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

Police Blotter

August 10, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Southern District

Theft: Police were seeking a known suspect in the theft of more than $8,000 and a diamond and ruby ring valued at nearly $3,000 from a house in the 300 block of S. Woodyear St. between Thursday and Saturday.

Burglary: Power tools and stereo equipment, all valued at $800, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1400 block of William St.

Theft: Stereo equipment and a compact disc player, all valued at nearly $1,200, were stolen Saturday from a locker at Public Storage in the 1000 block of W. Patapsco Ave.

Burglary: Computer equipment valued at nearly $6,000 was stolen from a Maryland Stadium Authority office at the Ravens stadium in the 1100 block of Russell St. between July 30 and Friday.

Stolen vehicle: A rented 1997 Nissan with tags BRE 214 was stolen Saturday in the 100 block of E. West St.

Central District

Theft: A compact disc player, credit cards and cash, all valued at more than $400, were stolen from a car parked in the 300 block of W. Lombard St. on Saturday.

Theft from vehicle: Property valued at more than $2,000 was stolen Saturday from a 1998 Ford parked in the first block of W. Franklin St.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, jewelry and compact discs, all valued at nearly $400, were stolen Friday from a house in the 2200 block of Eutaw Place.

Theft: A cellular phone and a power saw, all valued at nearly $600, were stolen from a 1996 Chrysler van parked Saturday in the first block of S. Calvert St.

Theft from vehicle: A camcorder and several camcorder accessories, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen from a 1978 motor home parked in the 100 block of Market Place on Saturday.

Theft: A radio, sunglasses and other property, all valued at $500, were stolen from a 1990 Honda parked Saturday in the 200 block of E. Eager St.

Parkville Precinct

Arson: A vacant house in the 9300 block of Simms Road was set on fire about 3 a.m. Saturday. Police said damage to the dwelling was extensive and that firefighters who responded reported no injuries.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A woman, 55, was in the 100 block of Avon Beach Road about 10 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed her of her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $180.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered a shed in the 800 block of Scarlett Drive overnight Friday and stole two mountain bikes of unknown value.

Cockeysville Precinct

Robbery: A woman was in the first block of New Forest Court about 11 a.m. Saturday when a man asked her for directions. Before the woman could respond, the man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $150, and fled.

Woodlawn Precinct

Theft: Someone stole a Baltimore Ravens jersey and other sports clothing, all valued at about $70, from the Sports Authority store in the 6500 block of Baltimore National Pike.

Vandalism: Police were seeking a man who shattered the front glass door of Video Wonderland in the 6600 block of Baltimore National Pike about 5 p.m. Saturday, causing $300 damage. Police said the suspect sells flowers in the area and is known to merchants there.

Robbery: A 7-year-old boy was riding his 18-inch bike, valued at $200, in the 7400 block of Lasada Drive on Saturday when an older male stole it.

Theft from vehicle: A compact disc player and coins, all valued at nearly $600, were stolen from a 1994 Nissan Altima parked Saturday in the 6900 block of Security Blvd.

Wilkens Precinct

Rape: A woman, 33, was walking on Briarwood Road about 1: 20 a.m. Saturday when a man armed with a knife grabbed her from behind, forced her down an alley and raped her in the back yard of a house. The woman was treated at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center rape crisis center and released.

Pub Date: 8/10/98

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