August 01, 1994|By Richard Irwin



* OFFICER INJURED/ARREST: Southwestern District -- While attempting to arrest a man suspected of stripping a stolen car in the 100 block of Northbend Road Sunday night, Officers James Fallon and Steve Martin found themselves involved in a struggle. Officer Fallon was thrown to the ground and suffered a sprained back and other injuries. He was treated at Sinai Hospital and relieved of duty. Officer Martin was not injured. Arrested and charged with resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer and other charges and being held at the police station pending a bail hearing is Donald Dardon, 20, of the 100 block of Northbend Road. Police said the car was reported stolen in October 1993 and had been parked at the Northbend Road location for at least a month.

* STOLEN CAR: Southeastern District -- A 1987 Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen over the weekend from the 100 block of N. Highland Ave.

* SHOOTING: Western District -- While attempting to break up an argument between a woman and a man in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Sunday night, a 27-year-old resident of the 1600 block of N. Calhoun St. was shot twice in the back and once in each side by the man involved in the argument. The victim was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was listed in serious condition. The gunman was being sought.

* ROBBERY: Western District -- Two men were drinking in the 1300 block of W. Baltimore St. over the weekend when one of them robbed the other of more than $100. During the robbery, the victim sustained facial injuries but refused medical treatment at the scene by the crew of a city fire department ambulance.

* STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1990 Acura Legend that was stolen from the 3900 block of Beech Ave. over the weekend was recovered in Baltimore County.

* ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 6100 block of The Alameda was walking toward his car Sunday when he was approached by several men, one with a large caliber handgun, who demanded his money. Instead of giving up his money, the victim pressed his car's alarm. The blaring sound caused the men to flee.

* THEFT: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2700 block of Hampden Ave. over the weekend and stole a video game and tapes, all valued at nearly $300.

* THEFT: Northern District -- Bedroom accessories and other property, all valued at more than $300, were stolen from a car parked in the 2400 block of N. Howard St. by someone who entered through a passenger door.


* ROBBERY: Cockeysville Precinct -- An employee of the 7-Eleven store in the 1600 block of W. Joppa Road was about to make a night deposit at the Maryland National Bank in the 1300 block of York Road Sunday afternoon when he was sprayed in the face with a chemical irritant by a man who said he had a gun. The man then robbed the victim of a bank bag containing an undisclosed sum of money and escaped on foot.

* THEFT: Cockeysville Precinct -- Someone entered onto a parking lot in the 9800 block of York Road over the weekend and stole tires and rims from at least six vehicles. The equipment was valued at $2,000.

* BURGLARY: Cockeysville Precinct -- Someone broke into a snowball stand in the 16900 block of York Road over the weekend and stole a snowball machine, popcorn machine and a microwave oven, all valued at more than $2,000. Entry was gained by breaking a lock off the door.

* BURGLARY: Wilkens Precinct -- Sometime between July 14 and July 28, someone entered a house in the 1500 block of Sulphur Spring Road through a basement door and stole a sofa, chair, telephone answering machine, TV and TV stand, all valued at $600.

* THEFT: White Marsh Precinct -- Someone entered a car parked in the 4300 block of Bedrock Circle over the weekend and stole stereo radio equipment valued at $300.


* 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 County, reported by Richard Irwin.

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