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


February 25, 2002|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Robberies: A gunman robbed the Subway carryout in the Baltimore Port Truck Plaza in the 5500 block of O'Donnell St. of an undisclosed sum of money about 2 a.m. yesterday. Moments later, the same man robbed Travel Centers of America, also located in the plaza, of an undisclosed sum and escaped.

Robbery: After a man, 23, accepted $20 to take two men to the O'Donnell Heights area about 5 p.m. Saturday, he was driving near the 1700 block of Ponca St. when one of the men pulled a handgun and robbed him of his wallet containing more than $500.

Theft: A woman reported Friday she left her purse containing $1,500 in a car she decided not to purchase after a test drive at an auto dealership in the 3800 block of Fleet St. When she returned to the dealership, the purse was gone, she said.

Theft: Someone entered a Honda Accord parked in the first block of S. Exeter St. Saturday and stole a leather jacket, backpack and Maryland Shock Trauma Center identification card.

Theft from vehicle: Tools, five fishing rods, a jacket and a radio - all valued at nearly $800 - were stolen Saturday from a Dodge pickup truck parked in the 900 block of S. Highland Ave.

Eastern District

Theft: A combination TV/VCR and a cellular phone were stolen Saturday from a vehicle parked in the 2000 block of N. Broadway.

Stolen vehicle: A four-door 1998 Ford with North Carolina tag LNM 7548 was stolen during the weekend in the 700 block of N. Eden St.

Northern District

Burglary: A camera, compact discs, DVD player, DVD discs and video games - all valued at nearly $1,600 - were stolen Saturday during a break-in at a house in the 2700 block of N. Calvert St.

Southwestern District

Theft: Musical instruments and equipment - all valued at more than $2,300 - were stolen during the weekend from a house in the 200 block of N. Franklintown Road.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Shooting: Two men were arguing in Hot Shot Billiards at the Rosedale Terrace Shopping Center in the 8100 block of Pulaski Highway about 3 a.m. Saturday when one pulled a handgun and pointed it at the other. As the unarmed man - a 30-year-old from Essex - fled out a door, the gunman fired several shots, one of which struck the victim in the left shin. The gunman escaped and the victim was treated at Franklin Square Hospital. A .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun, believed to have been used in the shooting, was recovered outside the building.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Tony Roma's Restaurant in the first block of Restaurant Park Drive in Owings Mills Saturday and removed an undisclosed sum of money from a safe.

Wilkens Precinct

Robbery: A mother, 35, and her daughter, 15, were walking along Frederick Road near Cherrydale Road about 5:15 p.m. Saturday when two men stepped from a Burgundy car, assaulted the mother and stole her purse containing a small sum of money.

Rape: Police were seeking a man who attacked a woman, 23, as she walked toward a friend's house in the first block of Bloomsbury Ave. about 10:30 p.m. Friday, then forced her to the side of a building and raped her. The attacker drove off in a silver Nissan Maxima. The woman was treated at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

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