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

Police Blotter

July 09, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Stolen car: A blue 1989 Lincoln with tags FXD 162 was stolen Wednesday in the 400 block of S. Ellwood Ave.

Theft from vehicle: Ten compact discs valued at nearly $150 were stolen Wednesday from a 1998 Honda Civic parked in the 500 block of N. Linwood Ave.

Southern District

Burglary: A fax machine valued at $300 was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 1600 block of Marshall St. The thief entered through a rear door.

Shooting: A man was sitting behind the steering wheel of his car in the 2300 block of W. Patapsco Ave. about 12: 40 a.m. Wednesday when one of three men seated in the rear fired a handgun, striking him in the lower back. The three men fled and the victim drove to St. Agnes HealthCare, where he was treated. No arrest had been made.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man, 68, of $70 about 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of Seamon Ave.

Burglary: Antiques valued at more $400 were stolen from a house in the 1200 block of S. Charles St. overnight Tuesday. The thief entered through a transom window.

Eastern District

Theft: After a female resident of the 2700 block of E. Federal St. left home for work Wednesday, a homeless woman she had taken in stole her 27-inch television and videocassette recorder, all valued at nearly $1,000.

Assault: A man, 33, was in the 700 block of N. Bradford St. about 5: 20 p.m. Wednesday when a man approached and demanded money owed him. When the victim denied owing the money, the man struck him several times with a length of wood. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for injuries to his eye and head. No arrest had been made.

Theft: Someone entered Dunkin Donuts in the 4000 block of Pulaski Highway on Wednesday and stole an employee's purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $500. The employee had placed the purse under the counter.

Theft: A woman tried to leave R & M Bargain Store in the 2200 block of E. Monument St. on Wednesday without paying for five T-shirts valued at $15 and was detained by a security officer. After providing police with identification, the woman was given a criminal citation, ordering her to appear in court to answer theft charges.

Theft: After a man helped a boy, 11, change a tire on his bicycle Wednesday in the 1500 block of E. Lanvale St., the man rode away on the bicycle, valued at more than $100. Police said the boy tried to stop the man but could not keep up with him.

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