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

Police Blotter

May 06, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Abduction/robbery: A female student at the Maryland Institute, College of Art in the 1400 block of W. Mount Royal Ave. was walking near the school about 6: 30 p.m. Tuesday when a man pressed an unknown weapon into her side and demanded money. When told she had none, the man forced the woman, 19, to walk with him to two automated teller machines, one at 14 W. North Ave. and another at North Avenue and North Charles Street, but at each location her card would not work. At the Crestar Bank in the 1300 block of N. Charles St., the woman withdrew $120 and gave it to the man, who fled on foot.

Robbery try: A male customer between 8 and 13 years old asked for juice at Friendly Carryout in the 700 block of W. North Ave. about 9: 30 p.m. Tuesday, then pulled a handgun and demanded money. The youth fled without taking any money after he became distracted.

Theft: While she went to the restroom, a woman, 76, left her purse at her table at the Walters Art Gallery Cafe in the 600 block of Washington Place on Tuesday. When she returned, the purse, containing cash and property all valued at $110, was gone.

Southern District

Theft: After a woman, 85, left Arundel Federal Savings Bank in the 300 block of E. Patapsco Ave. about 9: 30 a.m. Tuesday, a man stole her purse containing $1,000.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 44, of his wallet about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Ramsay St. The wallet contained an undisclosed sum of money.

Eastern District

Burglary: An antique wooden cabinet, a shower faucet, a wooden chair and a chest of drawers, all valued at more than $4,000, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 800 block of N. Washington St.

Robbery/arrests: Two men robbed a man, 27, of more than $1,000 and a cellular phone in the 1300 block of Greenmount Ave. about 5 p.m. Tuesday. Shortly afterward, police spotted two suspects, 24 and 26, on East Preston Street and arrested them. The victim's cash and cellular phone were recovered, and a plastic replica of a Glock handgun was seized from one of the suspects.

Robbery: A man, 63, was sitting on a bench in a small park in the 2300 block of Greenmount Ave. about 5 a.m. Tuesday when three men robbed him of his wallet and more than $500. One of the men struck him in the face and kicked him. The victim was treated at Union Memorial Hospital.

Northern District

Burglary: A laptop computer and a medical camera, all valued at more than $7,000, were stolen Tuesday from an office at Helix Health Services in the 3300 block of N. Calvert St.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 2800 block of Rosalind Ave. through a front window Tuesday and stole $25, two boxes of cereal and a gallon of milk, all valued at more than $37.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Burglary/arrests: Police responding to a burglary in the 800 block of North Point Road about 10 a.m. Tuesday arrested a man and a male juvenile, both from East Baltimore, at the scene and recovered a video game, 24 compact discs, cash, jewelry and a watch taken from the house. The property was valued at more than $700. The man was being held at the county detention center on $5,000 bail, and the youth was released in the custody of relatives.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: A man who implied he was armed with a handgun robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 600 block of Reisterstown Road in Pikesville of an undisclosed sum of money about 8 a.m. yesterday

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Jewelry valued at nearly $4,000 was stolen Tuesday from a house in the first block of Spring Glen Court.

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