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

Police Blotter

September 23, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Southern District

Stolen car: A four-door 1991 Dodge Dynasty with handicap tags 33183 was stolen Sunday in the 1600 block of Hollins St.

Theft from vehicle: A 35 mm camera, cellular phone and baby clothes, all valued at nearly $800, were stolen Sunday from a 1997 Kia parked in the 1300 block of Russell St.

Theft: Two purses containing property, including two diamond rings, were stolen Sunday from a 1989 Mazda parked in the 1300 block of Russell St.

Theft from car: A set of golf clubs, a duffel bag and a purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $800, were stolen Sunday from a 1997 Chevrolet parked in the 300 block of Key Highway.

Robbery/arrest: After a motorist picked up a female hitchhiker Saturday afternoon, he was driving in the 1900 block of Breitwert Ave. when the woman told him to stop. Outside the car, the woman shoved the man to the ground and robbed him of his wallet, keys and hearing aid. A short time later, police arrested the woman.

Southwestern District

Burglary: Police were seeking three men who entered St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church in the 2600 block of Wilkens Ave. on Saturday afternoon and stole a 15-inch statue of the Virgin Mary valued at nearly $50.

Burglary: A gas-powered lawn mower valued at $70 was stolen from a storage shed in the 4400 block of Old Frederick Road during the weekend.

Eastern District

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, $100 and a telephone answering machine, all valued at more than $500, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 900 block of Belnord St.

Theft from auto: A child's car seat and a stroller, all valued at nearly $120, were stolen Sunday from a 1997 Chevrolet Nova parked in the 1300 block of Wilcox St.

Theft: A purse, cash and a cellular phone, all valued at nearly $160, were stolen Sunday from a 1986 Geo Prizm parked in the 500 block of E. Eager St.

Robbery: A man was in the 2200 block of McElderry St. about 3 p.m. Sunday when a man robbed him of $30.

Theft: A gym bag containing a radio and other property, all valued at nearly $200, was stolen Sunday from a 1990 Nissan Stanza parked in the 1100 block of Somerset St.

Theft: Carpentry tools valued at nearly $400 were stolen Sunday from a 1978 Chevrolet van parked in the 400 block of N. Castle St.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A gunman and five unarmed men robbed a woman of her purse containing keys and a $10 bill in the 3600 block of Dolfield Ave. about 1 a.m. Sunday. As the suspects fled, one of them dropped the $10 bill, which the victim retrieved.

Burglary: Stereo speakers, cassette decks and a compact disc player were stolen Sunday from a house in the 4300 block of Maine Ave.

Robbery: A woman was in the 6200 block of Gist Ave. about noon Sunday when a gunman robbed her of $8.

Stolen car: A four-door 1992 Dodge with tags XWH 415 was stolen Sunday from the Kmart department store parking lot in the 5700 block of Wabash Ave.

Shooting: A man was in the 3300 block of Garrison Blvd. about 4 p.m. Saturday when a gunman shot him in the left foot for no apparent reason. The victim was treated at the scene and released.

Shooting: A man was standing in the 4000 block of Edgewood Road about 7 p.m. Sunday when he heard several gunshots and felt a pain in his back. The man was taken to Sinai Hospital and treated for a gunshot wound to the back. He was in good condition yesterday.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man was withdrawing money from an automated teller machine in the first block of York Road about 2 a.m. Sunday when he was robbed of $40 and a pair of sunglasses by an unarmed man.

Burglary: A laptop computer of unknown value was stolen between Thursday and Saturday from Fisherman's Island, a seafood restaurant and carryout in the 8700 block of Loch Raven Blvd.

Pub Date: 9/23/97

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