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


August 01, 2002|By Johnathon E. Briggs and Laura Barnhardt

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Bank robbery: A man robbed the Allfirst bank in the 3400 block of Eastern Ave. of an undisclosed sum about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after slipping a note to a teller that read: "Give me your money. No dye packs," and telling her, "I'll shoot you." The robber kept one of his hands inside a green backpack.

Armed robbery: A 49-year-old man walking in the 2300 block of E. Baltimore St. was robbed of $100 about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday by a man with a silver hunting knife.

Burglary: A 75-year-old woman who briefly left her house in the 3100 block of E. Fairmount Ave. on Tuesday afternoon returned to discover that thieves had entered a partially open window and stolen a mini-cassette stereo valued at $200.

Central District

Theft from vehicle: A thief smashed the passenger-side window of a 2001 Cadillac in the 400 block of E. Saratoga St. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday and stole a handicap parking permit hanging from the rearview mirror.

Theft from vehicle: A thief smashed the rear driver-side window of a 1998 Toyota Camry about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert and Madison streets and stole a Toshiba laptop computer and organization jewelry rings. The computer was valued at $2,000.

Southwestern District

Theft from vehicle: A Maryland license tag validation sticker was stolen from a white 1988 Acura Integra on Tuesday morning in the 1200 block of Seminole Ave.

Baltimore County

Wilkens Precinct

Indecent exposure: A 48- year-old man was arrested Tuesday after several people reporting seeing a man streaking nude in the Arbutus area throughout the day. Carl Beckner, of no fixed address, was arrested at Oakland Road and Francis Avenue about 3:30 p.m. and charged with indecent exposure.

Burglary: A cell phone and jewelry valued at $400 were stolen during a break-in at a house in the 4700 block of Washington Blvd. before 10 p.m. Tuesday. The burglar appeared to gain entry by popping the screen on the back door.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: A computer was stolen from an office trailer in the 4300 block of Crestheights Ave. in a burglary discovered at 5:30 a.m. The thief gained entry by breaking a window.

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