Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

August 26, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

BLOTTER

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Armed robbery/arrests: Three people were arrested early Tuesday, accused of robbing a couple walking in the 3200 block of Hudson St. Officer Jeffrey Cardwell was patrolling near the scene about 1 a.m. when he was flagged-down by the victims, a man, 50, and a woman, 49, who reported a gunman had just robbed them and fled in a Honda van driven by a woman. Police stopped the van on Ellwood Avenue, recovered property taken from the victims and arrested the occupants. Charged with armed robbery were Devon Thomas, 18, of the 400 block of E. 23rd St.; John Brooks, 18, of the 400 block of E. Federal St., and Elaine Okehie, 29, of the 6600 block of Springhill Circle.

Robbery: Two women, 20 and 21, were in the 3200 block of Dillon St. about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday when a gunman robbed them of their purses containing $450 in property and cash.

Western District

Burglary: Several compact discs were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 200 block of N. Carey St.

Southern District

Theft: A laptop computer was stolen Wednesday from a 1999 Jeep Cherokee parked in the 1400 block of Clarkson St.

Burglary: U.S. Savings Bonds worth $1,700 were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 1600 block of Beason St.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery/arrests: Five teenage boys were arrested Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver several hours earlier in the 3300 block of Kyle Court. The victim was making a delivery about 3:30 p.m. when two youths, one armed with what turned out to be a BB gun, robbed him of a cell phone and food. An investigation led to the boys' arrests at 10:30 p.m. at Subet and Wild Cherry roads. Two of those arrested may be charged as adults, police said.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: Power tools valued at nearly $300 were stolen Wednesday from a shed in the 1300 block of Riverside Ave.

Burglary: Two bicycles were stolen from a shed in the 900 block of Honeywood Place on Wednesday.

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