Police Blotter

THE BALTIMORE SUN

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Burglary: A Taurus .22-caliber handgun with serial number AWC19367 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 1900 block of Light St.

Theft: A ditch-digging machine valued at $7,000 was stolen Saturday from a truck at Northern Pipeline Construction Co. in the 6300 block of Cove Ave.

Eastern District

Burglary: Someone broke a window to enter a Rite Aid store in the 1500 block of Harford Ave. between Friday night and Saturday morning, and stole 20 cartons of cigarettes.

Southeastern District

Burglary: More than 80 aluminum traffic signs were stolen during the weekend from Seaway Coding Co. in the 1300 block of S. Ponca St. They were valued at $5,843.

Stabbing: A man who left a bar in the 600 block of S. Potomac St. about 1 a.m. Saturday, after a fight, was attacked by five men, one of whom stabbed him in the back. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Theft from vehicle: A $700 mountain bike was stolen Saturday from a sport utility vehicle in the 2200 block of E. Pratt St.

Southwestern District

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 1500 block of DeSoto Road on Saturday and stole a table saw, sabre saw, wheelbarrow, air-conditioner and coffeemaker -- all valued at $520.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: A man, 40, was asleep in his home in the 9300 block of Old Harford Road early Saturday when he was awakened by a man wearing a mask and armed with a small-caliber handgun. The occupant's hands and mouth were taped by the intruder, who stole several pieces of jewelry, 15 $100 bills and an engraved watch. The total loss was estimated at $11,500.

Woodlawn Precinct

Carjacking: Police were seeking two men who robbed a 61-year-old unlicensed taxi driver of his 1998 Plymouth Fury about 10 p.m. Friday. After he drove the men from Liberty Heights Avenue in the city to Flannery Lane and Crismer Court in the county, one of them drew a gun and ordered the driver out of his car, which had tags LNL 570.

Arson: A 1988 Honda was set ablaze early Saturday next to a trail behind the Carriage Hill Apartments in the 3400 block of Carriage Hill Circle.

North Point Precinct

Theft: While a woman was bowling at Eastpoint Lanes about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, someone stole her purse containing a cellular phone, cash, eyeglasses and other property.

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