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


February 05, 2002|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Robbery: Police were seeking a man who robbed a woman of her purse about noon Saturday as she walked in the 2300 block of E. Monument St on her way to a nearby bank. The man escaped with an unknown amount of cash and property.

Robbery: Two men, one armed with a screwdriver, stepped out of a car in the 900 block of N. Durham St. about 8:45 p.m. Sunday and robbed a man, 31, of a small sum of money. The victim, who had been walking there, was not injured.

Southeastern District

Stolen vehicle: A Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck with handicap tags 8344 was stolen during the weekend in the 500 block of N. Lakewood Ave.

Theft from vehicle: A small sum of money was stolen Sunday from a 1985 Chevrolet van parked in the 300 block of Gusryan St. by someone who entered the vehicle after breaking a window.

Western District

Stolen vehicle: Police were seeking a green 1996 Mercury Cougar with tags KAX 524 that was stolen Sunday in the 1500 block of N. Smallwood St.

Assault: Louis Mack, 18, of the 600 block of Gutman Ave. told police he was walking in the 1800 block of W. Baltimore St. about 4 p.m. Sunday when his cousin pulled out a pellet pistol and shot him. The cousin fled. Police said Mack was not injured and was advised to seek a warrant charging his cousin with aggravated assault.

Northern District

Yoking: A 20-year-old woman was walking in the 600 block of W. University Parkway about 10 p.m. Sunday when an apparently unarmed man grabbed her around the neck and removed more than $50 from her purse. The woman was not injured.

Burglary: Someone entered an apartment in the 2800 block of St. Paul St. through the front door Sunday and stole several compact discs, a camcorder and a least two watches - all valued at more than $1,000.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Armed robbery/assault: Police were seeking two men who robbed a service station in the 14200 block of Jarrettsville Pike in Phoenix of about $200 Sunday night. Police said the pair, one armed with a rifle, entered Jacksonville Citgo about 7:10 p.m., and the gunman threatened to shoot the 70-year-old male attendant if he didn't give them money from the cash register. When the attendant told the pair he didn't think the rifle was real, the gunman struck him on the head with its butt, causing a 4-inch laceration. The pair then removed money from the register and fled on foot.

Essex Precinct

Vandalism: Between Friday and Monday, someone spray-painted two Nazi swastikas and the letters KKK on a wall at Essex Elementary School in the 100 block of Mace Ave. Anyone with information was urged to call the precinct at 410-887-0220.

Burglary: Someone broke into a vacant house in the 100 block of Glider Drive in Aero Acres between Oct. 29 and Jan. 15 and stole a dishwasher, stove and several kitchen cabinets - all valued at $1,000. The burglary was reported yesterday by an agent of the bank that owns the property.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered a car parked in a garage in the 4300 block of E. Joppa Road on Sunday and removed a wallet containing cash.

Burglary: A power saw and a duffel bag containing several hand tools - all valued at more than $300 - were stolen Sunday from the rear porch of a house in the 100 block of Lyndale Ave.

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