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

Police Blotter

July 28, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Theft from vehicle: A laptop computer, a computer carrying bag, eyeglasses and a computer accessory, all valued at more than $3,000, were stolen Monday from a 1999 Honda Accord parked in the 100 block of Edgevale Road.

Southern District

Burglary: Four bicycles and lawn-care equipment, all valued at nearly $1,200, were stolen Monday from a shed in the 200 block of E. Jeffrey St.

Theft: A generator and a grinder, both valued at more than $2,000, were stolen from Corrosion Repair & Services in the 3900 block of Curtis Ave. between Friday and Monday.

Theft from vehicle: A camcorder and a digital camera, both valued at nearly $1,400, were stolen Monday from a 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck parked in the first block of E. Barney St.

Southwestern District

Robbery/arrest: A woman, 28, was in the first block of S. Franklintown Road about 12: 15 a.m. Monday when another woman robbed her of $50 and tried to stab her with a knife. Later, police arrested a suspect, 34, of the 2500 block of W. Baltimore St. and charged her with attempted armed robbery, possession of a deadly weapon and possession of narcotics.

Burglary: A warrant was to be issued for the arrest of a woman who stole two videocassette recorders, a telephone and other property, all valued at $1,200, from a house in the first block of N. Woodington Road on Monday and pawned the items. When confronted by the owner of the property, the woman gave him the pawn ticket. The owner recovered his property.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Robbery/arrest: David Logan, 31, and his son, Michael, 16, both of Towson, subdued a man who had robbed Popeye's Fried Chicken in the 2000 block of E. Joppa Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 10 p.m. Sunday and held him for police. Logan, his wife, Lisa, and their son were driving westbound on Joppa Road at Waltham Woods Road when they saw a female Popeye's employee motioning for help from inside the restaurant. Police recovered money believed taken in the robbery and an air pistol. Edgar Raphel, 21, of the 3300 block of Rosekemp Ave. in North Baltimore was charged with armed robbery and was being held at the county Detention Center.

North Point Precinct

Theft: Someone entered the bedroom of a house in the 1800 block of Snyder Ave. Monday and stole more than $6,000 that the victim had withdrawn from his bank to take to an auction.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: An industrial saw valued at nearly $900 was stolen form a construction company trailer parked in the 7700 block of Bellona Ave. Saturday. The theft was reported Monday.

For the record

Victim identified: Mendell Jones, 17, of the 5400 block of Clifton Ave. was identified by police yesterday as the victim who was fatally shot in the 200 block of Spring Court early Monday. Police had not determined a motive for the killing.

Pub Date: 7/28/99

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