Police Blotter

Police Blotter

October 03, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Northern

Burglary -- A laptop computer and several DVDs - all valued at $1,100 - were stolen Sunday from a house in the 200 block of E. 30th St. by someone who entered through a living room window.

Robbery -- A 44-year-old man told police he had been walking in the 400 block of Beaumont Ave. about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when he was assaulted by a man known to him and robbed of a gold ring and his wallet containing less than $40. He reported the incident on Sunday. No arrest had been made.

Central

Stolen vehicle -- A 1999 Plymouth Voyager van with tags M347021 was stolen Saturday in the 400 block of E. Lexington St. The theft was reported Sunday.

Stolen vehicle -- Police were seeking a black 1989 Ford Tempo with tags JWR 432 that was stolen over the weekend in the 600 block of W. Hoffman St.

Northwestern

Robbery -- About 9:30 a.m. Sunday, an unarmed man forced his way into a house in the 2700 block of W. Lanvale St. and ransacked the dwelling. The female resident, who was not hurt in the incident, was unable to tell police if any property was missing.

Robbery -- Two men, one with a handgun, entered the BP station in the 2500 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway about 10 p.m. Saturday and threatened the 21-year-old male attendant before fleeing with an undisclosed sum of money.

Stolen vehicle -- A green Dodge van with tags 715M447 was stolen Saturday in the 2600 block of Liberty Heights Ave.

Stolen vehicle -- Someone stole a black 1991 Chevrolet Caprice on Saturday while it was parked in the 3300 block of Garrison Blvd.

Southern

Theft/arrest -- Off-duty Southern District Officer Michael Crocker was working as a security officer at Wal-Mart in the 2700 block of Port Covington Drive on Saturday night when he observed a suspicious man leave the store. He chased and caught the man, who had hidden in his jacket $378 in merchandise - a cell phone charger, compact discs and video games. Charged with theft was Isiah Hicks 26, of the 3700 block of St. Margaret St.

Southeastern

Theft -- A 78-year-old man was about to leave the United Steel Workers Hall in the 500 block of Dundalk Ave. on Sunday night after playing bingo when he noticed that a bag he had left under his table and containing $400 was missing.

Robbery -- Several men attacked a 28-year-old in the 6200 block of Boston St. about 9 p.m. Sunday and robbed him of his U.S. passport, jewelry and a gold watch. The man was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a minor eye injury.

Baltimore County

Essex

Burglary/arrest -- A man was about to enter his home in the 600 block of Mace Ave. about midnight Saturday when he spotted a man crawling out a window and called police. Arrested nearby by Officer Eric Libby and charged with burglary and theft was Joseph A. Klaus, 41, of the 700 block of Myrth Ave. in Essex. Police said medication taken from the house, valued at $800, was recovered.

Parkville

Armed robbery -- An employee of Pizza Hut in the 6600 block of Belair Road was about to make a night deposit at a bank in the 7900 block of Belair Road about 1:30 a.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed him of two bank bags containing an undisclosed sum of cash and checks. While fleeing, the gunman dropped one bag that was recovered.

Cockeysville

Burglary -- A coin collection valued at $600 was stolen over the weekend from the bedroom of a house in the first block of Dellwood Court by someone who entered through a rear door.

Franklin

Burglary -- Someone used a ladder to enter a second-floor door of a house in the 9500 block of Melrose Farm Drive over the weekend and stole two laptop computers. They were valued at $2,400.

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