Police Blotter

Police Blotter

December 01, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Northern

Robbery -- A woman, 65, was walking in the 300 block of Taplow Road about 7:30 p.m. Thursday when she was assaulted by three young males, one armed with an unknown object that he placed in her back. She was robbed of money and a cell phone.

Southeastern

Burglary -- Someone entered a house in the 500 block of N. Kenwood Ave. through a rear door between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday and stole nearly $1,200 in cash, a 36-inch TV, a watch, a DVD player, a video camera and a CD player -- all valued at nearly $2,600.

Theft -- A global positioning system valued at $135 was stolen Thursday from a Mercedes-Benz parked in the 100 block of S. President St.

Stolen vehicle -- A gray 4-door 2005 Toyota Camry with tags 7AJ V37 was stolen between Nov. 19 and Thursday in the 1100 block of S. Bouldin St.

Theft -- A 1999 Chevrolet van was parked in the 1500 block of Aliceanna St. Thursday when someone broke into the vehicle after shattering a window and stole a tool box containing a work light and a circular saw.

Theft -- Someone stole two 4-foot high copper planters from the sidewalk in front of a house in the 500 block of S. Clinton St. Thursday. The planters had a total weight of more than 100 pounds and were valued at $300.

Southern

Theft -- A global positioning system valued at $200 was stolen Wednesday morning from a vehicle parked in the 3600 block of Second St. in Brooklyn by someone who entered after breaking a window.

Theft -- A man was refueling his car at a service station in the 2600 block of W. Patapsco Ave. about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday when he realized he left his wallet on the station counter after paying for the fuel. Upon returning to the office, he discovered that someone in the meantime had stolen his wallet. The man told police the wallet contained more than $100, credit cards and personal papers.

Baltimore County

Essex

Robbery -- An 83-year-old female resident of the 1900 block of Sue Ave. was about to place empty trash cans in her garage about 10 a.m. Thursday when she was stopped by a female and her male accomplice who was carrying a piece of cardboard with the word "holdup" written in crayon. The pair then robbed the woman of three diamond bracelets, two rings and a watch -- all valued at $2,200. The man and woman wore gloves and masks; no weapon was shown.

Parkville

Robbery try -- An 11-year-old girl told police she was walking along Avondale Road near Texas Avenue about 5 p.m. Thursday when a man about 30 approached her from behind, grabbed her around the neck and demanded her money. The girl reported the man shoved her to the ground and fled when she told him she had no money.

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