Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Central District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

February 14, 1992|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 -- Police reported an unidentified man was listed today in serious but stable condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center after he was shot five times by a gunman inside an apartment building in the 1400 block of Division St. Homicide Detective Walter Akers said the man was shot in both legs, the stomach and a hand shortly after 10 p.m. and was found at the foot of a set of steps near the basement by Central District officers responding to a report of a shooting. Detective Akers said a motive for the shooting was not known and that no arrests had been made.

SHOOTING: Northern District -- Police today were seeking a man who shot a 51-year-old man with a semiautomatic weapon during an altercation yesterday evening outside the victim's home. Police said Vincent Adams was home shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday when he heard someone shouting outside his house. Leaving his house, Mr. Adams told police he saw several men assaulting his son, Donnell Adams, 21. Police said when the elder Adams intervened and tried to break up the fight, one of the men pulled out a semiautomatic weapon and fired several shots at him. Shot in the left forearm, the father was helped back into his home by his son. Police said Vincent Adams was taken by ambulance to Sinai Hospital, where he was treated for a minor gunshot wound and released.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3100 block of N. Calvert St. reported that a man he knows entered his apartment with a key between Wednesday night and yesterday morning and stole two 19-inch TVs. Police said the property was valued at $800.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a 1981 Ford pickup truck while it was parked in the 2700 block of Hunter St. yesterday and stole a circular saw and sewer cleaning equipment. Police said the owner of the truck, a resident of the 2700 block of N. Howard St., said the property was valued at more than $300.

THEFT: Northern District -- The owner of a 1987 British Sterling reported that while the vehicle was parked in the 5600 block of York Road yesterday, someone removed all four of the vehicle's tires and wheels.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that tools were stolen from a vehicle Wednesday afternoon while it was parked in the 2600 block of Shirley Ave. The owner of the car, a resident of the 7600 block of Daniels Ave., reported the tools were valued at more than $1,400.

THEFT: Northern District -- Employees of Blockbuster Video in the 5900 block of York Road reported that two men entered the store late yesterday evening and fled moments later with three video cassettes of recent movies. Police said the cassettes were valued at more than $250.

THEFT : Southern District -- A resident of the 1300 block of S. Charles St. reported that while his truck was parked in the first block of E. Gittings St. over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicle and stole several hand and power tools. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,500.

THEFT: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a truck owned by F.A. Davis, a distributing company in the 100 block of S. Paca St., while it was parked in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. and stole nearly 300 cartons of cigarettes.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1900 block of W. Lexington St. told police that someone broke into her home between Wednesday night and yesterday morning and stole a 13-inch TV and a 19-inch TV. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,200 and that entry was gained through a rear door.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said a Woodlawn man was listed today in good condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center after he was shot during an incident in the 2100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. early yesterday. Police said Bryant West, of the 6700 block of Wilmont Drive, was accosted about 5 a.m. yesterday by another man, who pulled out a handgun and shot him in the right leg.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Joseph L. Russ Funeral Home in the 2200 block of W. North Ave. reported that someone broke into the building yesterday and stole a console telephone. Police said the telephone was valued at $300 and that entry was gained through the front door.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Members of the Progressive Club Association in the 100 block of S. Calverton Road reported that someone broke into the building by forcing a door and stole property valued at nearly $2,000.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 3700 block of Colborne Road reported he was walking near his home Wednesday night when he was struck from behind and robbed of his wallet by two men. Police said the men escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $50.

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