Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Anthony...


October 20, 1992|By Richard IrwinThe following accounts were compiled by Richard Irwin from police records in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County.

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SHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Anthony Hawks, of the 3200 block of W. North Ave., was treated at St. Agnes Hospital Sunday night for a gunshot wound to the right thigh following an attempted armed robbery near his home. Mr. Hawks was shot when a gunman tried to rob him of jewelry about midnight.

ARRESTS: Western District -- Two men and two teen-age boys were arrested Monday night during a drug-related incident in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road. Sgt. John Miller said police investigating drug trafficking about 9 p.m. saw a man throw several bags of crack cocaine down a storm drain and then toss a handgun onto a lawn. The man then ran into his house. There, police were confronted by nearly a dozen people, some of whom assaulted the officers. Arrested and charged with possession of a deadly weapon, possession of crack cocaine and related charges was James Rich, 23, of the Reisterstown Road address. Also charged with possession of cocaine and five counts of assaulting police was Colin Waters, 21, of the 2600 block of Garrison Boulevard. Charged with hindering police and resisting arrest were two boys, ages 15 and 17. One police officer, Barbara Sloan, sustained an eye injury. Sgt. Miller said the two men arrested were each taken to Bon Secours Hospital for treatment of injuries and released into police custody. The boys were released into the custody of their parents.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A 53-year-old resident of the 1100 block of Sarah Ann St. was in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Saturday afternoon when he was robbed of nearly $300 and a watch by a man who struck him over the head with an unknown object. William Tyler was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment of head and shoulder injuries and released.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Someone broke into a house in the 2600 block of Brookfield Ave. during the weekend through a rear window and stole three boxes of ceiling tiles valued at $60.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A VCR, coins and a clothes hamper, all valued at more than $400, were stolen from a vacant building in the 200 block of E. North Ave. during the weekend.

THEFT: Central District -- An AM-FM radio, speakers, leather coat and cassette tapes were stolen between Sunday night and Monday morning after someone broke a window on a Catonsville woman's 1987 Volkswagen in the first block of Marketplace.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Two men, one with a gun, robbed a man of his wallet and $30 by two men in the 2500 block of N. Charles St. around 2 a.m. Monday.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Central District -- Police investigating a burglary at Limited Inc. in the 100 block of W. Lexington St. early Sunday morning arrested a man found hiding under an air conditioning unit on the roof. Nearby, police found property valued at $700 that had been taken from the business. Charged with burglary was Derick R. Coe, 27, of the 4500 block of Bonner Road. Police said the suspect is being investigated in connection with similar burglaries in the downtown area.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A woman, 32, walking in the 1400 block of Brevard St. around 6 a.m. Monday was robbed of her purse and a $300 money order.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A gunman robbed a man, 31, of his wallet and $124 about 6 a.m. Monday in the 1600 block of N. Calvert St.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Someone broke into the Chester grocery store in the 2400 block of St. Paul St. Monday morning by cutting a hole in the roof and stole 16 cartons of cigarettes, 50 bottles of cold medicine, postage stamps and cash, all valued at $740.

THEFT: Central District -- Stereo equipment and a compact disc player valued at $1,700 were stolen from a house in the 1800 block of Druid Hill Ave. last week after someone entered with a key.

ROBBERY/ABDUCTION: Central District -- An out-of-town resident was abducted Monday morning by a gunman who forced him to drive to east Baltimore where he was robbed of $50. The victim, a contracting firm mechanic, was in the 100 block of W. Lexington St. at 11:20 a.m. when a gunman forced his way into his truck and told him to drive away. In the 400 block of N. Chester St., the gunman robbed the victim of $50 before jumping out of the truck and escaping.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A 35-year-old resident of the 800 block of Newington Ave. was robbed of $20 by a gunman in the 800 block of Whitelock St. early Monday morning.

THEFT: Central District -- A window of a Sykesville resident's 1988 Mazda was smashed and two cameras, a telephone answering machine and a fax machine, all valued at $1,300, were stolen in the 200 block of Clay St. Monday afternoon.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Argyle Ave. was walking in the 600 block of W. Hoffman St. Saturday night when a gunman robbed him of $22, a bag containing groceries and a set of keys.

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