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


September 12, 1996|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Central District

Attempted robbery/arrest: A 22-year-old man was in custody yesterday after being charged with the attempted armed robbery Monday of two men in the 1900 block of Mount Royal Terrace. The robber reportedly fired a handgun, but no one was injured. The suspect, Thomas E. Ball of the 2100 block of Division St., also was charged with assaulting Officer John Brandt, who made the arrest.

Carjacking: Two men, one with a handgun, stopped a motorist Tuesday in the 2000 block of Pennsylvania Ave., ordered him out of his 1986 Mercury with tags CXV 713 and drove it away.

Stolen car: A 1997 Ford with tags DRJ 503 was stolen Tuesday in the 2200 block of Druid Hill Ave.

Stolen car: A two-door red 1986 Toyota with tags PCT 094 was stolen Tuesday in the 200 block of N. Greene St.

Northeastern District

Robbery: Two men assaulted a 15-year-old boy in the 3900 block of Dudley Ave. on Tuesday and robbed him of $10.

Burglary: Property of unknown value was stolen Tuesday from a house in the 5200 block of Saybrook Road by someone who entered through a kitchen window.

Northern District

Destruction of property: While in the emergency room at Union Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, a man became disorderly and slammed his head into a window, breaking it. The man was charged with malicious destruction of property.

Burglary: A lawn mower, chairs, a table and other property, all valued at more than $1,200, were stolen Tuesday from a shed in the 3800 block of Hickory Ave.

Western District

Burglary: Someone entered an apartment in the 1700 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway through a rear door Tuesday and stole a television, bike and camera, together valued at nearly $340.

Theft from vehicle: Police were seeking a man who stole property valued at $70 Tuesday from car parked in the 2700 block of Franklin St.

Northwestern District

Arrest: Police were in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. on Tuesday seeking a man who reportedly had a handgun when they spotted and searched a man with a bulge in his waistband. Police confiscated a loaded Browning 9mm semiautomatic handgun from the man. The gun was reported stolen in Anne Arundel County in 1993. Charged with a handgun offense was Gregory Simuns, 31, of the 3700 block of W. Garrison Ave.

Robbery: A man from the 3700 block of Liberty Heights Ave. was in the 3900 block of Dolfield Ave. on Tuesday when a gunman robbed him of cash and jewelry, all valued at nearly $800.

North Point Precinct

Theft/arrests: Police arrested two women Tuesday when they attempted to leave Santoni's grocery store in the 100 block of Kinship Road without paying for merchandise.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: An employee of the Pizza Hut in the 1600 block of E. Joppa Road was walking toward her car Tuesday before making a night deposit at a nearby bank when a man armed with a knife forced her to give up a bank bag. The man escaped with nearly $500 in cash and checks.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: Property of unknown value was stolen Tuesday from a house in the 700 block of Charing Cross Road.

For the Record

Murder suspect arrested: Tyrone Wilson, 18, of the 2300 block of Poplar Grove St., was arrested on a warrant yesterday charging him with first-degree murder. He was accused of fatally shooting Tyrone Alston, 43, of the 2200 block of N. Rosedale St. on July 29 in the 1000 block of Bethune Road.

Pub Date: 9/12/96

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