Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Eastern District -- Calvin Taylor...

POLICE BLOTTER

February 17, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Calvin Taylor, 15, was listed in critical condition today at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after he was caught in the cross-fire between two gunman in the 1100 block of N. Collington Ave. shortly after 2 a.m. yesterday. Police said the youth was shot in the back, neither gunman was wounded and both fled when Taylor fell to the street.

SHOOTING/ARREST: Eastern District -- Police arrested a 61-year-old man yesterday and charged him with shooting his girlfriend during an argument at their home in the 2400 block of Barclay St. The accused, police said, also tried to shoot a man but the gun misfired. Police said the victim, Mary Foye, 39, was shot twice in the left side with a .22-caliber handgun and was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was listed in good condition today. Police said that during the argument, the suspect pointed the handgun at George Nicholson, 40, also of the 2400 block of Barclay St., but the gun failed to fire. Arrested at the scene and charged with the attempted murder of Ms. Foye, assault with a handgun and using a handgun in the commission of a felony was James Gilbert Browder, who was held overnight at the station lockup pending a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the first block of S. Paca St. reported she was walking near her home yesterday afternoon when she was stopped by three men, one with a handgun, who robbed her of her purse containing cash and property valued at nearly $50.

ROBBERY TRY: Central District -- A Baltimore County woman was walking in the 700 block of Cathedral St. shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday when she was accosted by four men who demanded her money while one of them pressed a knife to her side. Police reported that when the woman told the men she had no money, they ran away.

ROBBERY: Central District -- An out-of-town resident was walking in the 400 block of N. Eutaw St. shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday when two men robbed her of her purse, which contained cash, a 24-hour bank card and other property, all valued at more than $400. Police said one man pressed a knife to the victim's neck during the robbery.

ASSAULT: Central District -- Police today were seeking two men who attacked a resident of the 1600 block of Myrtle Ave. around 8 p.m. yesterday and beat him with their fists after hitting him with a bottle. Police said the victim was not seriously injured.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A man walking in the 3000 block of Remington Ave. Friday afternoon was stopped by a man who asked him for change, then pulled out a knife and robbed him of $20.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 500 block of W. University Parkway reported that someone broke into a house he owns in the 2800 block of Maryland Ave. over the weekend. Police said several rooms had been ransacked but it was not immediately known if any property had been taken.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Property valued at more than $900 was reported stolen from a dwelling in the 2800 block of Remington Ave. after someone got in over the weekend through an unlocked rear door. Police said the burglar escaped with a coat, a watch and a ring.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of Dimitri's Liquors in the 3800 block of Falls Road reported that someone broke into the building between Thursday and Saturday and stole several cases of liquor. Police said the property was valued at more than $340 and that entry was gained by removing a wire mesh screen from a window.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A woman walking in the 5800 block of York Road Saturday night was attacked from behind by a man who knocked her to the ground and stole her purse, which contained nearly $20 and personal property.

THEFT: Northern District -- Someone broke into a 1990 Jeep parked in the 3300 block of Guilford Ave. Saturday afternoon and stole a cellular telephone valued at $300.

THEFT: Northern District -- Employees of the Greenspring Dairy in the 2700 block of Loch Raven Blvd. reported that someone used a fork-lift to remove several cases of orange juice, valued at more than $200, from the warehouse.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 600 block of Baker St. reported that someone broke into her home through a rear kitchen window over the weekend and stole a TV, telephone answering machine and food, all valued at more than $400.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A woman walking in the 1700 block of W. Lanvale St. early Saturday was accosted by a man who struck her with a handgun and robbed her of a bottle of beer she was carrying.

DTC ROBBERY: Western District -- A man was robbed of $20 early Saturday when he was attacked by another man in the 2200 block of N. Fulton Ave. and knocked to the ground but was not injured.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A man with a handgun accosted a woman about noon Saturday as she walked in the 1000 block of Parrish St. The victim told police the man robbed her of $70.

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