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


April 18, 2002|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Theft: Tools valued at $3,400 were stolen Monday from a 1998 Chevrolet van parked in the 200 block of Quinton St.

Theft from vehicle: A resident of the 700 block of S. Exeter St. heard his Jeep's alarm sounding Tuesday, went outside and saw a man leaving the vehicle - taking a cell phone and wallet. The owner chased but failed to catch the thief.

Theft from vehicle: A jacket, tools and car-care kit - all valued at nearly $700 - were stolen Tuesday from a 1996 Jeep parked in the 1500 block of E. Lexington St.

Western District

Robbery: Two women and a man entered another man's house in the 1900 block of W. North Ave. about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, threatened him with a knife and robbed the 55-year-old victim of state lottery tickets valued at $60. Police said the trio had followed the victim home from a store after he purchased the tickets.

Northwestern District

Burglary: Stereo equipment and a television - all valued at $850 - were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 3700 block of Ferndale Ave.

Southwestern District

Theft: Three women were being sought in the theft Tuesday of a child support check for $1,400 from the mailbox of a house in the 900 block of Poplar Grove St.

Theft: A white 1991 Dodge Shadow with tags KDN 851 was stolen Tuesday in the 500 block of Queensgate Road.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Burglary: Six bushels of crabs were stolen overnight Monday from a shed in the 10500 block of Bird River Road that is owned by a man who sells seafood from his home.

Burglary: A coffee can containing $575 was stolen from a closet in a home in the 2100 block of Oakland Road on Tuesday.

Woodlawn Precinct

Theft/arrest: An 18-year-old East Baltimore man attempted to leave Best Buy in the 1700 block of Belmont Ave. on Tuesday after allegedly stealing $574 worth of video games, but was held by an employee until police arrived. Charged with theft was James Allen of the 2400 block of E. Biddle St.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Video games and their accessories - all valued at nearly $350 - were stolen Saturday from a house in the 700 block of Peach Orchard Lane.

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