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

Police Blotter

December 05, 1996|By Richard Irwin

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

Southern District

Theft: A cellular phone valued at $200 was stolen yesterday from a car parked in the 800 block of Covington St. in Brooklyn.

Robbery: Two men, one with a semiautomatic handgun, robbed the Food King grocery store in the 3400 block of Annapolis Road on Tuesday. One of the robbers sprayed a security guard in the face with bleach. The guard was treated at Harbor Hospital Center and released.

Central District

Robbery/arrest: Officer John Jackson was patrolling in his police cruiser yesterday when he saw two men, one armed and wearing surgical gloves, fleeing the McDonald's restaurant in the 500 block of W. Franklin St. After learning that the restaurant had been robbed, Jackson chased the pair on foot and caught one nearby. From the suspect, he seized a replica of an antique shotgun and money believed taken in the robbery. Donald McDonald, 19, of the 700 block of Lennox St., was charged with armed robbery and was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center. The second suspect escaped and a warrant charging him with armed robbery has been issued.

Robbery/stabbing: Three men, one with a handgun, entered the home of a disc jockey in the 2200 block of St. Paul St. on Tuesday on the pretense of recording music and robbed him of money. During the incident, the suspects forced the victim into a bedroom, where one of them stabbed him in the right leg. He was in good condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Western District

Robbery: A man was in the 1800 block of N. Mount St. on Tuesday when a gunman robbed him of $100.

Purse snatch: A 19-year-old woman was in the 1500 block of W. North Ave. Tuesday when a man stole her purse containing $50 '' and a pager.

Robbery try: A man knocked a 69-year-old man to the ground in the 1900 block of N. Pulaski St. on Tuesday and demanded his money. The victim cried out, a passer-by approached and the suspect fled.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 5100 block of Reisterstown Road of nearly $100 yesterday.

Robbery try: The assistant manager of the Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road was walking to her car after closing the business early yesterday and saw a man who had a handgun. When the gunman ordered her back into the restaurant, she lay down in the middle of the street, covered her head and screamed for help. The gunman and an accomplice fled.

White Marsh Precinct

Theft: A woman stole two leather jackets, all valued at more than $600, from Macy's department store at the White Marsh Mall on Tuesday.

Theft: Building materials and tools, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen yesterday from a construction site in the 7900 block of Elmhurst Ave.

Theft: Christmas tree decorations valued at $500 were stolen from a house in the 400 block of Old Home Road on an unknown date. The theft was reported yesterday.

North Point Precinct

Theft: Tires valued at $800 were stolen yesterday off a 1994 Ford Ranger pickup truck parked in the 7400 block of Dunmanway.

Vandalism: Two tires were flattened on a 1989 Ford Bronco parked in the 7100 block of Riverside Road yesterday.

Stolen car: A 1985 Chevrolet with tags TKV 003 was stolen Tuesday in the 1900 block of Haselmere Road.

Theft from vehicle: A battery, battery cables, money and a radar detector, all valued at nearly $200, were stolen yesterday from a 1989 Oldsmobile parked in the 3400 block of Louth Road.

Parkville Precinct

The telephone credit card number belonging to a resident of the first block of Cashell Court was used to make nearly $1,000 worth of long-distance calls.

Vandalism/arrest: Police arrested a teen-age boy Tuesday and charged him as a juvenile with destroying a window of a 1988 Ford parked on the lot of Parkville High School in the 2600 block of Putty Hill Ave.

Theft: Two door panels, valued at more than $300, were stolen off a 1995 Jeep Wrangler parked at the North Plaza Mall in the 8800 block of Waltham Woods Road on Tuesday.

Theft: A bag containing more than $9,000 worth of jewelry was stolen Monday from the hallway of an apartment building in the first block of Rosecrans Court.

Pub Date: 12/05/96

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