Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Southeastern District -- A man was...


December 23, 1991|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 man was in critical condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was found shot inside his car by a security guard at the Kennedy Institute in the 700 block of N. Broadway. Police said Ross Rover, 24, of the 2400 block of Hollins Ferry Road in Baltimore County, drove his car into the parking lot of the institute from the Madison Street side around 1:15 a.m. today. Police said that when a security guard approached the car, Rover stepped out, bleeding from a head wound. The guard summoned an ambulance, which took Rover to the emergency room of the nearby hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition after surgery for a gunshot wound. Police said Rover may have mistaken the Kennedy Institute for the hospital. They said Rover has been unable to speak and an investigation is continuing into the shooting.

SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- A 28-year-old man was in critical condition today at Sinai Hospital after he was shot yesterday afternoon during an argument with another man in the 5100 block of Palmer Ave. Police said the victim, Jimmy Sabb Jr., was shot several times in the upper body around 3 p.m. and was found lying near the street by police responding to a report of a shooting. No arrest has been made.

THEFT: Southeastern District -- Police continued to seek the person who entered the band room at Patterson High School in the 100 block of Kane St. over the weekend and stole more than $2,600 that had been collected in a raffle to purchase new band uniforms and instruments. Police said someone entered the room Friday night or Saturday morning by removing a windowpane, then used a pry tool to force open a cabinet that contained the money. Police said other items of value were locked inside the cabinet but the thief bypassed them. The raffle, sponsored by the owner of a tavern in the 1900 block of Fleet St., was to have been held Saturday. Police said anyone having information about the incident is urged to call 396-2422.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1300 block of Crofton Road reported that when he arrived home yesterday evening, he discovered that his home had been broken into and property valued at nearly $400 stolen. Police said the house was entered through a basement window and the thief escaped with a camera and several pieces of clothing.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said someone broke into a home in the 2400 block of E. Cold Spring Lane yesterday while the occupant was asleep, but fled without taking anything when the homeowner woke. Police said that when the occupant entered an upstairs room after hearing a noise, she found a man and cried out. Police said the intruder ran down the stairs and out a door. Later, the occupant told police the man had eaten half a banana in the kitchen before he went upstairs. Police said the man got in by breaking out a pane of glass in a rear window.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Officials at Johns Hopkins University in the 3400 block of N. Charles St. told police someone entered a campus building with a key over the weekend and went into the men's basketball locker room. It was not immediately known if anything had been stolen.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend by forcing the kitchen door and escaped with a $400 VCR that was on a table in a second-floor study.

THEFT: Northern District -- Sohil Pritchard, 43, a resident of Vero Beach, Fla., reported that while his 1991 Acura was parked in the 300 block of Wendover Road over the weekend, someone broke into it and stole more than a dozen wrapped Christmas gifts, valued at nearly $1,000.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Raymon Thompson, of the 500 block of E. 36th St., reported that he was at home shortly after noon yesterday taking a nap when he was awakened by a man who robbed him of his money and watch, valued at about $60. Thompson repored the intruder said he had a gun but Thompson never saw one. Police said the house showed no signs of forced entry.

THEFT/ARREST: Northern District -- Police said someone broke into a 1987 Isuzu owned by Aldo Ledesna, 45, of the 6600 block of Elsrode Ave., while it was parked yesterday afternoon in the 500 block of Gorsuch Ave. and stole an ice chest. Later, police arrested a man and he was being held at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

THEFT: Northern District -- Stuart Greenberg, 42, of the 100 block of Witherspoon Road, reported that someone removed several feet of copper downspouting of unknown value from the side of his home yesterday evening.

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