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

Police Blotter

September 15, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Southern District

Burglary: A handgun valued at $300 was stolen Sunday from a house in the 100 block of Burnett St.

Stolen car: A 1995 Jeep Cherokee with Pennsylvania tags ADX 2389 was stolen Sunday in the 900 block of William St.

Theft: Jewelry, 20 compact discs, clothing, a camera, boots and a microwave oven, all valued at nearly $800, were stolen from a house in the 1700 block of Clarkson St. over the weekend.

Southwestern District

Theft from auto: A .22-caliber Magnum rifle valued at $200 was stolen from a 1989 Dodge truck parked in the 600 block of Wildwood Parkway on Sunday.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 4200 block of Connecticut Ave. through the front door Sunday and stole a Sony PlayStation and several TV electronic games, all valued at more than $400.

Garrison Precinct

Kidnapping/arrest: A private security officer was arrested Sunday and charged with impersonating a state trooper and kidnapping a woman wanted on a warrant. The woman was at the Chartley Shopping Center in the 100 block of Chartley Drive about 10 p.m. Sunday when the man reportedly told her he was a trooper and arrested her. Police said after witnesses saw the man handcuff the woman and place her in his car, they became suspicious and flagged down a county police officer. When the suspect identified himself as a private security officer, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping and impersonating a police officer. Charged was Brian R. Ponton, 26, whose address was not available.

North Point Precinct

Theft: Two mountain bikes with a combined value of $900 were stolen on Sunday from the back yard of a house in the 7800 block of Kavanaugh Road.

Theft: Someone entered the Radio Shack store in the 7800 block of Eastern Ave. Sunday and removed more than $600 from a cash register while three employees were waiting on customers.

Pub Date: 9/15/98

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