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

Police Blotter

March 05, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Shooting: A man was seated in a car in the 400 block of W. Saratoga St. on Monday when a gunman shot him in the right side and back. The victim was in stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

Northern District

Stolen car: A 1993 Ford with tags AWF 047 was stolen Monday in the 1900 block of N. Howard St.

Theft: A purse containing cash and property, all valued at nearly $300, was stolen Monday from under the desk of a teacher at Barclay Elementary School in the 2900 block of Barclay St.

Burglary: Jewelry valued at more than $5,000 was stolen Monday from an apartment in the first block of E. University Parkway.

Bank robbery: A man robbed the NationsBank in the 700 block of W. 40th St. on Monday after giving a teller a holdup note.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man of $40 in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. on Monday after asking the victim for a cigarette.

Carjacking: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a woman of her blue four-door 1988 Plymouth Reliant with unknown temporary tags when she got out of the car in the 2700 block of Gatehouse Drive on Monday.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and stereo equipment, all valued at $700, were stolen Monday from a house in the 3100 block of Oakford Ave.

Southern District

Stolen car: A 1986 Volkswagen with tags PRC 201 was stolen yesterday in the 800 block of McHenry St.

Assault/arrest: A resident of the 500 block of Archer St. was stabbed in the chest Monday during an argument with a man. Craig Young, 36, also of the Archer Street address, was charged with first-degree assault and was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Robberies: Two men assaulted a man in the 2700 block of Carver Road on Monday and robbed him of a pager valued at nearly $100. About an hour later, three men, one with a handgun, robbed a man of his jacket and a cellular phone, all valued at $200, in the 2900 block. It was not known if the robberies were related.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A 17-year-old man was entering a store in the 3900 block of Edmondson Ave. on Monday when one of four men shot him several times in the legs. The victim was in guarded condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Western District

Robbery try/shooting: A collector for an insurance agency was in the 1500 block of Mountmor Court on Monday when a gunman tried to rob him. The collector pulled a gun and shot the gunman in the leg and side. In his haste to escape, the gunman shot himself in the foot. Police said friends of the gunman drove him to a hospital in Washington, where Metropolitan Police held him for Baltimore police.

Stolen car: A 1993 Dodge Shadow with tags DYX 929 was stolen Monday in the 2200 block of W. Lexington St.

Rape: After accepting a ride from an unlicensed taxi driver about 4 a.m. Monday, a woman, 27, was driven to a parking lot in the 200 block of N. Bentalou St. and raped in the back of the car. She also was robbed of $15.

Northeastern District

Shooting: A man was in the 4900 block of Greencrest Road on Monday night when a gunman stepped out from behind a bush and shot him in the chest. The victim was in stable condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: A lawn mower and seed spreader were stolen from a shed in the 7600 block of Paddock Way between Feb. 1 and Feb. 18.

For the Record

Suspect arrested: Kuame McCullough, 24, of the 1800 block of Vine St. was arrested Monday on warrants charging him with the first-degree murders of Jamal Curtis, 14, of the 2100 block of Vine St. and Michael McNeril, 28, of the 3400 block of Maryvale Road in Baltimore County on Jan. 17. The victims were fatally shot inside Root's, a bar in the 2100 block of Vine St. Police said the incident was drug-related. McCullough was being held without bond at Central Booking and Intake Center. Two other suspects were being sought.

Pub Date: 3/05/97

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