Baltimore CityTHEFT: Southwestern District -- Police reported...

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THEFT: Southwestern District -- Police reported that six outside pay phones, the property of Eastern Pay Phones Inc. in the 7500 block of Connelly Drive, Glen Burnie, were broken into and that an undetermined amount of money was removed. Police said the thefts occurred yesterday on Edmondson Avenue, Hilton Street and Linnard Street.

RAPE TRY: Southwestern District -- A woman told police that while she was in the 3300 block of Frederick Ave. she was accosted by two men who forced her to accompany them to a nearby house while threatening her with a knife. The woman told police that shortly after arriving at the house, the men attempted to rape her but that she broke free and ran from the house.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Employees of Tabb Associates in the 2700 block of Wilkens Ave. reported that someone broke into the garage and forced open a soft-drink vending machine. Police said an unknown sum of money was removed from the machine.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Elsinore Ave. reported that someone broke into her home and removed several items. Police said the thieves entered by removing a section of panel from a door.

THEFT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a couple and were holding them pending charges that they stole an American flag from in front of a home in the 5200 block of Harford Road. Police said the flag was valued at $50. Police said the woman, a resident of the 1600 block of Sherwood Ave., was being held at the Women's Detention Center, and the man, an out-of-town resident, was being held at the Eastern District. Both were expected to appear at separate bail hearings.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Ronald Pierce, of the 3000 block of Brendan Ave., told police that someone removed an extension ladder from his truck while it was parked near his home. Police said the ladder, valued at more than $400, had been secured with a cable.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said a teen-age girl who lives in the 1600 block of Ralworth Road gave nearly $150 to a man who told her he was employed by United Parcel Service. Police said the man convinced the girl that there was money due in order for a package to be delivered. It was not immediately known if a package was delivered.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Poplar Terrace reported that someone broke into her home and removed property valued at more than $500. Police said entry was gained by breaking a latch.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that a man armed with a handgun entered the Beauty Outlet in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. and forced an employee to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the gunman fled with less than $80.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5900 block of Glennor Road reported that someone broke into his home and removed several pairs of tennis shoes, a compact disc player and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,300 and that entry was gained by breaking a window.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2200 block of Lake Ave. arrested two men as they were preparing to leave the scene in the victim's car. Police said two men broke into the house and removed $22 and then took the occupant's car keys. They were attempting to drive off in the victim's car when police arrived. Charged with burglary and related offenses and being held at the Eastern District pending bail hearings before a District Court commissioner were Charles Pendleton, 28, and Vincent Pendleton, 29, both of the 1300 block of Gorsuch Ave. The relationship of the men was not immediately known.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $5,700 was removed from a dwelling in the 2400 block of Mayfield Ave. after someone gained entry by cutting out a section of screen and unlocking a door.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Dennis Bowen, of the 5700 block of Walther Ave., reported his car was parked near his home yesterday when someone removed the vehicle's convertible top. Police said the top was valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Frances Ruffelle, 63, of the 5100 block of Belair Road, reported she was walking in the 4200 block of Valley View Ave. early yesterday evening when a man approached her from behind and and stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the purse contained cash and property valued at more than $150.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported a deliveryman for A-1 Pizza in the 3400 block of Greenmount Ave. was in the 300 block of E. 30th St. shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday when he was approached by a man armed with a handgun who stuck the weapon in his face and demanded his money. Police said the gunman escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Evesham Ave. reported that someone broke into her home yesterday by forcing the basement door and removed a .357 Magnum handgun and two VCRs. Police said the property was valued at $1,300.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $300 was removed from a dwelling in the 2800 block of W. Garrison Ave. by someone who entered the home by kicking in the basement door. Police said the burglar escaped with a VCR.

ASSAULT: Northern District -- Ronald Snyder, 39, of the 3600 block of Cottage Ave., reported he was walking in the 3800 block of Pall Mall Road late yesterday evening when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a baseball bat. Police said Snyder was struck with the bat and was falling to the ground when the second man began choking him. Police said that while Snyder was on the ground, one of the men pulled out a razor and cut the victim on the hand. Police said there was no attempt to rob Snyder, who was not seriously injured.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3200 block of Frisby St. reported that someone broke into his home through the kitchen window and removed a black leather coat and a vacuum cleaner. Police said the property was valued at nearly $300.

THEFT: Northern District -- Jeffrey Harris, of the 3400 block of Guilford Ave., reported that over a period of time someone entered his home and removed 13 crystal glasses and a radar detector. Police said the property was valued at more than $560.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported a diamond ring, a bottle of sleeping pills and tranquilizers were removed from a dwelling in the 700 block of Gorsuch Ave. after someone entered through a front window. Police said the property was worth more than $500.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Robert Payne, of the 2200 block of Conowingo Road in Harford County, reported his car was parked in the 4000 block of Chesterfield Ave. yesterday when someone removed property valued at more than $450. Police said entry was gained by breaking one of the vehicle's windows with a brick.

THEFT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a theft at the Ames department store in the 2500 block of Belair Road arrested two females who attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise valued at nearly $16. Police said the two were taken to the Women's Detention Center at the Central District, where they were being held pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- John Heck, of the 3400 block of Kenyon Ave., reported that property valued at more than $200 was removed from his vehicle while it was parked a block from his home.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a 20-year-old resident of the 4400 block of Marble Hall Road was arrested yesterday when she attempted to leave the Beauty Mart in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane without paying for merchandise valued at about $6. Police said the woman was being held at the women's detention center at the Central District pending formal charges and a bail review hearing before a District Court commissioner.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a security officer at the K mart in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane stopped a 32-year-old woman when she left the store without paying for goods valued at more than $130. Police said the woman, a resident of the 4900 block of Gunther Ave., was being held at the women's detention center pending a bail hearing and formal charges of theft.

THEFT: Northern District -- Edward Kilkoyne, of the 1100 block of W. 42nd St., reported that someone broke into his 1988 van while the vehicle was parked near his home and removed tools valued at more than $300. Police said the thief escaped with a miter saw and a circular saw.

THEFT: Northern District -- William Davis, of the 1400 block of W. 41st St., reported that his 1990 Ford truck was broken into while parked near his home and that tools valued at more than $200 were removed.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Clarence Miller Jr., of the 3500 block of N. Calvert St., reported that while he was emptying trash into a container in his back yard yesterday evening he heard his rear door open and then close. Upon returning to the house, Miller discovered that someone had entered and had stolen his pure-bred cat, which was valued at $150.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Virginia Borowicz, of the 1100 block of Cedarcroft Road, reported she was walking near her home early yesterday afternoon when she was approached by a man who grabbed her purse. Police said Borowicz resisted and held onto the strap while being dragged across the street, but was forced to let go. Police said the man made off with the purse that contained $30 in cash and a gold bracelet. Police said the total value of the purse, the money, bracelet and other items was nearly $1,100.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into St. Mary's Church in the 5500 block of York Road between Monday and yesterday and removed a telephone, four cans of apple juice, a computer, packages of meat and a large trash can to carry the property in. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,700 and that entry was gained by breaking a side window.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Police today were seeking two men, both armed with shotguns, who broke into a dwelling in the 100 block of Sunmar Court late yesterday evening and fled with several appliances. Police said the armed men ripped out the telephone before leaving and that the occupant, whose name was not immediately available, was home during the incident but not harmed.

ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- Two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the Triangle Food Market in the 5200 block of Kenwood Ave. shortly before 10 p.m. yesterday and forced a clerk to give up the contents of the cash register. Police said the men fled with more than $100.

Anne Arundel

BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- A resident of the 1700 block of Leisure Lane reported someone broke into his home by forcing a door and removed nearly $200.

BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- Police reported appliances valued at $400 were removed from a dwelling in the 7800 block of Tall Pines Court.

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