Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Western District -- Police...


October 10, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

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SHOOTING: Western District -- Police reported a 9-year-old boy was slightly wounded yesterday afternoon when he was struck in the head by a bullet fragment while looking out a back window of his grandparents' home in the 2700 block of W. North Ave. Police said Glenn Dow Jr., a third-grader at Rosemont Elementary School, was in the second-floor room around 4 p.m. and was looking out the window when someone fired a shot. Police said the bullet struck the rear wall of the house and that a fragment broke off and hit the boy in the forehead. Glenn was being punished by his grandfather, John Jones, who told police the boy was ordered to stay in his room. After he was shot, Dow walked from the room and was met in the hallway by his grandmother, Ruth Jones. Police said the boy was bleeding from the wound and was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated for a minor injury and released. Police said the alley behind the house and surrounding streets were searched for anyone armed with a handgun or who may have seen who fired the shot, but that the effort was unsuccessful.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Felicia Baker, of the 2000 block of W. North Ave., reported that during an incident at her home early yesterday, she was attacked by a man she knows who struck her with a length of wood. Police said Baker sustained a laceration to the right forearm and that the man fled the dwelling before officers arrived.

THEFT: Western District -- Roxine Edwards, of the 200 block of N. Monroe St., told police that someone she knows entered her home and stole a 19-inch and a 13-inch TV. Police said the television sets had a combined value of more than $500 and that a man was later arrested in connection with the thefts and was being held at the station pending formal theft charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Eutaw Place told police that someone broke into her home between Monday night and Tuesday morning and stole two 9mm handguns. Police said the handguns, a Titan and a Taurus, were valued at nearly $500.

THEFT: Western District -- Floyd Urquhart, of the 500 block of E. 23rd St., reported that while his car was parked in the 400 block of N. Calhoun St. between Tuesday night and yesterday morning, someone broke into the vehicle and stole $300 in cash and stereo equipment. Police said the combined value of the money and stereo equipment was $1,500. Police said entry into the vehicle was gained by breaking a window.

ABDUCTION/ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police were seeking at least two men who abducted a deliveryman for Pizz-A-Boli's at Washington Boulevard and Griffis Avenue and drove him into western Baltimore County, where they shoved him out of his car and stole the vehicle. Police said before the men drove off, they removed the company's sign from atop the car. Police said the deliveryman, who was not injured, walked to an outdoor telephone booth on Hammonds Ferry Road and called Baltimore County police. Following an investigation, the incident was turned over to city police. No arrests had been made.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 5100 block of Williston St. reported that someone forcibly entered her home and stole property valued at $200. Police said entry was gained through the front door.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into two homes in the 5000 block of Baltimore National Pike and stole property having a combined value of more than $4,500. Police said entry into both dwellings was by opening a basement door.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a vehicle while it was parked in the 1600 block of E. 33rd St. and stole a briefcase containing more than $200 in cash. Police said the car was a rented vehicle, owned by Rent-A-Wreck in the 9000 block of Liberty Road.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Donna Redding, of the 2800 block of Pelham Ave., reported that someone entered her property between Tuesday and yesterday and stole lawn furniture valued at $800.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Fleetwood Ave. reported that someone broke into her home through a basement window and stole a TV, VCR, several pieces of jewelry and a coat. Police said the property was valued at nearly $3,700.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a maintenance shop in Druid Hill Park in the 3100 block of Swan Drive and ransacked several rooms looking for anything of value. Police said $12 in cash was removed from inside a refrigerator.

ABDUCTION/ROBBERY: Northern District -- Terrance Jefferson, of the 1000 block of E. Joppa Road in Baltimore County, told

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