Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Carjacked car recovered: A 1987 BMW taken in a carjacking in West Baltimore on Oct. 22 was recovered about 7 p.m. Tuesday in the 3700 block of Elmley Ave. after someone called police. The driver of the car, a man, 28, told police he bought the vehicle from another man for $600. The man was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and the carjacker remained at large. The car had tags listed to a different BMW.
Theft: A man, 31, tried to leave the Giant food market in the 4600 block of Edmondson Ave. on Tuesday without paying for batteries valued at nearly $16 and was detained by a store security officer. After providing identification, the man was cited for theft and released.
Theft/arrest: Police arrested a man who tried to leave Stop, Shop and Save supermarket in the 4500 block of Edmondson Ave. on Tuesday without paying for two packs of steaks valued at $30.
Burglary: Compact discs and video games, all valued at more than $600, were stolen Monday from a house in the first block of S. Highland Ave.
Burglary: A videocassette recorder and a jacket, all valued at nearly $300, were stolen Monday from a house in the 200 block of S. Madeira St.
Robbery: A man, 18, was in the 9000 block of Liberty Road about 2 p.m. Tuesday when an apparently unarmed man robbed him of a portable compact disc player. After forcing the victim to a nearby NationsBank automated teller machine, the man ordered him to withdraw $100. The robber fled with the victim's ATM card, the money and the CD player.
Burglaries: Two clothes washers and two clothes dryers, all of unknown value, were stolen from two houses being built in the 100 block of Archimedes Court in Owings Mills between Jan. 29 and Monday. Police report a failed attempt to enter a third house.
North Point Precinct
Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 7400 block of German Hill Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Pub Date: 2/11/99