Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A cab...


May 31, 1994|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A cab driver was in the 2700 block of Homewood Ave. Monday when a gunman robbed him of nearly $200.

SHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Edward Mason, 55, of the 1100 block of Seminole Ave. was arrested Sunday and charged with attempting to kill his son. During an argument over a set of tags on a 1990 Buick, the father and his son, Andre Mason, 31, of the 4900 block of Frederick Ave., became involved in an altercation outside the son's home. During the altercation, the father pulled out a .32 caliber handgun and threatened his son. As the son drove off, the father fired at least two shots, hitting his son in the upper left shoulder. The son drove for a block before he exited the car and told passers-by he had been shot. The son was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was listed in fair and stable condition. The father was arrested near his home and charged with attempted murder, assault by shooting and related handgun charges. He was to have a bail hearing today.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- After stealing $12 worth of candy at a 7-Eleven store in the 4400 block of York Road Sunday, a couple threatened an employee with a knife when he attempted to stop them.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1988 Oldsmobile 88 with Maryland tags YXB 152 was stolen Monday from the first block of E. 22nd St.

ARSON: Northern District -- Someone set fire to a car parked in the 1100 block of Gleneagle Road Monday.

BURGLARY: Southern District -- Someone entered a liquor store in the 700 block of Washington Boulevard over the weekend and stole alcoholic beverages valued at more than $3,000.

ASSAULT: Western District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Etting St. was in the 2300 block of Druid Hill Ave. Sunday when he was attacked by several youths who struck him in the head with a baseball bat. The victim was admitted to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with head injuries and listed in serious condition.

CUTTING/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a 63-year-old woman from the 1400 block of W. Lafayette Ave. Sunday and were holding her at the station pending charges that she cut a male resident of the house on the right arm with a knife during an argument. The victim was listed in good condition at an area hospital.

STOLEN CAR: Northwestern District -- A maroon 1991 Plymouth with Maryland tags AWH 304 was stolen from the 4300 block of Violet Ave. over the weekend.

STOLEN CAR: Northwestern District -- A 1985 Oldsmobile with Maryland tags TWS 358 was stolen Monday from the 4300 block of Fairview Ave.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Someone entered an outdoor storage shed in the 6000 block of Berkley Ave. over the weekend and stole a lawn mower valued at $300.

Baltimore County

BURGLARY/PURSUIT: White Marsh Precinct -- Police were seeking two men who entered several homes under construction near Lillian Holt and Rossville boulevards Monday and stole appliances and other items before abandoning the property in a van during a pursuit by police. When police arrived on the scene after a witness dialed 911, the men entered a van and drove off. On Keenlea Road, about two miles from the break-in, the men jumped out of the vehicle and entered a woods. Police lost their trail near an apartment development.

ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Essex Precinct -- A man and two women were arrested in connection with the $62 robbery of a woman near her home in the 1200 block of Windsail Road Monday. After Officer Robert Griffith broadcast a description of a Honda used in the robbery, Officer Joseph Goetz spotted the car on Langley Road at the Riverdale Apartments. The victim identified the suspects and they were arrested.


BURGLARY: Street -- Someone entered a home in the 1400 block of Whiteford Road over the weekend and stole more than $30,000 worth of jewelry.


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.

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

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