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

Police Blotter

November 21, 1997|By Richard Irwin

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

Southeastern District

Shooting: A 22-year-old man was in the 2400 block of Jefferson St. about 9 p.m. Wednesday when three men, one with a handgun, demanded his money. When the man refused to comply and began to flee, the gunman shot him in the right shoulder. The victim was treated at Church Hospital.

Southern District

Theft: A mountain bike valued at $150 was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 100 block of S. Paca St.

Theft: An amplifier and speaker, valued at more than $80, were stolen from a 1990 Mazda pickup truck parked in the 100 block of Weber St. Wednesday.

Theft: Tools valued at more than a $700 were stolen from a 1990 Chevrolet van parked in the 2800 block of Hollins Ferry Road Wednesday.

Western District

Vandalism: Someone shattered the windshield of a 1993 Lexus parked in the 2200 block of Spedden St. Wednesday. The windshield was valued at $500.

Robbery: A motorist was stopped in the 1800 block of Thomas Ave. about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Two men, one with a handgun, ordered him out of his car and robbed him of $180, a gold ring valued at $900, a watch, a coat and an automated teller machine card.

Assault: A man was behind the wheel of his 1989 Lincoln Town Car in the 900 block of W. Fayette St. about 4: 20 p.m. Wednesday when a man he had argued with earlier fired several shots from a 9-mm handgun that struck the car but missed the driver.

Northwestern District

Robbery/arrest: A man was arrested about 6 p.m. Wednesday in Hollywood Videos, in the 4600 block of W. Northern Parkway, when a clerk recognized him as the man who allegedly robbed the store on Nov. 13. Kevin Brown, an off-duty city police officer working as a security officer, arrested the man when the clerk alerted him. Roger Maynard, 30, of the 2800 block of Clifton Ave. was charged with robbery.

Robbery: A 14-year-old boy was in the 4500 block of Liberty Heights Ave. about 3 p.m. Wednesday when several other youths robbed him of his watch, valued at more than $20.

Eastern District

Burglary: Jewelry valued at more than $1,300 was stolen from a house in the 1000 block of Darley Ave. Wednesday.

Northern District

Burglary: A 35-mm camera and a videocassette recorder, valued at nearly $800, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 700 block of Gorsuch Ave.

Parkville Precinct

Bank robbery: A man robbed the Parkville branch of First National Bank, in the 7900 block of Harford Road, of an undisclosed sum of money about 2 p.m. yesterday after giving a teller a holdup note.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man robbed a blind Hillendale-area woman of her jewelry about 3: 30 p.m. Wednesday after entering her home when he said he would rake her leaves. During the robbery, the man choked the woman, causing minor injuries that did not require medical attention.

Cockeysville Precinct

Robbery: A man with a knife robbed the Royal Farm store in the first block of E. Timonium Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 1 a.m. Wednesday.

For the Record

Robbery suspect sought: A federal warrant has been issued for the arrest of Donald Thomas Poindexter, 23, of the 2300 block of Madison Ave., charging him with robbing the Johns Hopkins University Federal Credit Union, in the 3400 block of N. Charles St., of an undisclosed sum of money about 8 a.m. Monday.

Pub Date: 11/21/97

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