Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Central District -- Daniel Savage...

POLICE BLOTTER

September 09, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Central District -- Daniel Savage, 20, of the 800 block of W. North Ave., reported he was sitting on the front steps of a house in the 800 block of Lennox St. Saturday afternoon with a friend when two men, one armed with a handgun, approached. Police said the gunman fired one shot at Savage, striking him in the knee. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped and Savage was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported Donald Keeney, 33, of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place, was riding his bicycle in the 2100 block of Jordan Alley around 7 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by two unarmed men who demanded his money. Police said Keeney was then pulled from his bike by the men who robbed him of nearly $70.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Terrell McFadden, 22, of the 5000 block of Dickey Hill Road, reported he was in the 400 block of W. Hoffman St. Saturday morning when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed him of his cash and jewelry. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,300.

THEFT: Central District -- Police were seeking two men and a woman in the theft of nearly $600 from an elderly female resident of the 1100 block of Bolton St. Police said the 79-year-old victim was entertaining the suspects in her home Saturday when she left them for a few minutes and went to the first-floor. Police said that when the woman returned to the second floor, the woman was there but the two men were gone. After several minutes, the woman also left. Later, the victim realized that money she kept in a kitchen cabinet was gone. Police believe the three befriended the victim to gain her confidence before stealing her money and that the scam may be committed against other elderly people.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Gregory Haynie, of the 800 block of Park Ave., reported he was walking in the 1000 block of Cathedral St. around 10 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Haynie told police he gave up more than $300 from his wallet and described the robber as being 6 feet 3 and weighing more than 200 pounds.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of TOPS, the temporary employment service in the 400 block of N. Howard St., reported that someone broke into their office over the weekend by opening the window of a rear door. Police said it was not known if any property was taken.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a vehicle owned by an out-of-town farm while it was parked in the 400 block of E. Saratoga St. yesterday morning and stole more than $1,000. Police said the money was inside a cash box and that the theft occurred while the employee was away from the vehicle for less than 30 minutes.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Matthew Elmore, 19, of the 3900 block of Sinclair Lane, reported that during an argument early yesterday at his home with another man he was cut with a knife. Later, police arrested John Robinson, 19, of the 4200 block of Clareway, and charged him with assault by cutting. Police said Elmore was not seriously injured. Robinson was held overnight at the Eastern District pending a bail review hearing by a District Court commissioner.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- James King, of the 3800 block of Ednor Road, told police someone entered his home between Thursday and yesterday and stole jewelry valued at more than $900. King told police the jewelry was kept in a bedroom dresser.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3600 block of Delvern Ave. reported someone broke into his home through an open front window and stole a 35mm camera, camera case and a 20-inch bicycle. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000.

ARSON: Northeastern District -- John Sheaton, of the 700 block of Holabird Ave., reported that someone placed a chair next to a garage he owns in the 3400 block of Erdman Ave. and set it afire. Police said the fire, reported at 3:30 a.m. yesterday, destroyed the chair and caused $500 damage to the garage. Later, police arrested a 26-year-old resident of the 3700 block of Bonview Ave., and were holding him at the Eastern District pending charges of arson, and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone forced their way through a window into a townhouse in the 6600 block of Pioneer Drive and stole a VCR valued at $400.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said someone broke the front window of George's Grill in the 6100 block of Belair Road with a brick, then reached inside and stole a meat slicer. Police said the slicer was valued at $1,000.

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