CARJACKING: Northern District -- Police were seeking a blond man who stole a gray 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier with Maryland tags PBZ 818 or PBX 818 after forcing its owner out in the 2400 block of N. Howard St. Thursday morning. The assailant implied he was armed.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Sandblasting tools and other property, all valued at $300, were stolen Wednesday from Alcon Corp. in the 4600 block of Wabash Ave.
CHURCH BURGLARY: Western District -- An air conditioner and computer equipment were stolen Tuesday from Ames Memorial Methodist Church in the 600 block of Baker St.
STOLEN CARS/ARRESTS: Woodlawn Precinct -- Two Baltimore City teen-agers were arrested early yesterday and charged with stealing two cars. Officer Bernard Crumbacker reported the youths drove into the county in a 1985 Mazda 626 that had been stolen late Wednesday in the 6800 block of Williamson Ave. In the 3300 block of Lynne Haven Road in Rockdale, the youths allegedly stole a 1988 Mazda 626, whose owner saw the theft and called police. The youths, in separate cars, were arrested at Groveland and Hillsdale avenues and at Crestfield Court at Fernhill Avenue. After being charged with auto theft, the youths were released in the custody of their parents.
BURGLARY: Cockeysville Precinct -- Someone entered a home under construction in the first block of Chalmal Court through a basement door Wednesday. It was not known if any property was missing.
ROBBERY TRIES: Garrison Precinct -- Police were seeking a man who attempted to rob two women at different locations in Reisterstown in less than five minutes Wednesday night. Neither woman was injured. At 10 p.m., a Hampstead woman was walking in the 600 block of Main St. when a man threw her to the ground and attempted to steal her purse. The man fled when she cried out and kicked him. Five minutes later, a Reisterstown woman was walking in the 500 block of Main St. when a man tried to knock her to the ground and steal her purse. She resisted and sprayed him in the face with a chemical irritant.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.