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

Police Blotter

November 14, 1996|By Richard Irwin

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

Eastern District

Arrests: The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested two teen-age boys yesterday in the robbery and attempted murder of Keith Armstrong, 33, in the 1400 block of Ensor St. on Oct. 19. Edwin Wright, 15, of the 1000 block of E. Preston St. was arrested at Southern High School, where he is a student. Ricky Branch, 18, also of the 1000 block, was arrested at home. Both were charged as adults and were being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Southern District

Robbery: A man who implied he had a handgun robbed the Opposite Side of the Street bar in the 100 block of S. Carey St. of $100 Tuesday night.

Burglary: Three ladders, paintbrushes and rollers, paint and an air compressor, all valued at $1,600, were stolen Tuesday from a house being renovated in the 1700 block of S. Hanover St.

Central District

Cutting: A resident of the 2200 block of Linden Ave. was cut on a forearm yesterday during an argument with her boyfriend over a man's telephone number that was found in her clothing. The woman was treated at University of Maryland Medical Center. The man was being sought.

Northern District

Robbery/shooting: The owner of a florist shop in the 400 block of Lyman Ave. was shot in the right arm Tuesday by one of two men, who robbed him of cash and property, all valued at more than $400. He was in good condition yesterday at Union Memorial Hospital.

Burglary: Property valued at $400 was stolen Monday from a construction company in the 1700 block of Union Ave. Entry was gained with a key.

Robbery: A student on his way to school in the 700 block of E. 34th St. on Tuesday was assaulted by a youth in the 500 block of E. 33rd St. and robbed of $12.

Robbery: A woman was about to enter her apartment building in the 2700 block of St. Paul St. on Tuesday when a man approached from behind and stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $80.

Northwestern District

Carjacking: A motorist was stopped at a traffic light Tuesday in the 3400 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway when a man who implied he had a handgun forced him from his 1985 Plymouth Duster with tags DST 372 and drove away.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A 1989 Chevrolet with handicap tags 97395 was stolen Tuesday in the 4500 block of Frederick Road.

Northeastern District

Robbery try/assault: A teen boy and teen girl were in the 4000 block of Erdman Ave. on Tuesday when two older males assaulted them and demanded money. The suspects fled.

White Marsh Precinct

Theft from vehicle: Archery equipment valued at $600 was stolen Tuesday from a 1991 Isuzu parked in the 7400 block of Brookwood Ave.

Theft: At least 10 tons of a steel processing material, valued at $68,000 and contained in 35-pound bags, were stolen from a 20-foot container stored at OST Trucking in the 1200 block of 68th St. during the first week of October. The theft was reported Tuesday.

North Point Precinct

Theft/arrest: Police arrested a man who tried to leave the Kmart in the 200 block of North Point Blvd. on Tuesday without paying for 15 VHS videotapes, valued at more than $200.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: Two gunmen, one wearing a ski mask, robbed the McDonald's restaurant in the 7500 block of Belair Road of more than $500 Tuesday night.

For the Record

Homicide suspects arrested: The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on Tuesday arrested two men charged in warrants in the fatal beating of Otheneil Parker, 36, of the 2700 block of Baker St. The victim was beaten in the 1800 block of Ashburton St. on Oct. 5 and died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Oct. 8. James Lomax, 24, of the 1800 block of Ashburton St. and Larry W. Evans, 17, of the 2700 block of Presbury St. were charged with first-degree murder and were being held without bond at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Pub Date: 11/14/96

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