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

Police Blotter

May 23, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Theft: Two cameras with a combined value of more than $800 were stolen yesterday from a car parked in the 1000 block of N. Charles St.

Eastern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 19, of a cellular phone, a check, keys and cash -- all valued at more than $50 -- about 12: 10 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of N. Linwood Ave.

Robbery: Three men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 35, of $500 about noon Sunday in the 1700 block of N. Chester St.

Northwestern District

Theft from vehicle: A Rolex watch, a radar detector, loan papers and other property, all valued at more than $5,000, were stolen from a 1997 Infiniti Q45 parked in the 3600 block of W. Rogers Ave. over the weekend.

Theft/arrest: A man, 29, from the Pimlico area was arrested Sunday when he attempted to leave National Wholesale Liquidators at Reisterstown Road Plaza, in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Road, without paying for clothing valued at more than $60.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Several men broke into Stoneleigh Elementary School in the 900 block of Pemberton Road about 1 a.m. Saturday and confronted a custodian in a hall and chased him through the hallways for several minutes. The custodian fled and drove to his home in the city, where he called county police. Police arrived at the school about 2 a.m. and found that a television and a videocassette recorder were missing.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Two men robbed a boy, 13, of his bicycle Saturday at St. Luke's Lane and Brompton Road. One robber implied he was armed with a handgun. The men drove off in a red car.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: An occupant of a house in the first block of Hollow Rock Court arrived home about 3 p.m. Sunday and discovered an intruder about to leave with a suitcase full of cartons of cigarettes. The intruder, who entered through an unlocked rear window, fled without the property. The occupant owns a food market and keeps large quantities of cigarettes in her home.

For the record

Victim identified: Travis McDowell, 16, of the 4300 block of Valley View Way in Gardenville was identified by police yesterday as the victim of a fatal shooting about 11: 30 p.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Maryland Ave. in midtown. No arrest had been made, and no motive is known, police said.

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