Baltimore CitySTABBING: Eastern District -- A 16-year-old...


December 02, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

STABBING: Eastern District -- A 16-year-old was attacked late Saturday night in the 400 block of E. 23rd St. and stabbed multiple times in the shoulder, side and head. Police said the victim, whose name was not released because he is a juvenile, was walking alone around 10:20 p.m. when he was attacked by two men, one of whom stabbed him repeatedly with a knife. The youth was taken by ambulance to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed in critical condition today. No arrests had been made in the case, police said.

ROBBERY: Eastern District -- Ronald Gamble, of the 1900 block of N. Dallas St., reported he was in the 1800 block of N. Bond St. yesterday evening when he was accosted by a man who kept one hand in his jacket pocket as though armed. Gamble told police the man demanded his money while threatening to shoot him. Police said Gamble gave up $10 cash and a pack of cigarettes to the man, who escaped on foot.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Police said Kurt Malone, of the 900 block of N. Rose St., was listed in serious condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot three times by a man who attacked him as he walked in the 900 block of N. Duncan St. shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Police today were seeking a man who shot Jackie Hall, of the 400 block of E. 23rd St., yesterday afternoon near his home. Police said Hall was taken to a hospital for treatment and held for observation.

SHOOTING/ARREST: Central District -- Police said the owner of a popular bar was released yesterday after posting $75,000 bond on charges of assault with intent to murder. Police said George R. Ridrigs, the 36-year-old owner of the Sportsman's Bar in the 400 block of Park Ave., was arrested shortly before 3 a.m. yesterday after police hostage negotiators persuaded him to leave his apartment. Police said Roger Jones, 28, of the 1700 block of W. North Ave., was leaving the bar shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday when he was shot in the right shoulder. Moments earlier, said police, Jones had been warned by Ridrigs to stop dancing. Police said as Jones was leaving the bar with friends, three shots rang out. One hit Jones, a second hit an occupied car stopped at a red light at Madison and Park avenues, and the third went wild. Jones was taken to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was treated and released yesterday. When police arrived on the scene, they learned that Ridrigs had gone to his apartment above the bar and refused to come out. At 2:40 a.m., Ridrigs surrendered to police without further incident.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Derrick Brown, of the 3100 block of Artaban Place in West Baltimore, was in the 2300 block of Reisterstown Road late Saturday night when he was accosted by a man with a handgun who threatened to shoot him. Police said when Brown turned and began running away, the gunman fired a shot that struck Brown in the back. Police said the gunman fled and Brown was taken to a hospital for treatment.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Charles Wheelen, of the 2200 block of W. North Ave., reported he was near his home early yesterday morning when a man struck him in the face with a beer bottle. Wheelen, police said, was taken to the Liberty Medical Center for treatment of several cuts and was released. His assailant, a man Wheelen knows, was being sought.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police responding to a burglary report yesterday afternoon in the 2300 block of Evergreen Ave. arrested a man at the scene. Police said Eric Givens, of the 1800 block of Ashburton St., was charged with burglary. They said Givens, who also was charged with other unrelated crimes, was being held in the station lockup in lieu of $27,000 bail, pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Daisy Reeder, of the 2500 block of Calverton Heights Ave., reported that she was in the 1700 block of Presstman St. around 10 p.m. Saturday when she was stopped by a man with a handgun who robbed her of more than $100.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Harlem Ave. reported that someone broke into her home over the weekend and stole property valued at more than $1,100.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Andrea Miles, of the 1400 block of Montpelier St., reported she was walking in the 2600 block of Polk St. and counting some money late yesterday evening when a man walked up to her and took the money. Police said the man escaped with less than $10.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3000 block of Gibbons Ave. reported that someone broke into her apartment over the weekend and stole stereo equipment from her living room. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known and that entry was gained by forcing the front door.

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