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

Police Blotter

February 28, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Southern District

Bank robbery: Two men wearing ski masks robbed First National Bank in the first block of E. Cross St. on Wednesday. One robber vaulted over the counter and ordered several tellers to give him money while the other, carrying an unknown dark object, stood guard at the front door. The two sped away in a white car driven by a third man.

Northwestern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man of $80 in the 4000 block of Callaway Ave. on Wednesday.

Western District

Stolen car: A 1992 Mercury station wagon with tags CWH 451 was stolen Wednesday in the 1800 block of Ashburton St.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A 1983 Oldsmobile with tags VBS 324 was stolen Wednesday in the 700 block of Nottingham Road.

Northern District

Theft: Jewelry valued at nearly $2,000 was stolen this week from an apartment in the 3900 block of N. Charles St. The victim, a disabled woman, reported the theft Wednesday.

Robbery: A 75-year-old woman was in the 3400 block of Ellerslie Ave. on Wednesday when a man pushed her to the ground and robbed her of cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

Eastern District

Shooting: A 16-year-old boy was in an alley behind the 600 block of Milton Ave. when a gunman shot him in the right shoulder Wednesday night. The youth was in serious, stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

Central District

Burglary: Power tools valued at nearly $200 were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 300 block of Presstman St.

Robbery: A gunman stole $33 from Central Parking in the 900 block of N. Charles St. on Wednesday.

Theft from vehicle: Property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen Wednesday from a 1994 Ford Explorer parked in the first block of W. Preston St.

Theft: Police were seeking a homeless man who stole a 13-inch television, videocassette recorder and a hand truck, all valued at nearly $600, Tuesday or Wednesday from a house in the 400 block of W. Saratoga St., the home of a man who gave the suspect shelter.

Northeastern District

Robbery: Police arrested a man and two teen-age boys and were holding them pending charges they robbed a 70-year-old woman of her purse containing nearly $50 as she walked Wednesday in the 3500 block of Cliftmont Ave.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Power tools valued at more than $4,500 were stolen between Monday and Wednesday from a house in the 11500 block of Pulaski Highway.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and two televisions were stolen Wednesday from a house in the first block of Teacher Court.

Robbery: A buck-toothed man wearing a red and white flannel shirt robbed the Wawa convenience store in the 8900 block of Old Harford Road of about $100 Wednesday night. The robber threatened a clerk with a tire iron.

Pub Date: 2/28/97

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