Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Southeastern District -- A man was...


August 12, 1994|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Southeastern District -- A man was arrested late Thursday after shooting his wife during an argument at their home in the 1400 block of May Court. The woman was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital and was listed in good condition. Charges against the husband were pending.

THEFT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested two men Thursday who attempted to leave T.J. Max clothing store in the 2500 block of Belair Road without paying for several pieces of clothing.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking a man who entered a relative's house in the 1700 block of Abbotston St. Thursday and stole a statue valued at more than $100.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- A picnic table, chair and grill, all valued at more than $300, were stolen from the back yard of a house in the 3200 block of Elmley Ave. Thursday.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- a hedge trimmer valued at $50 was stolen Thursday from the rear yard of a house in the 3500 block of Elmora Ave.

ABDUCTION/ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 4200 block of Milford Mill Road had cashed a check at a liquor store in the 6700 block of Reisterstown Road Wednesday and was walking out when two men, one with a handgun, forced him into a car and drove him to the 2800 block of Shirley Ave. There, the men robbed him of $84 and forced him from the car.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a resident of the 3900 block of Bonner Road of $20 in the 3200 block of Garrison Blvd. Thursday.

RAPE/ARREST: Northwestern District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the station pending charges he assaulted and raped a woman inside his home in the 3500 block of Reisterstown Road Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The woman reported she was raped several times.

Baltimore County

SHOOTING: Essex Precinct -- James Merson, 23, of the first block of Byway North was listed in critical but stable condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot Thursday night when he refused to give up a pay phone to two men near his home. Mr. Merson was talking on the phone around 1 a.m. at Byway South and Fenway South in the Riverdale Apartment complex when two men approached and demanded to use the phone. When Mr. Merson ignored their request and continued to talk to his party, one of the men pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest. Both men fled.

SCHOOL BURGLARY: North Point Precinct -- Someone entered the Southeastern Vocational Technical High School in the 300 block of Sollers Point Road Wednesday or Thursday and stole two voltage regulators from an auto repair shop. At least three storerooms were ransacked and two cars used for instruction in the auto repair shop were damaged.

THEFT: North Point Precinct -- Someone entered the security office at the Eastpoint Mall in the 7800 block of Eastern Blvd. Wednesday or Thursday and stole six security and maintenance radios, 16 radio battery chargers, 10 batteries and two microphones, all valued at more than $6,000.

BURGLARY: Towson Precinct -- A TV, battery charger and a telephone, all valued at more than $2,000, were stolen from Key Oldsmobile in the 700 block of York Road Thursday.

STOLEN CAR: Towson Precinct -- A 1989 Chevrolet truck with tags ABB32G and valued at $25,000 was stolen Thursday from the Towson Town Center in the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Road.

THEFT: Cockeysville Precinct -- Someone stole two Yamaha Sea Ray jet-skis valued at $3,000 from a trailer parked in the 100 block of Othoridge Road in Lutherville Wednesday.

BURGLARY: Cockeysville Precinct -- A bag of chicken was stolen from the refrigerator of a house in the 19300 block of Middletown Road Wednesday by someone who entered through the window of an adjoining garage.

STOLEN MOTORCYCLE: Garrison Precinct -- A 1988 Suzuki Katana motorcycle with tags 6598D0 and valued at $2,000 was stolen from the first block of Phlox Circle.


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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