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

Police Blotter

September 30, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Northern District

Shooting: A man, 25, was arguing with several men in the 800 block of Montpelier St. about 6 p.m. Monday when one of them shot him in the chest. He was in serious condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday. A warrant for attempted murder has been issued for the arrest of the gunman.

Southern District

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, stereo equipment, a compact disc player, 20 videotapes, 30 compact discs, jewelry and a cellular phone, all valued at $1,650, were stolen Monday from a house in the 800 block of W. Lombard St.

Southwestern District

Robbery/arrest: Police arrested a man, 37, and charged him with robbing the Dunkin' Donuts store in the 2300 block of Wilkens Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 1 a.m. Monday while implying he was armed. A man was stopped by police near Westside Shopping Center when they spotted him throwing away money believed taken in the robbery. He was returned to the scene and identified by witnesses.

Northwestern District

Shooting: A man, 25, was in the 4100 block of Fairview Ave. about 11 p.m. Monday when a gunman shot him in the left leg. He was treated at Sinai Hospital.

Eastern District

Stolen car: A 1998 Dodge Stratus with tags FHK 303 was stolen Monday in the 600 block of N. Chester St.

Central District

Theft: A pay telephone containing an unknown sum of coins and valued at more than $2,000 was removed Monday from its post in the first block of S. Eutaw St.

Burglary: Tools, plumbing equipment and plumbing supplies, all valued at $5,000, were stolen Monday from a house in the 1700 block of Eutaw Place.

Burglary: A Sony PlayStation, videocassette recorder and 60 compact discs, all valued at $1,050, were stolen Monday from a house in the 2500 block of Madison Ave.

Garrison Precinct

Bank burglary: Someone entered First National Bank in the 11600 block of Reisterstown Road between Friday night and Monday morning and tried to break into the vault by using a cutting torch to remove the door. Police said that the door's hinges showed signs of being cut and burned but that entry was not gained.

Robbery: A woman, 18, was getting out of her car in the 4000 block of Seven Mile Lane about 2 p.m. Monday when an unarmed man stole her purse containing cash and property, all of unknown value.

North Point Precinct

Burglary/arrest: A Highlandtown man was arrested and charged with burglarizing a house in the 2900 block of Yorkway on Monday and stealing property valued at more than $400. After Officer Marci Schwartz stopped the suspect near Yorkway, he was identified by the home's occupant and charged. Police said Christopher D'Alesandro, 18, of the 600 block of S. Streeper St. also was charged with at least four other burglaries.

pTC Burglary: Two mountain bicycles and a radio, all valued at nearly $300, were stolen Monday from a shed in the first block of Vista Mobile Drive.

Robbery: A man, 41, was at Peninsula Expressway and Merritt Boulevard about 5 p.m. Monday when he was robbed of his hat, watch, wallet and cash, all valued at more than $100, by a man who also assaulted him.

Pub Date: 9/30/98

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