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By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef,SUN STAFF | June 28, 2000
Baltimore County police made 18 auto theft arrests last month in an effort to curtail the wave of car thefts in the southwestern part of the county, along the city border. Capt. John A. Spiroff, commander of the Wilkens precinct, said the auto thefts were concentrated in Lansdowne and Arbutus, prompting him to increase police personnel within the Wilkens precinct. "When we saw that, we started increasing our traffic enforcement along main [traffic] arteries," said Spiroff, who keeps maps hanging in the hallway outside his office marking the theft locations.
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NEWS
November 22, 1994
Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone stole a television and video cassette recorder, all valued at $459, from a closet in the Waverly Recreation Center in the 800 block of E. 34th St. yesterday morning.AUTO THEFT: Southwestern District -- A 1992 gray Dodge Spirit was stolen from the 100 block of N. Rock Glen Road yesterday between 5 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.AUTO THEFT: Southwestern District -- A 1978 Ford station wagon was stolen from the 1100 block of N. Woodington Road about 1 p.m. yesterday.
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By Jon Meoli, jmeoli@tribune.com | April 10, 2014
Capt. Jay Landsman Jr., the Towson precinct's fourth commander in 22 months, hopes to bring the communication skills gleaned in two decades on the job and the policing background of a third-generation officer to his new role as Towson's top cop. "This is a great spot to be," Landsman, who began on April 1, said during his whirlwind first week on the job. "I'm happy to be here, and I hope that comes across when I go to these community meetings....
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By Ellen Gamerman | July 31, 1995
Baltimore CityASSAULT ON OFFICER: Eastern District -- A man escaped arrest on heroin possession charges by punching and kicking a police officer about 4:15 p.m. Saturday in the 2500 block of E. Monument St. at 4:15 p.m. Police said the suspect ran away, with handcuffs attached to his right wrist.STOLEN CAR: Eastern District -- A 1993 Dodge Spirit was stolen between 1 a.m. and 11 a.m. yesterday from the 1300 block of Ashland Ave. The car had Maryland tags CBS 746.BREAKING AND ENTERING: Eastern District -- Someone took $50 worth of compounds used for finishing drywall after prying open a door to Warwick Construction Co. in the 900 block of E. Preston St. between 3 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. yesterday.
NEWS
By Gregory Kane | April 3, 1995
BALTIMORE CITY* ROBBERY: Central District -- Two men, one of them armed with a handgun, robbed a man Saturday morning of his tennis shoes and wallet as he walked in the 300 block of N. Calvert St.* ARMED ASSAULT AND ROBBERY: Central District -- A robber armed with a handgun took an undisclosed amount of cash from a man in the 700 block of Dolphin St. on Saturday morning.* BURGLARY: Central District -- Thieves broke into a home Friday in the 2300 block of Eutaw Place and stole a coin box containing $120.
NEWS
By Stacey P. Patton | August 6, 1997
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city and county.Parkville PrecinctRobbery: An undisclosed amount of money was taken in a robbery late Sunday at the High's store in the 1300 block of Long Green Pike. The robber -- a man in his 20s wearing black clothing -- acted as if he were buying a pack of cigarettes, then demanded money, implying possession of a handgun.Garrison PrecinctBurglary: Someone broke a window of a home on Still Forest Road on Monday evening and apparently took $500 from a closet.
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