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

Police Blotter

June 05, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Shootings: Two males, 14 and 17, were shooting dice with some other males in the 500 block of W. Preston St. about 1 a.m. Saturday when an unknown assailant shot one teen-ager twice in the right shoulder and the other in the left forearm. The victims were treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center for nonlife-threatening wounds.

Theft: A purse containing $600 was stolen about 2 p.m. Saturday when a customer left it at the McDonald's restaurant in the first block of Market Place.

Theft: At a social function Saturday at the Belvedere Hotel in the first block of E. Chase St., a woman's purse containing $5, a camera and a cellular phone, all valued at more than $700, was stolen when it was left unattended on a chair.

Burglary: Cash, jewelry, shoes and 100 compact discs, all valued at more than $3,500, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 700 block of St. Paul St.

Burglary: A 20-inch screen television and a cassette radio were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1400 block of Eutaw Place.

Eastern District

Robbery try/arrest: Two men were seated in a car parked in the 600 block of N. Collington Ave. about 1: 20 p.m. Saturday when another man approached and asked for a cigarette. When his request was refused, he pulled out a knife and tried to break one of the car's windows. Moments later, police spotted a male fitting the armed man's description, sitting on the steps of a nearby house and arrested him. A 6-inch long knife was recovered. Robert White, 35, of the 600 block of N. Collington Ave. was charged with aggravated assault and processed at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Theft: A purse containing nearly $500 was stolen Saturday from an unattended shopping cart at the Super Pride store in the 1600 block of Harford Ave.

Northwestern District

Burglary: Stereo equipment and a 19-inch televison, all valued at more than $300, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 4000 block of Hilton Road.

Burglary: A moped and a dirt-bike, all valued at $1,600, were stolen from a backyard shed in the 3500 block of Trainor Ave. over the weekend.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, 15 hair brushes and nearly $200 were stolen Saturday from Knox's Barber Shop in the 4800 block of Park Heights Ave.

Southeastern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man, 23, of $300 in the 100 block of N. Belnord Ave. about 6: 30 a.m. Friday.

Stolen car: A 4-door 1989 Pontiac with tags GYA 284 was stolen in the 500 block of S. Patapsco Ave. over the weekend.

Southwestern District

Arson: Someone placed a rag inside the fuel intake tube of a Suzuki parked in the 3200 block of Lohrs Lane about 3: 30 p.m. Saturday and set it ablaze, nearly destroying the vehicle.

Robbery: A man, 49, was in the 2800 block of W. North Ave. about 5 p.m. Saturday when an apparently unarmed man robbed him of $10.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Two men, both with their faces covered and one armed with a handgun, entered the Royal Farms store in the 5300 block of Old Court Road with a key about 5: 30 a.m. Saturday and forced a female employee, 59, into a bathroom. The robbers took an undisclosed sum of money from two safes and fled. The employee was not injured.

Wilkens Precinct

Robbery: A woman, 85, was walking to her car on the parking lot of the Giant supermarket in the 4600 block of Wilkens Ave. about 5 p.m. Saturday when a man in his mid-20s snatched her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $80. The woman suffered a minor bruise to an arm during a struggle with the robber.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Police were seeking two females suspected of entering a house in the 800 block of Chumleigh Road about 10 a.m. Saturday and stealing a 24-inch gold chain, a gold golf pendant and a wallet containing $100. During the incident, the occupant was working in her front garden.

Cockeysville Precinct

Vandalism: Several windows -- all valued at $2,000 -- in a house being built in the first block of Dalebrook Road were broken Friday.

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