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

Police Blotter

January 09, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Central District

Arrest: A temporarily assigned reporter for the Associated Press was arrested at City Hall yesterday and charged with possession of marijuana. Sgt. John Parker, head of security at City Hall, said when the reporter passed through a metal detector in the lobby at the Holliday Street entrance about 10 a.m., the device signaled metal objects were still on his person, and Officer Robert Downs requested the man empty his pockets. Parker said the man pulled out a small metal smoking pipe and a 35 mm film canister that Downs opened and found suspected marijuana. Michael S. Derby, 27, of the 16400 block of Falls Road in Monkton was charged with possession of suspected marijuana and narcotic paraphernalia. He was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center pending a bail hearing.

Assault/robbery: An 86-year-old Bolton Hill man was outside the rear of his house in the 1300 block of Brevard St. about 3 p.m. yesterday when someone assaulted him and stole his 1980 Chevrolet Citation with handicap tags 61606. The victim was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

Northwestern District

Shooting: A 31-year-old Northeast Baltimore man was in the 5000 block of Pimlico Road about 12: 10 a.m. yesterday when he turned to flee from several men approaching him and was shot in the buttocks. The victim was treated at Sinai Hospital for treatment and released.

Southwestern District

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, VCR tapes and a pager, all valued at more than $500, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 100 block of N. Hilton St. The burglar entered through a kitchen door.

Eastern District

Theft from vehicle: Someone entered a 1986 Ford truck parked in the 1000 block of N. Kresson St. on Wednesday and stole tools valued at $1,000.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: A cellular phone was stolen from a house in the 5800 block of Westwood Ave. on Wednesday.

Towson Precinct

Theft: While a jewelry salesman was paying for gas at a service station in the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Road about 2: 30 p.m. Wednesday, someone entered his car and stole jewelry valued at an undisclosed large sum of money.

For the Record

Homicide suspect arrested: Gregory S. Pipkins, 28, who was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder in a Dec. 27 slaying, was arrested yesterday in the 2900 block of Clifton Park Terrace by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. He was charged with fatally shooting Raymond Sims, 39, of the 1700 block of N. Milton Ave., during an attempted robbery in the 2400 block of E. Oliver St. Pipkins was being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Pub Date: 1/09/98

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