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

Police Blotter

March 30, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Eastern District

Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone and other phone equipment, all valued at nearly $500, were stolen Saturday from a Plymouth Acclaim parked in the 1600 block of N. Montford Ave.

Shooting: A 17-year-old male was walking in the 2200 block of E. Eager St. about 10 p.m. Friday when an unknown gunman shot him in the right leg. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southern District

Theft: A television, cellular phone, computer equipment, clothing and tools, all valued at more than $800, were stolen Saturday from a 1993 Oldsmobile in the 800 block of Battery Ave.

Northwestern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Popeye's restaurant in Reisterstown Plaza in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Road of cash about 10 p.m. Saturday.

Northern District

Burglary: A Smith & Wesson .38-caliber revolver, a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun and a videocassette recorder, all valued at $400, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 100 block of W. 29th St.

White Marsh Precinct

Rape: A woman reported she was walking to her car at Essex Community College in the 7000 block of Rossville Blvd. on March 5 when a man armed with a knife threw her to the ground and raped her. The incident was reported Saturday.

North Point Precinct

Robbery/arrest: A 32-year-old man was in the 2700 block of North Point Road about 3 p.m. Saturday when a man armed with an unknown sharp object robbed him of $27. The victim saw the suspect flee into a nearby house and called police. The suspect was arrested as he tried to escape through a rear window. The 20-year-old suspect was charged with armed robbery and theft and was being held at the county Detention Center in Towson.

Theft/arrest: A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday when he tried to get a refund for more than $300 worth of clothing he tried to steal. Police said the man found a discarded J. C. Penney sales slip at the store in Eastpoint Mall in the 7800 block of Eastern Ave. on Saturday. He then took several items of clothing identical to those listed on the slip from display shelves and placed them in a shopping bag. When he tried to get a cash refund for the items, he was arrested by a store security officer, who saw him pick up the discarded receipt. Police said the man was charged with felony theft.

Theft/arrests: A man and his female accomplice were arrested Saturday after stealing more than $120 worth of beauty items from Sally's Beauty Supplies at Diamond Point Plaza in the 8300 block of Eastern Ave. After taking the items, the couple was seen boarding a Mass Transit Administration bus. Police stopped the bus, arrested the pair and recovered the property. The suspects, both from Baltimore City, were charged with theft.

Pub Date: 3/30/98

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