Police Blotter


October 15, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Theft: A DVD player, circular saw and drill -- all valued at $500 -- were stolen Monday from a Ford van parked in the 300 block of Wilson St.

Burglary: A combination television/videocassette recorder valued at $600 was stolen Monday from an apartment in the 1800 block of Eutaw Place.

Southern District

Robbery: A deliveryman for Pizza Paradise on Hollins Ferry Road was robbed of $60 Monday night in the 2800 block of Maisel St. by two men, one of them armed with a handgun.

Western District

Arson: Police were seeking a man who poured a flammable liquid onto the floor of his girlfriend's apartment in the 1400 block of W. Baltimore St. late Sunday during an argument and set it ablaze. Damage was minor, and no injuries were reported.

Southeastern District

Burglary: A laptop computer and several pieces of gold and diamond jewelry -- all valued at $11,400 -- were stolen from a house in the 900 block of S. Belnord Ave. between Friday and Monday.

Northern District

Robbery: A man, 29, was walking in the 100 block of E. 26th St. about 11:20 p.m. Monday when a man who implied he had a handgun knocked him to the ground and robbed him of $45.

Baltimore County

Wilkens Precinct

Robbery/arrests: Two men were arrested Monday afternoon and charged with the armed robbery of an Exxon station in the 3000 block of Hammonds Ferry Road and two customers that day. After abandoning their car on Wilkens Avenue at the city line, the men were captured by county and city police at Frederick and Augusta avenues. Held on $100,000 bail each were Devin Meyer, 22, of the 6500 block of Woodgreen Circle, Woodlawn, and William Gaines, 21, of the 100 block of S. Collins Ave., Baltimore.

Cockeysville Precinct

Robbery: Police were seeking three men, one with a shotgun, who robbed a 7-Eleven in the 10000 block of York Road about 2 a.m. Monday of more than $100 and two boxes of cigars.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: Someone broke into Sports Exchange in the 9900 block of Reisterstown Road Monday and removed $1,200 in quarters from a cabinet.

Robbery: A man placed a bag of potato chips on the counter at a 7-Eleven in the 500 block of Main St. about 9 p.m. Monday, then pushed the clerk out of the way when the cash register was opened and stole $40.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: Computer equipment valued at $22,000 was stolen Monday from Alpharma Inc. in the 7100 block of Rutherford Road.

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