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


November 01, 2001|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Burglary: A 5-gallon glass jug containing at least $1,000 worth of coins was stolen Monday from a house in the 6700 block of O'Donnell St.

Burglary: Two Cal Ripken-theme teddy bears, a telephone, 18 compact discs and clothing - all valued at more than $500 - were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 6600 block of Marne Ave.

Burglary: Three videocassette recorders - each valued at $100 - were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 3100 block of E. Fairmount Ave. by someone who entered through a rear door.

Southwestern District

Burglary: Two 26-inch mountain bicycles and a gas-operated hedge trimmer - all valued at more than $500 - were stolen Tuesday from a shed in the 1800 block of Wilmington Ave.

Southern District

Stolen vehicle: A blue 1994 Ford Aspire with vanity tags FREEE 2B was stolen Tuesday in the 1700 block of W. Lombard St.

Northwestern District

Arson: Someone set fire to the interior of a vacant house in the 2700 block of Reisterstown Road about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, causing at least $10,000 damage.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Bank robbery: A gunman robbed Sparks State Bank in the 21400 block of York Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Burglary: A man broke into a house in the 300 block of Lochview Terrace on Tuesday and was about to leave with a gold ring valued at $300 when the elderly female resident arrived home and told him to put the ring back where he found it. When the man refused and was about to flee, the woman struck him with her fists. The man fled with the ring. The woman was not injured.

White Marsh Precinct

Assault/arrest: A man, 20, of the 8100 block of Edwill Ave., was sleeping early Tuesday when his male roommate entered his bedroom and threatened to cut his throat with a knife. The victim fled, jumping out a second-floor window. He was uninjured. Arrested and charged with first-degree assault and held in $50,000 bail was Terry Lawson, also 20. Police said the pair had argued earlier over money.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: A gunman entered Toy Store in the 1200 block of Reisterstown Road in Pikesville through a rear door about noon Tuesday, then ordered a clerk to give him the contents of a cash register. The gunman fled with $150.

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