Police Blotter

Police Blotter

December 16, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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



Theft -- A 23-year-old man was standing at a bus stop in the 1000 block of Cathedral St. about 8 p.m. Thursday when a man bumped into him and lifted his wallet containing credit cards from a pants pocket.

Theft/arrest -- A 45-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday when she attempted to leave Stop, Shop & Save in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. without paying for 12 bars of soap valued at $15.18. Charged with theft was Iris Hill of the 1500 block of Carswell St.


Burglary -- While firefighters from Truck Co. 10 were responding to a call between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursday, someone entered the fire station in the 1500 block of W. Lafayette Ave. and stole a cell phone valued at $300.

Burglary -- Someone broke into Regal Cut Rate Liquors in the 900 block of N. Gilmor St. between Wednesday night and Thursday morning by knocking a hole through the wall of an adjacent vacant building and stole $2,000 worth of scratch-off Maryland lottery tickets.


Robbery -- An apparently unarmed man dressed in black and wearing a black ski mask robbed McDonald's at Erdman Shopping Center in the 4500 block of Erdman Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 7 p.m. Wednesday.


Robbery -- A 30-year-old man was using a pay telephone in the 1800 block of N. Fulton Ave. about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday when a gunman robbed him of an undisclosed sum of money, a cell phone and medication.

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Money seized -- After being stopped for speeding on southbound Interstate 95 in Rosedale Wednesday, a 24-year-old Ohio man allowed Maryland Transportation Authority Police to search a 2002 Acura. They found $66,300 in bundled cash in a disguised compartment. Police said the driver denied knowledge of the money, adding that the car was registered to another Ohio man. When a thorough search revealed no evidence of narcotics, the driver was released but the money seized. An investigation is continuing, police said.


Burglary -- A coin collection of unknown value was stolen from a house in the 500 block of Talbott Ave. between Nov. 27 and Tuesday.


Burglary -- At least 60 boxes containing shoes and clothing were stolen early Wednesday by unknown persons who entered X-5 Fashion Clothings in the 8000 block of Liberty Road through a window.

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