Police Blotter


April 18, 2005|By Alec MacGillis and Melissa Harris

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Auto theft: A 1998 Geo Prism was stolen early Saturday in the 4300 block of Cedargarden Road. A pizza deliveryman had left the engine running while he made a delivery about 2 a.m. and someone came by, jumped in, and drove off with the car, with tags 2AH-MN4.

Larceny from autos: Heavy-duty cloths valued at more than $500 were stolen Friday and Saturday from trucks at Coyne Textile Services in the 2800 block of Wilkens Ave. Police said the thefts of the red, 15-inch-square cloths, which can be used to clean equipment or buff cars, are a continuing problem.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Armed robbery: A man walked into the First Financial Credit Union office in the 7900 block of Belair Road about 4:45 p.m. Thursday and demanded cash, while implying he had a gun. The robber, who did not display a weapon, was given an undisclosed sum of money and fled in a red Chevrolet truck.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: A 38-year-old man was leaving a convenience store on South Marlyn Avenue about 1 a.m. Friday morning when two men, one of them displaying a silver handgun, demanded he get in his car with them. They told him to drive them down Sandalwood Road and then back onto Marlyn Avenue to Torner Road, where the two men left the car - taking a watch and $7 from the driver.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: Someone broke into a home on Eiffel Court between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday and took video games, jewelry, a camera, shoes and a jersey. The burglar entered through an unlocked kitchen window.

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