Baltimore City Western District Arson: A fire that...


June 26, 2000|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

Western District

Arson: A fire that caused more than $10,000 damage to the structure and contents of a rowhouse in the 1300 block of N. Stricker St. early yesterday was ruled an arson. No arrest had been made. Reported at 7 a.m., the single-alarm fire damaged a second-floor front bedroom before it was brought under control in under an hour. Police said more than one fire pattern was found by firefighters. No injuries were reported.

Central District

Stolen car: A beige 4-door 1988 Dodge sedan with tags FXE 764 was stolen Saturday froma garage in the first block of Marketplace.

Northwestern District

Stabbing: A woman, 35, was arrested Saturday night and charged with stabbing a man she knows in the left hand with a 6-inch-long steak knife during an argument in her home in the 3500 block of Virginia Ave. The man, 55, was treated at Sinai Hospital and released. The woman,, who told police she was trying to defend herself , was processed at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Stolen car: A burgundy 1999 Hyundai with tags GJM 120 was parked in the 4400 block of Fairfax Road Friday night when its alarm sounded, waking the owner, who watched as someone drove the vehicle away.

Stolen car: A gray 1991 Dodge Caravan with tags M201714 was stolen in the 6600 block of Eberle Drive Saturday.

Burglary: Someone entered a construction site at Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens in the 6100 block of Metro Drive over the weekend and stole a generator and electrical equipment, all valued at nearly $3,000.

Arson: Someone set fire to a pile of clothing outside a third-floor apartment in the 3700 block of Greenspring Ave. early Saturday, causing a least $200 damage to an exterior apartment wall.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A girl, 16, was in the 500 block of S. Smallwood St. about 10 p.m. Friday when she was assaulted by a man, who robbed her of nearly $150.

Theft from vehicle: A videocasette recorder valued at nearly $400 was stolen from a 1997 Ford van parked in the 3300 block of Frederick Ave. Saturday.

Aggravated assalt: A woman, 23, was in the 4000 block of Frederick Ave. about 7 p.m. Friday when her ex-boyfriend struck her with his fist. When the woman fled and attempted to enter a friend's car, the ex-boyfriend pulled a handgun and threatened to shoot her. He fled and was being sought.

Burglary: Silverware and a video camera, all of unknown value, were stolen from an apartment in the 4600 block of Manordene Road between June 16 and June 23 by someone who entered through a door.

Theft from vehicle: Clothing valued at nearly $300 was stolen from a 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck parked in the 2200 block of W. Pratt St. Saturday.

Shooting: A boy, 16, was riding a bicycle in the 2200 block of Ramsay St. about 4 a.m. Saturday when he felt pain in his upper left leg. The youth was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment of a bullet wound. His condition was not available and no arrest had been made.

Theft: Someone entered an apartment in the 200 block of N. Monastery Ave. over the weekend and stole a videocassette recorder valued at $200.

Southern District

Burglary: Someone entered the Golden Grill, a restaurant in the 300 block of S. Stricker St., through a rear door early Saturday and stole $15 in quarters, food valued at $100 and a water cooler valued at nearly $300. The burglary was discovered after an alarm sounded.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Assault: Four men were playing basketball on a court outside Parkville Middle School in the 8700 block of Avondale Road about 8:30 p.m. Friday when a fight broke out between one player and the other three. The victim was nearly knocked unconscious after he was struck with fists and kicked. The other three males fled. The victim, 22, was flown by state police helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment of non-life threatenng injuries. His condition was not available and no arrests had been made.

Burglary: Someone entered the county's Bureau of Recreations and Parks building at Double Rock Park in the 8200 block of Glen Road over the weekend through a door and stole property valued at $500. Damage to a door was set at more than $100. The break-in was discovered by an employee Saturday morning.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A 16-inch chain saw and garden equipment, all valued at nearly $500, were stolen from a shed in the 6500 block of Sherwood Road between June 1 and June 18. The incident was reported Friday.

Stolen car: A burgundy 1993 Dodge Shadow with tags 428 AHN was stolen in the first block of Acorn Circle Saturday.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Ridgely Plaza Laundromat in the 1700 block of York Road early Saturday through a hole in the roof and disconnected the burglar alarm. The intruder or intruders then forced open several money changing machines and removed an undisclosed sum. Police said at least $800 in damage was done to the machines.

Vandalism:At least $200 in damage was done after someone entered a house under construction in the first block of Dalebrook Drive in Hunt Valley over the weekend and spray-painted the front door and the dining room and basement floors.

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