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

Police Blotter

November 17, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Northwestern District

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, bike and stereo equipment were stolen from a house Saturday in the 3900 block of Fairview Ave. Entry was through a kitchen door.

Robbery: A motorist was standing outside his 1993 Ford Taurus in the 3600 block of Liberty Heights Ave. about 9 p.m. Friday when another man struck him with an electric iron and drove away in the car. The car was recovered. No arrest had been made.

Burglary: Jewelry, cash and a semiautomatic handgun, all valued at more than $11,000, were stolen Saturday from an apartment in the 2700 block of Reisterstown Road. Entry was through a window.

Northern District

Robbery: When an employee of the food mart at an Amoco station in the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave. refused to accept a counterfeit $20 bill from a woman purchasing groceries about 9 p.m. Saturday, the woman pulled a handgun, took back the bill, stole the groceries and escaped.

Eastern District

Robbery: An employee of the McDonald's restaurant in the 2000 block of N. Broadway was giving a customer change about 7: 40 p.m. Saturday when a man shoved the employee's hand aside and stole money from the cash register.

Burglary: A cordless telephone and an answering machine were stolen Saturday from the storage room of an apartment building in the 300 block of E. North Ave.

Burglary: An undisclosed sum of money was stolen Saturday from Torino's carryout in the 1500 block of Harford Ave. Entry was through a window.

Gun theft: A .45-caliber Llama semiautomatic handgun was stolen Tuesday from the bedroom closet of a house in the 2400 block of Brentwood Ave. The theft was reported Saturday.

Robbery: Three men, one with a handgun, robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 1900 block of Edison Highway about 2: 30 a.m. Saturday of cash and $48 worth of cigarettes.

Western District

Robbery: A man was in the 700 block of Ashburton St. about 2: 20 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed him of $60.

Stolen car: A blue 1989 Toyota with tags RRV 366 was stolen Saturday in the 1800 block of N. Smallwood St.

Arrest: Police arrested a man brandishing a 9 mm handgun in the 1700 block of W. Baltimore St. on Saturday.

Theft/arrest: A man was arrested Saturday when he tried to leave a shoe store in Mondawmin Mall without paying for boots valued at $24.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: Police were seeking two men who broke into an 82-year-old man's home in the 6700 block of Roberts Ave. in Dundalk about 3 a.m. Saturday and robbed him of more than $100 after assaulting him with their fists. The victim's son-in-law went to the house several hours later when the victim failed to answer the phone.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A 23-year-old man was at Delaware and Sheeley avenues about 9: 30 p.m. Saturday when two gunmen robbed him of cash and a pager.

Burglary: Someone entered a shed in the 800 block of Stevenson Lane on Saturday and stole a chain saw, weed-cutting machine and a leaf blower, all valued at nearly $600.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Three television sets, a camcorder, electric drill and two coats, all valued at more than $1,500, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 2600 block of E. Joppa Road.

Burglary: Tools valued at $800 were stolen Saturday from a house in the 3000 block of Putty Hill Ave.

Wilkens Precinct

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and cash, all of unknown value, were stolen Friday from a house in the 100 block of Twin Circle Way.

Pub Date: 11/17/97

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