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

Police Blotter

May 07, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Burglary: A walkie-talkie radio valued at more than $1,000 was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 100 block of S. Stricker St. Entry was through the front door.

Southwestern District

Theft/arrest: A man, 38, was arrested Wednesday when he tried to leave a store at Westside Shopping Center in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. without paying for a wristwatch band.

Eastern District

Assault: A man, 22, was in the 2300 block of Orleans St. about 11 p.m. Wednesday when two men struck him in the head and face with a piece of wood. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and yesterday was listed in fair condition. Police said the assault was linked to the attempted sale of fake narcotics.

Northern District

Bank robbery: A man robbed First Union Bank in the 6300 block of York Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 9: 25 a.m. Wednesday after telling employees he had a box containing a bomb. Police found a box outside that contained a fake bomb, said Agent Peter Gulotta, spokesman for the Baltimore office of the FBI.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Shooting/arrest: A woman was shot during an argument with a man in a car at North Rolling Road and Horizon Circle about 7: 30 p.m. yesterday. Police said an officer who happened on the scene was nearly hit by one bullet and arrested the man without further incident. The woman was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said charges were pending.

Parkville Precinct

Theft: After a clerk at Kmart at the North Plaza Mall in the 8900 block of Waltham Woods Road noticed pieces of gold jewelry missing from a display case Tuesday, store security officers reviewed a surveillance tape that showed a man removing the jewelry and placing them in a plastic bag.

Theft/arrests: A man, 32, was arrested Wednesday when he tried to leave The Home Depot in the 1900 block of E. Joppa Road without paying for hardware supplies valued at nearly $130. The man had been detained by a security officer. On Wednesday, police arrested a man who tried to leave the store without paying for light bulbs valued at more than $20.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man assaulted a female cashier at Landmark Parking in the first block of W. Chesapeake Ave. about 9: 30 p.m. Wednesday and fled with about $200 from a cash register. The cashier was not injured.

Cockeysville Precinct

Theft: Someone entered the back yard of a house in the 19300 block of Middletown Road on Tuesday or Wednesday and stole a small greenhouse valued at more than $100.

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