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


April 02, 2001|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Robbery: Two women, both 21, were at East Monument Street and North Central Avenue about 8 p.m. Saturday when four men, one with a handgun, robbed them of their purses containing cash, credit cards and pagers - all valued at more than $250.

Burglaries: Two storage lockers at U-Haul Co. Moving Center in the 4300 block of Pulaski Highway were broken into between Jan. 27 and Feb. 25. Taken from one locker were two radios, computer equipment and tools, all valued at nearly $2,000. From the other locker, two air conditioners - each valued at more than $300 - were stolen. The burglaries were reported Saturday.

Southeastern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed two males, 17 and 18, of jewelry, cellular phones, wallets and cash about 7 p.m. Friday in the 3500 block of Bank St. The property was valued at nearly $1,600.

Southwestern District

Drug arrest: A male, 17, was arrested about 5 p.m. Saturday in the 2100 block of Boyd St. and charged with possession of marijuana. Police seized two plastic bags of marijuana of unknown value. The youth was processed at the Northern District juvenile detention center.

School burglary: Someone punched a hole in the wall to gain entry Saturday to a portable classroom at Pine Heights Elementary School in the 1200 block of Pine Heights Ave. It was not known if any property was stolen.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed The Avenue, a clothing store in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Road, of more than $200 Friday. He took money from two cash registers, then forced a female employee into a rear room. She was not harmed.

Robbery: A gunman robbed two other males of a cellular phone and a gold watch - all valued at $800 - about 9 p.m. Thursday in the 3600 block of Fords Lane. One of the victims attempted to dial 911 on his cellular phone to report the robbery but the gunman grabbed it from him. As the gunman fled, he fired a shot into the ground to prevent the victims from following him.

Robbery: A man with a sawed-off shotgun robbed a woman, 45, of her purse containing cash and property - all valued at $70 - about 1 p.m. Friday in the 3700 block of Bowers Ave.

Northern District

Theft: A green 1999 Tomas mo-ped was stolen Saturday in the 4500 block of Finney Ave.

Theft: Someone known to the occupants entered a dwelling Saturday in the 900 block of Gorsuch Ave. and stole video games and accessories, all valued at nearly $300. The items were pawned later but no arrest had been made.

Theft from vehicle: Ten compact discs and cash - all valued at $155 - were stolen Saturday from a 1999 Honda parked in the 100 block of W. Melrose Ave.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: A 150-year-old chest of drawers valued at more than $500 was stolen from the front porch of a house in the 8900 block of Liberty Road during the weekend.

Arson: After stealing a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina from Enchanted Hills Road on Saturday night, someone drove the car more than two miles to Nicodemus and Ivy Mill roads near Liberty Reservoir and set it ablaze, destroying the vehicle.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A 1999 50 cc Suzuki motorcycle and tools - all valued at more than $1,000 - were stolen from a house in the 13100 block of Choptank Road during the weekend. The thief entered through a basement door.

Burglary: A 27-inch screen television valued at more than $600 was stolen during the weekend from a house in the 9600 block of Conmar Road in Middle River.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: A shed in the 8200 block of Old Harford Road was broken into during the first week of February and a lawn mower and equipment - all valued at nearly $500 - were stolen. The burglary was reported Friday.

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