Baltimore CityDOUBLE SHOOTING: Western District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

March 27, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

DOUBLE SHOOTING: Western District -- Police today were seeking a man and his female companion in connection with the shootings early yesterday of a couple inside the victims' home in the 500 block of N. Carrollton Ave. Police said the shootings occurred about 12:10 a.m. during an argument about rent the suspect, a resident of the North Carrollton Avenue house, owed the landlord and his wife. Brian and Marie Sampson were shot with a handgun inside their first-floor apartment. Police said the tenant, who lives on the second floor, and his girlfriend fled and were still at large. Police said the Sampsons were taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where they were treated for minor gunshot wounds and released.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police responding to the burglary of a house in the 1700 block of Harlem Ave. around 10 a.m. yesterday arrested three youths who broke in through the front door. Police said the three suspects were attempting to steal several pieces of furniture when they were arrested.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police said property valued at nearly $650 was stolen from a dwelling in the 3000 block of Grayson St. after someone broke into the house Wednesday evening. Entry was gained through a kitchen window. A TV and a microwave oven were stolen.

SHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Police today were seeking a man in connection with the shooting early yesterday of a man in the 3300 block of W. Baltimore St. Police said about 2:30 a.m. yesterday, Cordell Walker, of the first block of Retinue Court in Baltimore County, was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who shot him in the arm. Mr. Walker was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and released. Police have the identity of the suspect but declined to name him until he is captured.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Employees of Towns' Unisex Barber Shop in the 500 block of Swann Ave. reported that someone broke into the business between Wednesday night and yesterday morning and stole a TV, microwave oven and cash. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained through a basement window.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of an apartment building in the 300 block of N. Chapelgate Lane reported that someone broke into his basement storage locker over the past three weeks and stole property valued at more than $1,000. Police said entry into the locker was by using a tool to pry a lock off the door.

THEFT: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 700 block of Lyndhurst St. told police that someone entered his home yesterday and stole jewelry and several U.S. savings bonds. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 700 block of N. Denison St. reported that someone broke into her home by forcing the front door and stole several pieces of property. Police said the value of the property was not known.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- The owner of an unidentified business in the 400 block of E. 32nd St. reported that someone broke into the building between Tuesday night and early Wednesday and stole a cash register. Police said the cash register contained an unknown sum and that entry into the building was by breaking out a pane of glass in the front door.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Officials of the Central Maryland Ecumenical Council in the first block of W. University Parkway reported that someone broke into the office between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and stole a compact disc player, tape player and several compact discs. Police said the property was valued at more than $700.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of a real estate management firm told police that someone broke into an apartment the firm owns in the 4700 block of Kernwood Road and stole a refrigerator. Police said the appliance was valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said property valued at more than $100 was stolen from an apartment in the 2800 block of N. Howard St. after someone entered by breaking out a pane of glass in a kitchen door.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone entered a storage locker in an apartment building in the 5600 block of Newberry Ave. and stole a leather carrying bag, two wallets, cash and other personal items. The victim, a resident of the building, told police the property was valued at more than $600.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3100 block of Guilford Ave. reported that someone entered his apartment Wednesday from the fire escape and stole electronic equipment and a compact disc player. Police said the property was valued at more than $700.

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