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


January 15, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Western District

Stabbing/arrest: After breaking into a second-floor apartment in the 2100 block of Baker St. about 8: 15 p.m. Tuesday, a man allegedly stabbed a 30-year-old woman in the back and took her 9-month-old child hostage in a first-floor apartment. Two hours later, the police Quick Response Team entered the house and arrested the man. The child was uninjured. Charged with attempted murder and other offenses and held at the Central Booking and Intake Center is James Harvin, 43, of the 1200 block of W. Lafayette Ave. The woman was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Northwestern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man of $10 in the 3700 block of Liberty Heights Ave. about 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Robbery: A 34-year-old woman was in the 1500 block of W. Saratoga St. about 1: 15 p.m. Tuesday when she was attacked by three teen-age males who robbed her of more than $60.

Southern District

Burglary: A diamond ring, leather coat, watch, videocassette recorder and two televisions, all valued at more than $3,000, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 700 block of W. Cross St. by someone who entered through a rear door.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A 16-year-old male was in the 600 block of Poplar Grove St. about 8: 20 p.m. Tuesday when a man struck him with a gun and then shot him in the right leg. The victim was in stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

Eastern District

Theft: Stereo equipment, two turntables, a television and a videocassette recorder were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 700 block of E. 21st St.

Northern District

Burglary: A compact disc player, AM-FM cassette player, videocassette recorder and 100 VCR tapes were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 300 block of W. 30th St. by someone who entered through a rear door.

North Point Precinct

Theft: A 36-year-old East Baltimore man was arrested when he tried to leave Sears department store in the 7800 block of Eastern Blvd. on Tuesday without paying for a comforter and a set of sheets, all valued at $200.

For the Record

Drug suspect arrested: Dean Eric Snape, 27, a native of New York who was charged in a federal warrant with transporting cocaine from New York to Baltimore and Richmond, was arrested yesterday in a house in the 3200 block of Brendan Ave. by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Virginia drug agents. In the house, police recovered body armor, a handgun, an AR-15 rifle, drugs and several thousand dollars. Police said the house was equipped with a electronic surveillance system and barriers on the doors. Yesterday, Snape was taken to Alexandria, Va., for an appearance before a federal judge.

Pub Date: 1/15/98

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