Baltimore CityCABBIE ROBBED, SHOT: Western District...


November 04, 1993|By Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.

Baltimore City

CABBIE ROBBED, SHOT: Western District -- Leon Speights, a driver for the Royal cab company, was listed in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot in the right side during a robbery Wednesday night in the 1500 block of N. Fulton Ave. Two men who fled after robbing the cabbie of an undisclosed sum were being sought.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave. was walking a block from her home Tuesday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $25. Later, police arrested a suspect in the case and were holding him at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

STOLEN CAR: Northwestern District -- A 1987 Buick with Maryland tags 445AGY was stolen from the 3700 block of Rogers Ave. Wednesday.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Northwestern District -- Police arrested a teen-ager and charged him as a juvenile with aggravated assault after he threw a pan of hot water onto the face of a female resident of a house in the 2900 block of Garrison Boulevard Wednesday. The victim was not seriously injured.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Four men, one with a handgun, robbed a deliveryman for Bello's pizza in the 400 block of E. 25th St. of an undisclosed sum in the 2700 block of Guilford Ave. Tuesday.

SHOOTING: Northern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Rosalind Ave. was in the 2600 block of Loyola Northway Wednesday when a gunman called out to him. When the victim turned to run, the gunman fired a shot, hitting the man in the arm. The victim was hospitalized.

THEFT: Northern District -- Someone entered a car parked in the 2600 block of Huntingdon Ave. Wednesday and stole a gold chain and tools, all valued at more than $900.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1987 Subaru pickup truck with Maryland tags 395JDF was stolen from the 3500 block of Greenway between Monday and Wednesday.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Property valued at $800 was stolen from a house in the 200 block of E. 33rd St. Wednesday by someone who entered through a third-floor window.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- An elderly resident of the 400 block of E. 25th St. was walking near her home Wednesday when a man approached from behind and stole a money order for more than $200 that the woman was carrying.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of Round Road in Cherry Hill was withdrawing money from a 24-hour teller machine in the 3000 block of S. Hanover St. Wednesday when a man with an unknown weapon robbed him of $125 and escaped on foot.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a resident of the 500 block of S. Fremont Ave. of $30 in the 600 block of Washington Blvd. Wednesday.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Parkville District -- Two gunmen robbed the McDonald's fast-food outlet in the 7300 block of McClean Boulevard near the Perring Parkway shopping center Wednesday and escaped with an undisclosed sum. After entering about 6:30 p.m., one of the men ordered food while his accomplice placed a gun into the side of the manager and ordered her into the rear office, where she removed money from the safe and cash drawers. The other gunman, police said, took money from at least one cash register before both bandits fled on foot.

THEFT: Parkville District -- Lumber valued at $2,000 was stolen from a construction site in the 7300 block of Longfield Drive Tuesday.

BURGLARY: White Marsh District -- Someone shattered the front window of the Royal Farms store in the 4900 block of Hazelwood Ave. early Thursday and stole several cartons of cigarettes.

ROBBERY: Towson District -- A 70-year-old woman was leaving a 24-hour teller machine in the 8100 block of Loch Raven Blvd. Tuesday when a woman in her late teens or early 20s robbed her of $65 and escaped in a dark brown car.


CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call 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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