Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Southeastern District -- A...

POLICE BLOTTER

November 15, 1990|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Southeastern District -- A 39-year-old man was listed in critical but stable condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot twice last night near a bus stop in the 600 block of Ensor St., police said. Theodore Clanton, of the first block of Saturn Court in Parkville, was shot in the chest and chin about 10 p.m., homicide detective Marvin Sydnor said. Sydnor said two men getting off a bus near the intersection of Hillen and Forrest streets heard at least two gunshots and saw Clanton running toward them. Sydnor said Clanton fell near the men, one of whom called the police. Sydnor said the gunman escaped and that a motive for the shooting was not immediately known.

ASSAULT: Northwestern District -- Thomas Booth, 30, of the first block of High Seas Court in the Cove Village Apartments in Essex, reported that he was working at a paint job in the 4500 block of Denmore Ave. Tuesday afternoon when he was approached from behind by a man who said something to him before pulling out a handgun and pointing the weapon at him. Booth told police the man then put the gun back into a pocket and walked away.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Police reported that a custodian reporting for work yesterday at the Rosa Parks Middle School, in the 3500 block of Eldorado Ave., discovered that someone broke into the building through a window and ransacked the principal's office. Police said the intruders also ransacked a secretary's office. A movie projector and a 35mm camera were reported missing from a cabinet in the principal's office, police said. The value of the property was said to be more than $1,000. Police said the break-in occurred between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. yesterday.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Lou Grasmick lumber company in the 6700 block of Quad Ave. reported that someone broke into one of the company's trucks and removed a radio, speaker and the gas tank cap. Police said the property was valued at more than $200 and that a door was forced to enter the vehicle.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3300 block of Shannon Drive reported that someone broke into his garage and removed 12 homing pigeons. Police said the pigeons were valued at $1,200.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a vehicle owned by Building Masters Construction Services in the 4100 block of Orlando Road while it was parked in the 4700 block of Moyer Ave. and removed a nail gun. Police said the equipment was valued at $800.

BANK ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking a man who entered the Maryland National Bank in the 3400 block of Belair Road and gave a teller a note demanding money. Moments later, the man walked out of the bank with an undisclosed sum of money. Police said the man did not display a weapon during the holdup, which occurred at 10:35 a.m. yesterday.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Anne Bisese, of the 2700 block of Hamilton Ave., reported to police that while her car was parked in the 2200 block of Fleetwood Ave. someone broke into the vehicle and removed cash and at least one cassette tape. Police said the property was valued at more than $50.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Daniel Ransome, of the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave., reported that he was walking in an alley behind his home yesterday when he was stopped by a man who placed the muzzle of a handgun to his neck and demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled with property of unknown value.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4600 block of Kavon Ave. reported that someone broke into her apartment yesterday afternoon and removed property worth nearly $300. Police said entry was gained by forcing the front door.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Latisa Cardwell, whose address was given as the Tubman House, reported that she was in the 1600 block of Havenwood Road about 6 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who pressed the weapon to her side and forced her to give up her money. Police said the gunman fled with cash and property, all valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that Judith Hoffman, of the 3000 block of Guilford Ave., was in the 1600 block of Havenwood Road shortly after 5 p.m. when she was robbed of her purse containing cash and property, valued at nearly $80. Police said the man who robbed Hoffman was the same who later robbed Latisa Cardwell.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- A 16-year-old resident of the 5500 block of Summerfield Ave. reported that he was in a flower shop in the 5200 block of Harford Road when someone stole his bike, which he left parked at the store's loading dock. Police said the bike was valued at nearly $300.

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