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

Police Blotter

October 03, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Northeastern District

Shooting/arrest: Two men were arguing in the 5300 block of Hillen Road on Wednesday night when two friends of one intervened. Police said one of the men who was arguing shot the other man's friends with a handgun. One victim was in critical condition with a chest wound at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday. The other victim was treated for a wound to the right leg at Union Memorial Hospital and released. Matthew Harper, 19, of the 1900 block of Crestview Road was charged with two counts of attempted murder and using a handgun in the commission of a felony. He was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Robbery: A man was riding his bicycle in the 1300 block of Gorsuch Ave. about midnight Wednesday when he was assaulted by five men, one with a broken bottle, who robbed him of his bike and $350. The victim also was cut with the bottle.

Robbery: A man robbed a 15-year-old boy of $15 about 1 p.m. Wednesday in the 3300 block of Belair Road.

Southern District

Theft: Two large potted plants valued at more than $200 were stolen Wednesday from the porch of a house in the 1300 block of Marshall St.

Thefts: Two bikes valued at more than $100 were stolen Wednesday from a storage area under the porch of a house in the 3700 block of 10th St.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A beige and brown 1986 Mercury with tags RTZ 316 was stolen Wednesday in the 2800 block of Winchester St.

Burglary: Computer equipment, compact disc player, 20 CDs, clothing, a book bag and telephone, all valued at more than $500, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 3600 block of Gelston Drive.

Theft from vehicle: An AM-FM car stereo, stereo speaker and cassette tapes, all valued at more than $360, were stolen from a 1989 Ford Escort parked Tuesday in the 2500 block of Washington Blvd.

Western District

Arrest: Officer Michael Hoffman was in the 1800 block of W. Fairmount Ave. on Wednesday investigating a narcotics complaint when he arrested a 28-year-old man and seized nearly $50 of suspected heroin from the suspect.

Drug arrest: After Officer John Fabula questioned a 48-year-old man about drugs Wednesday in the first block of N. Gilmor St., he saw the man throw a bag containing several gelatin capsules of suspected heroin into a car. Fabula arrested the man.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A gunman took nearly $100 from a pizza deliveryman about 9 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of Pizza Boli's in the 3800 block of Liberty Heights Ave.

Eastern District

Theft: The rear storm door on a house in the 2200 block of Homewood Ave. was stolen between Sept. 28 and Oct. 1. The door was valued at $125.

Stolen car/theft: Police stopped a 1991 Toyota in the 1800 block of N. Bond St. on Tuesday that was stolen Sept. 25, and arrested two occupants. Missing from the car was a cellular phone, tools and embalming equipment. Police said the owner works for a funeral home. The two were charged with auto theft and theft of property valued at $2,000.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: Two men entered a home in the first block of Waterview Road about 8 p.m. Tuesday and robbed the male owner of an undisclosed large sum of money and a .40 caliber handgun valued at more than $600. Police said the victim recognized one of the robbers as a fellow student at Overlea High School and provided police with the suspect's yearbook photo. No arrest had been made.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A 53-year-old woman was about to enter her home in the 1800 block of Edgewood Road about 10 p.m. Wednesday when she was assaulted by a man who stole her purse containing an undisclosed sum of money. The robber drove away in a car.

Robbery: A woman was about to enter her apartment in the 800 block of Mockingbird Lane about 4 p.m. Wednesday when a man robbed her of $13 while implying he had a handgun.

Pub Date: 10/03/97

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