Police Blotter


August 19, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Assault/arrest: A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with assault after a BB gun was shot at a woman, 35, in the 1600 block of W. Lexington St. on Tuesday. The woman was not injured, and the youth was released into the custody of his parents.

Burglary: Speakers, a telephone and electronic items - all valued at $845 - were stolen from a house in the 600 block of N. Bentalou St. between Aug. 12 and Monday by someone who entered through a window.

Central District

Theft/arrests: Two male teens were arrested yesterday in the 200 block of Mosher St. by Officer Shawn Yates and charged with breaking into a 1996 Ford Taurus parked on the street and stealing property.

Southern District

Robbery: Police were seeking a man who reached over the counter at a 7-Eleven store in the 3200 block of Hollins Ferry Road about 3 p.m. Monday and removed about $100 from a cash register while the clerk was waiting on a customer.

Burglary: Power tools, ladders, an air compressor and a power-washing machine - all valued at $3,300 - were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 1500 block of Ramsay St. by someone who reached through a mail slot and unlocked the front door.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: Police were seeking a man who entered Dollar Bills in the 7900 block of Belair Road about 5 p.m. Monday, put on a pair of garden gloves and forced two employees into a room at gunpoint. The gunman then forced a third employee to open a safe and give him money. The gunman fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Stolen car/arrest: One man was arrested Monday and police were seeking two others after police stopped a 1994 Plymouth Voyager van in the 9100 block of Baldridge Way that had been stolen Sunday on Chilton Street in Northeast Baltimore. Andrew Hope, 21, of the 5500 block of Todd Ave., was charged with auto theft.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: Two men entered Weenie World, a hot dog shop in the 1000 block of Merritt Blvd., about 5 p.m. Tuesday and removed an undisclosed amount of money from a cash register.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A generator valued at $2,400 was stolen from a garage in the first block of Hickory Hill Road between Aug. 7 and Sunday. The theft was reported Tuesday.

Burglary: A GPS monitor, a radio, headsets, flight charts, two flashlights and a log book - all valued at $2,259 - were stolen Tuesday from a 2000 Cadillac parked in a garage in the first block of Cross Creek Court.

Robbery: A man who implied that he was armed with a handgun entered Rite Aid in the first block of W. Ridgely Road about 9 p.m. Tuesday and forced a pharmacist to give him a bottle of Xanax, an anti-anxiety medicine.

Franklin Precinct

Burglary: A TV and a VCR - valued at $1,000 - were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 100 block of Woodholme Ave. by someone who entered through a rear window.

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