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


October 28, 1997|By Dennis O'Brien

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

Central District

Burglary: Someone used a prying tool to force open the front door of an apartment in the 1600 block of St. Paul St. about 1 a.m. yesterday and steal $7,000 worth of property, including a videocassette recorder and jewelry.

Robbery: A 33-year-old man was robbed of $100 and a pager yesterday by two men who threatened him with a handgun while he was walking in the 1500 block of Myrtle Avenue shortly before 1 a.m.

Eastern District

Burglary: Someone broke into a home in the 1600 block of N. Montford Ave. through the front door about 4: 05 a.m. Sunday. No property was reported stolen.

Robbery: Two unarmed men took a gold watch and tape player from a 34-year-old woman about 4: 30 a.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of Barclay St.

Western District

Burglary: A basement window to a home in the 1400 block of Edmondson Ave. was forced open Sunday and someone stole two television sets, a telephone and an electric keyboard, all valued at $1,500.

Armed robbery: A gunman used a chrome-plated handgun to rob a 37-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman of their money and jewelry just before 1 p.m. Sunday as they were walking in the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave.

Northern District

Theft: A 1995 Jeep Cherokee was stolen Sunday morning in the 1900 block of W. Rogers Ave.

Theft: Someone broke into a 1991 Dodge in the 3100 block of N. Charles St. on Sunday and stole property worth $530, including two suitcases filled with clothes and a cellular phone.

Theft: A 1993 Jeep Cherokee was stolen Sunday in the 3900 block of Canterbury Road.

Car theft: A 1984 Toyota, license plate PST412, was stolen Friday or Saturday in the 400 block of W. 28th St.

Southern District

Burglary: The rear window of an apartment in the 100 block of Shellbanks Road was forced open and a Nintendo set and two mountain bike tires worth a total of $250 were discovered missing Sunday morning.

Theft: Someone broke a passenger side window of a 1995 Volvo 850 parked in the first block of W. Camden St. about 2: 40 p.m. Sunday and stole about $1,000 worth of clothing and a radar detector.

Wilkens Precinct

Attempted burglary: Someone tried to break into an apartment in the 600 block of Plymouth Road just before 10 a.m. yesterday but was apparently scared off when the 41-year-old woman who lived there rushed to the door when she heard the locks being rattled.

Theft: A 31-year-old woman reported that an acquaintance took $25 and a watch valued at $180 from her home in the 2900 block of Bero Road on Saturday night or early Sunday.

Woodlawn Precinct

Theft: Someone stole an IBM computer and keyboard worth an estimated $1,050 from Woodlawn High School in the 1800 block of Woodlawn Drive during the weekend. The theft was reported to police shortly after noon yesterday.

Essex Precinct

Armed robbery: A gunman robbed the Crown service station in the 1600 block of Eastern Blvd. about 4 p.m Sunday and drove off in a gold Monte Carlo.

Destruction of property: Someone broke a classroom window at Middlesex Elementary School in the 100 block of Bennett Road early Sunday morning and may have entered the classroom. Nothing was reported missing.

Pub Date: 10/28/97

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