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


November 22, 1996|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Theft from vehicle: A camcorder, flip phone, tools and compact discs, all valued at $4,000, were stolen yesterday from a 1988 Plymouth van parked in the 300 block of Park Ave.

Theft: A Harford County woman was in the 400 block of W. Lexington St. yesterday when she was stopped by a man who asked her for money. A second man then bumped into her and removed a wallet containing more than $40 from her coat pocket.

Northern District

Burglary: Tools valued at more than $60 were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 4200 block of Greenway by someone who stacked milk crates to reach a window.

Theft/arrests: A couple was arrested while trying to leave the cafeteria at Sinai Hospital in the 2400 block of W. Belvedere Ave. Wednesday without paying for food valued at $14.

Burglary: Stereo equipment, video games, a videocassette recorder and compact discs, all valued at nearly $900, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 300 block of E. 28th St.

Robbery: A man entered a house in the 2500 block of Edgecombe Circle North on Wednesday on the pretense of using the telephone to call a cab, pulled a handgun and robbed the occupants of cash, jewelry, a videocassette recorder, compact discs and other property, all valued at nearly $2,000. The gunman fled.

Theft/arrest: Police arrested a woman who attempted to leave a Woolworth's store in the 3200 block of Greenmount Ave. on Wednesday without paying for clothing valued at nearly $40.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A woman was about to enter her apartment in the 4700 block of Wakefield Road on Wednesday when a man robbed her of $20.

Carjacking: A man was getting out of his 1994 Toyota pickup truck with tags 336343 in the 3500 block of Oakmont Ave. on Wednesday when a man who implied he had a handgun took the victim's keys and stole the truck.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 4500 block of Belvieu Ave. with a key Wednesday and stole a videocassette recorder valued at $200.

Western District

Robbery: A man was in the 1800 block of Appleton St. Wednesday when a man with a knife robbed him of a leather jacket and a cellular phone.

Theft: A circular saw valued at $60 was stolen from a construction site in the 1700 block of Frederick Ave. Wednesday.

Robbery: A man was walking in the first block of N. Carrollton Ave. on Wednesday when he was grabbed around the neck by another man who robbed him of $20.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary/arrest: Two men suspected of entering a house in the 8600 block of Sherington Road on Wednesday and stealing a camcorder and a camera were pursued by police who caught one of them and recovered the property. Sary Chan, 18, of Silver Spring in Montgomery County, was charged with burglary was

North Point Precinct

Stolen car: A 4-door 1996 Ford Escort with temporary tags 65009 was stolen Wednesday in the first block of Virginia Ave.

Burglary: Someone entered the Sparta Inn in the 6400 block of North Point Road Wednesday and stole more than $200 from an office.

Vandalism: A 1996 Chevrolet Corsica was parked in the first block of Lombardy Drive when someone shattered a window valued at $150.

Pub Date: 11/22/96

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