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

Police Blotter

March 04, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Theft: While a 39-year-old woman was inside a liquor store in the first block of E. Preston St. yesterday, a man who had given her a ride drove off with her purse, containing three money orders worth nearly $150.

Theft: Police were seeking a man who stole nearly $500 from Apex Cleaners in the first block of E. Redwood St. between Friday and yesterday.

Theft from vehicle: A guitar, three suitcases containing several pieces of clothing, two jackets and a backpack, all valued at nearly $1,000, were stolen Sunday from a 1993 Plymouth van parked in the first block of N. Charles St. Police recovered nearly $500 worth of the property.

Theft: Shoes, cash and a television, all valued at $500, were stolen Sunday from a truck with Virginia license plates that was parked in the 100 block of Market Place.

Northern District

Stolen car: A 1992 Plymouth van with tags ACJ 02Y was stolen Sunday in the 3500 block of Frisby St.

Burglary: A fireplace mantel and two arched columns, all valued at $700, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 2600 block of Guilford Ave.

Burglary: Two bicycles with a combined value of nearly $300 were stolen Sunday from a garage in the 600 block of W. 40th St.

Robbery: A 38-year-old woman was in the 2400 block of Guilford Ave. on Sunday when a man struck her with a baseball bat and robbed her of more than $100. The victim was treated at Union Memorial Hospital.

Western District

Officer assaulted/arrest: Officer Robert Talbert was questioning an apparently intoxicated man in the 2700 block of Edmondson Ave. on Saturday night when the man struck the officer in the face, causing a minor eye injury. Calvin Lee Wainwright, 36, of the 2700 block of Edmondson Ave. was charged with assaulting a police officer.

Southwestern District

Theft from vehicle: Power tools valued at more than $600 were stolen from a truck parked in the 1900 block of N. Dukeland St. on Feb. 25. The theft was reported Sunday.

Burglary: A hole was knocked into a brick wall Saturday or Sunday to gain entry to Rudo's Sports in the 2100 block of W. Pratt St. but no property was taken.

Eastern District

Stabbing: A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the right leg while standing in a crowd in the 2600 block of E. Madison St. on Sunday. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Northeastern District

Stabbing/arrest: A 34-year-old man was stabbed in the chest Sunday in the basement of his home in the 3300 block of Lyndale Ave. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The victim's wife, Constance Lee, 36, of the same address, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Woodlawn Precinct

Shooting: A woman shot a man in the neck yesterday afternoon moments after he had broken into a house in the first block of Gondola View Court in Woodstock. After hearing a noise and dialing 911, the woman locked her two children in a second-floor bedroom to protect them and got a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun. The man went upstairs and the woman fired three shots at him, hitting him once in the neck. The unidentified man was treated at Sinai Hospital for a wound that was not life-threatening. Charges were pending his release from the hospital.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed a woman of cash and jewelry, all valued at more than $1,300, in the 7600 block of Belair Road early Sunday.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A 12-gauge shotgun, a .22-caliber rifle and ammunition, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen Saturday or Sunday from a house in the 15000 block of Jarrettsville Pike.

Burglary: Two videocassette recorders valued at $200 each were stolen from a house in the 700 block of Dairy Road in Parkton between Friday and Sunday.

Pub Date: 3/04/97

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