Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Arson: Someone used a flammable liquid to set fire to the rear of a house in the 3600 block of Woodbine Ave. early Sunday, causing $2,000 damage. No injuries were reported.
Burglary: Jewelry valued at $250 was removed Monday from a safe in an apartment in the 2600 block of Gatehouse Drive.
Theft: Stereo radio equipment, an amplifier, compact disc player and speakers all valued at $1,000 were stolen Monday from a 1987 Nissan Maxima parked in the 2600 block of Park Heights Terrace.
Stolen vehicle: A gray Buick Regal with tags LNN 307 was stolen Monday in the 2100 block of W. Lafayette Ave.
Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Little Tavern in the 3500 block of Eastern Ave. of $59 about 10:15 p.m. Monday.
Burglary: Stereo equipment, two speakers, two videocassette recorders, a DVD player and cash were stolen Monday from an apartment in the 2900 block of Baker St. by someone who entered through the front door.
Robberies/arrest: One man was arrested and police were seeking another in the robberies late Monday of two pizza shops. About 11:25 p.m., two men, one with a handgun, robbed Maryland Pizza & Subs in the 900 block of Leeds Ave. of about $200. Ten minutes later, two men fitting their descriptions robbed Todays Pizza in the 500 block of North Bend Road of an undisclosed sum. As they rode away, one of the bandits fired errant shots at employees following them. The employees gave police the tag number and, at Baltimore and Hilton streets, city and county police recovered the car and nearby arrested Ryan Scott, 19, of the 500 block of Lucia Ave. on a charge of armed robbery.
Burglary: Tools valued at $4,200 were stolen over the weekend from a construction company trailer at Pulaski Highway and White Marsh Boulevard.
White Marsh Precinct
Theft/arrest: A 26-year-old Baltimore man was arrested Monday when he tried to leave Hechts at White Marsh Mall without paying for clothing and perfume valued at $508.
Burglary: Video games and accessories valued at $200 were stolen Monday from a house in the 7400 block of Old Harford Road by someone who entered through a rear door.
Burglary: Video games, DVDs, stereo equipment and a DVD player were stolen Monday from a house in the 3900 block of Noyes Circle.