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

Police Blotter

August 12, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Stolen handgun: A .357-caliber Magnum handgun of unknown value was stolen Monday from a house in the 3400 block of Esther Place.

Southern District

Burglary: Stereo equipment and a television, all valued at nearly $2,000, were stolen from a house in the 1800 block of W. Lombard St. between Sunday and Tuesday.

Eastern District

Shootings: Two gunmen got out of a dark-colored car in the 2400 block of E. Oliver St. about 12: 20 a.m. yesterday and fired several shots, hitting a man, 36, in the right leg and right side, and another man in the left hand. A third man, who was not a target of the gunmen, was slightly injured by glass fragments from an unknown source when he was getting out of the way of the gunfire. The gunmen drove off, and the victims were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Robbery: A man, 31, was in the 1400 block of E. Federal St. about 11: 45 p.m. Tuesday when two gunmen robbed him of a gold medallion, a gold necklace, a watch and a wallet containing $90, all valued at about $1,000.

Theft: Police are investigating the theft of 200 pounds of assorted meat products, valued at $1,000, that were not delivered to the Giant Food Inc. warehouse in Landover. The meat, prepared by Henry W. Stapf Inc. in the 1200 block of Hargest Lane, was loaded onto a truck for delivery Tuesday but was not aboard on arrival.

Burglary: An undisclosed large sum of cash, state Lottery tickets -- valued at $2,000 -- and 69 Mass Transit Authority bus passes, valued at about $1,000, were removed Monday from a safe at Cash Bar, a check-cashing firm in the 1500 block of Edison Highway. The thief gained entry by cutting a hole in the roof.

Robbery: A boy, 15, was in the 900 block of E. Eager St. about noon Tuesday when an older male robbed him of a dollar and a gold necklace valued at $300. A short time later, the victim's mother saw the suspect wearing her son's jewelry and called police, but the man fled and was being sought.

Eastern District

Arson: After a man refused to give a woman a ride about 9 p.m. Tuesday, she entered his garage near the 3300 block of W. North Ave., and set fire to his 1980 Pontiac Bonneville, causing at least $1,000 in damage, and fled. Police advised him to get a warrant for the woman to charge her with malicious burning and destruction of property.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery try: A man entered Little Black Dress, a clothing store in the 6000 block of Falls Road, about 10: 30 a.m. Tuesday and demanded money from the owner. The owner chased him from the store and called police. No arrest had been made.

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