Police Blotter


November 20, 2008|By RICHARD IRWIN

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Central Baltimore

Theft from vehicle A laptop computer, a cell phone and a wireless air-card were stolen Tuesday from a 2007 Ford truck parked in the 100 block of E. Biddle St. by someone who entered the vehicle after breaking a passenger window.

Eastern Baltimore

Burglary/arrests Two men were arrested early Tuesday by police responding to a report of a burglary in progress at a club in the 2200 block of E. Chase St. After officers arrived about 5:20 a.m., they observed one man running from the building and captured him. Found hiding under boxes in the building was the second man. Arrested and charged with burglary were Antonio Robertson, 39, and Richard Davis, 48, both of East Baltimore.

Southeastern Baltimore

Theft from vehicle A 1998 sport utility vehicle was parked in the 300 block of S. Linwood Ave. on Monday or Tuesday when someone removed its catalytic converter valued at $800.

Theft A laptop computer, a digital recorder and school supplies, all valued at $1,500, were stolen Tuesday from a 2004 Toyota Solera parked in the 2700 block of Pulaski Highway.

Theft by trick Police were seeking a man who duped an 84-year-old man out of $150 after convincing the victim that his grandson needed the money to get his car repaired. Police said the victim received a phone call about 4 p.m. Tuesday from a man who said he would meet the victim at Monument Street and Patterson Park Avenue and to bring cash. The victim met the man and gave him the money. Later, the victim called his grandson who reported that his car was not in need of repair. The victim told police the man he met was wearing a jacket with the name Schaeffer inscribed on the front. Anyone with information is asked to call the police station at 410-396-2422.

Northern Baltimore

Burglary A 46-inch TV was stolen Tuesday from a house in the 6000 block of The Alameda by someone who entered through a rear kitchen window.

Southwestern Baltimore

Robbery A pizza deliveryman was returning to his unlocked car parked in the 2100 block of Tucker Lane with its engine running about 9 p.m. Monday when he noticed that at least two men were in the car. The victim reported he was forced into the vehicle and that one man had a shotgun. He said he was driven to a bank on Windsor Mill Road, where he was told to remove money from an ATM, but couldn't because he forgot his PIN. He fled and called police. The two men drove off in the victim's car, a dark blue 1995 Honda Accord with tags 6DR F05.

Baltimore County -- Essex

Burglary Drugs were stolen early Tuesday from Independent Drugs in the first block of Kingston Road by someone who entered through the ceiling.

Baltimore County -- Woodlawn

Carjacking Two men were seated in a silver-colored 1998 Lexus stopped in the 9000 block of Liberty Road about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when a gunman robbed them of more than $100, forced them from the car and drove away. The car has tags 60578CB.

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