Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

December 09, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore

Central

Theft/arrest -- Police arrested a man Thursday afternoon and charged him with stealing a diamond bracelet valued at nearly $300 from a display at Pretty Pinkinson Inc., a shop in the lobby at Mercy Medical Center, a short time earlier. Charged was Ronald Powell, 53, of the 4500 block of The Alameda.

Theft -- More than 120 music CDs, a cell phone charger and $6 in coins were stolen Thursday from a 2004 Nissan parked in the 300 block of N. Charles St. The property was valued at $1,818.

Robbery try -- A gunman ordered a cashier at Burger King in the first block of E. Fayette St. to give him the contents of a cash register about 8 p.m. Thursday, but fled when the employee told him she did not have the register key.

Robbery/arrests -- Two men were arrested about 5 p.m. Thursday and charged with robbing an 18-year-old of his wallet and $30 near the Baltimore Shot Tower in the 700 block of E. Fayette St. moments earlier. One of the bandits implied having a handgun. Charged with armed robbery were Ronald Campos, 38, of the 100 block of Park Ave., and Kenneth Carter, 20, of the 4100 block of Woodhaven Road.

Stolen vehicle -- A purple 1998 Dodge van with handicap tags 05209 was stolen Thursday in the 500 block of St. Mary St.

Theft -- Someone entered Adolescent & Adult Center in the 100 block of Penn St. between 10 a.m. and noon Thursday and stole an employee's wallet containing a bank card, personal identification and a check for $212.

Theft -- A laptop computer valued at $2,000 was stolen between Wednesday and Thursday from a computer work center at Maryland Institute College of Art in the 1300 block of Mount Royal Ave.

Burglary -- Seven leather coats of various colors, a 24-inch TV, a safe, a platinum watch and three pairs of boots - all valued at nearly $4,000 - were stolen Thursday from an apartment in the 2100 block of Park Ave. by someone who entered through the front door.

Baltimore County

Essex

Robbery -- A gunman robbed a man of his wallet containing $3 and credit cards in the 600 block of Bowleys Quarters Road about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Robbery -- A 19-year-old man was walking in the 1100 block of Tace Road about 11 p.m. Wednesday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of $10.

Robbery -- Two men were walking along South Marlyn Avenue near Silver Road about 2 a.m. Thursday when two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed them of $2 and a flashlight valued at $10.

Burglary -- Someone broke into two houses in the 800 block of Brunswick Road on Thursday. A laptop computer, wallet, telephone and video games - all valued at nearly $1,400 - were taken from one house. Reported missing from the other were 100 music CDs, five DVDs and a PlayStation 2 - all valued at nearly $800. There was no sign of forced entry at either house.

Towson

Robbery -- A 55-year-old man was walking along Linden Terrace near York Road about 4 p.m. Thursday when he was attacked by four male assailants who knocked him to the ground, beat him with their fists, kicked him and robbed him of $20.

Burglary -- Someone entered the storage lot at BMW of Towson in the 700 block of Kenilworth Drive between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. Thursday after cutting a fence and removed all four tires from a car.

Cockeysville

Robbery -- A gunman robbed Team Spirit & Fine Wines in the 500 block of Cranbrook Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

Burglary -- A generator of unknown value was stolen from Kinsley Construction Co. in the 200 block of International Circle between Dec. 1 and Monday by someone who forced open a gate. The burglary was reported Thursday.

Burglary -- Two bottles of wine, several containers of beer and a trash can were stolen between 1 a.m. and 9 a.m. Thursday from Pizza Palace in the 9800 block of York Road.

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