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

Police Blotter

April 15, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Eastern District

Shooting: A man was shot three times in the 700 block of E. Biddle St. yesterday morning. Two gunmen, wearing ski masks and armed with semiautomatic handguns, fired more than 30 bullets at the victim, hitting him in a leg, a hand and chin. He was in fair condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Church burglary/arrests: An antique podium and other property, all valued at $2,000, were stolen Friday or Saturday from High Ground Ministries in the 1200 block of N. Broadway.

Robbery: A woman was in the 2500 block of E. Biddle St. about midnight Saturday when a gunman robbed her of cash, jewelry and a pager, all valued at nearly $400.

Southern District

Shooting: A man armed with a shotgun shot another man in the back and a leg in the 800 block of Jack St. yesterday. The victim was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A two-door white 1993 Buick with tags NYU 471 was stolen Saturday or Sunday in the first block of S. Rosedale St.

Western District

Theft: More than $300 was stolen from under a pillow in a bedroom in a house in the 600 block of N. Mount St. on Saturday.

Northwestern District

Carjacking: A female motorist was stopped in the 4400 block of Reisterstown Road about 4: 40 a.m. Saturday when a man and his female accomplice forced her from her 1995 Chevrolet Corsica and drove off. The car was recovered in the 800 block of Lennox St. in Reservoir Hill. No arrest had been made.

Northern District

Theft: While a resident of the 2900 block of Edgecombe Circle South was getting a neighbor butter Saturday, the neighbor entered a bedroom and stole jewelry valued at more than $2,000. The theft was reported Sunday.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: A man who implied he was armed with a handgun robbed the Pizza Hut in the 8600 block of Belair Road of more than $200 about 11: 40 p.m. Sunday. He drove off in a maroon car with a broken taillight.

Cockeysville Precinct

Suspicious fire: An explosion and fire about 4 a.m. Sunday that destroyed a vacant house in the 2200 block of Traceys Store Road is being investigated. Police said the most recent tenant was evicted last week.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed two female occupants of a house in the 1700 block of Champlain Drive of nearly $400 about 5: 30 a.m. Sunday.

For the Record

Arrest: City police and U.S. marshals yesterday arrested Richard Adrian "Wheater" Jones, 23, outside his residence in the 4800 block of Lorelly Ave. He is charged in warrants with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Tyrone Gray and the attempted murders of two men and a woman in the 1700 block of N. Chapel St. on March 7. During a search of Jones' apartment, police found a machine-pistol believed used in the shootings. Jones was being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Pub Date: 4/15/97

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