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


July 24, 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: Police were seeking two men who robbed two couples of more than $1,500 in cash and valuables at gunpoint Sunday night as the victims walked in the 2900 block of Dillon St.

Burglary: Two chain saws valued at $600 were stolen Monday from Terminal Corp. in the 4300 block of Holabird Ave.

Southwestern District

Theft from vehicle: A 9-mm Glock semiautomatic handgun, credit cards, laptop computer, cash, keys and a duffel bag were stolen Monday from a car parked in the 3400 block of Wilkens Ave.

Southern District

Arson: A 1997 Jeep with tags M533134 was parked in the 2700 block of Blyden Road early Monday when someone ignited a gasoline-soaked towel in the fuel tank entry pipe, setting the vehicle on fire and causing extensive damage.

Burglary: Hand and power tools -- all of unknown value -- were stolen Monday from Ellicott Machine Shop in the 1400 block of Wicomico St. by someone who entered the building after breaking a window.

Northern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed Stadium Lounge in the 3300 block of Greenmount Ave. of more than $200 about 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Robbery: A man, 25, was about to enter his home in the 2800 block of St. Paul St. about 11:20 p.m. Monday when a man armed with a knife robbed him of $25.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Robbery try: Two men, one with a handgun, entered Symone's Soul Cafe in the 8700 block of Liberty Road through an unlocked door about 12:30 a.m. Monday and were attempting to enter the office when the manager fired at least one shot through the door from inside the room, causing the two men to flee without any money.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A man, 44, was in the yard of his house in the 7500 block of Battle Grove Circle about 7 p.m. Monday when two men, one armed with a metal pipe, demanded money while threatening to harm him. Having no cash on him, the man pulled out his checkbook, wrote a check for $100 and gave it to the men, who fled on foot.

Arrest: A man, 20, was arrested Monday and charged with theft by credit card fraud moments after he allegedly purchased more than $3,700 worth of jewelry, clothing and bedding at J.C. Penney at the Eastpoint Mall with a credit card whose account was closed July 17. Charged was Albert James Liverpool of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place, Baltimore.

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