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


March 21, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Robbery: Two gunmen robbed the Plant Hut florist in the 400 block of W. Baltimore St. of more than $100 yesterday after they asked an employee for change about 11 a.m.

Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone valued at $300 was stolen from a 1988 Honda parked in the 1200 block of Pennsylvania Ave. yesterday.

Eastern District

Weapons found: Police serving a search-and-seizure warrant Wednesday seized two semiautomatic weapons, ammunition and a small quantity of cocaine from the home of a drug suspect in the 3000 block of E. Monument St. The suspect, Michael Sutton, 38, who was charged in a warrant with drug and weapons offenses, was not at home and was being sought. The weapons seized were a fully loaded 31-round Tech-9 and a 7.62 mm SKS assault rifle with a bayonet attached.

Shooting: A man was in the 1200 block of N. Luzerne Ave. about 1: 20 p.m. yesterday when another man shot him in the left shoulder. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Burglary: A furnace and other property, all valued at more than $2,600, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 2400 block of E. Chase St.

Southern District

Burglary: Two videocassette recorders valued at more than $200 were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 3500 block of Round Road.

Burglary: A coin-operated poker machine was stolen Wednesday from Muhly's coffee shop in the 1100 block of S. Charles St.

Stolen vehicle: A 1889 Peterbilt tractor with unknown temporary tags was stolen between Monday and Wednesday in the 4600 block of Virginia Ave.

Southeastern District

Bank robbery: A man robbed the NationsBank in the 3400 block of Eastern Ave. on Wednesday after giving a teller a holdup note.

Western District

Burglary: Computer equipment, two electric heaters, stereo equipment, record albums, a television, ladder and eight windows, all valued at more than $3,400, were stolen from a house in the 800 block of N. Carey St. between March 13 and Wednesday.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A motorist was stopped at a traffic light in the 900 block of S. Caton Ave. about 4: 30 p.m. Wednesday when two men, one with a handgun, forced their way into his car and ordered him to drive. The intruders got out at Franklin Street and Franklintown Road after taking the victim's gold jewelry and watch, all valued at $1,000.

Northwestern District

Theft/arrest: Police arrested a man Wednesday when he attempted to leave the Hechinger store in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Road without paying for 13 sections of fencing, valued at nearly $400. The man was allegedly loading the material into his pickup truck in the rear of the building when he was detained by store security officers until police arrived. Leslie Wilkerson, 35, of the 2400 block of Roslyn Ave., was charged with theft.

Garrison Precinct

Illegal entry arrest: Federal, state and county authorities arrested Reil Charleswell, 33, a Jamaican citizen who was deported in 1992, at his home in the first block of Mill Paint Road yesterday. He was charged in a warrant with illegal re-entry into the United States. Authorities seized 2 ounces of marijuana, a loaded 9 mm handgun and fraudulent identification documents. Charleswell was deported after he was convicted of a narcotics violation.

White Marsh Precinct

Theft/arrest: A 46-year-old Essex woman was arrested Wednesday when she attempted to leave Caldor at Golden Ring Mall without paying for more than $300 worth of clothing.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a shotgun and the other with a handgun, robbed the McDonald's in the 2100 block of E. Joppa Road about 9: 50 p.m. Tuesday.

North Point Precinct

Stolen vehicle: A maroon 1993 Dodge Caravan with tags 750868M and valued at $12,000 was stolen Wednesday in the 7400 block of School Lane.

Pub Date: 3/21/97

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