Baltimore CitySHOOTING/ARRESTS: Eastern District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

May 07, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING/ARRESTS: Eastern District -- Police said four men were arrested early yesterday in the shooting of a man in the 2000 block of E. Hoffman St. Officer Alan Savage said Anthony Taylor, 25, of the 1800 block of N. Bond St., was standing on the street around 2 a.m. when a gold-colored Nissan Maxima with four men inside pulled up. Officer Savage said one of the passengers got out of the car and spoke to Mr. Taylor, then pulled out a handgun and shot him in the abdomen and leg. The gunman got back into the car and the driver drove away. Mr. Taylor was in stable condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Shortly after the shooting, Officer Savage stopped a car in the 1700 block of Ashland Ave., arrested the four occupants and recovered two handguns, one a .38-caliber revolver with two spent cartridges. Charged with assault with intent to murder, assault and weapons violations and being held at the station lockup without bail is Curtis Henry, 35, of the 5100 block of Darien Road. Charged with handgun violations and held in lieu of $25,000 bail each are Henry Cypress, 23, of the 1800 block of N. Wolfe St., and Joey Garcia, 19, of the 1700 block of N. Gay St. Also charged with weapons violations and released after posting $25,000 bail was Andre Goodman, 21, a New York resident who gave a local address in the 1600 block of Thomas Ave. When arrested, Mr. Goodman was wearing body armor, Officer Savage said. The officer said he had no motive for the shooting.

BREAK-IN: Western District -- Employees of the Diamond Cab Co. in the 2000 block of Ashburton St. reported that someone broke into the garage through a window Tuesday and stole a portable radio.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 4400 block of Moravia Road reported he was in the 2600 block of W. North Ave. Tuesday morning when three men, two of whom with knives, robbed him of cash and other property, all valued at nearly $250.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a woman was robbed Tuesday morning while walking in the 2300 block of Baker St. The victim, a resident of the 1100 block of N. Bentalou St., told police she was walking alone around 10 a.m. when two men, one with a handgun, robbed her of her gold necklace valued at $200.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said two men, one with a knife, accosted a woman in the 1200 block of Cloverdale Road Tuesday night and robbed her of her purse containing a small sum of money and personal items.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 600 block of N. Stricker St. reported she was walking in the 300 block of N. Stricker St. around 1 a.m. yesterday when a man struck her in the head and robbed her of more than $200 worth of clothing.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Police said a resident of the 200 block of N. Monroe St. was walking in the 200 block of N. Payson St. early yesterday when a male acquaintance hit him in the face with a baseball bat. The victim was treated at Bon Secours Hospital and released.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Police today were seeking a man in the shooting yesterday of James Robinson, of the 300 block of E. 33rd St. Police said Mr. Robinson was in the 2100 block of Etting St. around 3 a.m. when a man wearing a black and white jacket shot him in the leg with a handgun and robbed him of his money. Mr. Robinson was treated at a hospital.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A Baltimore County man reported he was in the 1700 block of W. Lexington St. around 2 a.m. yesterday when two men, one known as "Peaches," forced him out of his 1980 Audi 4000 and drove off. Police said the victim, a resident of the 500 block of Winters Lane near Catonsville, was not injured.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Darren Johnson, of the 2300 block of Winchester St., was near his home Monday when another man stabbed him in the left arm during an argument. The victim was treated at a hospital.

ASSAULT: Western District -- A Harlem Avenue man reported he was walking near his home Monday morning when three men struck him with their fists and knocked him to the ground. One of the assailants then took nearly $100 from the victim's pockets. The victim was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center for head lacerations.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that two men attacked a woman as she walked in the 2400 block of N. Stockton St. yesterday and robbed her of cash and property, all valued at nearly $300. Police said the victim, a resident of the 1600 block of N. Bruce St., was not injured.

RAPE/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the station pending rape charges. The victim, a Baltimore County resident, told police she was inside a house in the 1100 block of Harlem Ave. Tuesday night with a man she knows and said she wanted to leave. The man threw the woman down on a bed and raped her. The woman told police she thought the man had a knife. Later, a suspect was arrested.

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