Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

March 21, 2003|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Theft: Someone entered an office at Salvation Army in the 2700 block of W. Patapsco Ave. between Feb. 28 and Wednesday and removed $2,013 from a safe.

Theft: A pipe-cutting saw valued at $400, property of Baltimore City, was stolen Wednesday from a construction site in the 100 block of E. Fort Ave.

Theft from vehicle: A car stereo system and compact disc player were stolen Wednesday from a 1993 Ford Escort parked in the 700 block of McHenry St. The loss was estimated at $180.

Theft: Someone stole a check card belonging to a resident of the 3700 block of S. Hanover St. and used it Wednesday at a bank to withdraw $280.

Eastern District

Stabbing: A 16-year-old boy from Webb Court told police he was walking in the 900 block of Sterling Court about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday when an unknown male stabbed him in the left side. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southeastern District

Burglary: Jewelry items valued at $2,700 were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 1900 block of E. Pratt St. by someone who entered through a side door.

Burglary: A computer, 400 compact discs, a CD changer, stereo equipment, a television, watches and DVD player -- all valued at $8,200 -- were stolen from a house in the 2100 block of Bank St. between March 14 and Wednesday.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Drug arrest: Sgt. Robert Stelmack and Officer David Lease were in an unmarked patrol car in the 100 block of Avon Beach Road in Turners Station about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when they spotted a woman driving a 1990 Acura recklessly and stopping at corners known for drug trafficking. When the officers approached the stopped vehicle, the woman was cutting cocaine she had just purchased, police said. Arrested and charged with possession of cocaine was Hyang Hwang, 38, of the 7900 block of Trappe Road.

Vandalism: A 1997 Honda Civic was parked in the 7800 block of Trappe, Road on Wednesday night when someone used a sharp object to scratch the driver's-side door, causing $500 damage.

Theft: A portable basketball up-right and rim valued at $200 were stolen Wednesday from the rear yard of a house in the 200 block of Center St.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery/assault: A 21-year-old woman was robbed of her purse in the first block of Woodbriar Court about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday by a man who knocked her to the ground and kicked her several times.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Swimming pool equipment valued at $650 was stolen early Wednesday from Namco Pools & Patio in the 8100 block of Belair Road.

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