Baltimore CityPIPE BOMB ARRESTS: Southeastern District...


August 12, 1993|By Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Harford counties, reported by Richard Irwin.

Baltimore City

PIPE BOMB ARRESTS: Southeastern District -- Two men, arrested Tuesday morning for possessing and detonating pipe bombs in Fells Point and possession of marijuana, were being held on a total of $350,000 bond. Police said the bombs were about 8 inches long, more than an inch in diameter and were packed with gunpowder. No injuries were reported. Arrested by Officers Drew Dorbert and Michael Feehely were Brian Jason Danek, 22, of the 2200 block of Millridge Drive in Owings Mills, and Justin Lener, 18, of New York. One of the bombs was thrown between two parked cars in the 800 block of Bethel St., causing severe damage to the vehicles. A second was thrown in the 700 block of S. Broadway, but failed to go off. After getting a description of a car seen leaving the scene of the Bethel Street incident, the two officers stopped a 1986 Plymouth at Fleet and S. Caroline streets. In the car, the officers found a third pipe bomb and a quantity of marijuana. The two men told police they made the pipe bombs to throw into Lake Roland at Robert E. Lee Memorial Park to kill fish.

ARREST: Northeastern District -- A 41-year-old resident of the 5600 block of Frankford Ave. was being held at the city detention center without bail following his arrest Saturday on charges that he sexually assaulted a teen-age girl in his house. The man, Harold Sylvester Scott, who formerly lived in the 1900 block of W. North Ave., also is charged with assault, assault with a deadly weapon and and false imprisonment.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- A gunman forced his way into a house in the 300 block of S. Parrish St. about 3 a.m. Wednesday and robbed the female occupant of nearly $60 after knocking her to the floor.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Bethune Road in Cherry Hill was removing property from the trunk of her car near her home Wednesday morning when two men, one with a handgun, robbed her of more than $100.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Three men were in the first block of Gorman Ave. Wednesday morning when they assaulted a resident of the 800 block of Seagull Ave. in Cherry Hill and stole her purse containing an undisclosed sum.

STABBING: Western District -- Police were seeking a man who stabbed a resident of the 1000 block of Whatcoat St. in the back and forearm with a pair of scissors Tuesday night in the 200 block of N. Mount St. The victim refused medical treatment.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Two men, one from the 3500 block of Elmley Ave. and the other from the 900 block of Ashburton St., were in the 2700 block of Prospect St. Tuesday night when two men, one with a handgun, robbed one of them of cash and jewelry, all valued at nearly $700. The other man was robbed of a .357 Magnum handgun. and $70.

SEX OFFENSE: Western District -- A 15-year-old girl was in the 800 block of Ashburton St. late Tuesday night when a man forced her to accompany him to a wooded area near the 1100 block of Braddish St. There, the man sexually assaulted the girl before allowing her to go.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 1800 block of Moreland Ave. was in the 1800 block of Warwick Ave. Wednesday morning when a man carrying an unknown weapon robbed her of nearly $90.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Cockeysville District -- A gunman robbed the Royal Farms store in the first block of E. Timonium Road shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday and escaped with an undisclosed sum. Police said it was the fourth time in about two months that the store was held up.

ROBBERY: Cockeysville District -- Two men robbed the Days Inn in the 9600 block of Deereco Road shortly before 2:30 a.m. today and escaped with an undisclosed sum after tying up the desk clerk and placing him in a back room. During the robbery, one of the men implied he had a handgun, but none was displayed.


BURGLARY: Fallston -- Someone entered the garage of a house in the 600 block of Wilgis Road Tuesday between 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. through a door and stole a 16-horsepower tractor, a rug shampooer, a ceiling fan, a 5-gallon gas can, a garage door opener and an air-compressor, all valued at nearly $3,100.


CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can all Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.

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