Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Eastern District -- A 53-year-old...


June 20, 1994|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- A 53-year-old resident of the 5800 block of Leith Walk was shot in the upper left leg Sunday night during an attempted robbery in the 1300 block of N. Chester St. After the gunman demanded the victim's money and was told he had none, the gunman shot the man before escaping. The victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he is reported in good condition.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Someone stole a 6,000 BTU air conditioner from a house in the 2800 block of Pelham Ave.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2800 block of Huntingdon Ave. Sunday and stole a VCR.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1977 Jeep truck with no tags was stolen from the backyard of a house in the 3600 block of Elm Ave. Sunday.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A man was walking in the first block of W. 23rd St. Sunday when another man struck him over the head with an unknown weapon and robbed him of nearly $100.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A red 1991 Chrysler with Maryland tags TAX 791 was stolen from the 2800 block of N. Calvert St. Sunday.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Two telephones were stolen from a house in the 300 block of E. Belvedere Ave. Sunday by someone who entered through a rear door.

THEFT: Northwestern District -- Someone entered a house in the 3900 block of W. Strathmore Ave. over the weekend and stole a 5,000 BTU air conditioner from a window.

SCHOOL BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Someone entered the Gwynns Falls Elementary School in the 2700 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway through a window Sunday. A search of the building failed to find anyone and nothing appeared to be missing.

THEFT: Northwestern District -- Police were seeking a man who stole a test kit valued at $100 from Pep Boys in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road Sunday.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Northwestern District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the station pending charges that he attempted to strangle a woman in her home in the 4300 block of Fernhill Ave. over the weekend. The woman was saved from serious injury when her sister arrived at the house.

Baltimore County

SHOOTING/ARREST: North Point Precinct -- Police arrested one man and were seeking at least two others in connection with the shooting Sunday night of a Baltimore man outside a store at the intersection of Maple and William Wade avenues in Turners Station. Following the shooting, the suspects drove off in a white Isuzu Amigo with Maryland tags 566937M. The victim was taken by ambulance from the Dundalk fire station to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was treated for gunshot wounds to the leg and foot and listed in good condition. About two hours after the shooting, police from the Wilkens Precinct spotted the wanted vehicle near the county-city line and pursued it into the city, where it was stopped and its lone occupant arrested. The suspect was taken to the North Point District for questioning and possible charges. In the vehicle, police recovered an assault rifle believed used in the shooting.

BURGLARY: Woodlawn Precinct -- Someone entered a house in the 3400 block of Lynnehaven Drive through the basement door over the weekend and stole a .32 caliber handgun and $100.

BURGLARY: White Marsh Precinct -- Someone entered a storage trailer owned by an out-of-town concrete company while it was parked in the 8400 block of Belair Road over the weekend and stole a piece of concrete mixing equipment.

BURGLARY: Parkville Precinct -- An apartment in the first block of Dunhaven Place was entered through a sliding glass door Sunday by someone who stole $60 from the dining room.


THEFT: Forest Hill -- Someone stole a natural wood wishing well, valued at more than $100, from the front yard of a house in the 2500 block of Ridgeview Drive over the weekend.

THEFT: Joppatowne -- The soft top of a 1992 Geo Tracker was stolen over the weekend while the vehicle was parked in the 400 block of Breslin Road. The top was valued at $600.

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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