Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Theft: A former employee at Walbrook Mill & Lumber in the 2600 block of W. North Ave. is suspected of stealing more than $25,000 from the company since Jan. 1. Company officials told police that money was taken from cash registers and through false credit card transactions.
Drug arrest: Officer David Stalter was approaching a man in the first block of Wheeler Ave. about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday when the man removed suspected narcotics from a boat stored in the area. After a brief foot chase, Stalter wrestled the man to the ground and recovered nearly $800 in cash and 30 capsules of what is believed to be uncut heroin worth between $10,000 and $15,000. Charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute was Antaw McDowell, 19, of the first block of S. Catherine St.
Burglary: Two 19-inch screen televisions were stolen yesterday from a house in the 1900 block of N. Pulaski St. by someone who entered through a rear basement window.
Robbery: A man and woman, both 36, were being sought in the assault and robbery of a man, 57, in his home in the 2600 block of Beryl Ave. on Wednesday afternoon. After the man threatened to cut the victim's throat with a razor, the intruders stole the victim's 15-inch screen television and a radio, all valued at $400.
Theft: Someone entered the city's Farring-Bay Brook Recreation Center in the 4500 block of Farring Court during a basketball game Tuesday and stole a sports wheelchair valued at $3,000. The theft was reported Wednesday.
Robbery/arrest: A boy, 12, was arrested Wednesday and charged with assaulting and robbing another boy, 12, of his shoes, wallet and candy during an incident in the 3100 block of E. Lombard St. The accused was processed at the Northern District's juvenile detention center.
White Marsh Precinct
Burglary by trick: While one man was asking an elderly female resident of the 9200 block of Cowenton Road to describe her property line Wednesday afternoon, another man entered the woman's house and removed more than $30 from her purse.