BURGLARY: Southern District -- Someone entered Stratus Petroleum Corp. in the 3100 block of Vera St. in Curtis Bay about June 30 and stole a computer, fax machine, camera, and five portable two-way radios. Police said a company-owned 1993 Chevrolet pickup truck was stolen and used to carry the property away. Shortly after the burglary, police found the truck and some of the property in the 3400 block of Shell Road. Police said the burglary was reported Tuesday.
PURSE SNATCH: Northeastern District -- A woman was walking in the 1600 block of E. 25th St. on Wednesday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all of unknown value.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking at least two men in a minivan who robbed a resident of the 1000 block of E. 26th St. of his wallet at gunpoint Wednesday in the 3400 block of Ellerslie Ave.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A 73-year-old man was in the back yard of his home in the 3100 block of Taylor Ave. on Wednesday when a man robbed him of $50.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested an employee of Koco's Pub in the 4300 block of Harford Road who is alleged to have cut a hole in the floor of his apartment above the bar, entered the bar and stole more than $100 in coins from a poker machine Wednesday. The man was being held at the station pending burglary and theft charges.
ROBBERY: Eastern District -- A resident of the 1500 block of E. Madison St. was walking nearby Wednesday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of more than $400.
STOLEN CAR: Northeastern District -- A blue 1989 Chrysler with tags TGB 297 was stolen Wednesday from the 4500 block of Mainfield Ave.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- An 85-year-old woman was in the rear of her Woodmont Avenue home Wednesday afternoon when she was grabbed by a man who robbed her of $7, a cigarette case and a money order for $131.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 700 block of Hollen Ave. on Wednesday and stole two diamond rings valued at $1,500 each.
CARJACKING: Northwestern District -- Police were seeking a man who forced a resident of the 5600 block of Pembrooke Ave. out of her 1988 Dodge Dynasty with tags VWJ 225 in the 4300 block of Liberty Heights Ave. yesterday and drove off.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A 40-year-old resident of the 1200 block of Edmondson Ave. was in the 600 block of Carrollton Ave. on Wednesday night when he was assaulted by another man who robbed him of $11. The victim sustained injuries to his face and eyes.
PURSE SNATCH: North Point Precinct -- An 88-year-old resident of the first block of Kinship Road was walking in the rear of her home Wednesday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at nearly $200.
BURGLARY: Cockeysville Precinct -- Jewelry of unknown value was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 15800 block of Carroll Road by someone who entered through a side door. Police responded to an alarm.
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Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.