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

Police Blotter

March 30, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Eastern District

Theft from vehicle: Shooting: A 17-year-old male was walking in the 2200 block of E. Eager St. about 10 p.m. Friday when an unknown gunman shot him in the right leg. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Northwestern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Popeye's restaurant in Reisterstown Plaza in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Road of cash about 10 p.m. Saturday.

White Marsh Precinct

Rape: A woman reported she was walking to her car at Essex Community College in the 7000 block of Rossville Blvd. on March 5 when a man armed with a knife threw her to the ground and raped her. The incident was reported Saturday.

North Point Precinct

Robbery/arrest: A 32-year-old man was in the 2700 block of North Point Road about 3 p.m. Saturday when a man armed with an unknown sharp object robbed him of $27. The victim saw the suspect flee into a house and called police. The suspect was arrested as he tried to escape through a window. The 20-year-old suspect was charged with armed robbery and theft.

Theft/arrest: A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday when he tried to get a refund for more than $300 worth of clothing he tried to steal. Police said the man found a discarded J. C. Penney sales slip at the store in Eastpoint Mall in the 7800 block of Eastern Ave. on Saturday. He then took several items of clothing identical to those listed on the slip from display shelves and placed them in a shopping bag. When he tried to get a cash refund for the items, he was arrested by a store security officer, who saw him pick up the discarded receipt. Police said the man was charged with felony theft.

Theft/arrests: A man and his female accomplice were arrested Saturday after stealing more than $120 worth of beauty items from Sally's Beauty Supplies at Diamond Point Plaza in the 8300 block of Eastern Ave. After taking the items, the couple was seen boarding a Mass Transit Administration bus. Police stopped the bus, arrested the pair and recovered the property. The suspects, both from Baltimore City, were charged with theft.

Pub Date: 3/30/98

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