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


January 04, 2002|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Cutting: Mark Adams, a 31-year-old barber, was working at Esquire Barber Shop in the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave. about 11 a.m. Wednesday when his former wife entered and they began to argue. Adams was cut across the upper left arm with a straight razor. The woman, 30, from the 2500 block of Arunah Ave., fled and was being sought. Adams was taken to Bon Secours Hospital, where it took 40 stitches to close the wound.

Burglary: A stained-glass window over the front door and a fireplace mantel were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 800 block of N. Carey St. by someone who entered through a rear door.

Northern District

Home invasion robbery: Police were seeking a person who entered a house in the 400 block of Bretton Place about noon yesterday requesting money, then attacked an 86-year-old couple with a knife and robbed them of an undisclosed sum. Police said the victims were not certain of the assailant's gender, and that each suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment.

Robbery: A woman, 50, was walking in the 3200 block of St. Paul St. about 5 p.m. Wednesday when a gunman robbed her of $100.

Burglary: Computer equipment and a camera - all valued at $3,700 - were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 6000 block of Smith Ave.

Eastern District

Theft from vehicle: Several compact discs and a stereo receiver were stolen Wednesday from a vehicle parked in the 2300 block of Aisquith St.

Stabbing: A 20-year-old man was walking in the 600 block of N. Caroline St. about 11 a.m. Wednesday when another man stabbed him in the arm for no apparent reason. The assailant fled, and the victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A male customer was inside Chinese Food Carryout in the 3100 block of W. North Ave. about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday when two men entered the store and robbed him of $16.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A large wooden spool of electrical cable valued at $12,000 was stolen between Dec. 21 and Jan. 2 from the warehouse of Orius Corp. in the 100 block of Schilling Circle in Hunt Valley.

Garrison Precinct

Burglaries: Two dishwashers and a clothes dryer - all valued at nearly $700 - were stolen between Dec. 28 and Jan. 2 from two houses under construction in the 5000 block of Gold Hill Road in Owings Mills.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: After using a brick to break the front glass door, someone entered the Royal Farms store in the 2700 block of Taylor Ave. early Wednesday and stole 44 cartons of cigarettes valued at more than $1,400.

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