Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Western District -- Police today...

POLICE BLOTTER

September 18, 1990|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Western District -- Police today were seeking two men in connection with the shooting yesterday of a 14-year-old girl as she walked home from school. Police said Stacey Kennedy, a student at Harlem Park Middle School who lives in the 2000 block of Hollins St., was in the 1500 block of Harlem Ave. shortly before 3 p.m. when she came upon two men firing handguns at each other. Police said Stacey was grazed in the neck by a bullet but was able to walk home. From there, she was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Police said Stacey was listed in good condition and was to be released today. Police said the two gunmen fled the scene and that residents of the 1500 block of Harlem Ave. were being interviewed in an effort to identify the two men.

THEFT: Central District -- Michael A. Davis, an Evening Su assistant managing editor, reported that while he was attending classes at the Maryland Institute College of Art in the 1300 block of Mount Royal Ave. between 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. yesterday, someone stole several art and photographic text books that he had placed under his desk. Davis told police the books were valued at more than $650.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that two guests at the Stouffer Harborplace Hotel in the 200 block of E. Pratt St. were being sought in connection with the theft of a decorative horse that was attached to a table in a an eighth-floor hallway. Police said a security camera scanning the hallway showed nothing amiss shortly before 2:45 a.m. Sunday but that moments later, a security officer monitoring the screen noticed the table missing. Later, a member of the maintenance staff entered an eighth-floor room and found the table broken apart and the decorative horse missing. Police said the horse was valued at $5,000 and that a credit card used by one of two men to rent the room was being checked for a name and address.

ARRESTS: Central District -- Police responding to a burglary in the first block of E. Lafayette Ave. entered a three-story dwelling and arrested two men who were in the process of removing base molding from several rooms. Police said Robert Fortune, 31, and George Morgan, 33, both of no fixed address, were charged with burglary and held overnight in the station lockup pending a bail hearing today in District Court.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a couple walking toward their car that was parked in the 1700 block of Lakeside Ave. following the baseball game last night at Memorial Stadium were accosted by two teen-age boys, one of whom was armed with a sawed-off shotgun, who demanded their money. Police said the armed youth and his accomplice robbed John Caldwell, 29, of the 7700 block of Wynbrook Road in the Colgate section of Baltimore County, of $700 in cash and jewelry. The second victim, Laura Morgan, 31, of the 3200 block of Uniontown Way in Abingdon, Harford County, was robbed of property valued at more than $200.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 2400 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke into his apartment over the weekend and removed $100 and a TV set. Police said entry was gained by breaking a lock off a door and that the total value of the property was $300.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police were seeking three men who entered the China Doll restaurant in the 400 block of Park Ave. and forced an employee to give them the contents of the cash register. Police said the trio escaped with an undisclosed sum of money and that one of the men was armed with an unknown-caliber handgun.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Michelle Newton, of the 500 block of W. Preston St., reported that she was in the 1000 block of Park Ave. when she was stopped by a man who asked her for money. Newton told police the man then began choking her and that during the assault he robbed her of $10. Police said Newton was not seriously injured.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 700 block of W. Lafayette Ave. and removed a portable TV set. Police said entry was gained through a locked door.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 1100 block of St. Paul St. reported that someone broke into his apartment and removed property valued at more than $400. Police said entry into the second-floor apartment was gained by climbing a fire escape and opening a window.

THEFT: Central District -- Robert Graff, a resident of Holland, Pa., reported that while his car was parked in the Inner Harbor someone broke into the vehicle and stole more than $1,400 worth of property.

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