ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A 14-year-old resident of the 2200 block of Odell Ave. in Hollander Ridge was in the 2300 block of Odell Ave. Monday afternoon when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of $60.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A juvenile resident of the 3900 block of Fordleigh Road was waiting for a bus in the 5400 block of Reisterstown Road Monday when a man with a knife robbed her of her purse containing $15.
STOLEN CAR: Northwestern District -- A 1989 Mercury Cougar with Maryland license plates WSD693 was stolen from the 3600 block of Hicks Ave. Sunday or Monday.
SHOOTING: Northern District -- An out-of-town resident was standing next to his car in Druid Hill Park Sunday evening when he heard several gunshots. Seconds later, the man felt a pain in his left leg. He was taken by ambulance to Sinai Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. No arrest has been made, and police said they knew of no motive for the shooting.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Two men, one with a .32-caliber silver-plated handgun, robbed Munder's Roland Park Exxon service station in the 5400 block of Falls Road late Monday night and escaped with an undisclosed sum after locking an employee in a rear room.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 300 block of Woodbourne Ave. Sunday by cutting a screen and stole a purse and a radio. The burglar was seen leaving the house when the occupant returned.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A VCR valued at $250 was stolen from a house in the 4400 block of Fallsbridge Road Monday by someone who entered through a window.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 900 block of Belgian Ave. was near his home Monday when two men knocked him to the ground and robbed him of a bracelet and watch, all valued at over $1,000.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A gunman was in the 400 block of W. University Parkway early Monday morning when he robbed a resident of the 2100 block of N. Calvert St.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Someone entered a home in the 100 block of S. Collins Ave. Sunday and stole property valued at nearly $400.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A gunman robbed the Food Stop Mini Mart in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. of an undisclosed sum Sunday night.
MURDER TRY/ARREST: Towson District -- A man who police say stabbed his mother in the back during a domestic situation Monday night and who refused to surrender for nearly an hour was arrested without further incident and taken to St. Joseph Hospital for emergency evaluation. Flown by a State Police Med Evac helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center was Jenny Andrews, of the 8600 block of Oak Ave. Her condition was not immediately available. Arrested less than an hour after the 8:25 p.m. incident by police who talked him out of the house after he threatened to cut his throat was the woman's 29-year-old son. Police said the man was expected to be charged with attempted murder and deadly weapon counts pending his hospital release.
THEFT: North Point District -- After waking up Monday in a house in the 2000 block of Dineen Drive following a party there Sunday night, a woman discovered that someone stole a half-karat yellow gold diamond ring, valued at $1,000, from her finger.
AUTO THEFT/ARRESTS: Edgewood -- Trooper Eric Johnanson of the Benson barracks arrested a Baltimore man and his 15-year-old female companion Monday evening as the couple were about to enter the Starlight Plaza shopping center on U.S. 40 in a Pontiac Firebird that was stolen earlier in the day from the parking lot of the MARC train station in Edgewood. In the car was property taken from a vacant Edgewood-area house the couple had been living in for about two days. Charged with auto theft, burglary and theft and held at the county detention center was Charles Louis Sieracki, of the 3900 block of Erdman Ave. The girl, also from the city, was charged with similar offenses and turned over to juvenile authorities.
METRO CRIME STOPPERS
CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Harford counties, reported by Richard Irwin.