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

Police Blotter

September 15, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Southwestern District

Shooting/arrest: A 27-year-old man was shot in the chest by a gunman about 3 a.m. yesterday in the first block of S. Catherine St. Minutes later, Officers Dean Fajerski and Eric Eason of the Violent Crimes Task Force arrived at the scene and arrested a suspect. The victim was in good condition yesterday at Bon Secours Hospital. Jeffrey Williams, 28, of the first block of Flaxton Court in Woodlawn, Baltimore County, was charged with attempted murder, a handgun violation and related offenses.

Robbery: An employee of the U.S. Marshals Service was driving his 1987 Lincoln Town Car in the 5000 block of Edmondson Ave. about 2: 30 p.m. Saturday when he stopped and gave a man a ride. After they had ridden a short distance, the passenger robbed the man of his wallet containing more than $400 and ran off.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, stereo equalizer, stereo speakers, telephone, briefcase and school books, all valued at nearly $3,000, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 600 block of Beechfield Ave. The victim told police she had moved into the house less than a month ago.

Eastern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed a 57-year-old man of $40 and a penknife valued at $20 about 10 p.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of Harford Road.

Assault: Officer James Hicks broke up an argument between two men about 9: 25 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of W. Lafayette Ave. and told them to leave the area. Minutes later, one of the men returned and after Hicks again ordered him to leave, he allegedly tried to strike the officer. Roy Brown, whose age and address were not available, was charged with assaulting a police officer.

Stabbing: A woman stabbed a man in the back with an unknown weapon about 4: 20 p.m. Saturday during an argument in the 2200 block of Madeira St. A suspect was arrested a short time later, and the man was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Northern District

Burglary: Wine valued at $50 and $30 in cash were stolen Saturday from a house in the 3000 block of N. Calvert St.

Burglary: Compact discs valued at $330 and $55 in cash were stolen Friday or Saturday from a house in the 5700 block of Govane Ave.

Theft: Two Sun newspaper vending boxes worth more than $300 were stolen Saturday in the 2700 block of N. Charles St.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder valued at more than $200 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 300 block of E. University Parkway.

North Point Precinct

Arson/arrests: A 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were arrested during the weekend and charged with setting fire to a Dundalk apartment after an alleged dispute over drugs with the occupants. A third man was being sought. After the dispute Friday night outside an apartment in the 7500 block of Lange St., at least three men said they would return to settle the argument. Around 9 a.m. Saturday, part of the apartment was set on fire, causing several people to flee. No injuries were reported. A suspect was arrested and nearly 400 grams of marijuana were seized at his residence.

Theft: A multispeed bike valued at nearly $1,000 was stolen from the back yard of a house in the 7400 block of Radon Ave. on Friday or Saturday.

Theft: A tire and four chrome wheel covers, all valued at $300, were stolen from a 1997 Toyota Corolla parked in the 7800 block of W. Collingham Drive on Friday or Saturday.

Pub Date: 9/15/97

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