Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police...

Police Blotter

March 23, 2001|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Drug arrest: Police raided a house in the 2600 block of W. Fayette St. on Wednesday, several days after Detective Kenneth Jeffries of the drug enforcement unit purchased cocaine from a man in the dwelling. They arrested a man and seized 37 vials of cocaine with a street value of nearly $400. Marcus Oliver, 21, of the West Fayette Street address was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

Drug arrest: Officer Ray Yost was in the 1400 block of Bloomingdale Road about 4 p.m. Wednesday when he saw a man he suspected of selling vials of cocaine. When Yost and other officers approached, the man tried to swallow at least two vials, which officers recovered. They also seized additional vials of cocaine valued at nearly $60. Anton Beane, 25, of the 2900 block of Presstman St. was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

Southern District

Theft: While a man was having dental work done at Brooklyn Medical Center in the 3700 block of Potee St. on Wednesday morning, someone stole his Avrex-brand jacket - valued at $300 - that he left in the waiting room.

Burglary: Power and hand tools, a compact disc player, speakers and an air-gun - all valued at more than $13,000 - were stolen yesterday from Tire City in the 1500 block of Benhill Ave.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Bomb threat/arrest: A pupil at Pine Grove Middle School in the 9200 block of Old Harford Road was arrested Wednesday and charged with making a bomb threat to the school. The building was evacuated shortly after 8 a.m., and police and a bomb-sniffing dog searched the school but found no bomb. School staff members received information from pupils that a girl had called in the threat from a pay telephone at the school. The girl, 12, was charged with making a bomb threat and telephone misuse, and was released to her parents' custody.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Jewelry, watches, video game equipment and cash - all valued at more than $4,900 - were stolen Monday from a house in the 8500 block of Coco Road. The intruder ate food and drank beverages before fleeing.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed a 7-Eleven store in the 3000 block of North Point Road of an undisclosed sum about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday.

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