Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police...


September 24, 1990|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police today continued an investigation into the shooting over the weekend of Donald Roberts, 22, of the 1300 block of Greenmount Ave., who was found Saturday night lying in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road with a gunshot wound to the head. Police said Robert was first taken to Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, before he was transferred to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed today in critical condition. Police said they have no suspects or motive in the shooting.

CUTTING: Central District -- Harley Lee, of the 700 block of E. 33rd St., reported that he was in the 300 block of E. Baltimore St. shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday when he was attacked by a man known to him who stabbed him in the chest. Police said Lee was admitted to an area hospital. His condition was not immediately known. Police said they were seeking a man known as "Buck" in connection with the incident.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Hope Atkinson, of the 1500 block of Madison Ave., reported that she was in the 1000 block of Tiffany Court around 2 a.m. yesterday when a man got out of a car that had stopped nearby and grabbed money she was holding in her hand. Atkinson told police the man returned to the car, which was driven by a second man, and escaped. Police said the sum of money taken was not immediately known.

SHOOTING: Central District -- Police were seeking a suspect in the shooting Saturday night of John Farmer, of the 900 block of Druid Park Lake Drive, during an incident in the 900 block of Hendler Lane. Police said Farmer was shot in the right leg and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Johnny Mitchum, a resident of the Hyatt Regency in the 300 block of Light St., reported that he was in the 700 block of N. Calvert St. about 3 a.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men who beat him with their fists and kicked him and robbed him of his property. Later, police arrested Ronald Smack, 33, of the 300 block of Park Ave., and charged him with assault and robbery. Police said a second man involved in the attack was being sought.

THEFT: Central District -- Michael Cottrill, a resident of Silver Spring, reported that while his car was parked in the 100 block of S. Gay St. Saturday night someone broke into the vehicle and removed a personal computer valued at $3,000.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Terry Brown, of the 500 block of N. Glover St., reported that he was in the 1900 block of N. Charles St. early yesterday when he was attacked by a man who pushed him against the wall of a building and robbed him of $35. Police said that during the incident, Brown sustained a minor injury to one of his hands.

ARREST: Central District -- Police arrested a northeast city resident yesterday and charged him with the assault and attempted robbery of Albert Mlynski, of the 600 block of S. Curley St. Police said Mlynski was walking in the first block of Dark Lane about 12:20 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by a man who attempted to rob him. Police said a district officer was alerted to the incident and chased the suspect and arrested him on West Fayette Street. Police said Robert Adkins, of the 1800 block of Burnwood Road, was charged with assault and attempted robbery and was being held at the station lockup pending a bail hearing.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Central District -- Police responding to a burglary at Pat Hays Buick Inc. in the 1100 block of Cathedral St. about 5 a.m. yesterday arrested a man who attempted to drive off in a 1989 Buick. Police said the man also had in his possession a TV that belonged to the company. Police said the man was held overnight at the station pending burglary charges.

ROBBERY: Central District -- William Hunt, of the 1800 block of N. Charles St., reported that he was in the first block of Trenton St. about 5 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men who pushed him to the ground and robbed him of his watch. Police said the watch was valued at $20.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a 31-year-old man early yesterday after he broke into a house in the 5000 block of Plainfield Ave. with the intent of stealing property. Police said entry was gained by kicking in a door and that the man was arrested before any property could be removed. Police said the man was being held at the Eastern District station pending charges.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Sharon Meadows, of the 1200 block of Quantril Way, reported that someone entered the front yard of her home over the weekend and removed a washer and dryer. Police said the appliances were valued at $500.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- An employee of Dynamic Imports in the 1600 block of Gorsuch Ave. reported that while the company's 1978 Ford van was parked in the 2700 block of Polk St. over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicle through a rear window and removed property valued at more than $1,300.

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