Baltimore CityARREST: Western District -- Police arrested...


August 10, 1994|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a 22-year-old man early Tuesday morning near his West Lafayette Ave. home and charged him with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine, illegal possession of a handgun and other drug-related offenses. Armed with a search and seizure warrant, police entered the man's home and seized $4,000 worth of suspected cocaine, two handguns, and a sawed-off shotgun. The man had been under surveillance and was allegedly seen conducting a drug deal around 8 p.m. When he got out of his car near his home a short time later, members of the district's drug enforcement unit arrested him without incident. Taken from the man was money, reportedly from drug deals the police witnessed. Held without bail and due a bail review hearing today in District Court is Michael Johnson, of the 1300 block of W. Lafayette Ave.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone entered a house in the 2500 block of Edmondson Ave. Tuesday after kicking in a rear basement door and stole a 20-inch TV and a VCR, all valued at more than $500.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 1200 block of Edmondson Ave. was waiting for a bus near her home Tuesday night when a man robbed her of more than $100.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Someone entered a house in the 1500 block of Lochwood Road Tuesday and stole jewelry valued at more than $4,000 from a bedroom.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A man was walking in the 4800 block of Parkside Drive Tuesday when three men, one with a shotgun, robbed him of nearly $50.

YOUTH SHOT: Eastern District -- A 14-year-old boy was shot in the left forearm while he and another boy were playing with a handgun inside a house in the 900 block of E. Preston St. Tuesday evening. After the bullet struck the victim in the arm, it grazed his lip. The wounded boy was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment. The other youth fled the scene and is being sought as a witness. Police said the gun had not been recovered and that the wounded youth was not cooperating in the investigation. Police said the shooting appeared to be accidental.

ROBBERY TRY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Wicklow Road was in the 600 block of E. 36th St. Tuesday when he was assaulted by several youths, one with a handgun, who demanded his money while ordering him onto the ground. Instead of complying, the man fled and ran into a nearby house.

THEFT/ARRESTS: Northern District -- Police arrested two men who attempted to leave the Super Fresh store in the 1000 block of W. 41st Tuesday without paying for meat products valued at less than $5. Both men were being held pending a bail hearing.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2500 block of W. Northern Parkway Tuesday through the front door and stole jewelry of unknown value.

THEFT/STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 700 block of E. 41st St. Monday and stole a set of keys. The thief then exited the house and drove off in the victim's 1991 Plymouth with handicap tags 03608.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1992 Jeep Cherokee with tags 452424M was stolen from the 3400 block of N. Charles St. Tuesday.

Baltimore County

BURGLARY: Parkville Precinct -- A man known to the occupants of a house in the 9100 block of Waltham Woods Road entered the house on Aug. 5 and stole more than $1,000. The occupants were advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest. The theft was reported Tuesday.

THEFT: Cockeysville Precinct -- Someone entered a vehicle owned by Clean & Safe Environments in the 200 block of Cockeysville Road while it was parked in the 10800 block of York Road Tuesday and stole two radios and a gas meter, all valued at nearly $4,000.


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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