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

POLICE BLOTTER

August 07, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Western District

Robbery: A man, 58, was in the 1100 block of N. Bentalou St. about 11 a.m. Wednesday when a gunman robbed him of $20.

Central District

Theft: A camera, 150 compact discs and a lap-top computer, all valued at more than $6,000, were stolen from an AT&T Corp. truck Wednesday while it was parked in the 400 block of Water St.

Theft: Someone entered an office at the Maryland Department of Human Resources in the 400 block of W. Saratoga St. on Wednesday and stole more than $400 from a desk.

Southern District

Theft: A woman entered a house in the 1300 block of Church St. on Wednesday and stole a television and other property, all valued at more than $1,000.

Eastern District

Robbery: A man who was using drugs with two other men in a vacant house in the 1300 block of Hillman St. was robbed of his keys, watch and jewelry. The men then drove off in the victim's car, a yellow 1988 Honda Prelude with tags 324 BDB.

Theft from vehicle: Six fishing rods, a tackle box, chain saw, camera and $30 in quarters, all valued at $1,000, were stolen Wednesday from a 1989 Ford van parked in the 1800 block of Ashland Ave.

Northern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 30, of his bicycle in the 5300 block of York Road about 11 p.m. Wednesday. The bicycle was valued at more than $300.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 1100 block of Roland Heights Ave. through a window after climbing onto a porch roof and stole a videocassette recorder, jewelry and a compact disc player, all valued at more than $2,000.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: More than $1,000 was stolen from a house in the 5700 block of Ranelagh Road between Aug. 2 and Aug 5.

Theft/arrest: A woman, 46, was arrested Wednesday when she tried to leave the Montgomery Ward department store at Golden Ring Mall without paying for a telephone valued at nearly $100.

Essex Precinct

Assault: Police were seeking a man, 47, who allegedly struck his ex-girlfriend with an 18-inch-long flashlight during an incident at their apartment in the 1600 block of Doolittle Road early Wednesday. Yesterday, the woman was in stable condition at Franklin Square Hospital Center. Police said the man was recently released from the county Detention Center, where he was being held pending trial on charges that he assaulted the same woman in May. The man was released because the woman refused to testify against him, police said.

Pub Date: 8/07/98

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