Police Blotter


Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Baltimore City

Southern District

Robbery: A man was talking to a prostitute in an alley in the 1200 block of Ward St. about 1:10 a.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed him of his wallet, cellular phone and his 1996 Dodge Caravan. It was not known whether the woman, who fled when the gunman threatened her, was an accomplice.

Theft from vehicle: A combination radio/DVD player and a cellular phone -- all valued at $1,369 -- were stolen Saturday from a 1999 Jeep parked in the 600 block of Washington Blvd.

Burglary: Video games, a cellular phone and a DVD player -- all valued at $400 -- were stolen over the weekend from a house in the 900 block of Honaker Court.

Theft from vehicle: Clothing and a purse containing glasses, a cellular phone and other property -- all valued at $910 -- were stolen Saturday from a 1998 Mercedes-Benz parked in the 600 block of Portland St.

Theft from vehicle: Computer parts and accessories -- all valued at $500 -- were stolen Saturday from a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina parked in the 800 block of Light St.

Theft from vehicle: A compact disc player, speakers, pool cue and $75 in quarters were stolen Saturday from a 1992 Eagle Talon parked in the 1000 block of Beason St. The loss was put at $1,000.

Northeastern District

Robbery: Police were seeking three men who robbed a Papa John's deliveryman of three pizzas and other food items -- all valued at $50 -- in the 3400 block of Cardenas Ave. about 9 p.m. Friday.

Burglary: Cigarettes valued at $2,000 and cash were stolen over the weekend by someone who broke into Clark's grocery store in the 3200 block of Chesterfield Ave. through a rear window.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Robbery/arrests: Two teen-age males were arrested Saturday afternoon shortly after they robbed a male companion of $20 at knifepoint while the three shopped at Hunt Valley Mall.

Burglary: Two videocassette recorders and a portable bed frame -- all valued at $525 -- were stolen between March 22 and March 29 from a house in the 200 block of Strathdon Way.

Woodlawn Precinct

Assault: Two men were arguing in the 5900 block of Johnson St. about 4 p.m. Saturday when one pulled a .22-caliber handgun and fired an errant shot at the other man, 39. Arrested and charged with first-degree assault with a deadly weapon was a 67-year-old man.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed a High's store in the 7400 block of Belair Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 11 p.m. Saturday.

Towson Precinct

Vandalism: Between midnight Thursday and 3 a.m. Friday, someone used a metal object to scratch the sides of at least 13 cars parked in the 6600, 6700 and 6800 blocks of Collinsdale Road at Tall Oaks Apartments.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: A woman was standing in the 8600 block of Philadelphia Road about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when a teen-age male stole her wallet containing $95.

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