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

Police Blotter

September 04, 1996|By Brenda Buote

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

Western District

Shooting: A 20-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds early yesterday in the 2200 block of Druid Hill Ave. Police knew of no suspect or motive yesterday. The victim, Thomas Bracey of the 2300 block of McCulloh St., was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

Northwestern District

Shooting: Two men were injured Monday, one seriously, in a shooting that occurred about 8: 30 p.m. When police arrived in the 5200 block of St. Charles Ave., they found a 25-year-old lying in the street with a head wound. He was in critical condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. A 26-year-old also suffered injuries in the shooting, which police said was drug-related. Neither victim was identified by police.

Eastern District

Assault: A resident of the 1200 block of E. Lanvale St. called police yesterday about 2: 30 p.m., claiming that her live-in boyfriend hit her during an argument. Police said the unidentified woman was not seriously injured.

Commercial theft: Several cases of soda were stolen from the EZ-Store Self-Storage in the 3800 block of Pulaski Highway shortly before midnight Monday. The burglar cut a side fence and broke into the store.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Armed robbery: A Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 6500 block of Route 40 west was robbed about 9: 30 a.m. yesterday. Police said an employee let an unknown suspect into the rear of the restaurant as the manager was filling the safe. The suspect threatened the manager with a shotgun and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled in a blue Toyota. The employee -- a 22-year-old man from Baltimore City -- was arrested and charged with armed robbery.

Destruction of property: The tires of three vehicles parked in the 3500 block of Milford Mill Road were slashed about 10 a.m. yesterday. Witnesses told police that two juveniles had committed the crime and identified the suspects to an officer. The teen-agers, both 13-year-old males, were charged with destruction of property.

Burglary: Police were called to a home in the 1600 block of Kirkwood Road shortly after 4 p.m. Monday in response to a burglary. According to police, the suspect entered the home through a rear door and picked up a compact disc player. He then left through the front door with the property and was chased by police into a nearby woods, where he was arrested.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: An employee of Chesaco RV Sales in the 1400 block of Fuselage Ave. called police to the store at 8 a.m. yesterday after discovering the cash box missing. Police said the cash box, which contained $2,000, was stolen after 5 p.m. Monday.

Grand theft: A woman's purse was stolen yesterday morning from her grocery cart. According to police, the woman was shopping at a grocery in the 1500 block of Country Ridge Lane shortly before 9 a.m. when her purse, containing $1,000 in cash, was stolen. Police said yesterday that they have no suspects.

Auto theft: A black 1988 Oldsmobile Delta worth about $4,000 was stolen from the 1600 block of Doolittle Road Saturday morning. The owner of the four-door vehicle called police about 2 p.m. Saturday.

Destruction of property: The rear trim of a red 1996 two-door Honda Civic was dented by an unknown suspect on Sorgen Court on Sunday, causing an estimated $100 in damage.

Pub Date: 9/04/96

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