Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Stabbing/arrest: A man, 25, was stabbed in the chest with a large knife about 6: 10 p.m. Saturday during an incident in the second-floor hallway of his apartment building in the 2400 block of Marbourne Ave. Police said the knife blade broke off and remained in the man's chest until it was removed at St. Agnes HealthCare, where he was in critical condition yesterday. A male resident of the building was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
Thefts: Three cars parked on a lot in the 800 block of Key Highway were broken into Saturday night, and property valued at nearly $600 was stolen.
Theft: A suitcase containing clothing and other property, all valued at more than $1,000, was stolen Saturday from a car parked in the 800 block of Covington St.
Theft: Christmas gifts and other property, all valued at more than $100, were stolen Saturday from a 1994 Chevrolet van parked at the Rusty Scupper restaurant lot in the 800 block of Light St.
Robbery: A man, 46, was walking in the 200 block of E. Lafayette Ave. about 10 p.m. Saturday when two men, one with a handgun, struck him in the face and robbed him of $200.
Burglary: Someone entered Lee's Grocery in the 2000 block of Ashland Ave. through a side door Saturday and stole 30 cartons of cigarettes.
Theft: A back pack, baseball equipment and jewelry, all valued at nearly $200, were stolen Saturday from a car parked in the 1200 block of N. Montford Ave.
Burglary: Curlers, a hair curling stove, and at least two portable hair dryers, all valued at nearly $1,600, were stolen Saturday zTC from Images Beauty Salon in the 2500 block of E. Preston St.
Burglary: A 20-inch chrome bicycle valued at nearly $200 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 300 block of E. 23rd St.
Burglary: A 19-inch television valued at $165 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 3900 block of Greenmount Ave.
Burglary: Someone entered an apartment in the 300 block of Homeland Southway through a patio door Saturday and stole a 19-inch TV and stereo equipment, all valued at nearly $1,700.
Carjack try: A motorist was stopped at Perring Parkway and Hillsway Avenue about 7: 15 p.m. Saturday when two men opened the two front doors and tried to pull him from his 1998 Mazda. During a struggle, one of the assailants gained control of the car but was unable to prevent it from moving and striking a telephone pole. After the crash, both attackers ran. The victim, 33, suffered minor lacerations of the head and refused medical treatment.
North Point Precinct
Theft: A man was being sought in the theft Saturday of a male 9-week-old Akita puppy, valued at nearly $900, from Pettrax, a pet store in the 7800 block of Eastern Blvd. An employee allowed the man to play with the dog in the store. The man stole the dog while the employee was waiting on another customer.
Theft/arrests: Two East Baltimore teen-age boys were arrested Saturday when they tried to leave the Sears, Roebuck and Co. department store in the 7800 block of Eastern Blvd. without paying for compact discs valued at $64.
Burglary: Cash and other property, all valued at more than $300, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 7000 block of Bank St.
Theft: A cellular phone valued at $100 was stolen Saturday from a car parked in the 1700 block of Merritt Blvd.
Burglary: Two mountain bicycles valued at $300 were stolen between Dec. 20 and 26 from a shed in the 2900 block of Willoughby Road.
Burglary: More than $1,800 worth of jewelry wrapped as Christmas gifts was stolen Dec. 23 from a house in the 19700 block of Old York Road. The property was not missed until Saturday.
Pub Date: 12/28/98