Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...


Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city and county.

Northern District

Robbery/arrest: A 42-year-old resident of the 900 block of E. 37th St. was about to board a bus in the 2600 block of N. Howard St. on Monday when a man robbed her of property of unknown value. Later, police arrested a 21-year-old man and were holding him pending charges.

Burglary: Garden tools valued at $200 were stolen Monday from an outdoor storage shed in the 300 block of Broadmoor Road.

Shooting: A resident of the 2400 block of Loyola Northway was walking in an alley near his home Monday night when he heard shots and felt a pain in his neck. The man had been shot in the neck and was in stable condition yesterday at Sinai Hospital.

Stolen car: A 1993 Dodge with U.S. government tags G1033219 was stolen Monday in the 5400 block of York Road.

Burglary: Computer equipment valued at more than $2,000 was stolen Monday from Olin Hall at the Johns Hopkins University in the 3400 block of N. Charles St.

Theft: Two men stole four jackets valued at $400 from The Gap in the 500 block of E. Belvedere Ave. on Monday and escaped in a 1986 gold-colored Chevrolet with Pennsylvania tags 70849N.

Burglary: Musical instruments valued at more than $1,000 were stolen Monday from Liberty Worship Center in the 3000 block of Greenmount Ave.

Burglary: Property valued at nearly $4,000 was stolen Monday from a city government employment office in the 100 block of W. 23rd St.

Northwestern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed the U-Haul outlet in the 4100 block of W. Northern Parkway of more than $100 Monday.

Stolen car: A black 1991 Jeep Cherokee with tags 03371J was stolen Monday in the 5900 block of Reisterstown Road.

Stolen car: A blue 1989 Buick LeSabre with tags XRF243 was stolen Monday in the 4000 block of Annellen Road.

Western District

Theft: A leather coat and $50 were stolen Monday from a four-door Saturn parked in the 2600 block of W. North Ave. Value of the property was nearly $600.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and a television, both valued at nearly $300, were stolen Monday from a house in the 600 block of N. Arlington Ave.

Northeastern District

Assault/arrest: A resident of the 1500 block of E. 28th St. was arguing with a man Monday when she was sprayed in the face with a chemical agent. The man was arrested. The woman was not seriously injured.

Assault: A resident of the 1600 block of Burnwood Road was arrested Monday after he reportedly pointed a handgun at a relative during an incident in the suspect's home.

Stolen car: A 1987 Buick with tags BRH675 was stolen during the weekend from the 4400 block of Franconia Drive. The theft was reported yesterday.

Theft by flimflam: Police were seeking two men who robbed an elderly resident of the 5700 block of The Alameda of an undisclosed sum of money. The men persuaded the victim to withdraw money from his bank account as a show of good faith after they reportedly found money belonging to someone else. When the victim was given an envelope with his "good-faith money," it turned out to be worthless paper.

White Marsh Precinct

Assault to kill/arrest: An auto repossessor was arrested yesterday and charged with shooting at and trying to kill the driver of a car he reportedly was repossessing. As the accused was about to take possession of the car, four men drove off in the targeted vehicle. During a chase, someone in the car driven by Raymond Kirby, 35, of Edgewood allegedly fired a shot at the repossessor's car, breaking a window. At U.S. 40 and Rosedale Avenue, the repossessor allegedly returned fire, shattering the driver's side window of the other car. Both vehicles later stopped. Police arrested the repossessor, Charles Lumadue, 39, the 5100 block of Brookwood Ave. and charged him with assault with intent to kill. Police said they were unable to prove that the shot fired at Mr. Lumadue came from the other car.

Towson Precinct

Stolen car: A 1993 Acura with tags BYK257 was stolen during the weekend in the first block of Jones Falls Terrace.

Burglary: Money from a vending machine, soda and a blanket were stolen Sunday from Valencia Lynn's Beauty Salon in the 100 block of Taylor Ave.

Wilkens Precinct

Stolen car: A red 1988 Nissan 300ZX with no tags was stolen yesterday from Westview Motors in the 5600 block of Baltimore National Pike.

Purse snatching: A 58-year-old Westview-area woman was in the 900 block of Edmondson Ave. yesterday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all of unknown value.

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 $2,000 may be paid for information.

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