Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Western District -- Police...


October 17, 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 reported that three people standing on the corner of Edmondson Avenue and Monroe Street about 2:30 a.m. yesterday were shot and that a motive for the shootings is unknown. Police said Zetta Jones, of the 2000 block of Harlem Ave., sustained a minor gunshot wound to the back and was treated at the scene by the crew of a city Fire Department ambulance. A second victim, Charles Trawick, of the 2200 block of Linden Ave., was shot in the left foot and was treated at Bon Secours Hospital and released. Police said the third shooting victim, Walter Powell, of the 500 block of N. Arlington Ave., was shot in the right back and was listed today in good condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Police said none of the victims were able to provide a reason for the shootings.

ROBBERY/ABDUCTION: Central District -- William Evans, the manager of Peccadillo's Pizzeria in the first block of N. Howard St., told police that he was abducted from the business Monday afternoon by two men who forced him into a car and drove him to an unknown location, where they robbed him of nearly $3,900 in cash. Evans told police the men were in their early 20s and that one of them was armed with a handgun.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Officials of the Maryland Department of Education in the 200 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone broke into their offices yesterday and removed nearly $100 in cash from desks.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of G-Clift & Co. in the 900 block of Whitelock St. reported someone broke into the building through a side door and removed an unknown sum of coins from at least one vending machine.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 1700 block of St. Paul St. reported that someone broke into her home by forcing a window and removed a camera valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Police were seeking a man who broke into a dwelling in the 600 block of George St. and removed a 25-inch TV valued at $500. Police said entry was gained through a rear window and that a man wearing a green jacket was being sought in connection with the burglary.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Tierra Clanton, of the 3500 block of Edmondson Ave., reported she was in the 200 block of E. Pratt St. yesterday when she was accosted by two men in their 20s who robbed her of $200 in cash at knifepoint.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported that two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the lobby of the Tremont Hotel in the first block of E. Pleasant St. shortly after 9 p.m. Monday and forced an employee to give them money from a secured area. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with an undisclosed sum of money.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Dwayne Ritter, an out-of-town resident, reported he was in the first block of Mercer St. about 2 a.m. Monday when he was accosted by a youth who robbed him of his late-model Nissan and his money. Police said the youth was arrested a short time later at Federal and Aisquith streets by Eastern District police following a brief chase. Police said the 17-year-old driver was charged with unarmed robbery. It was not immediately known if the suspect was released in his parents' custody or remanded to the Charles Hickey School in Baltimore County pending action by juvenile authorities.

ROBBERY: Central District -- James Conyers, of the 700 block of Dolphin St., reported that he was in the 1100 block of Myrtle Ave. when he was assaulted by a man who struck him in the face and then robbed him of his money. Police said the man escaped on foot with $20 in cash.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Central District -- Police arrested a 32-year-old man and were holding him pending charges that he assaulted James Browning, of the 1000 block of E. Baltimore St., BTC during an incident in the 300 block of E. Baltimore St. yesterday afternoon. Police said that during the incident, Browning was struck in the face and had his nose broken. Police said Browning was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Martin O'Toole, 55, of the 4600 block of Luerssen Ave. in northeast Baltimore, reported he was in the 100 block of N. Howard St. Monday afternoon when he was attacked by two men who robbed him of his wallet that contained $1. Police said O'Toole, who is disabled, was not injured.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- John Calo, of the 4300 block of Plainfield Ave., reported that while his van was parked in the 4100 block of Belair Road, someone broke into the vehicle and removed a 9-inch color TV. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Sheldon Lounge in the 4300 block of Belair Road reported that someone broke into the building through a side door and removed cash from a secured area and coins from a jukebox and a cigarette vending machine. More than $800 in cash and coins was taken, police said.

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