Neighborhood Watch: South

Robbery
1000 block S. Hanover St., Monday, Feb. 27, 8 p.m.: A woman was held up at gunpoint in the parking lot of a convenience store. The gunman made off with $20 cash.

Burglary
1800 block W. Pratt St., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 4:20 p.m.: Someone forced his way into a vacant bar and stole the water heater.

400 block S. Calhoun St., Thursday, March 1, 10:30 a.m.: Someone kicked in the door of a vacant house, but apparently took nothing.

Unit block S. Poppleton St., Friday, March 2, 8 p.m.: Someone got into a church through the back door and stole $200.

100 block S. Gilmor St., Saturday, March 3, 8 a.m.: Someone kicked in the front door of a house and stole a refrigerator.

Arson
700 block W. Ostend St., Monday, Feb. 27, 3:49 a.m.: Someone set a car on fire.

Larceny
400 block E. Fort Ave., Sunday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.: A man told police that someone unknown to him stole his Taurus 627 Tracker .357 cal. revolver.

800 block E. Fort Ave., Monday, Feb. 27, 4 p.m.: A man shopping in the grocery store left a prescription medicine worth $3 in his shopping cart while he chose something from the shelves. When he returned to the car the medicine was gone.

500 block Washington Blvd., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m.: Someone stole a woman’s purse from her office.

1500 block Patapsco St., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m.: Someone broke into a parked car and stole various electronic and sports equipment worth $4,700.

900 block E. Fort Ave., Thursday, March 1, 2:56 p.m.: A woman was issued a criminal citation for trying to shoplift a pair of black shorts worth $32.99 from a sporting goods store.

1600 block E. Fort Ave., Thursday, March 1, 8:45 a.m.: A man stole a bag of potato chips.

1200 block W. Pratt St., Friday, March 2, 2 p.m.: A man was arrested for attempting to shoplift deodorants, soap and candy from a dollar store.

1700 block Belt St., Friday, March 2, 10 a.m.: A woman took various shoes and clothing from a house without permission of the owner.

1600 block S. Charles St., Saturday, March 3, 3:15 p.m.: Someone stole an 18-carat gold bracelet.

Stolen from various cars parked in various places: a laptop computer, electronic equipment, a pair of Air Jordans and power tools. Police remind residents and shoppers, as well as business owners and employees, to remove valuables from cars.

This week’s Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Jacqueline Watts.

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