Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police...


June 26, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police said a West Baltimore man was shot in the leg early yesterday morning while walking along Druid Park Lake Drive. Andre Webster, 19, of the 700 block of W. Saratoga St., told police he was walking in the 3000 block of Druid Park Lake Drive about 1:30 a.m. when he heard the sound of gunshots and felt a pain in his right thigh. Mr. Webster reported that when he turned to his left he saw a man holding a handgun looking at a man standing on the other side of the street. Turning to his right, Mr. Webster reported, he saw a man who also was armed with a handgun shooting at the other gunman. Police said when both gunman realized that Mr. Webster had been shot, they fled. The victim was taken to the Liberty Medical Center, where he was treated for a minor gunshot wound and released, police said.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said two men, one armed with a handgun, accosted a resident of the 4400 block of Maine Ave. yesterday afternoon as he walked near his home and demanded his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with nearly $200 in cash.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Employees of the Rombro Health Center in the 2900 block of Washington Blvd. reported that someone broke into their building early Wednesday morning through a rear window and stole property of unknown value. The company, police said, supplies medical equipment and medicines to area nursing homes and other health-care facilities.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 1100 block of Cook's Lane reported he was in the 4600 block of Manordene Road Wednesday when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who robbed him of his Ford Tempo.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported two men, one armed with a handgun, accosted a resident of the 800 block of N. Fulton Ave. as he walked in the 4400 block of Edmondson Ave. early Wednesday and ordered him to give up his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with more than $100 in cash.

ROBBERY TRY/ARREST: Southwestern District -- Police arrested Bobby Lee McClain, 31, of the 1800 block of Ramsay St., yesterday and charged him with the attempted robbery of a business in the 400 block of S. Monroe St. Police said a man entered the business about 7 p.m. and demanded money from at least two employees while threatening them. Moments later, police arrived and arrested the man, who was unarmed. Police said the man was charged with attempted robbery and was held overnight at the station in lieu of $10,000 bond pending review hearing today before a District Court judge.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone forced his way into the Cameo cafe in the 2600 block of Washington Boulevard early Wednesday morning and stole an unknown sum after breaking into several vending machines. Police said entry was gained by forcing the front door.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Poplar Grove St. reported that someone broke into his home Wednesday night or early yesterday and stole a TV, coat, stereo equipment and a clock radio. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,300.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police said a driver for Domino's pizza in the 5400 block of East Drive was robbed of his money Wednesday night by a man who accosted him in the 200 block of N. Hilton St. The deliveryman told police he gave up $50 in cash to a man who implied he was armed with a handgun.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 3500 block of Old Frederick Road reported he was walking near his home about 6 p.m. Wednesday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a semiautomatic handgun, and a woman who demanded he give up his money. Police said the men and their female accomplice escaped with more then $100 in cash.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police responding to a burglary at Mace-Fremont building materials in the 1100 block of N. Fremont Ave. yesterday arrested two 10-year-olds. Police said the two broke into the building through the roof and were in the process of stealing more than a dozen pieces of lumber when they were caught. Following their arrest, the two boys were released into the custody of their parents pending action by juvenile authorities.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Winchester St. reported she was walking in the 110 block of N. Bentalou St. about 6 p.m. yesterday when she was accosted by a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun who demanded the jewelry she was wearing. Police said the gunman escaped with a necklace and earrings, all valued at nearly $400.

THEFT: Northern District -- An employee for an out-of-town firm reported that while the company-owned truck he was driving was parked in the 3900 block of Canterbury Road someone broke into the vehicle and stole property valued at nearly $450.

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