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

Police Blotter

April 26, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Robbery try/arrest: A man, 22, was in the 100 block of N. Montford Ave. about 9 p.m. Monday when a gunman demanded his money. The man refused and the gunman fled. The man gave a description to police, who arrested a suspect minutes later. Jamal Thomas, 20, of the 3900 block of Marx Ave. was charged with attempted armed robbery.

Central District

Theft: More than $200 was stolen Monday from two lockers at Brick Bodies Downtown Health Club & Aquatics Center in the 200 block of N. Charles St.

Theft: A laptop computer and a compact disc player, all valued at more than $2,000, were stolen Monday from a sport utility vehicle parked in the 300 block of W. Camden St.

Theft from vehicle: Power tools valued at more than $400 were stolen Monday from a 1997 Dodge pickup truck parked in the first block of Commerce St.

Northwestern District

Arson: A flammable fluid was poured onto a 2000 Ford Focus parked in the 3300 block of Sumter Ave. Monday and set ablaze. Damage was extensive.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a boy, 16, of $19 about 11 a.m. Monday in the 4600 block of Liberty Heights Ave.

Theft from vehicle: Stereo equipment valued at more than $500 was stolen Monday from a 1988 Mazda RX-7 parked in the 3800 block of Dolfield Ave.

Northern District

Robbery: A cyclist, 22, was in the 700 block of E. 30th St. about 8 p.m. Monday when she was assaulted by a man who stole the bicycle, valued at $100.

Burglary: Furniture, a telephone and a 25-inch television, all valued at nearly $2,500, were stolen Monday from a house in the 100 block of E. 23rd St.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man, 23, of a bag containing clothing and boots, all valued at $200, about 4 p.m. Monday in the 2800 block of Huntingdon Ave.

Burglary: A purse, television and microwave oven were stolen from an apartment in the 800 block of Dartmouth Road between Friday and Monday.

Western District

Stolen car: A white 1994 four-door Nissan Acura with tags BFP 500 was stolen yesterday in the 1800 block of Moreland Ave.

Burglary: Someone broke a stained glass window, entered Holy Mt. Zion Temple in the 1200 block of N. Monroe St. overnight Monday and stole amplifying equipment valued at $700.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Robbery/arrests: Two males, one with a knife, robbed a boy, 13, of jewelry valued at $30 as the victim sat on the front steps of his house about 2 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Kingston Road. A short time later, police arrested two males. Dustin Fifer, 16, of the 500 block of Kingston Road was charged as an adult with armed robbery. A boy, 14, was charged as a juvenile with robbery.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A ground tiller and five gallons of gasoline, all valued at more than $400, were stolen from a shed in the 1700 block of Kurtz Ave. in Timonium overnight Sunday.

Burglary: An undisclosed sum of money was stolen from a house in the first block of Twig Court in White Hall between Saturday and Monday. The thief entered after throwing a cinder block through a sliding glass door.

Parkville Precinct

Theft: A generator owned by a construction company and valued at $2,000 was stolen Monday from a truck parked in the 2300 block of North Point Blvd.

Robbery: Two teen-age boys, one with a bicycle, were at Wilson and Linwood avenues about 2: 30 p.m. Monday when an older male struck the youth with the bicycle and stole it. The bicycle was valued at $100.

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