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

POLICE BLOTTER

November 07, 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: Several pieces of jewelry and a videocassette recorder -- all valued at nearly $6,000 -- were stolen Monday from a house in the first block of S. Washington St.

Theft from vehicle: A set of golf clubs, compact discs, eyeglasses and a cellular phone -- all valued at nearly $2,000 -- were stolen during the weekend from a 2000 Mercury sedan parked in the 1900 block of Thames St.

Southwestern District

Burglary: A lawn mower valued at $300 was stolen Monday from a shed in the 3800 block of Gelston Drive.

Burglary: Tools valued at $2,000 were stolen Monday from a house in the 2900 block of Arunah Ave.

Stolen vehicle: A 1984 Mazda pickup truck with tags 22E 338 was stolen Monday in the 2900 block of Buena Vista Ave.

Theft: Three ladders -- all valued at more than $600 -- were stolen Monday from outside a house in the 2700 block of Wilmarco Ave.

Burglary: Someone forced open a shed in the 900 block of Wildwood Parkway during the weekend and stole a lawn mower and other lawn-care equipment -- all valued at nearly $500.

Burglary: A water heater valued at more than $900 was stolen Monday from a house in the 1600 block of Poplar Grove St. that is being renovated. Entrance was through a rear door.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: Two cameras and a videocassette recorder -- all valued at $2,000 -- were stolen Monday from a 1985 Wells Cargo trailer parked in the 1100 block of Covington St.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: After a man helped a woman, 89, off a curb in the 7600 block of Harford Road about 12:30 p.m. Monday, he followed her to her car, then asked for money for food and bus fare. After giving the man a small sum, he stole her purse containing cash and property -- all valued at $85.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Currency and gold coins -- all valued at more than $150 -- were stolen Monday from a house in the 4500 block of Raspe Ave.

Cockeysville Precinct

Robbery: An employee of McDonald's in the 3400 block of Sweet Air Road was closing the restaurant about 10:40 p.m. Sunday when two men, one with a handgun, ordered him back inside and forced him to remove an undisclosed sum of money from a safe. Before fleeing, the men locked the employee in a freezer. The employee escaped moments later and called police from a neighboring business.

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