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

Police Blotter

October 27, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Western District

Theft from vehicle: Someone broke into a GMC truck owned by TCI cable company while it was parked in the 100 block of N. Amity St. yesterday and stole cable connectors valued at $100.

Burglary: Stereo equipment valued at $300 was stolen from a house in the 1500 block of W. Fairmount Ave. yesterday.

Theft: Someone entered a room at Harlem Park Junior High School in the 1500 block of Harlem Ave. yesterday and stole a leather bag containing a cellular phone.

Northwestern District

Robbery: An 18-year-old Morgan State University student was in the 5300 block of Park Heights Ave. about 11 p.m. Sunday when a gunman robbed him of $40, his driver's license and a gas credit card.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 24, of $300 about 1: 20 a.m. Saturday as the victim was walking to his home in the 2800 block of Suffolk Ave.

Robbery: A man was walking in the 3700 block of Egerton Road about 12: 05 a.m. Saturday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of more than $200.

Burglary: Someone entered Mary's Beauty Salon in the 3800 block of Reisterstown Road on Sunday by removing a piece of plywood from a window that was broken during a previous burglary and stole 16 cartons of cigarettes, a television and a videocassette recorder, all valued at nearly $600.

Burglary: Someone broke the front window of Reliable Rent-A-Car in the 5700 block of Reisterstown Road on Saturday and stole a fax machine of unknown value.

Southern District

Robbery: Two men attacked a man, 54, in the 3700 block of Ninth St. about 6 p.m. Saturday and robbed him of more than $150.

Eastern District

Shooting: A man was in the 2600 block of E. Monument St. about 11 p.m. Sunday when he heard gunshots and felt a pain in his foot. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a bullet wound to a toe and released. It was not known if the man was an intended target.

Burglary/robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, broke into a house in the 2600 block of E. Oliver St. through a rear door about 2: 30 p.m. Sunday and robbed a woman, 33, of $11.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Towson High School in the first block of Cedar Ave. overnight Saturday through an office window and threw a potted plant against the office wall. It was not immediately known if property was missing.

Essex Precinct

Robbery/arrests: A male, 16, was in the 300 block of Southeastern Terrace about 1: 30 a.m. Sunday when three males robbed him of his jacket and $10, all valued at more than $200, at gunpoint. A short time later, police arrested two teen-agers and an adult and charged them each with armed robbery and related offenses. The adult was identified as Sherwood Kirkland, 29, of the 700 block of Snowberry Court, who was being held in lieu of $100,000 bond at the county Detention Center. The teens were charged as adults and also held in $100,000 bond at the Detention Center. Their names were not available.

Woodlawn Precinct

Stolen car: A black 1997 Nissan Sentra with tags EBL 248 was stolen Sunday in the 6700 block of Townbrook Drive.

For the Record

Victim identified: Police identified the man found shot to death in the rear of the 2500 block of N. Howard St. about 7: 30 a.m. Sunday as Corey Wayne Gaskins, 26, of the 2800 block of Boarman Ave. Detective Bobby Patton said no arrest had been made and that a motive for the slaying is unknown.

Pub Date: 10/27/98

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