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

Police Blotter

March 15, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Robbery: A man, 75, cashed his Social Security check for more than $600 about 1 p.m. Monday at Westport Liquor & Grocery Store in the 2200 block of Annapolis Road. As he was looking for his mo-ped that he had parked outside, a man told him someone had stolen the vehicle and left it in a nearby alley. The other man escorted the elderly man into the alley, where he assaulted and robbed him. The mo-ped was not recovered.

Burglary: A television and videocassette recorder, valued at more than $1,000, were stolen Monday from a house in the 1700 block of W. Pratt St. The thief entered through a second-floor rear window.

Northern District

Robbery: The manager of the Rite Aid pharmacy in the 3100 block of Old York Road was walking to a nearby bank about 1: 50 p.m. Monday to deposit receipts when a gunman robbed him of an undisclosed sum of money. The gunman escaped in a yellow or tan Oldsmobile with unknown tags.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and several pieces of gold jewelry, all valued at more than $600, were stolen Monday from a house in the 2600 block of St. Paul St.

Theft: A man stole several boxes of anti-smoking medication, valued at nearly $300, from CVS/pharmacy in the 4600 block of Falls Road on Monday.

Eastern District

Rape: A woman, 28, was walking in the 1800 block of Ensor St. about 11 a.m. Sunday when a gunman forced her into a secluded section of the nearby 1700 block of Lamont St. and raped her.

Assault: A man struck a woman in the face during an argument over money Sunday in the 1500 block of Rutland Ave. The woman was treated for facial injuries at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Central District

Burglary: A videocassette recorder valued at $260 was stolen Monday from a basement apartment in the first block of E. Biddle St.

Southeastern District

Arson: A man set fire to the rear of an occupied house in the 400 block of N. Kenwood Ave. early Saturday, causing $15,000 damage to the dwelling and $7,000 to the contents. No injuries were reported.

Burglary: Diamond rings and other jewelry, all valued at nearly $4,000, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 1900 block of E. Pratt St.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and a combination compact disc player/AM-FM radio, valued at nearly $250, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 500 block of Rapolla St. The thief entered through the front door.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A tan 1997 Infiniti with tags 672 BGV was stolen Monday in the 900 block of N. Franklintown Road.

Stolen car: A gray four-door 1991 Honda with tags DNB 320 was stolen Monday in the first block of S. Monastery Ave.

Stolen car: A red four-door Mercury with tags GAN 847 was stolen Monday in the 4500 block of Edmondson Ave.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: A ground-tamping machine of unknown value was stolen from a construction site in the 11500 block of Philadelphia Road during the weekend.

Parkville Precinct

Vandalism: A piece of metal was used to scratch the hood of a 2000 Ford Escort parked early Monday in the first block of Powderview Court in Perry Hall. The vandal caused at least $100 damage.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Tools valued at $100 were stolen Monday from a house in the 19100 block of Gunpowder Road. The thief broke a rear door window to gain entry.

Garrison Precinct

School burglary: Someone broke into a classroom trailer at Randallstown Senior High School in the 9800 block of Winands Road during the weekend and ransacked the interior.

Woodlawn Precinct

School burglary try: Someone tried to enter Woodlawn Senior High School in the 1800 block of Woodlawn Drive over the weekend.

Burglary: Someone entered Salvo Auto Parts in the 7000 block of Liberty Road early Sunday and ransacked the building. The intruder entered through a rooftop ventilation duct. It was not known if property was missing.

Pub Date: 3/15/00

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