly woman was in the 4300 block of Erdman Ave. on Monday when a younger woman snatched a diamond ring from her finger.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man of the boots he was wearing in the 3800 block of Duvall Ave. on Monday. The boots were valued at nearly $150.

Stolen car: A red 1988 Hyundai with tags CMP 419 was stolen Monday in the 3900 block of Hayward Ave.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: A generator, hand tools, lawn mower and a circular saw, all valued at more than $2,000, were stolen yesterday from a shed in the 7800 block of St. Bridget Lane.

Cockeysville Precinct

Kidnapping: Police were seeking a man who kidnapped a resident of the 10000 block of Malcolm Circle on Monday when the victim refused to lend the suspect his car. The victim told police he was afraid of being harmed by the suspect, who told him to drive to an undisclosed location. There, the suspect forced the victim from his 1995 Ford Contour with tags BZC 647 and drove away. Police said the suspect is the victim's former roommate.

Pub Date: 11/13/96

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