Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city...


January 16, 1996|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city and county.

Southeastern District

Assault: Officer Dan Santos was off-duty and driving his private car in the 1000 block of E. Lombard St. on Sunday when one of several teen-age boys threw a snowball that struck the vehicle. When Officer Santos exited his car and confronted the youths, one of them fired a handgun, hitting the officer's car. The officer was not injured. After police apprehended one of the youths, they received information that led to a warrant being issued for a 15-year-old suspect who fired the gun. No arrest had been made.

Robbery: A woman was in the 400 block of S. East Ave. when a gunman robbed her Sunday of cash and property, all valued at more than $400.

Eastern District

Shooting: Several people were sitting on the front steps of a house in the 1600 block of E. Lanvale St. when two gunmen exited a nearby alley and fired weapons at them Sunday. Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were wounded. All were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where one was treated for a leg wound and the others for chest and arm wounds. All were expected to survive and their conditions were not available. Police knew of no motive for the shootings.

Robbery: A 50-year-old man was leaving a liquor store in the 2400 block of E. Federal St. when he was attacked by two men who knocked him to the pavement and robbed him of more than $30 and his keys Sunday.

Northern District

Assault: A woman from the 1200 block of Union Ave. was in the 1100 block of W. 36th St. when she was assaulted Sunday by three women, including her step-daughter. The woman suffered eye injuries. No arrests had been made.

Stolen car: A 1990 Chrysler New Yorker with tags CXV 277 was stolen Sunday in the 3100 block of Ellerslie Ave.

Central District

Robbery: A 28-year-old Harford County woman was in the 1000 block of N. Charles St. on Sunday where she was attacked by two men who punched and kicked her, knocking her to the ground, and robbed her of cash and property, all valued at $500.

Northeastern District

Stolen car: A 1991 Dodge with tags ZGN 138 was stolen Sunday in the 3400 block of Woodstock Ave.

Stabbing/robbery: A 38-year-old man was walking near his home in the 7100 block of McClean Blvd. when a man stabbed him with a knife and robbed him of a necklace and a set of keys Sunday. The victim was not seriously injured.

Burglary: An electric heater, a stereo entertainment center and a clock were stolen Sunday from an apartment in the 6000 block of Moravia Park Drive.

Western District

Burglary/arrest: Police arrested a man Sunday who had broken into a house in the 800 block of N. Fremont Ave. No property was reported missing.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A 1982 Cadillac with tags ARM 497 was stolen Sunday in the 5100 block of Sekots Road.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Kathy's Cleaners in the 4100 block of Wholesale Club Drive and took more than $100 from a cash register Sunday.

North Point Precinct

Theft: A cashier at the Ames department store at Eastpoint Mall in the 7700 block of Eastern Ave. allegedly stole merchandise between September and Sunday, when store officials told her the thefts had been recorded on a security camera. The items included games, toys and clothing and were valued at $500. The woman was fired and promised to make restitution. A police report was made but no criminal charges were placed against her.

Theft: More than a dozen watches, all valued at nearly $400, were stolen Sunday from Best of Time, a store at Eastpoint Mall in the 7700 block of Eastern Ave. Two employees were in a back room when the thefts occurred.

Vandalism: Police were seeking a teen-age couple who used a BB gun to shoot out a picture window in a house in the 300 block of Wise Ave. on Sunday. The occupant saw the suspects fleeing the scene. The window cost $1,200.

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