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

Police Blotter

July 27, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Cutting/arrest: A man was arrested yesterday shortly after a woman, 35, was cut on the right wrist with a steak knife during an argument in the 3800 block of Mount Pleasant St. The man was charged with aggravated assault and the woman was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: A 260-watt amplifier and a 10-inch stereo speaker, all valued at more than $700, were stolen from a 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck parked Sunday in the 600 block of Washington Blvd.

Assault: A man, 35, was sitting on the front steps of a friend's house in the 1100 block of Race St. when another man walked up and accused him of stealing his drugs Sunday. Before the victim could reply, the other man struck him several times on the legs, hands and head with a steel rod. The victim was treated at the scene by a Fire Department ambulance crew. The assailant was being sought.

Burglary: A table, lamp, microwave oven and a 20-inch television, all valued at more than $800, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 1600 block of N. Caroline St.

Northeastern District

Robbery: A man was riding his 1987 all-terrain vehicle in Clifton Park about 6: 45 p.m. Saturday when he stopped in the 2800 block of St. Lo Drive. Moments later, a gunman approached, ordered him off the vehicle, valued at more than $2,000, and drove away.

Southwestern District

Theft from trailer: A 6,500-watt generator of unknown value was stolen from a trailer parked Sunday in the first block of N. Wickham Road.

Theft from vehicle: More than two dozen cassette tapes valued at $375 were stolen from a 1999 Pontiac parked in the 1900 block of Ashburton St. by someone who entered after breaking a side window yesterday.

Theft: A patron at Over the Top, a tavern in the 2100 block of Wilkens Ave., left his cellular phone, valued at more than $300, on the bar Saturday night and someone stole it.

Robbery/arrests: A boy, 11, was riding his bicycle in the 700 block of Woodington Road about 10 p.m. Saturday when two older boys pushed him to the ground and stole the bicycle, valued at more than $400. He told police that the thieves were at a party at a house in nearby Baltimore County. Police went there, recovered the bicycle and arrested two teen-agers.

Robbery: A woman, 50, was getting out of her car in the 3600 block of W. Franklin St. about 5 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed her of $60.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Robbery/arrest: After Popeye's Fried Chicken in the 2000 block of E. Joppa Road closed about 10 p.m. Sunday, a gunman left a bathroom and ordered employees to give him money from the cash registers. Two male employees left the building and waited outside. When the gunman walked out, they grabbed him and held him for police. Officers recovered an air pistol and money. Edgar Raphel, 21, of the 3300 block of Rosekemp Ave. in North Baltimore was charged with armed robbery and a handgun violation.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A gold watch and a gold ring, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen from a penthouse apartment in the 200 block of E. Joppa Road overnight Friday.

Vandalism: Racial slurs were spray-painted on a metal sign and a wall Saturday night in the swimming pool area at Ashlar Hill Condominiums in the 100 block of Ashlar Hill Court.

Pub Date: 7/27/99

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