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

Police Blotter

September 17, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Northeastern District

Robbery/arrest: Minutes after a gunman robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 5900 block of Pulaski Highway of an undiscosed sum of money about 7: 30 a.m. yesterday, witnesses said they saw him enter a house in the first block of Quantril Way. Officers entered the house and arrested Brian Langston, 20, of no permanent address. Langston, who was charged with armed robbery and a handgun violation, is suspected of robbing the same store on Sept. 10. He was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Northwestern District

Arrest: Police investigating a domestic assault in a house in the 5300 block of Nelson Ave. Tuesday found a 9 mm handgun, 59 vials of suspected cocaine and more than $5,000. Charged with assault and possession of drugs with intent to distribute was Frank Thomas Batts, 18, of the Nelson Avenue address.

Northwestern District

Gun theft: A Highpoint 9 mm handgun with serial number 811324 and valued at $600 was stolen Monday from a bedroom closet in a house in the 4900 block of Denmore Ave.

Burglary: Two TVs, videocassette recorder, jewelry, compact discs, watches and a microwave oven, all valued at more than $2,600, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 5700 block of Highgate Drive.

Northern District

Burglary: Two diamond wedding rings and an electronic TV game, all valued at more than $1,800, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 4500 block of Craddock Ave.

Burglary: A 35 mm camera, zoom lens and label-making machine, all valued at $900, were stolen Tuesday from a real estate office in the 1300 block of Smith Ave.

Burglary: An antique tea and coffee service engraved with birds, fruit and flowers and valued at more than $12,000 was stolen Tuesday from a house in the 800 block of St. George's Ave.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A laptop computer and stereo equipment, all valued at more than $4,000, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 500 block of Castle Drive.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered a shed in the 8200 block of Cornwall Road Tuesday and stole a bicycle and a radio, all valued at nearly $600.

Theft: A purse containing $50 and a check for $1,000 was stolen Tuesday from a 1990 Volvo parked in the 8200 block of Eastern Blvd.

Theft: Jewelry valued at $600 was stolen from a house in the 7900 block of Lansdale Road Tuesday.

For the Record

Suspect arrested: The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Craig McKenzie, 26, in the 300 block of E. 28th St. yesterday on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder in the shooting of a man in Greensboro, N.C., in November 1989. Sgt. Fred Alley of the Greensboro Police Department said the shooting was apparently drug-related. McKenzie was being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center, pending an extradition hearing.

Pub Date: 9/17/98

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