Police Blotter


July 15, 2009|By Richard Irwin

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Central Baltimore

Theft: An MP-3 player valued at $600 was stolen Monday from a 1991 Volvo parked in the 1000 block of Guilford Ave. by someone who shattered a window to gain entry.

Theft: A 1999 Pontiac Sunfire was parked in the 1600 block of Maryland Ave. over the weekend when someone entered it after breaking a window and stole a navigational system valued at $150.

Eastern Baltimore

Assault: A boy, 16, was walking in the 1800 block of E. Chase St. near North Wolfe Street about 11 p.m. Saturday when he was attacked by a man armed with a knife who stabbed him in the back. The victim walked to Mercy Medical Center, where he was treated in the emergency room. No arrest had been made.

Burglaries: Someone broke into a house in the 1800 block of N. Wolfe St. on Saturday night and stole a 19-inch TV, a jacket and a laptop computer. The next night, the house was broken into a second time by someone who entered through a rear window and stole three coats.

Assault: A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who threatened his former girlfriend with a handgun about noon Sunday while she sat on the front porch of her home in the 2100 block of E. Chase St. The man's name was withheld pending his arrest on assault and deadly weapon charges.

Theft: A navigational system valued at $260, other electronic items and a camera were stolen between Saturday and Sunday from a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Fallsway by someone who broke a window to enter.

Stolen vehicle: Police were seeking a green 2003 Dodge van with tags 39565M3 that was stolen Sunday in the 2100 block of Aiken St.

Baltimore Co. -- Franklin

Burglary: A laptop computer, a camcorder, a charger and two checkbooks, all valued at $1,620, were stolen Monday from an apartment in the 100 block of Brookebury Drive in Reisterstown.

Baltimore Co. -- Essex

Burglary: A bicycle valued at $100 was stolen Friday from the backyard of a house in the 800 block of S. Woodlynn Road.

Burglary/arrest: A man, 37, was arrested Monday shortly after he attempted to sell to a recycling firm 20 aluminum poles valued at $2,500 that were stolen earlier from Baltimore Tent Co. in the 1700 block of Leland Ave. Charged with burglary and related offenses was James F. Robertson of the 9700 block of Matzon Road. Police said personal information Robertson gave to the recycling firm employee led to his arrest.

Burglary: Someone entered the property of LaFarge Inc. in the 600 block of Earls Road between Sunday night and early Monday and shattered the front window of an excavator and damaged the ignition. Damage was set at $700.

Baltimore Co. -- Pikesville

Arrest: A teenage boy was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with attempting to enter an apartment on Harness Court that day. The boy lives near the apartment and was released into the custody of his parents.

Burglary: Someone used a ladder to enter a rear window of a house in the 7700 block of Grasty Drive on Monday and stole jewelry and silver dinnerware, using two pillowcases to carry the property away. Total value of the property was $1,800.

Baltimore Co. -- Woodlawn

Burglary arrests: Police responding to a burglary-in-progress call in the 3100 block of Jeffland Road on Monday afternoon observed four people fleeing from a vehicle containing property taken from a nearby house. Arrested and charged with burglary were three men and a woman. Police said a burglary Sunday of a house on the same street from which cash, a cell phone and a bus ticket to Atlantic City were stolen may be related to the Monday burglary.

- Richard Irwin

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