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

Police Blotter

October 11, 1999|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city and county.

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Shooting: A man in his 30s was trying to buy heroin from four men in the 1200 block of Greenmount Ave. about noon yesterday when one of the sellers pulled an unknown caliber handgun and shot him in the left arm and right foot. The man was treated at Maryland General Hospital.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man, 37, of a gold necklace valued at $500 in the 400 block of S. Pulaski St. about 1: 30 p.m. yesterday .

Burglary: A microwave oven, television and a videocassette recorder, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen from an apartment in the 4600 block of Manordene Road during the weekend.

Theft: Cigarettes and liquor, all valued at more than $30, were stolen Thursday from a house in the 1700 block of Gertrude Ave. The theft was reported Friday.

Theft: An 18-foot trailer valued at more than $1,000 was stolen in the 800 block of N. Franklintown Road between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2. The theft was reported Friday.

Theft: An envelope containing more than $300 and two checks payable to the victim were stolen last week from a house in the 3400 block of Edmondson Ave. The theft was reported Friday.

Burglary: Several compact discs, a stereo receiver, a television and a videocassette recorder, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen Friday from a house in the 2900 block of Arunah Ave.

Southern District

Theft: Jewelry valued at $600 was stolen Oct. 4 from a cabinet in the dining room of a house in the 1100 block of W. Hamburg St. The theft occurred while guests were in the house and was reported Saturday.

Burglary: A resident of the 700 block of S. Hanover St. was visiting neighbors Saturday when someone entered her house through the front door and stole a purse containing a wallet, cash, credit cards, cellular phone and prescription drugs, all valued at more than $800.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Robbery: A man, 39, was in the 1500 block of Old Eastern Ave. about 5: 30 a.m. Saturday when three youths asked him for a cigarette. Before he could respond, they beat him with their fists, one stabbed him in the left hand with a knife, and robbed him of more than $300.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglaries: A woman posing as a Baltimore Department of Public Works water inspector entered a home in the 4900 block of Silver Spring Road on Saturday and stole several pieces of the victim's jewelry, valued at $800. On Wednesday, a man using the same ruse entered a house in the 7700 block of Philadelphia Road and stole the occupant's purse containing more than $200, credit cards and other property. Robert Murrow, a DPW spokesman, said no inspections were scheduled at the two locations. He said residents should require identification before allowing entry to anyone who claims to be a water inspector, or dial 911 if the person insists on entering.

Burglary: A former tenant of a house in the 2300 block of Hamiltowne Circle is suspected of entering a shed behind the residence during the weekend and taking a ladder and lawn mower, all valued at more than $400. Police said the former tenant drove off in a Jeep Wagoneer with tags M224951.

Burglary: Someone entered Kenwood Liquors in the 6200 block of Kenwood Ave. on Saturday and stole an undisclosed sum of money. The intruder also entered the adjoining Kenwood Associates, causing $500 damage to windows and walls, but taking no property.

Vandalism: Someone shattered the rear window of a 1989 Mercury Cougar parked on the lot at Perry Hall High School in the 4600 block of Ebenezer Road on Friday night. Damage was set at $200.

Pub Date: 10/11/99

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