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

Police Blotter

July 31, 2002|By Jonathan D. Rockoff and Laura Barnhardt

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Burglary: A boat docked at a pier off the 2000 block of Aliceanna St. was looted of power tools, clothing, toiletries, dozens of compact discs and a cordless phone Monday afternoon. The goods, valued at $1,579, were removed through a rear window.

Burglary: A gate was taken off its hinges and locks were cut from sheds before tools worth $1,018 were stolen early Monday from Cin-Lin Sales and Salvage in the 400 block of S. Kresson St. Items taken included a power washer, circular saw and commercial bolt cutters.

Theft: A 62-year-old man returning from a brief trip into the Home Depot store in the 1600 block of Eastern Ave. on Monday morning found power tools worth more than $500 missing from his Ford F-150 pickup truck.

Northern District

Larceny: Two ornamental cast-iron urns with lions' heads were stolen from the patio garden behind a house in the 100 block of St. Dunstans Road overnight Sunday. Cables anchoring the 30-inch urns to a weight buried under the garden were cut.

Burglary: Two 13-inch color televisions, a video game console and game cartridges, all valued at $2,020, were stolen from an apartment Monday afternoon in the 800 block of Nat Court. A back window was used to enter the apartment.

Burglary: A woman's purse with $20 was stolen from a house in the 3400 block of Oakenshaw Place overnight Sunday. The purse had been sitting on a kitchen table.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Stolen vehicle: A green 1986 Buick Century with tags NCT 347 was taken from an apartment complex parking lot in the 10700 block of Cardington Way between Monday and yesterday morning.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Three to five male teen-agers held up a snowball stand in the 1600 block of Forest Park Ave. about 10 p.m. Monday. The robbers attacked the 24-year-old male attendant and stole $125 from the register. The victim was cut on his forehead.

Attempted burglary: Someone tried to break into an apartment in the 6800 block of Townbrook Drive between 2:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. yesterday. A 30-year-old resident found her son's bedroom window screen cut in the morning.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A red lawn mower valued at $150 was taken from a shed in the first block of Nakota Court during the weekend. The shed had been left unlocked.

Burglary: Five video game consoles and 10 game cartridges, all valued at $5,300, were stolen Monday afternoon from a house in the 900 block of Renfrew St. by someone who entered through a rear bedroom window.

North Point Precinct

Theft from vehicles: Several cars parked at a commercial garage in the 3800 block of North Point Blvd. were broken into between 5 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. yesterday. Sound equipment valued at $1,200 was stolen. The burglars cut a lock on the gate to gain entry to the parking area.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: The owner of a house in the 8300 block of Karl Ave. heard a loud bang early Friday, looked outside and saw her house security light on and a car speeding away. The basement door had been broken, the woman reported to police Monday.

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