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

Police Blotter

July 28, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Western District

Robbery: A man, 27, was in the 2600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway about 1: 10 p.m. Sunday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of more than $100.

Church burglary: Someone tried to enter Tabernacle Congregation of God in the 1000 block of Mosher St. overnight Saturday through a wall but set off an alarm and fled without taking property. The intruder caused at least $1,000 damage to the building's wall, paneling, a door and the burglar alarm's control panel.

Southern District

Burglary: A cable television box, movie tapes, mirror, videocassette recorder, TV, stereo equipment and a compact disc player, all valued at nearly $3,000, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1600 block of Hollins St.

Northern District

Stolen car: A 1985 Mercedes-Benz with New Jersey tags L2470A was stolen overnight Saturday in the 3300 block of N. Charles St.

Theft/arrest: A man, 28, was arrested Sunday after he entered a car parked at the Baltimore City Zoo in the 3100 block of Swan Drive and stole stereo equipment valued at $100. After a brief chase on foot, the suspect was arrested by zoo security officers.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: A cellular phone and pager, all valued at more than $400, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 8000 block of Old Philadelphia Road.

Robbery: A boy, 14, was at Mannington and Westwood avenues about 8 p.m. Sunday when two older boys, one with a handgun, robbed him of his bicycle, valued at more than $200.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A man, 48, was in the 700 block of North Point Blvd. about 9 p.m. Sunday when two men, one with a baseball bat, got out of a Chevrolet Nova and robbed him of $12.

Garrison Precinct

Theft: A watch and a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver were stolen from a house in the first block of Deep Spring Court between June and July 22. The theft was reported Sunday.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun, robbed the Burger King in the 8300 block of Harford Road of cash about 3: 15 p.m. Sunday. They also robbed a male patron of $3.

Robbery: After ordering food at Pizza Boli's in the 2000 block of E. Joppa Road at Satyr Hill Shopping Center, a man pulled a handgun and ordered an employee to give him money from the cash register. After forcing the employee into the rear office, the gunman also stole a bag containing cash that was sitting on a desk.

Pub Date: 7/28/98

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