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

Police Blotter

November 25, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Western District

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man of $60 about 10: 30 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of N. Fremont Ave.

Assault: A woman was in the 2000 block of Harlem Ave. on Sunday when a man struck her in the head with a bottle. She was treated at Bon Secours Hospital.

Northwestern District

Burglary: Jewelry valued at more than $1,700 was stolen Sunday from an apartment in the 2500 block of Gatehouse Drive.

Burglary: Someone stole $400 from an apartment in the 2800 block of Gatehouse Drive on Saturday or Sunday. The money had been left on a kitchen table.

Eastern District

Robbery: Two women, one with a bottle, attacked another woman in the 900 block of E. Hoffman St. about 10 p.m. Sunday and robbed her of more than $40.

Robbery: A 38-year-old woman was in the 800 block of N. Gay St. about 10 p.m. Sunday when two men knocked her to the pavement and robbed her of her purse containing cash and property, all of unknown value.

Burglary: Someone entered the Club Thunderbird in the 2200 block of E. Chase St. through the roof Sunday or early yesterday and stole 50 cartons of cigarettes, valued at more than $1,000, from a storage room.

Theft/arrest: Police arrested a 46-year-old man who tried to leave the Super Pride market in the 2300 block of E. Chase St. on Sunday without paying for spices valued at nearly $28. In an unrelated case, a man was arrested at the same store Sunday when he tried to leave without paying for soap valued at nearly $60.

Northern District

Purse snatch: A 36-year-old woman was walking in the 3100 block of N. Charles St. on Saturday when a man on a bicycle stole her purse.

Assault and robbery: A man was in the 3000 block of Greenmount Ave. about noon Sunday when he was attacked from behind by another man who struck him with his fists and robbed him of his wallet, $20 and a credit card.

Robbery: A gunman entered the office at Jiffy Lube in the 2900 block of Mathews St. about 9 a.m. Sunday and forced an employee to remove money from a safe.

Robbery: A woman was about to enter a store at the Rotunda in the 700 block of W. 40th St. Sunday morning when a man tried to steal her purse. They struggled and the man struck her, shoved her to the ground and took the purse. Several witnesses chased him but did not catch him. The woman suffered minor injuries.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: A 13-year-old boy was riding his bicycle at Rosedale Plaza in the 1700 block of Chesaco Ave. about 4 p.m. Sunday when an older youth knocked him down and stole it. The 20-inch chrome bike was valued at $100.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Hand and power drills, jewelry, compact discs and other items, all valued at more than $1,500, were stolen about Nov. 9 from a storage shed in the 1700 block of Brookview Road. The incident was reported Sunday.

Theft/arrest: Two 13-year-old girls from East Baltimore were arrested Sunday when they tried to leave the J. C. Penney store in Eastpoint Mall without paying for $30 worth of costume jewelry. Both were charged with theft and released in the custody of their parents.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A 19-year-old man was at Joppa and Pleasant Plains roads about 3 a.m. Sunday when two men, one of whom implied he was armed with a handgun, robbed him of a leather jacket valued at $50 and $160.

Burglary: At least two people cut the wires to the alarm, entered AMF Bowling Center in the 1600 block of E. Joppa Road through a rear door early Sunday and stole money from a safe and cash register. An automated teller machine was forced open, but it was not known if any money was removed.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: Computer equipment of unknown value was stolen from Old Court Middle School in the 4600 block of Old Court Road early Sunday. At least one window was broken to gain entry.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Jewelry of undisclosed value was stolen Sunday from a safe in a house in the 1800 block of Wycliffe Road.

For the Record

Homicide victim identified: Police have identified Shawn Green, 20, of the 1800 block of Presstman St. as the man who was fatally shot Sunday night in the 1600 block of Presbury St. in West Baltimore.

Pub Date: 11/25/97

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