Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

October 16, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore

Central

Burglary -- A 32-inch TV, laptop computer, stereo equipment, jewelry, tools, a bicycle and a safe - all valued at $14,000 - were stolen from an apartment in the 1700 block of St. Paul St. between Oct. 5 and Saturday.

Bank robbery -- An apparently unarmed man robbed 1st Mariner Bank in the 300 block of N. Charles St. of an undisclosed sum of money about 5 p.m. Friday.

Robbery -- A woman, 44, was standing outside the State Office Building in the 300 block of W. Preston St. about 6 a.m. Saturday when she was pushed aside by a man who stole her purse containing cash and personal property.

Southeastern

Home invasion -- Police were seeking two males armed with handguns who forced their way into a house in the 2300 block of E. Fairmount Ave. about 12:20 p.m. Saturday and robbed three males of $160 and a set of keys.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville

Robbery/arrest -- A 15-year-old boy told police he was standing at Cranbrook Road and Gelding Drive about 8 p.m. Friday when he was forced inside a car occupied by three males, one of them known to him, driven around for at least an hour and robbed of a cell phone before being dropped off. Police arrested Christopher Barrett, 18, of Jarrettsville Pike in Monkton, who was charged with kidnapping, robbery and assault, and subsequently released on bail.

Franklin

Burglary -- Someone broke into Friendly's Restaurant in the first block of Main Street in Reisterstown early Saturday through an unlocked window and stole 20 gallons of ice cream and 10 stuffed dolls. Police said an office safe showed signs that the intruder tried to open it with a drill.

White Marsh

Church burglary -- Someone broke into Franklinville Presbyterian Church in the 11000 block of Franklinville Road between Wednesday and Friday and removed $300 from an office safe.

North Point

Theft -- Two men entered Sunny's Affordable Outdoor Store in the 1500 block of Merritt Blvd. about 6 p.m. Saturday and stole two pellet guns. They were valued at $75 each.

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